What is the firefighter's work schedule like?
Category: Fire Department
Up to 15 firefighters provide emergency services protection 24 hours a day, 365 days a year in what is called "constant staffing." To provide this coverage, each firefighter works 5 alternating 24-hour shifts and then has six days off. For example, a firefighter may have a work cycle that includes Sunday, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Monday and then be off until the following Sunday, etc.
Updated 2/7/2017 10:14 AM