- Develop New Officers for Organizational Success. CLINE, KENNETH // Fire Engineering;Jul2010, Vol. 163 Issue 7, p107
The article offers advice on how to develop new officers for fire departments. One of the challenges that new officers represents are the generational differences and these must be managed properly to prevent resentment and negatively affect the effectiveness of the organization. It is...
- Female deputy chief named. Gottfried, Mara H. // Minnesota Fire Chief;Mar/Apr2005, Vol. 41 Issue 4, p25
Reports on the promotion of Sue Jacobson to deputy chief of emergency medical services at the Saint Paul Fire Department in Minnesota. Remarks from fire chief Doug Holton on the promotion of Jacobson; Top priority of Jacobson under her new post.
- WHAT THEY DID AND DIDN'T GIVE YOU WITH THE BADGE. Goodwin, Scott // Fire Engineering;Jul2004, Vol. 157 Issue 7, p67
Discusses the changes a fire fighter will experienced after being promoted to company officer. Use of a badge which identifies individuals within the organization and their responsibilities; Rules and regulations; Opportunity to control own destiny; Need to develop knowledge, skills and ability;...
- Climbing the Ladder: From Officer to Chief. PILLSWORTH, TIM // Fire Engineering;Sep2011, Vol. 164 Issue 9, p12
In this article, the author discusses how a new officer in the U.S. fire service industry can get promotions towards the ranks of lieutenant, captain and eventually as chief. He suggests that one should have a plan to follow in order to reach his goal. He says that a fire officer should continue...
- And the Survey Says... Gasaway, Richard B. // Minnesota Fire Chief;Mar/Apr2005, Vol. 41 Issue 4, p20
Looks at some of the local trends in fire fighter health and wellness based on the 2005 Minneapolis-St. Paul Metro-Regional Fire Department Survey in Minnesota. Percentage of fire fighters dedicated to rapid intervention duties; Status of physicals and health screenings; Type and cost of the...
- PRIDE AND OWNERSHIP: THE LOVE FOR THE JOB. Lasky, Rick // Fire Engineering;Nov2004, Vol. 157 Issue 11, p93
This article focuses on opportunities in fire services of the U.S., and presents several tips for fire fighters. One of the many great opportunities available in the U.S.' fire service is the ability to promote and move up the ladder. Whether one is a volunteer or a paid firefighter, the...
- Climbing the Ladder North Davis Fire District. // UFRA Straight Tip;Jan2014, Vol. 15 Issue 1, p34
The article announces the career development of several firefighters in North Davis Fire Disctrict including the promotion of Mark Becraft as fire chief, John Taylor as deputy fire chief and Allen Hadley as captain.
- NVFC screens firefighters for cholesterol. // Fire Engineering;Oct2004, Vol. 157 Issue 10, p50
Reports on the launch of the National Volunteer Fire Council's Heart-Healthy Firefighter Program, a cholesterol screening program for firefighters, in New Orleans, Louisiana. Aim to increase awareness about the health risks associated with high cholesterol levels among firefighters.
- WRITING SILLS NEDED. // Fire Engineering;Dec2005, Vol. 158 Issue 12, p88
The article presents information on the importance of writing skills for the firefighters. Fire departments need to pay attention on the literacy level of the firefighters and try to lift up the educational level of fire fighters as well as the fire department. It mentions that the upper staff...