Flashcards in Chapter 1: The Company Officer Deck (21)
The transition to the role of_______is one of the most challenging within the fire and emergency services.
New company officers must?
Understand their positions important.
Know their new responsibilities.
Know their new duties
Act in an ethical manner
The company officer performs many functions including, but not limited to.
Acting as a role model
Evaluating fire fighter performance
New company officers need to recognize that they are both supervisors and a______.
The company officer and unit members are often the first_______the public will have with the local fire and emergency services.
Company officers should fully support their departments___________________.
Officers must learn how much________is legitimately assigned to the position and how to apply it in a fair and equitable manner.
A new officer is challenged to learn, apply, and modeled the following
To successfully enact change new company officers should?
Verbalize personal expectations
Listen to crew members
The following individuals may have certain expectations of a new company officer
Former peers and firefighters
In order to take advantage of the opportunities that becoming an officer provides, a new company officer should try to do the following
Make informed decisions, be decisive
Project a command presence
Develop an appropriate leadership style
Live in Lee by a personal and professional code of ethics
The following is a list of people and groups to who company officers are responsible to.
Chain of command
The categories of duties for all levels, as listed in NFPA 1021 are?
Community and government relations
Inspection and investigation
Emergency service delivery
Health and safety
Level one fire officers, company officers must be able to perform the following human resources management duties
Provide company level training activities
Provide effective supervision for both emergency and nonemergency activities
Level one officers may also be assigned a fire and life safety inspections. To conduct these inspections officers must?
•Understand and apply the jurisdiction building and fire codes
•Identify types of hazards and fire protection systems
•Apply fire and life safety regulations to all types of occupancy’s
A level one fire officer may also supervise salvage and overhaul operations at incidents that involve criminal activity, such as acts of terrorism or illegal drug laboratories. At these incidents, officers should?
•Notify the appropriate law enforcement agency
•Designate the scene as a crime scene
•Secure the scene until fire investigation personal arrive
A person who leads or direct a unit
Individual who accomplishes organizational objectives still affective and efficient handling of material in human resources.
A person who is responsible for directing the performance of other people or employees
What’s is NFPA 1021?
Standard for Fire Officer Professional Qualifications.