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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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 So you want to be a volunteer firefighter?
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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. ...
Residents are concerned about response performance; the city doesn't plan to close any fire stations. ...
It would make it easier to attract and retain volunteers who might be discouraged from joining if they lived outside municipal limits ...
The move would help cut response times; the departments hope to raise money for full-time firefighters through more donations ...
The story is based on an unnamed source close to the department; FDNY officials did not comment on the allegations. ...
Pursuing a firefighting career with misguided motives will make for an unhappy career choice. ...
There were four women, who later dropped out, picked among 43 recruits; it's the department's second consecutive all-male class ...
The bill would remove a state law barring anyone older than 45 from becoming a volunteer firefighter; they would still be denied pension participation. ...
The department will officially close June 30; surrounding departments will cover their area ...
After refusing to boost the pay the board reversed itself and will now pay an additional $5 per meeting and training session. ...





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