In this week's Humpday Hangout, Frank Ricci and PJ Norwood talk to their guests about the company officer's role in daily training.
On this week's Humpday Hangout, join your hosts Frank Ricci and PJ Norwood as they talk to their guest about the company officer's role in daily training.
The National Fire Academy’s free Managing Officer Program helps first- and mid-level career and volunteer officers and supervisors to jump-start their professional development early in their career.
From time to time when staffing permits, I like to take the chance and allow each of the firefighters I work with to ride up to the next position while I take a seat facing backward.
Consider all your uniformed personnel as safety educators. One fire prevention bureau member cannot do the job alone. JARROD M. SERGI
Fire officers are very similar to team captains in that they lead and motivate their crews just as a quarterback would during the two-minute drill, writes Martin J. Rita.
A successful company officer can always be compared to the position of quarterback in the NFL; there are many that have played the position, but only a select few put it all together to become great, writes Martin J. Rita.
The Ottawa Fire Services established an operational guide for first-arriving company officers. Learn about the guide's origins and download a copy for review or adaptation by your department.
Read a roundup of some of our most recent Fire Engineering blogs, including David Polikoff on basic firefighting skills, Art Goodrich remembering a notable training death, and more.
Steve Prziborowski discusses that as a company officer, you’re required to think at the tactical level and sometimes at the strategic level as well, depending on what is required of you at your department and what the situation may entail.