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Recruitment and Retention Articles


Recruitment and Retention


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Fire Service Exploring - Locate a Program in Your Area Firefighters Bookstore: Firefighter books, videos and software The Burning Issue National Fire Service Magazine
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Recruitment and Retention Tips
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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Videos
Proposed bill to help fix volunteer firefighter shortage Tenn. firefighters seeking $8K pay raise So you want to be a volunteer firefighter? Mini-doc spotlights importance of volunteer firefighters Minn. fire department recruiting inner-city teens
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Articles
The bill would allow cities and towns to give volunteer firefighters a $750 property tax credit for their service ...
Fire Chief Dan Schaeffer said the decision to close comes down to a lack of volunteers ...
The department has lost 12 firefighters in the last eight months because firefighters went elsewhere for more money ...
The fire department not only welcomes older candidates, but they seek them out over younger firefighters ...
Falling numbers and aging staffs pose an escalating risk to people and property ...
The grant money would train and equip 50 volunteers; the department now has 200 volunteers. ...
The chief and Capt. Gene Shealy set six specific goals; read them below to help recruit and retain volunteers at your department ...
The volunteer departments need donations and grants to survive ...
One suggestion is to reimburse current members for training expenses and to pay new members for completing the courses ...
Volunteers will be compensated per hour or service call; rates range from $12-16 per call no matter how long it takes ...
The legacy of service extends through multiple generations, with parents passing their knowledge, dedication and passion to their children ...
The department's number of volunteers has dropped 22 percent while its emergency calls have increased 12 percent ...
Officials need to spend more on the recruitment of qualified women and minorities and develop ways of ranking candidates ...
The chief said volunteer firefighter numbers have been dwindling due to members' job placement outside the area or inability to meet the time commitment ...
There's always going to be something to worry about, but a new year does offer everyone a new start and new optimism. ...
Two key pieces of legislation were made law by the efforts of firefighters; similar effort is needed in 2015 to protect our interests. ...
From the easy to the slightly outrageous, albeit needed, here's a look at what to expect in the coming year. ...
We can ill afford to whiff at an opportunity to give volunteer firefighters a much needed break and reward for their efforts. ...
"The discipline you have in the military really transfers over to the discipline you need to have as a firefighters," one new hire said ...
The bill would help bolster staffing by allowing them to claim a portion of the value of the services they donate each year as a charitable donation ...





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