Company Officer

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Cengage Learning, 2005 - Technology & Engineering - 400 pages
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This book was developed to assist paid and volunteer firefighters in the quest to become fire officers. Based on NFPA 1021, Standard for Fire Officer Professional Competency, 2003 Edition, this updated book features vital information for those who seek certification as Fire Officer I or II. Comprehensive coverage not only satisfies the operational requirements of NFPA 1021 levels I and II, but also addresses the all-important 'soft skills' that are essential to quick mastery of the fire officer position. Human resource management, communication, leadership, community and government relations, administration and management, fire prevention, inspections and investigations, and safety issues are all addressed for proficiency on the job. In this regard, the book is also useful for members of rescue squads, emergency medical response agencies, and other similar emergency organizations.
  

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Contents

THE COMPANY
2
The Company Officers Responsibility
5
The National Competency Standard for Fire
9
Key Terms
16
Organizing Your Own Company
69
Objectives
75
Management in Modern Organizations
84
Key Terms
92
Objectives 176
212
The Role of the Federal Government in Fire
231
Key Terms
240
Objectives
246
Putting lt All Together
261
Review Questions
267
One Final Comment
312
CHAPTER 13 THE COMPANY
319

Objectives
119
How to Determine the Leadership Style
127
Key Terms
138
Building a Relationship With Your
141
Performance Evaluation Systems
152
Taking Disciplinary Action
160
Still Not Convinced?
168
OFFlCERS ROLE lN PERSONNEL
174
Risk Analysis
326
The lncident Management System
339
An Excerpt from NFPA 1021 Standard
354
Profesional Status The Future of Fire
361
Elements of Effective onScene
374
Glossary
384
Index
396
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Clint Smoke is a retired member and former chair of the National Science Curriculum Committee for Associate Curriculum Development, and the former editor of Fire Command magazine. He is a member of the National Fire Protection Association, and is a Director and Secretary for the Fire Protection Technology Educations Section of NFPA, as well as a member of the International Society of Fire Service Instructors. Professor Smoke was an early and active participant in the Fire and Emergency Service Higher Education (FESHE) Conference held annually at the National Fire Academy, and was the first chairman of the FESHE National Fire Science Curriculum Committee. A Certified Fire Protection Specialist, he is currently the chair of the Fire Protection Technology Program at Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College in Asheville, North Carolina, and a member of the Skyland Volunteer Fire Department.

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