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1

List the responsibilities of DFC Public Safety

-Quality Management Plan (QMP)
-Fire Prevention and Public Education
-Fire Inspections
-Fire Investigations
-FRS/EPS Partnered Arson Investigations
-Fire Protection Engineering

65 FTE

2

What are the responsibilities of the DFC Office of Emergency Management

-Emergency Management Planning
-Emergency Management Training and Public awareness
-Emergency Operations Centre
-Emergency Support Services
-Corporate Business Continuity Planning

8 FTE

3

List the responsibilities of the DFC Technical Services

-Call Evaluation/Dispatch/Communication
-Data and Analytics
-Public Safety Technology
-Mapping Services
-Environmental Management
-Fire Accreditation

54 FTE

4

What are the responsibilities of the DFC Fire Rescue Operations

-Fire Suppression event response
-Medical event response
-Rescue event response
-Hazardous materials event response
-Regional Mutual aid event response
-Specialty Operations

1068 FTE

5

List the responsibilities of the DFC Training and Logistics

-Training and E-Learning
-Fire Rescue Facilities
-Fire Rescue Fleet and Equipment
-Logistical Planning (PPE, SCBA + Equipment)
-Health and Wellness programming

35 FTE

6

What are the five District Chief stations?

D1- 1
D2-9
D3- 24
D4- 4
D5- 25

7

Who is the GM of Community Services

Linda Cochrane

8

List the Ice/Static Water Rescue Stations

9,16,17,19,20,23,25,26,27,28

9

What is the minimum manning for EFRS

198 members

10

List the Swift Water Rescue Stations

1,2,6,7,11,12,18,22,24

Jet boat 21
Fan truck 21

11

Which stations house the All-Terrain Vehicle and trailer (Mule)

17, 26

12

Which Stations house the ATP (All Terrain Pump)

7,16,23,24

13

Which station houses the command vehicle

19

14

Which station houses the service and salvage trucks

22

15

Where are the mobile mechanic vehicles located?

Fleet services

16

What stations are in District 2

6,9,11,15,16,26

17

What stations are in District 1

1,2,5,22

18

What stations are in District 3

3,13,20,24,27,28

19

What stations are in District 4

4,8,12,19,23

20

What stations are in District 5

7,8,10,14,17,18,25

21

Which station houses the Hazardous Materials Response Team

10

22

What is the standard compliment of a Tanker?

1 Officer and 1 firefighter

23

Which station houses Fire Investigations?

Investigation units- stn 2
K-9 unit- stn 2

24

What is the standard crew compliment of a Rescue

1 Officer and 3 firefighters

25

What is the standard crew compliment of the All Terrain Pump?

1 Officer and 1 firefighter

26

What is the standard crew compliment of a Ladder

1 Officer and 3 firefighters

27

What station houses the Technical Rescue Team

Stn 3

28

What is the standard crew compliment of a Pump

1 Officer and 3 firefighters

29

EFRS is organized into the Chief's Office and Which 5 sections?

Fire Rescue Operations
Training and Logistics
Office of Emergency Management
Public Safety
Technical Services

30

Who does the Fire Chief Report to?

GM of Community Services

31

Who is the EFRS Fire Chief

Ken G. Block

32

Define Division of Labour

The dividing of large operations into smaller manageable tasks. These small tasks are then assigned to specific individuals.

33

What are our core functions

Fire Suppression
First response to Emergency medical events
Motor vehicle collision response
Specialized rescue responses
Hazardous Materials responses
Fire Investigations
Fire Prevention Programs (Education and Inspections)

34

Who is the Deputy Fire Chief of the Office of Emergency Management

Brian Cornforth

35

Who is the Deputy Fire Chief Training and Logistics

Kevin Lefebvre

36

Who is the Deputy Fire Chief Technical Services

Bryan Singleton

37

Who is the Deputy Fire Chief Public Safety

Russell Croome

38

Who is the Deputy Fire Chief Fire Rescue Operations

Scott MacDonald

39

What is the EFRS Mission statement

We are committed to protecting life, property and the environment.

40

Define Major Crew

1 Officer and 2 or more firefighters

41

Define Minor Crew

1 Officer and 1 firefighter

42

What is our Vision

To make Edmonton a safer, more livable city by providing the best fire rescue services in North America

43

Why is Division of Labour necessary in the Fire Service?

-Safety and accountability
-To prevent duplication of effort
-To define specific, clear-cut assignments
-To assign responsibility for the tasks outlined

44

Define Discipline

An organization's responsibility to provide the direction needed to satisfy the objectives of the organization. This direction may come in the form of rules, regulations, or policies, to define the limits or boundaries for expected performance

45

Define: Span of Control

The number of personnel one individual can effectively manage

46

According the the Rule of thumb, how many firefighters or functional units can one officer directly supervise and effectively manage?

3-7

47

Name the four basic organizational principles to operate as an effective team member

Span of Control
Discipline
Unity of Command
Division of Labour

48

Define: Unity of Command

The principle that a person can report to only one office (supervisor) directly.
Each subordinate reports to their designated officer
- Indirectly, everyone reports to the Fire Chief through the chain of command

49

What are the Core Values

Safety
Service
Teamwork
Relationships

50

Define Safety in our Core values

We make public safety and firefighter safety our number one priority, through ongoing training, development, and innovation.

51

Define Service in our core values

We fulfill our mission to serve the public 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year

52

Define Relationships in our core values

We build and maintain public trust through integrity, dedication, professionalism, and accountability

53

Define Teamwork in our core values

We work together as a team. We can only achieve our mission and other core values by working closely with our internal and external partners