Standard Occupational Classification

NOTE:

The information on this page relates to the 2010 SOC, please see the 2000 SOC System for information on the previous version of the SOC.

33-2011 Firefighters

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, Forest Firefighter, Fire Engine Pump Operator, Marine Firefighter

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

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