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What It Takes To Land A Job

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Landing a job in the fire service is truly a unique challenge. On average, there are over 100 candidates who apply for each opening. Since the competition is so intense, what does it take to be the top candidate?
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This article made me realize that it's not going to be as easy as I thought it would to become a fireman. The competition is very fierce. That just means I have to be the best that I can and prove to them that I'm sutible for the job.

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15 Toughest Interview Questions (and Answers)

15 Toughest Interview Questions (and Answers) | Fire Fighting | Scoop.it
1. Why do you want to work in this industry? Bad answer: "I like firefighting. I think it's really cool." Don't just say you like it. Anyone can "like" firefighting. Focus instead on your history with the industry, and if you can, tell a story.
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A link like this one is very informative because it gives good advice as to what anwers I may get when asking questions to the fireman. Also, it gives me a perspective as to why I'm picking a career like this one.

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Preparing for the Academy

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*+Mental Conditioning+* It is extremely stressful to prepare for a manipulative exam knowing that if you don’t perform you will lose your job. Everyone in the academy has to perform to the minimum standards."    This article is very helpful because it tells me what I need to expect before going to the fire acadamy. I need all the advice I can get.

 

 

 

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Washington State Firefighter Requirements

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Firefighters have one of the toughest and most hazardous jobs on the planet, choosing to risk their lives to battle residential, commercial and wildfires.

 

    This website is very stright forward and gets down to the point which is what I look for when I am researching a topic. It explains the requirements; a very important thing to know of course. Also, this site shares the different types of jobs and tasks in firefighting. The page gives me a heads up and a vision of what job I would want to pursue in the fire department. 

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Top 25 Cities for Firefighters

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A list of the 25 best cities for your Firefighting career. Find the best spot for fire & rescue professionals only on FireLink.
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I was researching where were the best places were in the United States to be a fireman. Seattle, WA is actually the #6 city in America to be a fireman. 

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Seattle Fire Department Employment

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This article list the great benefits that come when being a fireman. It also shows a table that is easy to understand about the saleries for different positions and rankings in firefighting. The page gives info as to what kind of different jobs there are in the field. 

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My Goal

The purpose of my project is to learn the ropes and hopefully become a fireman one day!

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Fire Training Academy - Information & Resources - State Fire Marshal

Fire Training Academy - Information & Resources - State Fire Marshal | Fire Fighting | Scoop.it

   This site is a very solid resource for information on firefighting information and schedualing for firefighting training courses, HazMat courses, and many more! The website is very reliable and legitiment because it is licensed by the state of Washington. There are many useful and life-saving tips shown on the website. It explains many things like fire prevention and safety tips. Everyone should go on this site to learn such important and intersting facts!

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