One day, my chief of fire told me, as I passed him through the firehouse’s hallway, that “I had hit the career lottery”. At the time I was still a probationary firefighters and didn’t know exactly what he said. Years later I know what he meant. If you want to maximize your earning potential and explore new opportunities as a firefighter, then you need to check out the health and wellness for firefighters
My experience as an experienced firefighter has taken me to the place where many aspiring firefighters are today. I’m looking from the outside. I understand what it’s like to be so desperate for something. The article I have written is to encourage men and woman in America to aspire towards becoming firefighters. This article is intended to provide insight on the firefighting profession in order for them to determine what mistakes they have made during the recruitment process.
Volunteer somewhere if you don’t have a clue about fire hoses and garden hoses. It shouldn’t be difficult to find a volunteer job in the current economy. Many of my fellow firefighter volunteers have taken on secondary and even third jobs. There will be vacancies. This is an excellent way to get some firefighting experience.
Do your research on the market. There may only be one fire department in your area. It’s possible you did not know that there are more than one fire department in the area. It’s important to research where you would like to work. Check if there are career positions available and then submit an application. Most likely, you’ll have to sit for a test. Buy a guide to help you study. It will help you a lot. My blog has a list of a few things that have helped me to reach where I am.