Careers in protective services
Book | Grey House Publishing, Inc. | 2019
Available at WCTC Career Collection (HV549 .C37 2019)
xiii, 431 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Understanding the wide scope of jobs open to someone interested in protective services, from first responders to social workers, is important for anyone preparing for a career in protective services, including opportunities working for federal state, or local governments like police and fire departments or in Homeland Security; for nonprofits and organizations that help care for children, the elderly, or those suffering from mental illness or substance abuse; and even in for-profit, private practices as detectives and investigators.
Introduction to Careers in Protective Services -- Agricultural and Food Scientists -- Computer and Information Research Scientists -- Conservation Scientists and Foresters -- Construction and Building Inspectors -- Correctional Officers and Bailiffs -- Emergency Management Directors -- EMTs and Paramedics -- Environmental Scientists and Specialists -- Epidemiologists -- Fire Inspectors -- Firefighters -- Fishing and Hunting Workers -- Forensic Science Technicians -- Health and Safety Engineers -- Health Educators and Community Health Workers -- Homeland Security -- Information Security Analysts -- Occupational Health and Safety Specialists and Technicians -- Police and Detectives -- Police, Fire, and Ambulance Dispatchers -- Private Detectives and Investigators -- Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists -- Registered Nurses -- Rehabilitation Counselors -- Security Guards and Gaming Surveillance Officers -- Social and Community Service Managers -- Social Workers -- Substance Abuse, Behavioral Disorder, and Mental Health Counselors.