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    Default What do you do for a living

    We all know we volunteer to fight fires, but what do you do for money.
    Automotive component analyst and distributor. (In other words I work a ford dealership as a assistant parts manager). Also part time emt-b for private ambulance company.


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    full time college student, fire academy at night, work weekends. and 100% volunteer!!!

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    Senior Emergency Commo Technician (current job)
    Retired Navy
    Age: Almost ready for the Denny's Senior Discount
    Firefighter II/EMT-B and taking the Wildland Class for Red Card cert.
    Goal is to take final retirement in couple of years and devote full time to the Department.

    "old enough to know better, too young to care!"

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    PC Support Specialist at UMDNJ Monday - Friday 8:30am to 4:30pm
    I also work a 12 hour EMS shift in an urban city every friday night into saturday morning.

    and I do PC repair on the side.
    If my basic HazMat training has taught me nothing else, it's that if you see a glowing green monkey running away from something, follow that monkey!

    FF/EMT/DBP

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    Full time student. When Iím home I do building and grounds maintenance for city housing.

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    I am a systems analyst at a major University.
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    Career firefighter. Started elsewhere, but I got on with the department I started volunteering at...
    "Captain 1 to control, retone this as a structure and notify the fire chief...."

    Safety is no accident.

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    Network Administrator for School District in Town.

    Me Myself and I, cover 4 buldings and roughly 350 PC's

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    Emergency Management Education Officer

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    I'm a Nurses's Aide in the local Special Care Home.
    My husband who is DC for our dept is a Security Officer in a hospital in the City.
    IACOJ
    If you are willing to teach;
    I am willing to learn.

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    Part-Time firefighter for the same department I vollie for.
    Do "mystery shops".
    College student ... yes at 45!!!

    Up until last year I was in management in the food service industry. Now I am going back to school to get an alterneative certificatrion and I am becoming a teacher. Will be done this classwork this summer, ans student teach this fall .....

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    Safety Services Manager

    Health & Safety & Emergency Services (Fire/Security/Medical) for a large resort community.
    Never argue with an Idiot. They drag you down to their level, and then beat you with experience!

    IACOJ

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    Official Title: System Operator

    Realistic Title: Generation, Transmission and Distribution Dispatcher

    Common Title: Power Dispatcher

    When you flip the light switch and the lights come on, and once again you don't give even a passing thought to how remarkable it is that they always come on, then we're doing our job right.

    This job is every bit as cool as being a firefighter!

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    heavy equipment operator.. fun job. Work for a road department running equipment.

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    IACOJ both divisions and PROUD OF IT !
    Pardon me sir.. .....but I believe we are all over here !
    ATTENTION ALL SHOPPERS: Will the dead horse please report to the forums.(thanks Motown)
    RAY WAS HERE 08/28/05
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    I'm sorry, I haven't been paying much attention for the last 3 hours.....what were we discussing?
    "but I guarentee you I will FF your arse off" from>
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    Own a small engine repair shop. Pay sux, but I can respond during the day when firefighters are so abundant.
    Chief
    Wren Volunteer Fire Department
    IACOJ
    Southern Division

    http://www.wrenfiredepartment.4t.com/

    In Memory of:
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    1946-2005
    "Rest in peace James, you now have the ultimate set of wings on you."

    Thanks, LeuitEFDems

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    Full time night shift EMT
    Part time ER Technician

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    Full-Time Fire/EMS Dispatch
    Part-Time PD Dispatch
    as needed ARC Instructor
    when I schedule AHA Instructor
    the motto of every midnight shift dispatcher - "I'm up - You're up"

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    Education Systems Coordinator for local trauma center.
    Resident Chaplain of the IACOJ

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    Dispatch fire/ems for county. Not a 911 dispatcher. We are the only county left in Ohio that does not have 911.

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