The Chief's Conundrum
- When is a chief eligible for overtime compensation? Arnoff, Alisa // Fire Chief Expert Blog;9/24/2013, p1
The article examines the rules of the U.S. Department of Labor covering the eligibility of a fire chief for overtime compensation. The rules state that a person is considered an exempt administrator if he makes more than 455 dollars a week in wages. According to the regulations, the worker's...
- Fire Chief Qualifications. Clack, James // Minnesota Fire Chief;Jul/Aug2007, Vol. 43 Issue 6, p24
The author, who is chief of the Minneapolis Fire Department, presents his views on the ongoing debate in Saint Paul over the educational and experience requirements for the next fire chief. He contends that any fire chief must have significant experience under emergency conditions where lives...
- 'She's Broken Barriers' Hawley, David // Minnesota Fire Chief;Mar/Apr2005, Vol. 41 Issue 4, p19
Presents excerpts from the article ""She's Broken Barriers": Minneapolis' First Female Fire Chief," by David Hawley, which appeared in "St. Paul Pioneer Press."
- Fire Chief - Flagstaff (Ariz.) Fire Department. // Fire Chief Expert Blog;2/28/2013, p8
The article offers information on the fire chief position being offered by the Flagstaff Fire Department in Arizona.
- Becoming unstoppable. Buckman, John M. // Fire Engineering;Jan1998, Vol. 151 Issue 1, p8
Focuses on the ideal qualities of a volunteer fire chief. Importance of recognizing the significance of every experience; Reason why persistence is an important quality of volunteer fire chiefs; Resiliency of successful individuals; Difference between successful and unsuccessful people.
- The Pre-alarm duties of the engine captain. Barry, Scott // Fire Engineering;Apr99, Vol. 152 Issue 4, p97
Identifies the pre-alarm duties of the fire service engine captain. Managing personnel; Captain's authority; Morale; Materials and equipment; Personnel protection; Routines and discipline; Training; Expectations of company members.
- A Ready/Aim/Fire Change Plan. BRUNACINI, ALAN // Fire Engineering;May2009, Vol. 162 Issue 5, p52
A personal narrative is presented which explores the author's experience of being a chief firefighter.
- NAMES IN THE NEWS. // Fire Engineering;Jan2014, Vol. 167 Issue 1, p156
The article announces fire department appointments as of January 2014 including Cynthia Ross Tustin as chief of the Essa Township Fire Department in Ontario, Toronto, Mike Wisco as chief of the Galveston Fire Department in Texas, and Craig Maciuba as chief of the Palm Harbor Fire Rescue in Florida.
- ADVICE FROM THE CHIEF. Graham, Ann // Fire Chief;Jul2012, Vol. 56 Issue 7, p58
The article offers suggestions to fire department leaders to plan ahead and ask oneself what one would change if he/she had the opportunity.