Fire Chief » Hiring 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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New Maine fire chief quits; town at crossroad http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/13/new-maine-fire-chief-quits-town-at-crossroad/ http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/13/new-maine-fire-chief-quits-town-at-crossroad/#comments Tue, 13 Jan 2015 20:26:26 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/13/new-maine-fire-chief-quits-town-at-crossroad/
Mark Munroe resigned shortly after being offered the job on Dec. 22; he cited conditions at the fire station and equipment as his reason
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Official: Md. police, fire chiefs to be promoted internally http://www.firechief.com/2014/11/14/official-md-police-fire-chiefs-to-be-promoted-internally/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/11/14/official-md-police-fire-chiefs-to-be-promoted-internally/#comments Fri, 14 Nov 2014 18:34:38 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/11/14/official-md-police-fire-chiefs-to-be-promoted-internally/
Both men resigned after the new county executive elect told them their positions would not be retained
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L.A. county fire chief vows to overhaul hiring practices http://www.firechief.com/2014/10/30/l-a-county-fire-chief-vows-to-overhaul-hiring-practices/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/10/30/l-a-county-fire-chief-vows-to-overhaul-hiring-practices/#comments Thu, 30 Oct 2014 10:49:48 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/10/30/l-a-county-fire-chief-vows-to-overhaul-hiring-practices/
Chief Daryl Osby said the reforms were needed to protect the agency's core values and guard against nepotism and cheating in hiring
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Fire chief out of a job after hiring family members http://www.firechief.com/2014/10/23/fire-chief-out-of-a-job-after-hiring-family-members/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/10/23/fire-chief-out-of-a-job-after-hiring-family-members/#comments Thu, 23 Oct 2014 10:39:34 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/10/23/fire-chief-out-of-a-job-after-hiring-family-members/
His daughters and future son-in-law will remain with the district, pending the outcome of an internal inquiry
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State investigating LAFD hiring after white applicant alleges bias http://www.firechief.com/2014/09/25/state-investigating-lafd-hiring-after-white-applicant-alleges-bias/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/09/25/state-investigating-lafd-hiring-after-white-applicant-alleges-bias/#comments Thu, 25 Sep 2014 11:54:11 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/09/25/state-investigating-lafd-hiring-after-white-applicant-alleges-bias/
"Sampling an applicant's ethnicity before they even test doesn't sound right to me," Robert Holmes said
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Hiring plan: How not to hire idiots, thugs and misfits http://www.firechief.com/2014/02/20/hiring-plan-hire-idiots-thugs-misfits/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/02/20/hiring-plan-hire-idiots-thugs-misfits/#comments Thu, 20 Feb 2014 21:48:49 +0000 http://www.firechiefnation.com/?p=126
As much as anything, firefighters will determine how the public and lawmakers support the department — hire wisely.
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