Careers In Emergency Services

Learn more about specific careers in Emergency Services

Below is a list of more specific careers in the Emergency Services field. Click the links below for our detailed career guides in each specific area, complete with real-life job profiles (informational interviews) and all the details you'd want to know to learn if that career is right for you. 

About Emergency Services Careers

A career in the emergency service sector is thrilling, fasted-paced and exciting. The emergency service sector is a division of the public service industry. It focuses on providing services to members of the public in the time of a (yes, you guessed it) emergency.

Those who work in the emergency services sector are responsible for providing quick and efficient care to those in all kinds of emergencies. Such emergencies include road traffic accidents, explosions, burglaries or heart attacks. With career options ranging from a paramedic to a firefighter to a police officer, the emergency services sector has a role for everyone.

As the population grows, there will be an increased demand for skilled emergency service personnel to keep us safe. Jobs in this sector can be incredibly mentally and physically draining. Often, emergency services personnel will spend a lot of time on their feet and will have to witness traumatic situations. However, emergency service careers are also incredibly rewarding as these people play a crucial role in saving the lives of others.

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