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Unified Command Research

I am conducting research on Unified Command for the EFO Program.  Please consider taking a few minutes to answer the questionnaire below, and forwarding the link on to any other fire/rescue or police…Continue

Tags: police, shooter, active, command

Started Oct 8

Firefighter Performance Evaluations

I am gathering information on methods municipalities and other organizations use to evaluate the performance of uniformed fire department employees (field personnel).If your agency (any fire…Continue

Tags: HR, evaluation, performance, Survey

Started Feb 13, 2013

 

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Unified Command Research

I am conducting research on Unified Command for the EFO Program.  Please consider taking a few minutes to answer the questionnaire below, and forwarding the link on to any other fire/rescue or police personnel you may know.  https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/Unifiedcommand The deliverable for this project is a job aid specifically for use at unified command posts.  I will be glad to circulate it once complete.  Ryland KendrickFairfax…See More
Oct 8
Ryland Kendrick added a discussion to the group Fire Law Forum with Legal Experts
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Evaluating Firefighter Performance

While I have had to formally evaluate people since I was first promoted, the importance of the process (or maybe the potential importance) never really hit me until I became a Battalion Chief.  Now I think a lot more about developing personnel at all levels, and I am always looking for tools to help.  Our particular evaluation process is not helpful at all, and might even be considered counterproductive by some of our personnel.I realize there are workplace realities that must be dealt with,…See More
Feb 13, 2013
Ryland Kendrick joined Brad Pinsky's group
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Fire Law Forum with Legal Experts

This group is dedicated to giving general answers to your legal questions. The forum is hosted by experts in fire service law throughout the nation. Attorneys will respond to issues posted on this site.See More
Feb 13, 2013
Ryland Kendrick added a discussion to the group Chief's Thoughts and Concerns
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Evaluating personnel

While I have had to formally evaluate people since I was first promoted, the importance of the process (or maybe the potential importance) never really hit me until I became a Battalion Chief.  Now I think a lot more about developing personnel at all levels, and I am always looking for tools to help.  Our particular evaluation process is not helpful at all, and might even be considered counterproductive by some of our personnel.I realize there are workplace realities that must be dealt with,…See More
Feb 13, 2013
Ryland Kendrick joined John Salka's group
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Chief's Thoughts and Concerns

Whether you are the chief of a small career department, a volunteer company or a battalion or deputy chief in a large urban department there are issues and concerns that you have to deal with. Join us and share ideas and solutions with other chiefs.
Feb 13, 2013
Ryland Kendrick posted a discussion

Firefighter Performance Evaluations

I am gathering information on methods municipalities and other organizations use to evaluate the performance of uniformed fire department employees (field personnel).If your agency (any fire department) BOTH evaluates personnel on a yearly or other periodic basis AND employs some type of form or other structured tool (“instrument”) to conduct and document those evaluations, I would greatly appreciate your responses to a brief questionnaire. You will be asked a maximum of 15 questions, mostly…See More
Feb 13, 2013
Ryland Kendrick is now a member of Fire Engineering Training Community
Feb 13, 2013

Profile Information

Lives in:
Virginia
Department:
Fairfax County Fire Rescue
Title/rank:
Battalion Chief
Years of public service:
20
Agency structure:
Combination fire department

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