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A company officer is a first line supervisor responsible for the _and_ of assigned personnel in an emergency service organization.
Performance and safety
at the company level the company officer manages the resources:(3 things)
in most departments,companies spend less than_% of their time dealing with emergencies
What is the company officers primary job?
Firefighters are the _of the service-delievery system
In fire departments and other emergency response organizations, _% to _% of the employees work at the company level, making the organizations mission statement come alive for the citizens
What is the ale reason these organizations exist
What is defined as a means as a means that an individual has been tested by an accredited examining body on clearly identified material and found to meet a minimum standard
What are four reasons to certify
- Protection from liability
- Recognition of demonstrated proficiency
- Recognition of professionalism
- Budget and Salary justification
A fire department or other emergency response organization is a complex business involving what three things
- Good business practices
- Human relations
Name the system that provides a means of representing the career opportunities in the fire service and specified a particular body of knowledge required for each level and for each specialty area in the fire service career ladder
The National Professional Qualification System in 1972
What is defined as a systematic arrangement of a body of rules
What is denied as a rule for measuring or a model to be followed
NFPA published the first national standard for fire service officers in what year
This standard for Fire Officer Professional Qualifications, outlines the requirements for fire officers at four levels of competency
The first level, Fire Officer I, focuses on the needs of the who?
First line supervisors
For Fire Officer 2 the requirements focus on the _ _of the company officers job and help prepare individuals to move into staff assignments
The requirements for Officer 3 deal mostly with _ and _ preparing officers to move into positions of increasing responsibility
Administration and management
At the top of the officer certification ladder, the requirements for Officer 4 satisfy the needs of _ _ and _ _
- Senior staff
- Chief officers
A well planned career development program is a good deal for who?
Everyone ( employee, department and the community )
Lieutenants should be certified as Fire Officer _ in accordance with NFPA 1021
Fire Officer 1
A shortcoming of too many officers is the lack of what skills
Good communication skills
Captains should be certified as Fire Officer _
The successful company officer is a _ _ for others
Being a role model means being a professional. Professionalism encompasses what 5 things? Its as simple as A, B, C, D, E
What would you like to do?
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