Recruitment and Retention Articles


Recruitment and Retention


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Beware of the animals Protecting the radio Finding work as a wildland fire contractor Key considerations for diversity recruitment and retention
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Fire dept. creates 'Dynamite' recruitment video Firefighter song: "Inside the Prayer" Some Tenn. volunteer fire dept.'s moving to full-time Proposed bill to help fix volunteer firefighter shortage Tenn. firefighters seeking $8K pay raise
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The high school cadets would work 20 hours per week for two years as firefighter trainees to earn a chance to be fast-tracked onto FDNY ...
Some at Harlem recruiting table said it was the first time they'd considered joining FDNY, which is under a court order to diversify its overwhelmingly white and male ranks. ...
An unprecedented outpouring of volunteers has inundated both centers, far outpacing the few available staff to process and deploy qualified volunteers. ...
Judge John Brooks reinstated the 10 original firefighters and declared the fire district and volunteer department are separate entities ...
The funds will provide financial support and assist with recruitment efforts for eight departments ...
One firefighter brought the music video idea to training one night, mandating the volunteers to lip sync and dance to 'Dynamite' by Taio Cruz ...
Due to attrition the department loses about 100 firefighters a year and last year it paid $37M in overtime ...
With many retirements expected over the coming years, SFFD will need to hire additional personnel to maintain minimum staffing levels as well as prepare for the demands of a ...
The department will receive $577K to increase staff and buy new equipment ...
EMT Choeurlyne Doirin-Holder has failed to pass the training academy two times; FDNY gave her top firefighter pay for a desk job; she is getting a third shot at the test ...
By Jeri Packer The Voice CLAY TOWNSHIP, Mich. — “Our first responders are our true heroes and the heartbeat of our communities,” said Clay Township Supervisor ...
Welcome to the second edition of the Fire Chief Digital Edition, a quarterly supplement to FireChief.com and the Fire Chief eNews that brings a sharpened focus to some of the most ...
Fire departments should find the balance between vigilance and intrusion when considering a candidate's social media history. ...
In return, the firefighters agree to respond to fire and emergency calls in the area ...
Taking a deliberate approach to recruiting underrepresented segments of the population will boost fire department ranks and its overall quality. ...
The emergency action is a stop-gap as the town has no fire protection since a dispute led to firefighter firings and leaves of absence ...
More than 20 firefighters are in limbo while the board decides whether it wants to go into mediation. ...
Officials said the reason for the removals is because firefighters who live outside the district were driving at dangerous speeds to get to scenes ...
The $1,000 tax credit will help departments recruit and retain volunteers; NVFC called on firefighters support the bill ...
Departments can register and post their volunteer opportunities; it also includes customizable ads and materials used to reach recruits. ...





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