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City: Berlin

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If getting hot, dirty and physical is your game – Fire/Rescue is for you. We offer virtually unlimited opportunities to explore the exciting world of firefighting and the training to do it safely. Whether you only assist on the outside - or run in to the fire as others are running out - there's plenty for everyone to do on the fireground. The training is free, but the rewards are priceless.




DUTIES include but are not limited to:

- Perform hazardous tasks for long periods of time in emergency conditions of high stress, strenuous physical exertion, and the risk of serious personal injury.

- Remove persons from danger and administer or assist in emergency medical aid as required.

- Participate in fire drills and attend classes on firefighting, emergency medical services, disaster control, and related fields.

- Maintain skill level through ongoing training to prevent degradation of skills.

- Receive emergency alarms; operate radio and other communications equipment under routine and emergency conditions.

- Perform and maintain physical conditioning.

- Drive or ride Fire Department apparatus to alarms, place equipment, lay and connect hoses and nozzles, raise and climb ladders, use high-pressure water hoses, chemical extinguishing agents and other tools and equipment as required.

- Ventilate burning structures; perform salvage operations and other related tasks.

- Complete and maintain paperwork, records and forms as directed by the Company Officer.

- Drive, operate and maintain fire department equipment and apparatus.

- Are responsible to be familiar with and adhere to department policy and procedures.

- Perform minor maintenance and inspection of fire hydrants, apparatus, and equipment.

- Test pumpers, hose, ladders and extinguishers.

- Participate in public education.

- Perform general cleaning and maintenance of quarters.

- Maintain personal appearance as directed by department policy and procedures.


Within one year of acceptance into membership, new Firefighters must complete a ~135-hour Basic Firefighting course hosted by the Maryland Fire Rescue Institute as well as obtain training in CPR/AED First Aide.

Firefighters must attend at least 50% of regularly scheduled or special drills each year following successful completion of the probation period. Each session lasts approximately 2 hours. Regular drills are typically scheduled on the second and fourth Tuesdays. Extra training sessions are scheduled as needed. (One drill per month June-August)

Active Fire/Rescue classified members must respond to a minimum of 50 total fire calls per year (equals an avg. of 4 calls per month).

DESIRABLE KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES OF FIRE/RESCUE MEMBERS upon completion of training appropriate to your assignment:

- Methods, principles, techniques, and practices applied to firefighting, fire prevention, disasters and related fields.

- Hazardous materials: Recognition & Identification, and Operations Level.

- Topography of the fire protection area, street locations, traffic laws, ordinances and regulations involving apparatus and equipment operation.

- Mechanical and operating principles involved in the operation and maintenance of firefighting apparatus and equipment.

- Department policy and procedures.

- Analyzing dangerous situations rapidly and accurately and taking a reasonable course of action.

- Performing hose and ladder evolutions and apparatus operations.

- Perform physically demanding firefighting skills and duties including, but not limited to, carrying and manipulating hose, ladders and rescue equipment.

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Fire & EMS Statistics

Fire EMS
January 15 156
Feburary 31 157
March 25 146
April 13 141
May 27 182
June 36 199
July 43 208
August 26 182
September 24 182
October 31 161
November 0 0
December 0 0
Fire EMS
2023 271 1714
2022 345 1888
2021 334 1899
2020 313 1636