Chief Officer, 4th Edition

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ISBN: 9780879396442

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Chief Officer, 4th Edition

Overview

The fourth edition of Chief Officer aims to provide the knowledge and skills base for Fire Officer III and IV candidates that is required by the NFPA 1021 job performance requirements. The text provides students with information about a chief officer's responsibility to supervise, manage, and administer fire and emergency services organizations. More »

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ISBN: 9780879396442

The fourth edition of Chief Officer aims to provide the knowledge and skills base for Fire Officer III and IV candidates that is required by the NFPA 1021 job performance requirements. The text provides students with information about a chief officer's responsibility to supervise, manage, and administer fire and emergency services organizations.

Chief Officer includes ten chapters that cover material ranging from human resources management to emergency management. Each chapter has been strategically written to provide information that is up-to-date and reflects industry best practices. The layout of the book has been simplified and the information has been organized in a way that makes it as accessible as possible for all students.

Review and discussion questions are provided at the end of each chapter. These questions are designed to help reinforce student understanding and challenge students to think about the information presented in the context of their own organizations. This is the first edition of the IFSTA Chief Officer manual to include skill sheets. These skill sheets are intended to prepare the student for the real-world tasks required by chief officers, such as creating an organizational budget and planning for multiagency incident response.

© 2019, Pages: 316

Firefighters Bookstore Item # 35071

If becoming a chief fire officer is in your career plans, you will need a study resource that provides in-depth information pertaining to the job. The latest edition of Chief Fire Officer is the perfect educational resource for anyone who plans to become a Fire Officer III or a Fire Officer IV.

Chief Fire Officer 3rd Edition provides aspiring firefighters with a resource for learning about supervising, managing, and providing administrative support for fire and emergency services organizations. The text covers all NFPA-based job performance requirements for Fire Officer III and Fire Officer IV.   

Great Organization

The text is designed to let students gradually build their knowledge of the chief fire officer position as chapters progress. The book also features a concise writing style that makes it easy for professors the teach from the text and simple for students to use it as a study reference. Chapters are written and arranged to provide a logical sequence for learning and instruction, and offer an exceptionally easy reading experience.

Case Histories

In addition to providing important academic information, Chief Fire Officer 3rd Edition uses case histories to teach prospective officers about real world situations that come with the job. Reading these histories is a great way for students to gain experiential knowledge that is often absent from similar textbooks, and helps to stimulate discussions in the classroom that focus on real world events. Each chapter kicks off with a new case history.     

Start Learning Today

Chief Fire Officer 3rd Edition is one of the best educational resources for firefighters who aspire to hold the Fire Officer III or Fire Officer IV position. In addition to learning important academic information that you can test by answering review questions at the end of chapters, the text also focuses on real world fire officer situations, making it an invaluable resource for new fire officers. Order your copy today and start down the path of becoming a chief fire officer!

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