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
The company officer performs the following functions
Acts as a role model
Provides representation for members to the administration
Applies counseling or coaching when necessary
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
The new role of supervisor, representing the administration to the unit, requires the ability to lead in a way that provides?
The company officer may interact with the public by providing services such as the following:
Issuing burn permits
Providing public and life-safety education
Investigating suspicious fires
Providing emergency care to victims of hazardous incidents
The company officer should consider the fire and emergency services organization a?
As an officer, _________, is a tool that is used to ensure that the unit operates safely, effectively, and efficiently.
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.
__________ at the company officer level may be the most difficult type of _________ one can encounter.
Taking ___________responsibility for personal actions changes because the new officer now must take _________ responsibility for the actions of subordinates.
A new officer must learn what ___________ is legitimately assigned to the position and how to apply it in a fair and equitable manner.
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
All company officers have responsibilities to the following people or groups.
Subordinates Organization Public Profession Family Themselves
Standard for Fire Officer Professional Qualifications
What is a(n) JPR?
Job Performance Requirement
The level 1 officer must administer the administrations what?
Policies, Procedures and Orders at the unit level
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
Incident Action Plan
Incident Safety Plan
Authority Having Jurisdiction
International Association of Fire Chiefs