Firefighter Career

Job Description: Provide technical assistance regarding the conservation of soil, water, forests, or related natural resources. May compile data pertaining to size, content, condition, and other characteristics of forest tracts, under the direction of foresters; or train and lead forest workers in forest propagation, fire prevention and suppression. May assist conservation scientists in managing, improving, and protecting rangelands and wildlife habitats.

*A job as a Firefighter falls under the broader career category of Forest and Conservation Technicians. The information on this page will generally apply to all careers in this category. We are still seeking more specific information about this career from experts in this field. If you can provide us with more information, .

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Firefighter Career

What Should I Major in to Become a Firefighter?

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Required Education



High School Diploma usually needed for this career