The Complete Guide to Becoming a Firefighter, 2nd Edition


Revised and updated, The Complete Guide to Becoming a Firefighter is now even more packed with proven methods, advice and inside information that will help you successfully get hired by any fire department.

Written by a firefighter who has first-hand knowledge of the recruitment process, this book covers everything from what a firefighter does and what is expected from a good recruit, to choosing the right courses and firefighting schools, the minimum requirements, how to ace an interview, what to expect from written and physical aptitude tests, how to properly complete application forms, writing winning cover letters, creating stellar résumés … and much, much more!

This book is not only the first book written by a recently hired firefighter — it is the only book.

The book features:

  • Firefighter Courses
  • School Selection Guide
  • Fire Department Recruitment
  • Sample Firefighter Job Application
  • Sample Written Aptitude Test Questions
  • Sample Interview Questions
  • Sample Cover Letter, Résumés, and Reference Letters

The Complete Guide to Becoming a Firefighter is an invaluable asset to anyone who wants to become a firefighter.

Kory Pearn became a firefighter for the St. Thomas Fire Department in 2003 and continues to visit firefighting schools, write articles for international firefighting magazines and hosts firefighter recruit seminars. He lives in St. Thomas, Ontario.

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