Self Improvement for the Modern Day Firefighter Assistant Chief Nicholas Christensen, CFO, FO In today’s ever-changing fire service, it is important more than ever before to stay engaged in progressive changes and career development. Today’s modern day firefighter needs to have a hunger for additional job knowledge and to never stop improving themselves. My professional…See More
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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
Currently serving as the Assistant Chief of Training for Federal Fire Ventura County, Navy Region Southwest Fire & Emergency Services, located in southern California. 15 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, and hold a Bachelor’s degree in Fire Administration, Associate’s degree in Fire Science, and currently pursuing a Master's in Public Administration. CFAI Peer Assessor, Agency Mentor, and Agency Accreditation Manager.
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