|Profession||Skills Required||Duties Performed|
|Fire Station Manager
- Systems Evaluation: Identifying measures or indicators of system performance and the actions needed to improve or correct performance, relative to the goals of the system.
- Repairing: Repairing machines or systems using the needed tools.
- Quality Control Analysis: Conducting tests and inspections of products, services, or processes to evaluate quality or performance.
- Investigate special fire issues, such as railroad fire problems, right-of-way burning, or slash disposal problems.
- Prepare activity reports listing fire call locations, actions taken, fire types and probable causes, damage estimates, and situation dispositions.
- Drive crew carriers to transport firefighters to fire sites.
- Speaking: Talking to others to convey information effectively.
- Operation and Control: Controlling operations of equipment or systems.
- Equipment Maintenance: Performing routine maintenance on equipment and determining when and what kind of maintenance is needed.
- Search burning buildings to locate fire victims.
- Participate in courses, seminars and conferences, and study fire science literature, to learn firefighting techniques.
- Take action to contain any hazardous chemicals that could catch fire, leak, or spill.
|Fire Prevention Specialist
- Negotiation: Bringing others together and trying to reconcile differences.
- Systems Analysis: Determining how a system should work and how changes in conditions, operations, and the environment will affect outcomes.
- Instructing: Teaching others how to do something.
- Locate forest fires on area maps, using azimuth sighters and known landmarks.
- Examine and inventory firefighting equipment such as axes, fire hoses, shovels, pumps, buckets, and fire extinguishers in order to determine amount and condition.
- Extinguish smaller fires with portable extinguishers, shovels, and axes.