emergency response worker


Emergency response workers work in missions to aid in emergency and disaster situations, such as natural disasters or oil spills. They clean up the debris or waste caused by the event, ensure the people involved are brought to safety, prevent further damage, and transport goods such as food and medical supplies.

Alternative label

  • natural emergency response worker

  • first response worker

  • incident response worker

  • environmental emergency worker

  • first responder

  • aid worker

  • emergency response team worker

  • emergency response mission worker

  • disaster relief worker

  • emergency worker

  • clean up worker

Regulatory aspect

To see if and how this occupation is regulated in EU Member States, EEA countries or Switzerland please consult the Regulated Professions Database of the Commission. Regulated Professions Database: http://ec.europa.eu/growth/single-market/services/free-movement-professionals/qualifications-recognition_en


Essential skills and competences

Essential Knowledge

Optional skills and competences

Optional Knowledge



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