Careers in Emergency Response

Careers in Emergency Response

by Christine Wilcox




Teens who are contemplating their career choices, or are just curious about different jobs and professions, will find useful descriptions, essential facts, and valuable opinions and advice in this easy-to-use series. Exploring Comers introduces readers to various career options within a given field and explores what the jobs entail, educational requirements, salary ranges, required skills, employment prospects, and more. All books in the series feature a Q&A interview with someone who works in the field. Lists suggesting sources for more information are also included in every book.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781682821046
Publisher: Referencepoint Press
Publication date: 01/28/2017
Series: Referencepoint Exploring Careers Series
Pages: 80
Product dimensions: 6.60(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.40(d)
Age Range: 13 - 17 Years

Table of Contents

Introduction: Emergency Response: A Career of Service and Sacrifice 4

Emergency Dispatcher 9

Emergency Medical Technician 16

Firefighter 24

Police Officer 32

Emergency Nurse 40

Search and Rescue Specialist 48

Emergency Management Specialist 57

Trauma Surgeon 65

Interview with a Firefighter 73

Other Jobs in Emergency Response 76

Index 77

About the Author 80

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