Fire Chief » Senior officer http://www.firechief.com Every Department | Every Leader Fri, 23 Jan 2015 04:25:47 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.1 Baby Boomers vs. Millennials to be explored at Fire-Rescue Med http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/22/baby-boomers-vs-millennials-to-be-explored-at-fire-rescue-med/ http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/22/baby-boomers-vs-millennials-to-be-explored-at-fire-rescue-med/#comments Fri, 23 Jan 2015 03:00:50 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/22/baby-boomers-vs-millennials-to-be-explored-at-fire-rescue-med/
The session will examine how EMS and fire chiefs can improve communication with millennials
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Make firefighters as flawless as fighter pilots http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/22/make-firefighters-as-flawless-as-fighter-pilots/ http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/22/make-firefighters-as-flawless-as-fighter-pilots/#comments Fri, 23 Jan 2015 00:03:23 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/22/make-firefighters-as-flawless-as-fighter-pilots/
Flawless execution on the fireground is a matter of life and death; training like fighter pilots can get your crew to perfect execution
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Fla. Batt. Chief accused of smoking pot on job, resigns http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/22/fla-batt-chief-accused-of-smoking-pot-on-job-resigns/ http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/22/fla-batt-chief-accused-of-smoking-pot-on-job-resigns/#comments Thu, 22 Jan 2015 18:18:56 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/22/fla-batt-chief-accused-of-smoking-pot-on-job-resigns/
Firefighters reported smelling marijuana in his county vehicle while he was on duty; he refused to take a drug test
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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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Fired Atlanta fire chief speaks at Ga. church http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/19/fired-atlanta-fire-chief-speaks-at-ga-church/ http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/19/fired-atlanta-fire-chief-speaks-at-ga-church/#comments Mon, 19 Jan 2015 20:38:05 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/19/fired-atlanta-fire-chief-speaks-at-ga-church/
Chief Cochran: "I'm not going through this because of something I have done."
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Fire apparatus recall: How to cope http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/15/fire-apparatus-recall-how-to-cope/ http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/15/fire-apparatus-recall-how-to-cope/#comments Fri, 16 Jan 2015 00:17:57 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/15/fire-apparatus-recall-how-to-cope/
Recalls happen more often than you think; learn how those who have had rigs recalled dealt with being down a truck
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Why fire departments won’t rise above their chiefs http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/13/why-fire-departments-wont-rise-above-their-chiefs/ http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/13/why-fire-departments-wont-rise-above-their-chiefs/#comments Tue, 13 Jan 2015 22:50:58 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/13/why-fire-departments-wont-rise-above-their-chiefs/
Bad leadership is a death sentence to fire departments as it cuts short others' attempts at leadership
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Want to flame out your fire service career, tell lies http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/13/want-to-flame-out-your-fire-service-career-tell-lies/ http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/13/want-to-flame-out-your-fire-service-career-tell-lies/#comments Tue, 13 Jan 2015 22:40:30 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/13/want-to-flame-out-your-fire-service-career-tell-lies/
Years of building public and political trust can be squashed small cover-up fibs, as will your career
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Why firefighters die in the fog of battle http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/13/why-firefighters-die-in-the-fog-of-battle/ http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/13/why-firefighters-die-in-the-fog-of-battle/#comments Tue, 13 Jan 2015 22:29:21 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/13/why-firefighters-die-in-the-fog-of-battle/
If we fail to apply the lessons from the past, we are doomed to learn them again — the hard way
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Fire chiefs: 3 goals you can meet this year http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/13/fire-chiefs-3-goals-you-can-meet-this-year/ http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/13/fire-chiefs-3-goals-you-can-meet-this-year/#comments Tue, 13 Jan 2015 22:20:24 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/13/fire-chiefs-3-goals-you-can-meet-this-year/
It is important for chiefs and officers, even in the smaller departments, to set realistic annual goals
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