Responds promptly to fire alarms and other emergency calls. Drives fire apparatus and operates pump and other equipment associated with fire fighting, rescue, salvage and maintenance. Enters burning buildings to accomplish extinguishment and/or rescue. Advances charged and uncharged hose lines/applies extinguishing agents to fire. Protects property from unneccessary smoke and water damage by salvage covers smoke ejectors and water vacuum. Positions and climbs ladders to gain access to upper floors or accomplish rescue. Climbs, crawls, and runs as necessary to accomplish fire extinguishment, rescue and personal safety. Carries or moves heavy equipment and/or objects necessary to accomplish fire extinguishment or rescue. Effectively communicates by means of two-way radio as well as person to person and in writing through completion of various reports, memos and letters.
Texas Municipal League - 15 months ago