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    Default So you fight fire for free...what do you do for a living?

    Since a lot of us in this section are 100% volunteer, what do you do for a living? I'm a volunteer but I'm looking and working towards making a career out of firefighting. Currently I am working at a car lot, but I am probably going to go back to my old job because I don't have a lot of time to respond with the hours I work there.


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    I'm the Director and Senior Editor at KEYC-TV (www.keyc.tv), the Region 200 TV station in Mankato, MN. I also have the occasional photoraphy gig (weddings, but not very often, I'm not cheap), and used to do a lot of mobile entertainment work.

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    Applications Specialist , I Work For Major Cad Company , Travel Around The U.s. To Other 911 Centers Training And Programing Cad Systems

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    Part owner of a fabrication company that specializes in "environmental products" (it's a nice way to say sewage treatment equipment).

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    I work as a casemanager providing resources and medical equipment for patients and families who have Lou Gehrig's Disease (a terminal illness in usually 2-5yrs).

    I just started volunteering and am now pursuing a career FF position.

    -Craig

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    Work in insurance claims. So a few times I have fought the fire, gone to the car crash. Then I go back an look at it for the insurance companies...can be very interesting. Especially when I tell the insurance company I already know the circumstances, or address or owner!!
    "If people concentrated on the really important things in life, there'd be a shortage of fishing poles."
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    Computers.. (generic as it is...)... Linux, Programming (Delphi, VB), SQL Servers, Firewalls, Routers, etc...

    Company I work for is pushing a Content Filter that schools use to block porn.

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    Trade and sell Municipal bonds.
    Fortune does not change men; it unmasks them.

    The grass ain't greener, the wine ain't sweeter!! Either side of the hill.


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    Quote Originally Posted by S8ER95Z
    Company I work for is pushing a Content Filter that schools use to block porn.

    Spoilsport.

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    The kids love us let me tell ya...

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    Cool Job

    Millwright I work maintance at a place that makes fire extinguishers and restaurant systems.

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    Nothing like getting indepth knowledge of how different fire equipment works!

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    Director of Research and a Minority Partner with a business-to-business oriented strategic planning and market research firm. To make a long job description short, I'm the research operations manager and I also do most of the data analysis and reporting work the back end of our research projects.

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    other job is a department of public works
    engine 163 to command .. tell engine 165 we got it they can take up and return

    engine163 to county fire SEND ME EVERYTHING

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    i have to admit, i double dip, im also a career firefighter along with being a vollie
    Last edited by ftfdverbenec770; 04-26-2006 at 12:19 AM.
    Your a daisy if you do.

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    Full time firefighter in the city next to my VFD.

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    Career firefighter as well.

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    IACOJ both divisions and PROUD OF IT !
    Pardon me sir.. .....but I believe we are all over here !
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    I'm sorry, I haven't been paying much attention for the last 3 hours.....what were we discussing?
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    I am a Hydraulic/medium mechanical repair technician at Mohawk Ltd. See what we do at www.mohawkltd.com .
    Stay Safe and live long

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    Line Technician with Canadian Armed Forces
    If someone with multiple personalities threatens to kill himself, is it considered a hostage situation?

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