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Making the transition requires that a new officer know the following elements

Understand the importance of the position of company officer

Recognize the challenges, expectations, and solutions created by the transition

Know the responsibilities of a company officer

Know the duties of a company officer

2

The company officer performs the following functions

Provides leadership

Acts as a role model

Gives advice

Provides representation for members to the administration

Negotiates conflicts

Applies counseling or coaching when necessary

3

The most important tasks of a company officer...

Is to ensure the safety of the unit's members at all times, especially during emergency operations

4

The new role of supervisor, representing the administration to the unit, requires the ability to lead in a way that provides?

Sound results

5

The company officer may interact with the public by providing services such as the following:

Issuing burn permits
Inspecting facilities
Providing public and life-safety education
Investigating suspicious fires
Providing emergency care to victims of hazardous incidents

6

The company officer should consider the fire and emergency services organization a?

Service-oriented corporation

7

As an officer, _________, is a tool that is used to ensure that the unit operates safely, effectively, and efficiently.

Leadership

8

As an officer, __________ conduct takes on great importance because the officer is a role model for subordinate members of the unit, peers, and even the public.

Ethical

9

__________ at the company officer level may be the most difficult type of _________ one can encounter.

Supervision, supervision

10

Taking ___________responsibility for personal actions changes because the new officer now must take _________ responsibility for the actions of subordinates.

Responsibility, responsibility

11

A new officer must learn what ___________ is legitimately assigned to the position and how to apply it in a fair and equitable manner.

Authority

12

What must the new officer perform to overcome personal challenges?

- Commit to the responsibilities, duties, and requirements of the supervisory position

- Show loyalty to the organization

- Support all types of education and training

- Guard conversations

- Accept criticism graciously and accept praise, honors, and advancement modestly

- Lead by example

- Praise in public; dicipline in private

13

All company officers have responsibilities to the following people or groups.

Subordinates
Organization
Public
Profession
Family
Themselves

14

NFPA 1021

Standard for Fire Officer Professional Qualifications

15

What is a(n) JPR?

Job Performance Requirement

16

The level 1 officer must administer the administrations what?

Policies, Procedures and Orders at the unit level

17

Administrative duties generally assigned to a Level 2 fire officer may include the following:

-Develop Budgets
-Evaluate the resource needs of assigned units
-Purchase materials and equipment that will meet the needs of the unit
-Maintain records on purchases

18

IAP

Incident Action Plan

19

ISP

Incident Safety Plan

20

AHJ

Authority Having Jurisdiction

21

IAFC

International Association of Fire Chiefs