|Profession||Skills Required||Duties Performed|
|Fire Prevention Specialist
- Learning Strategies: Selecting and using training/instructional methods and procedures appropriate for the situation when learning or teaching new things.
- Active Learning: Understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making.
- Negotiation: Bringing others together and trying to reconcile differences.
- Estimate sizes and characteristics of fires, and report findings to base camps by radio or telephone.
- Extinguish smaller fires with portable extinguishers, shovels, and axes.
- Restrict public access and recreational use of forest lands during critical fire seasons.
- Persuasion: Persuading others to change their minds or behavior.
- Systems Analysis: Determining how a system should work and how changes in conditions, operations, and the environment will affect outcomes.
- Programming: Writing computer programs for various purposes.
- Prepare and maintain reports of investigation results, and records of convicted arsonists and arson suspects.
- Testify in court regarding fire code and fire safety issues.
- Collect fees for permits and licenses.
- Management of Material Resources: Obtaining and seeing to the appropriate use of equipment, facilities, and materials needed to do certain work.
- 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.
- Reading Comprehension: Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
- Orient self in relation to fire, using compass and map, and collect supplies and equipment dropped by parachute.
- Organize fire caches, positioning equipment for the most effective response.
- Create openings in buildings for ventilation or entrance, using axes, chisels, crowbars, electric saws, or core cutters.