Want to become a fire fighter?

Are you thinking of becoming a fire fighter? Find out if fire fighter is the right job for you. Get answers to the following questions: What does a fire fighter do? What personality traits do fire fighters have? Will robots replace fire fighters? How much does a fire fighter earn and is it a job in high demand?

Want to know what personality traits you have and if the job of fire fighter fits your personality? Take the free career aptitude test.


What does a fire fighter do?

Simply put, as a professional fire fighter, your tasks consist of getting fires under control, putting them out, protecting lives and property and carrying out rescue operations. Fire fighters also have other tasks in addition to putting out fires. Such as taking preventive action against fires and other possible dangers by means of consulting, inspecting and taking preventive measures. In addition to preventing, putting out fires and consulting, the fire brigade can also be used for other tasks. Such as in the event of traffic accidents, where people need to be extracted from a vehicle and for rescuing people and animals in any kind of situation.


What personality traits do fire fighters have?

There are two characteristics many fire fighters have in common. Fire fighters are often human-oriented (score highly in the SOCIAL category) and prefer manual labour (score highly in the REALISTIC category). Do you have the same personality? Perhaps the profession of fire fighter would suit you.

Curious which professions are characterised by the same two personality traits as fire fighters? Go to the career choice profiles. Here you can find professions with the same profile. But you can also find professions with other characteristics. Which professions do you like and which professions don’t appeal?



Will robots replace fire fighters?

Many jobs will be replaced by robots. How robot-proof are fire fighters? The chances of robotisation of a fire fighter’s activities amount to 17%. This means that there is a LOW CHANCE that the tasks and activities performed by fire fighters will be taken over by robots and smart software within the next 20 years.


Fire Fighter Vacancies and Salary

Want to find out what you can expect from your next career move as a fire fighter? How much does a fire fighter earn and is it a job in high demand? You can find out the average annual salary and current vacancies at Adzuna. Adzuna collects all the vacancies for fire fighters in one place and has the largest collection of live salary data.

Want to find more jobs as a fire fighter in other countries?

Go to Jooble for jobs as fire fighter all over the world.

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