Company Officer

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eaglejay
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Company Officer
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2011-08-14 16:50:09
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  1. Levels of officer
    Level 1=
    Level 2=
    Level 3=
    Level 4=
    • Level 1 supervising officer(all company officers)
    • Level 2 Managing fire officer(district chiefs)
    • Level 3 Administrative chiefs
    • Level 4 Executive Chief
  2. What are the Line functions level 1 and 2
    • Fire suppression
    • Search and rescue
    • EMS
    • Fire prevention
    • Public fire and life safety education
    • Fire cause determination and arson investigation
  3. List of Staff functions
    • Interpersonal communication skills
    • Knowledge of basic administrative functions
    • Supervisory and leadership skills
    • Ability to plan and organize
  4. Line staff provides services to;
    Provide services to external customers
  5. Staff provides services to;
    Provide services to line units(internal customers) based on the objectives established to attain the organization's goals
  6. Company officer performs following functions and which is most important?
    • Provide leadership
    • Act as role model
    • Give advice
    • Provide representation for members to administration
    • Negotiate conflicts
    • Applies counseling or coaching when neccesary
    • Most Importantly is to ensure the safety of the unit's members at all times especially during emergency operations
  7. Challenges for new officers
    • Leadership
    • Ethics
    • Supervision
    • Responsibility
    • Authority
  8. Actions to overcome challenges
    • Commit to position
    • Show loyalty to org
    • Support education and training
    • Guard conversations
    • Accept criticism graciously
    • Lead by example
    • Praise in public;Discipline in private
  9. Officers have responsibilities to the following
    • Subordinates
    • Organization
    • Public
    • Profession
    • Family
    • Themselves
  10. Officers Level 1 and 2 must be able to perform these HR duties
    • provide supervision
    • assign tasks
    • evaluate personnel
    • administer policies and procedures
    • recommend actions when situations exceed authority
    • Act as project manager
    • Provide preofessional development opportunities
    • assist with personnel transfers and personal benefits
  11. List Level 2 Officers Admin. responsibilities
    • Develop budgets-based on info level 1
    • Evaluate resource needs for units
    • Purchase materials and equip for units
    • Maintain purchase records
  12. Investigation Responsibilties Level 1
    • Responsibile for initial fire cause and determination
    • 1. Secure the scene
    • 2. Preserve evidence
    • 3. Interview witnesses
    • 4. Notify investigator when necessary
  13. Crime Scene Level 1
    • 1. Notify law enforcement
    • 2. Designate scene a crime scene
    • 3. Maintain security of scene until fire investigators arrive
  14. Emergency Service Delivery duties Level 1
    • 1. Upon arrival develop IAP, ISP and establish ICS
    • 2. Allocate resources to control incident
    • 3. Perform Post incident analysis for incidents involving ONE unit
    • 4. Resp. for inspection of all potential hazard sites in response area and preplans
  15. Emergency Services Delivery Level 2
    • 1. Develop preplans for multi-unit operations
    • 2. ASSIGN resources to effectively control incidents
    • 3. Conduct post incident ANALYSIS using info from all units

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