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Being the New Guy - A Rebuttal

I recently read the blog post on how to be the new guy from a new guy and it fired me up a bit. While I agree with many of the points on station life I believe this mentality is slowing fire service growth. I’d like to offer a different viewpoint and see how others in the fire service feel.Station life, absolutely your job is to be the first out of the chairs and to do the cleaning that others prefer not to do. It’s your job to make the coffee and wipe the tables down after breakfast. This…See More
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Profile Information

Lives in:
Duluth MN
Department:
Duluth Fire
Title/rank:
Firefighter
Years of public service:
4
Agency structure:
Paid fire department
Professional Qualifications:
Firefighter I & II
EMT
Bachelors of Business Administration - University of MN Duluth
Bio:
I began my career with the Fargo Fire Department. I served on that department for 3 years before moving to Duluth, MN. I have 4 years of in the fire service and continually strive to learn and grow within the field.

Andrew Olson's Blog

Being the New Guy - A Rebuttal

I recently read the blog post on how to be the new guy from a new guy and it fired me up a bit. While I agree with many of the points on station life I believe this mentality is slowing fire service growth. I’d like to offer a different viewpoint and see how others in the fire service feel.

Station life, absolutely your job is to be the first out of the chairs and to do the cleaning that others prefer not to do. It’s your job to make the coffee and wipe the tables down after…

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Posted on July 22, 2018 at 9:50am

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