Fire Chief » Staffing http://www.firechief.com Every Department | Every Leader Sun, 01 Mar 2015 03:21:10 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.1.1 How fire chiefs can beat staffing cuts http://www.firechief.com/2014/12/01/how-fire-chiefs-can-beat-staffing-cuts/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/12/01/how-fire-chiefs-can-beat-staffing-cuts/#comments Mon, 01 Dec 2014 19:45:00 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/12/01/how-fire-chiefs-can-beat-staffing-cuts/
Showing the measurable results of cuts to fire department staffing is the only thing municipal leaders understand; here's how to make that case
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Officials speak against fire department staffing bill http://www.firechief.com/2014/11/19/officials-speak-against-fire-department-staffing-bill/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/11/19/officials-speak-against-fire-department-staffing-bill/#comments Wed, 19 Nov 2014 19:41:14 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/11/19/officials-speak-against-fire-department-staffing-bill/
Opponents said the bill will take budgets out of the hands of municipal officials by forcing them to hire more firefighters than necessary
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LAFD seeks $4.5M to restore service at fire station http://www.firechief.com/2014/10/25/lafd-seeks-4-5m-to-restore-service-at-fire-station/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/10/25/lafd-seeks-4-5m-to-restore-service-at-fire-station/#comments Sat, 25 Oct 2014 12:15:56 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/10/25/lafd-seeks-4-5m-to-restore-service-at-fire-station/
Fire Chief Ralph Terrazas also wants to add staff to increase supervision and begin an outreach program to recruit in high schools
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Sticker-flap firefighters back on the job http://www.firechief.com/2014/09/10/sticker-flap-firefighters-back-on-the-job/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/09/10/sticker-flap-firefighters-back-on-the-job/#comments Wed, 10 Sep 2014 20:02:10 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/09/10/sticker-flap-firefighters-back-on-the-job/ Fire chief does an about face on American flag stickers and puts one on every locker]]> http://www.firechief.com/2014/09/10/sticker-flap-firefighters-back-on-the-job/feed/ 0 Firefighters suspended for refusing to remove patriotic stickers http://www.firechief.com/2014/09/10/firefighters-suspended-for-refusing-to-remove-patriotic-stickers/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/09/10/firefighters-suspended-for-refusing-to-remove-patriotic-stickers/#comments Wed, 10 Sep 2014 13:45:45 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/09/10/firefighters-suspended-for-refusing-to-remove-patriotic-stickers/
The chief did not comment, but the four firefighters say the dust up is over American flag stickers
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Ala. fire chief: Staff cuts will increase risk, response time http://www.firechief.com/2014/09/08/ala-fire-chief-staff-cuts-will-increase-risk-response-time/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/09/08/ala-fire-chief-staff-cuts-will-increase-risk-response-time/#comments Mon, 08 Sep 2014 11:39:21 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/09/08/ala-fire-chief-staff-cuts-will-increase-risk-response-time/
The mayor wants to eliminate 15 firefighter positions it added four years ago with a SAFER grant
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Fire department to add volunteers after state law change http://www.firechief.com/2014/08/30/fire-department-to-add-volunteers-after-state-law-change/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/08/30/fire-department-to-add-volunteers-after-state-law-change/#comments Sat, 30 Aug 2014 10:19:50 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/08/30/fire-department-to-add-volunteers-after-state-law-change/
Waiving a residency requirement will allow a New York volunteer department to be fully staffed
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Fire chief: Sales tax would ensure fire department staffing http://www.firechief.com/2014/08/17/fire-chief-sales-tax-would-ensure-fire-department-staffing/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/08/17/fire-chief-sales-tax-would-ensure-fire-department-staffing/#comments Sun, 17 Aug 2014 13:09:41 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/08/17/fire-chief-sales-tax-would-ensure-fire-department-staffing/ The tax would pay for firefighters after the SAFER grant used to hire them expires]]> http://www.firechief.com/2014/08/17/fire-chief-sales-tax-would-ensure-fire-department-staffing/feed/ 0 How to recruit and retain volunteers firefighters http://www.firechief.com/2014/08/13/how-to-recruit-and-retain-volunteers-firefighters/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/08/13/how-to-recruit-and-retain-volunteers-firefighters/#comments Wed, 13 Aug 2014 21:02:26 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/08/13/how-to-recruit-and-retain-volunteers-firefighters/
Chief Kenneth Richards shared his advice and successes on keeping volunteers on a combination fire department at FRI
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Why volunteer firefighters volunteer http://www.firechief.com/2014/08/13/why-volunteer-firefighters-volunteer/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/08/13/why-volunteer-firefighters-volunteer/#comments Wed, 13 Aug 2014 12:09:59 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/08/13/why-volunteer-firefighters-volunteer/ Interesting research looks at what motivates humans to do things against their best interest for the sake of strangers — like become volunteer firefighters]]> http://www.firechief.com/2014/08/13/why-volunteer-firefighters-volunteer/feed/ 0