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1

Members shall NOT

  • Engage in any activity that is detrimental to the department
  • Engage in a conflict of interest to the department
  • Use their position with the department for personal gain or influence
  • Fight
  • Abuse their sick leave
  • Steal
  • Use alcoholic beverages, debilitating drugs, or any substance which could impair their physical or mental capabilities while on duty
  • Engage in any sexual activity while on duty

 

2

All members SHALL:

  • Follow SOP's and SOG's of both EFRS and COE
  • Use training and capabilities to protect the public at all times on and off duty
  • Work competently in their positions to cause all department programs to operate effectively
  • Always conduct them to reflect credit on themselves and the department
  • Supervisors will manage in an effective, and considerate manner: subordinates will follow instructions in a positive, cooperative manner
  • Always conduct them in a manner that creates good order inside the department
  • Keep them informed to do their jobs effectively
  • Be concerned and protective of each member's welfare
  • Operate safely and use good judgement
  • Observe work hours of the position
  • Obey the law
  • Keep them physically fit
  • Becareful of department equipment and property

 

3

Define SOP's

Standard Operating Procedures

  • The laws of the department and these directives must be adhered to
  • use words like "must" and "will"
  • If not followed, may resuld in possible legal implications for a member

 

4

Define SOG's

Standard Operating Guidelines

  • Guidelines developed for the safe and efficient mitigation of a myriad of events
  • may be deviated from and are flexible, provided you can justify your actions
  • Use words such as "Shall" and "May"

 

5

Where can SOP's and SOG's be accessed

  • Electronically-
    • Intranet and online group's link
  • Hard Copy-
    • Upper management offices
    • Training school
    • Fire Investigations
    • Fire Prevention
    • ERCC

 

6

Provide examples of possible SOP topics

  • Dress
  • Conduct
  • Station duties
  • Training procedures
  • Fire Response

 

7

How are members notified of changes to SOP's and SOG's?

  • Blanket Email
  • Notice or bulletin delivered in hard copy to each firehall

 

8

What are the discipilnary actions available to:

 

District Chief

  • Counseling
  • Extra station duties
  • Suspension of privilages
  • Verbal reprimand
  • Written reprimand
  • Suspension with pay

 

9

What are the discpinary actions available to:

 

Deputy Chief

  • Verbal Reprimand
  • Written Reprimand
  • Suspension with Pay
  • Suspension without pay
  • Demotion
  • Dismissal

 

10

What are the disciplinary actions available to:

 

Captain

  • Counseling
  • Extra station duties
  • Suspension of privilages
  • Verbal reprimand
  • Written reprimand

 

11

What are the disciplinary actions available to:

 

Platoon Chief

  • Suspension of privilages
  • Verbal reprimand
  • Written reprimand
  • suspension with pay

 

12

What are the disciplinary actions available to:

 

Fire Chief

  • Written reprimand
  • Suspension with pay
  • Suspension without pay
  • Demotion
  • Dismissal

 

13

Where are notices and bulletins located?

  • On station bulletin boards
  • Typically in kitchens and captain's office.