U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Standard Occupational Classification
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Control and extinguish fires or respond to emergency situations where life, property, or the environment is at risk. Duties may include fire prevention, emergency medical service, hazardous material response, search and rescue, and disaster assistance.
Illustrative examples: Smoke Jumper,
Fire Engine Pump Operator,
Broad Occupation: 33-2010 Firefighters
Minor Group: 33-2000 Fire Fighting and Prevention Workers
Major Group: 33-0000 Protective Service Occupations
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Last Modified Date: March 11, 2010