|Job of the Week
|Job Role: Firefighter
Industry: Emergency services
|Description: You would protect and save people and property from fire and other dangers. You would respond to emergencies, and rescue people from life-threatening situations.
You would also help to prevent fires by giving people advice about fire safety.
You would provide emergency services. You would:
· Control and put out fires
· Deal with bomb alerts
· Rescue victims from burning buildings, accident sites and other dangerous situations
· Manage chemical or hazardous substance spills
|Skills and Qualities required:
Attention to detail
|School subjects that would be useful to have:
English and maths may be helpful when sitting the entrance tests
A firefighter wears about 5-30 kg on their body
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