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Car 303

SOC

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Responsible for: fire suppression, EMS, HAZMAT, EOD, Technical Rescue, Water Emergency, and the compilation of monthly and annual reports of suppression related activities of all fire companies.

Operations (Car 3)

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Master copies of the procedures manual, general orders, and notices are located at the _______________________, and current copies of each or stored on the _____________________.

Fire Training Center, S Drive

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Responsible for the general condition of the entire fire station, all reports relative to the buildings and grounds, and for the arrangement of watch duties:

Engine Company Capt (House Capt)

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Members are to strictly adhere to the chain of command, with the only exception being:

In emergencies, if warranted. Members violating the chain must be prepared to justify their actions if challenged.

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A directive issued by the fire chief to delineate department policy, which remains in force until revised or resend it.

General order

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Car 3

Operations AC

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Car 301

EMS DC (EMS-1)

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Member assigned permanently or temporarily two directed and supervise a fire company

Company officer

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Car 5

Fire Prevention AC

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Staff notes pertaining to changes in procedures will terminate in ______ days, unless converted to written procedure in the form of a general order or procedure manual change.

90

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An alarm transmitted win no emergency exists. Can be accidental or malicious.

False alarm

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Reasonable guidelines necessary for proper operation of an organization, standardized in a workable, readable format, and made available to all levels of the organization:

Policies

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Division that has direct responsibility for the daily activities of all 4 fire department districts:

Operations Division (Car 3)

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The location, building, or other area where the fire department is called to perform fire fighting duty.

Fire ground

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The annual schedule review of the procedure manual, general orders, and the report manual occurs:

Jan 1st - Mar 31st each year

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The period of time when a member shall be at a designated place of assignment.

Active Duty

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Division that operates the Fire Invetigation Unit (FIU):

Fire Prevention (Car 5)

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Division responsible for the purchasing goods/equipment/apparatus, assignment of apparatus, maintenance/inspection/repairs of apparatus and buildings:

Administration Services (Car 2)

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A fire department vehicle used for firefighting

Apparatus

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Car 4

Human Resources AC

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Car 161

PIO

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The contents of the procedures manual supersedes any conflicting information contained in any other departmental publication except:

General orders issued by the fire chief or his designee.

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A notification to respond to an emergency

Alarm

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Relationship of responsibility and authority as shown on the organization chart

Chain of command

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Responsibility of the fire department:

Protection of life and property from fire, explosion, and other related incidents.

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Car 201

DC Resource Mgmt

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A directive explaining a program or project which is temporary in nature

Notice

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The transmission of orders and communications through intermediate officers in ascending or descending order of rank

Through channels

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Official record of daily activities and events pertaining to a given fire company

Company diary

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Interchange of information, verbal, written, or electronic

Communications

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The liaison officer with various city agencies regarding fire hydrants, water supply, and Apparatus and equipment maintenance

Supervisor of fire equipment maintenance

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Determines and establishes the policies of the department. Delegates duties and responsibilities to department members.

Fire Chief

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A directive explaining a program or project which is temporary in nature.

Notices

Notices are issued for a specific purpose and are not considered permanent procedures.

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Daily activities diary, issued annually, used to exchange information between units, an unofficial log

Desk diary (red book)

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Assistant chief responsible for the distribution and maintenance of the procedures manual, general orders, and notices.

Human Resources AC (Car 4)

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Responsible for the supervision of the Internal Investigation Section

Human Resources (Car 4)

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Who has the authority to suspend a member from duty for violation of laws, ordinances, or procedures of the fire department?

1. The Fire Chief.
2. Assistant Chief, with the suspension subject to review by the fire chief.

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Maybe a signed as commanding officer of a fire company, or as a supervisor in fire prevention or other special assignment

Captain

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Used when there is an immediate or emergency need for a new procedure or change in existing procedure

General Order

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The official reference source of written guidelines pertaining to departmental operations that are organizational, routine, or emergency and nature

Procedures Manual

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A special or routine assignment of duties

Detail

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A member of lower rank temporarily assigned to function in a position of higher rank, and assume all duties and responsibilities of that rank.

Acting (Chief, AC, DC, Officer, FAO)

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A directive issued by the fire chief to delineate department policy, which remains in force until revised or rescinded.

General Order

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After verbal consultation. An official notice in writing by an officer to the employee that there is cause for dissatisfaction with his job performance, and that further disciplinary measures maybe taken of the cause is not corrected

Written reprimand

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In command of a fire district or second command of a division

District chief

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Changes in existing procedures that are known to be temporary in nature may be issued as a ______________________, but should include an ____________________.

General Order, Expiration Date

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Division that has control over all fire department training and personnel matters.

Human Resources (Car 4)

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The standard written reference source of departmental rules, regulations, policies, procedures, and operations.

Procedures Manual

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Divisions of the CFD

Administration
Operations
Human Resources
Fire Prevention
Emergency Management

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Active duty status for payroll purposes, but restricted to non-fire fighting duties as assigned by the human resources division

Limited duty

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Car 401

DC Training

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Responsible for maintaining an effective drill program, all training, continuing education, testing of new equipment, and writing procedures for proper use of dept equipment:

Human Resources (Car 4)

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Responsible for the inspection of buildings, premises, and structures for fire hazards:

Fire Prevention (Car 5)

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Car 402

DC Risk Mgmt

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The chief or assistant chief on call outside of regular business hours

Duty chief

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Any building housing one or more fire companies

Fire station

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Car 1

Fire chief

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Liaison to the city architect and city water works:

Administration (Car 2)

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Car 6

Emergency Management AC

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Where is the fire chief’s authority derived from?

The fire chiefs authority is derived from the city charter, and is passed to lower levels by the structure of the department.

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Policies, procedures, and rules are intended to be:

Reasonable and workable guidelines

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Car 2

Administration AC