Firefighter Job Description

Firefighters help to protect people from fire and other dangers, and give advice on fire prevention.

Firefighter Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Firefighter to join our team.


  • Inspect aircraft, buildings and equipment for fire hazards;
  • Perform emergency response duties during hazardous materials incidents;
  • Perform rescue and firefighting operations during structural fires, aircraft crashes, vehicle emergencies and natural cover fires;
  • Give first aid to injured personnel;
  • Teach fire protection procedures and repair/refill firefighting equipment;
  • Drive firefighting trucks and emergency rescue vehicles;
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


  • Fighting different types of fires;
  • Firefighting equipment operations, first aid and rescue procedures;
  • Licenses: A valid Kansas driver’s license is required;
  • Education: A high school diploma or GED is required. An Associate’s degree in Fire Science or other related coursework is preferred;
  • Must have taken and passed the Candidate Physical Assessment Test (CPAT) within 12 months prior to appointment;
  • Must have passed the written exam with a score of 70 or above in all sections within the last 24 months;
  • Must have the physical ability to perform the essential functions as described.