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
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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Articles
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. ...
Fire Chief Dave Radel: "Even when we are fortunate to hire a minority, we don't get to hold onto them for very long." ...
The recent European airline tragedy shows how hard it is to filter out those with mental health problems. ...
Most know that these programs are an excellent recruiting tool, but the benefits to the department and its members extend well beyond the obvious. ...
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 ...





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