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TCFP 167 Fire Officer III

56.00 Hours

 

Description of Certification Level

FIRE OFFICER III

A Fire Officer III is a midlevel supervisor who performs both supervisory and first-line managerial functions who has met all the job performance and certification

requirements of Fire Officer II as defined in NFPA 1021, Standard for Fire Officer Professional Qualifications. An individual at the Fire Officer III level as part of his or her duties and responsibilities:

·       Establishes procedures for hiring, assigning, promoting, and encouraging professional development of members

·       Develops programs that improve and expand service and build partnerships with the public

·       Prepares a divisional or departmental budget, develops a budget management system, solicits bids, plans for resource allocation and works with information management systems

·       Evaluates inspection programs to determine effectiveness and develops public safety plans

·       Manages multi-agency planning, deployment, and operations

Develops, manages and evaluates a departmental safety program

Online and Resident Courses  

If a department has more than 5 students, NTFA staff will come to your location and conduct skills. Saving your department critical budget dollars

Cost of Course $350.00     

Resident class as needed

Online classes begin anytime based on student dates requested. The online class takes at least 60 days to complete. You must attend skills training on the 1st weekend of each month while enrolled in class. (2 skill dates Inspection and driving)

You must complete the course with a 70 average to be eligible to take the state certification test.

Textbook

Chief Officer (2nd Ed)(2004). Stillwater, OK: International Fire Service Training Association

Chief Officer
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IFSTA's Chief Officer manual provides a valuable resource and educational foundation for current chief officers. It includes the basic knowledge and skills necessary to lead and manage fire and emergency service organizations. It also provides company officers and chief officer candidates with the motivation and basic tools required to achieve the promotions that ensure a professional and well-trained officer corps for the future.).

The manual provides the necessary knowledge to meet the basic requirements found in NFPA® 1021, Standard for Fire Officer Professional Qualifications for Fire Officer Levels III and IV. The reader will find the information logically organized into chapters that begin with basic knowledge and skills. Topics include leadership, logic, ethics, communication skills, management and supervisory skills, and administrative skills. These skills are then applied to the functions that chief officers generally perform: human resources, community relations, governmental relations, administrative programs and planning, fire and life-safety programs, emergency services delivery, and health and safety programs.

 

CURRICULUM OUTLINE

SECTION

SUBJECT

RECOMMENDED HOURS

903-6.1

General

2

903-6.2

Human Resource Management

10

903-6.3

Community and Government Relations

4

903-6.4

Administration

10

903-6.5

Inspection and Investigation

4

903-6.6

Emergency Service Delivery

6

903-6.7

Health and Safety

4

903-6.8

Emergency Management

4

 

Performance Skills*

12

 

 

 

 

TOTAL RECOMMENDED HOURS

56

 

 

*The recommended hours for skills evaluation is based on 12 students. Actual hours needed will depend on the number of students, the number of examiners, availability of equipment, and the student skill level.