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Preparing for Promotion; The Interview

Preparing for Promotion; The InterviewAssistant Chief Nicholas Christensen, CFO, MPA The time has come to submit for promotion. While always an exciting opportunity, some prepare more than others, and this always shows to a promotion board. Here is some food for thought from experience on both sides of the table: First and foremost, come in with a purpose and dress to…See More
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Lives in:
Ventura, CA
Federal Fire Ventura County
Assistant Fire Chief
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Paid fire department
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The content of my posts are my own and may or may not reflect the views of my agency. They are solely my opinions, thoughts, and observations based off of my professional experiences.
Professional Qualifications:
Fire Officer IV, Fire Instructor III, Fire Inspector II, Incident Safety Officer, EMT, Rescue Technician II, Hazmat Technician/IC, Firefighter II, Airport Firefighter, Wildland Firefighter I, NIMS 100, 200, 300, 400, 700, 800
Topics you provide training for:
Structural Firefighting, Aircraft Firefighting, Wildland Firefighting, Technical Rescue, Hazardous Materials Response, Emergency Medical Services, CFAI Accreditation
Currently serving as the Assistant Chief of Training for Federal Fire Ventura County, Navy Region Southwest Fire & Emergency Services, located in southern California. 16 years in the fire service, with 6 of those years an Active Duty Firefighter for the United States Air Force, holding the positions of Firefighter, Engineer, Captain, Battalion Chief, and Assistant Chief. Credentialed Fire Officer (FO) since 2013, Chief Fire Officer (CFO) since 2018. Master's degree in Public Administration, Bachelor’s degree in Fire Administration, and Associate’s degree in Fire Science. CFAI Peer Assessor, Agency Mentor, and Agency Accreditation Manager.

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Preparing for Promotion; The Interview

Preparing for Promotion; The Interview

Assistant Chief Nicholas Christensen, CFO, MPA


The time has come to submit for…


Posted on November 4, 2019 at 9:00pm

Self Improvement for the Modern Day Firefighter

Self Improvement for the Modern Day Firefighter

Assistant Chief Nicholas Christensen, CFO, FO



Posted on January 3, 2019 at 3:30pm

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