Fire Chief » Career http://www.firechief.com Every Department | Every Leader Sun, 25 Jan 2015 09:25:48 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.1 9 keys to a competitive SAFER grant http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/21/9-keys-to-a-competitive-safer-grant/ http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/21/9-keys-to-a-competitive-safer-grant/#comments Thu, 22 Jan 2015 04:11:34 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/21/9-keys-to-a-competitive-safer-grant/
The grant period opens in about two weeks; have these bases covered to giver your application the best chance at success
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How to lead a combo fire department http://www.firechief.com/2014/12/01/how-to-lead-a-combo-fire-department/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/12/01/how-to-lead-a-combo-fire-department/#comments Tue, 02 Dec 2014 02:24:04 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/12/01/how-to-lead-a-combo-fire-department/
As the career-volunteer fire department model gains popularity, here are some of the leadership pitfalls and how to avoid them
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Fire chief career crusher: A toxic relationship with the boss http://www.firechief.com/2014/12/01/fire-chief-career-crusher-a-toxic-relationship-with-the-boss/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/12/01/fire-chief-career-crusher-a-toxic-relationship-with-the-boss/#comments Mon, 01 Dec 2014 21:36:19 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/12/01/fire-chief-career-crusher-a-toxic-relationship-with-the-boss/
When personal relationships between fire chiefs and their bosses reach irreconcilable differences, the chief can start packing
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Fire officers: Don’t give ‘fraudulent, bogus’ performance evals http://www.firechief.com/2014/11/11/fire-officers-dont-give-fraudulent-bogus-performance-evals/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/11/11/fire-officers-dont-give-fraudulent-bogus-performance-evals/#comments Tue, 11 Nov 2014 20:46:27 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/11/11/fire-officers-dont-give-fraudulent-bogus-performance-evals/
Done wrong, the performance evaluation process can do more harm than good; and doing it right takes training
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6 questions every new fire officer must ask http://www.firechief.com/2014/10/14/6-questions-every-new-fire-officer-must-ask/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/10/14/6-questions-every-new-fire-officer-must-ask/#comments Tue, 14 Oct 2014 13:19:52 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/10/14/6-questions-every-new-fire-officer-must-ask/
Making a first impression in a new position sets the tone for leadership; base that impression on engaged listening
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Calif. fire chief retires, takes position with CalFire http://www.firechief.com/2014/09/04/calif-fire-chief-retires-takes-position-with-calfire/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/09/04/calif-fire-chief-retires-takes-position-with-calfire/#comments Thu, 04 Sep 2014 12:08:57 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/09/04/calif-fire-chief-retires-takes-position-with-calfire/
Mark Bisbee served as Watsonville's fire chief for nine years and was instrumental in increasing staffing levels
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Firefighter jobs: What returning vets must know about their certs http://www.firechief.com/2014/07/29/firefighter-jobs-what-returning-vets-must-know-about-their-certs/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/07/29/firefighter-jobs-what-returning-vets-must-know-about-their-certs/#comments Tue, 29 Jul 2014 12:07:38 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/07/29/firefighter-jobs-what-returning-vets-must-know-about-their-certs/
Most states accept military firefighting certifications, some with additional training requirements; here's why those states that don't should
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All the fire service is a stage; act accordingly http://www.firechief.com/2014/07/14/all-the-fire-service-is-a-stage-act-accordingly/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/07/14/all-the-fire-service-is-a-stage-act-accordingly/#comments Mon, 14 Jul 2014 20:08:52 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/07/14/all-the-fire-service-is-a-stage-act-accordingly/
Bad behavior either on or off fire department time will be found out, and it can quickly crush a promising career
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13 ways fire chiefs can kill their careers http://www.firechief.com/2014/04/08/13-ways-fire-chiefs-can-kill-careers/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/04/08/13-ways-fire-chiefs-can-kill-careers/#comments Tue, 08 Apr 2014 13:48:49 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/?p=1198
If you do these things you'll find yourself either out on the street or busted down in rank.
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Mass. town set to name full-time fire chief http://www.firechief.com/2014/03/25/mass-town-set-name-full-time-fire-chief/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/03/25/mass-town-set-name-full-time-fire-chief/#comments Tue, 25 Mar 2014 18:33:44 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/?p=939
Tom Rullo has been serving as Mashpee Fire Department's interim chief and is set to be named chief.
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