April Roundtable Replies: Company-Level Training

Question: Does your department require company officers to develop and deliver their company-level training? Read replies to this month's Roundtable question from Fire Engineering readers, and see Skip Coleman's reply HERE.  Captain James F. Rosse Sr., South Schodack (NY) Volunteer Fire DepartmentResponse: All of the truck officers are expected to share in the training on a rotational basis. The chiefs are also responsible for a monthly drill. There are five truck officers; we average three drills a month. We work with the chief in developing a yearly training calendar. Each officer is expected to develop a drill that involves his or her truck so that all the members become...

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