Chief Officer, 2nd Ed.

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ISBN: 9780879392420

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Overview

Topics include: leadership, logic, ethics, communication skills, management and supervisory skills, and administrative skills. These skills are then applied to the functions that chief officers generally perform: human resources, community relations, governmental relations, administrative programs and planning, fire and life safety programs, emergency services delivery, and health and safety programs. More »

Description

ISBN: 9780879392420

Topics include: leadership, logic, ethics, communication skills, management and supervisory skills, and administrative skills. These skills are then applied to the functions that chief officers generally perform: human resources, community relations, governmental relations, administrative programs and planning, fire and life safety programs, emergency services delivery, and health and safety programs. Additional information in the glossary and appendices. Provides company officers with the motivation and basic steps required to achieve promotion.

 

Chief OfficerA chief fire officer is a high ranking person in the fire department whose duties are significantly different than firefighters who extinguish blazes. Instead of fighting fires in the field, a chief fire officer performs an array of managerial duties, oversees community outreach campaigns, and serves as a decision maker for the fire department among other duties. If you aspire to this position, studying the pages of Chief Officer, 2nd Edition will help you achieve your goal.

Essential Skills

The text has an in-depth focus on the professional skills you need for the fire chief position including leadership skills, logical reasoning, ethics, communication skills, management skills, supervisory skills, and administrative skills, among others. As a fire chief, you will apply these skills to inner departmental matters, and use them when you converse with outside organizations like government entities. Possessing these skills is indispensable to fulfilling your role as a fire chief.     

Skill Application

Chief OfficerIn addition to teaching you skills that you will need as a fire chief, the text teaches you how to apply the skills to the many functions a fire chief fulfills like managing human resources, sustaining community relations, sustaining governmental relations, developing administrative programs and strategic plans, creating fire and life safety programs, managing the delivery of crucial emergency services, and overseeing health and safety programs—just to name a few.

Start Studying Today

Chief fire officer is a position that many firefighters attain over the course of years—gradually moving to higher positions in the department until they reach their goal. Along the way, aspiring chief officers progressively acquire the skills they need for the position and learn how to apply them. If you aspire to be a fire chief, knowing the information presented in Chief Officer, 2nd Edition will only help you on your journey. Order a copy from our online store today!

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