Fire Chief » Fire jobs http://www.firechief.com Every Department | Every Leader Thu, 22 Jan 2015 00:25:48 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.1 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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Del. mayor vetoes $500K cut for firefighters http://www.firechief.com/2014/07/22/del-mayor-vetoes-500k-cut-for-firefighters/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/07/22/del-mayor-vetoes-500k-cut-for-firefighters/#comments Tue, 22 Jul 2014 12:55:55 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/07/22/del-mayor-vetoes-500k-cut-for-firefighters/
City officials said they were disappointed by the veto and may get a council session together to try to override it
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Firefighter declared unfit for duty over suspected intoxication http://www.firechief.com/2014/07/01/firefighter-declared-unfit-duty-suspected-intoxication/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/07/01/firefighter-declared-unfit-duty-suspected-intoxication/#comments Tue, 01 Jul 2014 18:45:22 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/?p=2337
Another firefighter was recently suspended for 89 days for alcohol-related incidents.
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Miami Beach names first female division chief http://www.firechief.com/2014/06/23/miami-beach-names-first-female-division-chief/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/06/23/miami-beach-names-first-female-division-chief/#comments Mon, 23 Jun 2014 20:38:53 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/?p=2232
Her duties include being in charge of training, recruiting and meeting accreditation standards.
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New Ala. fire chief hired amid racism charges http://www.firechief.com/2014/06/03/new-ala-fire-chief-hired-amid-racism-charges/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/06/03/new-ala-fire-chief-hired-amid-racism-charges/#comments Tue, 03 Jun 2014 15:20:40 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/?p=2007
Decatur Division Chief Lorenzo Jackson lost out to Knoxville Battalion Chief Tony Grande.
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City of Prescott names Dennis Light as fire chief http://www.firechief.com/2014/05/27/city-prescott-names-dennis-light-fire-chief/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/05/27/city-prescott-names-dennis-light-fire-chief/#comments Tue, 27 May 2014 16:25:45 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/?p=1862
Dennis Light hopes to return the department to a sense of normalcy following the deaths last summer of 19 Granite Mountain Hotshot crew members.
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Mo. fire chief announces retirement, takes job at FEMA http://www.firechief.com/2014/05/16/mo-fire-chief-announces-retirement-takes-job-fema/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/05/16/mo-fire-chief-announces-retirement-takes-job-fema/#comments Fri, 16 May 2014 20:14:18 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/?p=1760
Sandra Schiess, the first female fire chief in the Kansas City area, is leaving to become the federal disaster recovery coordinator for FEMA.
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Calif. city hires new fire chief from Yuma, Ariz. http://www.firechief.com/2014/05/05/calif-city-hires-new-fire-chief-yuma-ariz/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/05/05/calif-city-hires-new-fire-chief-yuma-ariz/#comments Mon, 05 May 2014 20:02:05 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/?p=1620
The city manager said he was most attracted by Chief McArthur's experience and progressiveness.
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Fire chief of embattled Mo. district submits resignation http://www.firechief.com/2014/04/30/fire-chief-embattled-mo-district-submits-resignation/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/04/30/fire-chief-embattled-mo-district-submits-resignation/#comments Wed, 30 Apr 2014 17:00:06 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/?p=1562
Chief Tom Vineyard did not offer a reason for his departure or mention his future plans; several controversies have erupted since his reign at the department.
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Budget outlines plan to pay for 15 Reno firefighter jobs http://www.firechief.com/2014/04/24/budget-outlines-plan-pay-15-reno-firefighter-jobs/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/04/24/budget-outlines-plan-pay-15-reno-firefighter-jobs/#comments Thu, 24 Apr 2014 18:42:56 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/?p=1462
"We were able to find enough money to keep 15 people employed, so rather than 50 (layoffs) we're looking at 35," said Reno Fire Chief Michael Hernandez.
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