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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)…

Started by Ryland Kendrick

0 Feb 13, 2013

Incident Command Excellence

Excellence in Incident Command is essential to our success at the emergency scene. Success or failure determines whether our members go hom…

Started by John Bierling

1 Sep 21, 2012
Reply by John Morrison

Talking About The Worst Days....

I recently made District Chief. I'm loving it and I'm having a blast training with the gals and guys in my district. I know some of you hav…

Started by Mike Walker

3 May 28, 2008
Reply by Judy Unsworth

Fire Officer Development--Strengthsfinder 2.0

Whether you are currently an officer, or aspiring to be one, understanding your strengths and how they apply to your leadership is importan…

Started by Michael Finney

0 May 19, 2008

College for Chiefs?

This issue is driving me crazy! As a matter of fact I can't even believe it is an issue. WHY! Someone explain to me why a fire chief or bat…

Started by John Salka

16 May 12, 2008
Reply by Joel Thacker

FDIC Class of interest The Fire Chief's tool box

There are many important, and really fun hands on, lets get sweaty and dirty while you learn the things that will save lives in the field c…

Started by Ron Graner

0 Mar 31, 2008

What Makes a "Good" Chief?

Most chief officers have a combination of skills and knowledge that thay use to perform their duties. Some of this knowledge is learned in…

Started by John Salka

4 Mar 27, 2008

A different perspective

I bellieve that Chief Officers have different perspectives of the job. We are responsible for the members safety, sometimes at their malcon…

Started by Phil Lemire

0 Mar 21, 2008


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