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  • Onset, MA
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Jeff Dias joined International Society of Fire Service Instructors's group
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Becoming a Better Instructor!

A group to discuss becoming a better instructors!
Dec 24, 2017
Jeff Dias joined Chief Anthony Kelleher's group
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"Outside The Box" Engine Company Operations

Engine Company work is often viewed as easy or not as fulfilling as "Truck Company work". This is absolutely not the case and some very "high speed" Engine Companies go to work everyday in very tough and arduous environments. They are only successful by relying on their relentless training, personal experiences and hunger to progress in the engine world.This group is geared toward Engine Company tactics that use "outside the box" thinking to accomplish. Its purpose is to exchange information…See More
Dec 24, 2017
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Dec 24, 2017
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Trying not to change isn't always bad

     As I sit here on Christmas Eve at the firehouse by myself, something dawned on me that has nudged me to make my first ever blog post. I come from a small seaside community in Southeastern Massachusetts and am a Shift Commander and Training Captain in a department that averages 1800 annual responses with a staff of 7 full-time sworn personnel and approximately 55 paid on call sworn personnel. Our department has done a great job of holding on to the combination model and still providing the…See More
Dec 24, 2017
Jeff Dias shared John Lovato Jr's blog post on Facebook
Dec 17, 2017
Jeff Dias shared John Lovato Jr's blog post on Facebook
Dec 17, 2017
Jeff Dias and Susan Melo are now friends
Dec 17, 2017
Jeff Dias joined Rick Lasky's group
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“Pride and Ownership”

What are you and your department doing to get your firefighters to take ownership?Grab a cup of coffee and let’s visit!…and don’t forget to check out our Pride and Ownership show on Fire Engineering Radio.See More
Oct 30, 2017
Jeff Dias joined Mike Gagliano's group
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This House Rocks!

Captain Mike Dugan (FDNY) and Captain Mike Gagliano (Seattle Fire) are having a blast talking with other firefighters are about making their firehouse great... A place everyone wants to work.See More
Oct 30, 2017
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Oct 24, 2017
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Oct 11, 2017

Profile Information

Lives in:
Onset MA
Department:
Onset Fire Department
Title/rank:
Captain/Training Officer
Years of public service:
19
Agency structure:
Combination fire department
Top issues in your department:
Staffing, maintaining proficiency
Professional Qualifications:
FF I/II, Fire Instructor I, II, Fire Officer I, II, III,
Topics you provide training for:
Development and delivery of Department training program.
Recruit Program Coordinator
Adjunct instructor for private corporations
Areas of expertise:
Apparatus training, engine company ops, water supply, wildland/urban interface for structural firefighters, leadership and mentoring

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Trying not to change isn't always bad

     As I sit here on Christmas Eve at the firehouse by myself, something dawned on me that has nudged me to make my first ever blog post. I come from a small seaside community in Southeastern Massachusetts and am a Shift Commander and Training Captain in a department that averages 1800 annual responses with a staff of 7 full-time sworn personnel and approximately 55 paid on call sworn personnel. Our department has done a great job of holding on to the combination model and still providing…

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