What type of person is the fire department looking for?
There are a lot of things agencies look for in a candidate but basically these are a good starting point. A male or female, team-player, motivated, adaptive with the ability to think on their feet, ability to work long hours under stressful conditions, ability to work with and get along with all types of people and personalities, ability to take direction, bilingual, but most of all, someone who enjoys helping others.

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1. What exactly does a firefighter do?
2. How do I find out about entry level firefighter examinations?
3. What education, work experience, and qualifications should I have?
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