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What motivates you as a wildland firefighter?
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"I am motivated by my teammates. It is so cool to collaborate with so many strong and skilled individuals and see results at the end of the day. We all work really hard and encourage each other to stay focused, even when we face an overwhelming situation." Share what keeps you going, even in the toughest situations. The interviewer wants to hear that you are passionate about what you do! Firefighters often work long hours, responding to one emergency call after the next. It's your passion and commitment to your job that often gets you through the wildest of fires.
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"I am motivated by my teammates. It is so cool to collaborate with so many strong and skilled individuals and see results at the end of the day. We all work really hard and encourage each other to stay focused, even when we face an overwhelming situation."

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What motivates you as a wildland firefighter?
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The fact its physical hard work I love being challenged and everyday is something new.
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My motivation while working is seeing a valuable product form from challenging work. Working together with peers and friends to take on a difficult task and succeed is very satisfying and keeps my head in the game. The challenge and my competitive side is what keeps me motivated.
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The actual work we are able to do with being outdoors. Also the team comraddory that is developed as we get to now eachother. I find that once that comraddory is built your motivation comes from doing for the team.
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The thought of being able to serve and protect our city's.
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What motivates me as a Wildland Firefighter is to protect the public, as well as natural resources.
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Motivation for me is keeping the forests be safe for campers and the wildlife.
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Being able to wor kwith others and be outside.