Given all the back and forth about looming budget cuts and the impact on the New Rochelle Fire Department and New Rochelle Police Department, a recently released study might be worth some consideration.
Compiled using information from the Department of Labor and Jobs Rated’s exclusive data on 200 different jobs, the new report ranks positions based on a combination of work hours, stress and physical demands to determine the eight most-demanding jobs overall, along with separate rankings of the most exhausting blue- and white-collar positions.
The Nation’s Top Eight Most-Demanding Jobs
3) Senior corporate executive
4) Police officer
7) General practice physician
U.S. Department of Labor – Fire Fighting Occupation
LINK UPDATED, RE-DIRECTED to Public Administration web site.
- Fire fighting involves hazardous conditions and long, irregular hours.
- About 9 out of 10 fire fighting workers were employed by local governments.
- Applicants for city fire fighting jobs generally must pass written, physical, and medical examinations.
- Although employment is expected to grow faster than the average, keen competition for jobs is expected because this occupation attracts many qualified candidates.