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Brad Nair
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  • Fayetteville, PA
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Volunteer Fire Service Recruitment

How do we get new members into the volunteer fire service? To answer this, we must fully explore the problem that exists in many communities. We must understand three things our people, our department, and our community. Understanding these three things will enable the department to meet the mission of the organization and be better prepared to deal with barriers and challenges that exist in the community.   According to the National Fire Protection Association (2017), "70 percent of all…See More
Sep 27, 2017

Profile Information

Lives in:
Fayetteville, PA
Department:
South Mountain Volunteer Fire Department
Title/rank:
Firefighter/Driver Operator
Years of public service:
21
Agency structure:
Volunteer fire department
Top issues in your department:
Funding, Manpower
Professional Qualifications:
FF II, Fire Instructor II, Fire Officer III, Fire Inspector III, Haz-Mat Tech, Haz-Mat IC, EMTB, D/O Pumper, D/O ARFF, D/O MWSA, Trench Rescue Tech, Confined Space Rescue Tech, Vehicle & Machinery Rescue Tech, NIMS 100/200/300/400/700/800,
Associates Degree in Fire Science from Columbia Southern University, Bachelors Degree in Fire Adminstration from Columbia Southern University and many more
Topics you provide training for:
Various
Areas of expertise:
Various
Bio:
I do both Career and Volunteer Fire and Emergency Services work. Career with the DOD. Volunteer at South Mountain Volunteer Fire Department. United States Air Force Veteran.

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Pass on any Knowledge of experience and training you may have to other firefighters. Never be Afraid that other firefighters might know more than you. Embrace it. Your Weakness, might be their Strength. Your Strength, might be their Weakness. Teamwork plays a big part in the fire service. 

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Volunteer Fire Service Recruitment

How do we get new members into the volunteer fire service? To answer this, we must fully explore the problem that exists in many communities. We must understand three things our people, our department, and our community.…

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Posted on September 27, 2017 at 12:26pm

What is the value of your volunteer fire department?

      If you are in a leadership position in a volunteer fire department, you constantly think about resources (people, equipment, funding) to effectively perform the mission of the organization.  How well does your community support your volunteer fire department? Do they show up for your department’s open houses? Does the community understand that a volunteer fire department exists in their…

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Posted on November 7, 2016 at 10:17am — 1 Comment

Internal Department Drama

Most departments have internal drama most of it is caused by people who do nothing or people increase the drama to take the pressure off them and make other people look bad. If your department doesn't have internal drama then that is great.

 

In our career field we endure a lot of stress from incidents where people are at their worst. We see things that normal people don’t see thing.…

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Posted on February 17, 2015 at 10:49am

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