Firefighter Interview Guide

Firefighter Interview Guide


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Use this guide to prepare for your firefighter oral board!

-11 keys to passing your interview.
-38 of the most common interview questions, with answers and strategies.
-An overview of the firefighting profession, from people who know, and how to build your experience.

The oral board, or interview, is generally the toughest part of the hiring process. Most of the candidates have similar qualifications - what matters is how you present yourself! This guide demystifies the process and breaks it down into concrete steps that you can follow in order to advance.

If you are fresh out of a fire academy or EMT school, if you are serious about becoming a professional firefighter, get this app! It will break down the process and save you a lot of time figuring it out on your own.

If you are more seasoned, have taken a few tests or even done a few interviews, use this app to hone your skills. You will probably get an idea of how to improve, and even where you have been messing up.

★ About the Author ★

Cal Blake has been a volunteer and professional firefighter since 2005, and a paramedic since 2008. He received a BA from U.C. Berkeley. He lives in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Field Apps makes reference guides for rescue workers.

★ About Sutro Media ★

This guide is published in partnership with Sutro Media. By enabling local writers to share their expertise on mobile phones, Sutro Media is making it easier and more fun to explore the world!

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