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Decatur Fire & Rescue usually does lateral hires to fill firefighter positions
The Grand Traverse Metro Fire Department fire chief will oversee operations across three townships
Success in the firefighter interview is about far more than answering the questions
Effective recruitment will look different for each agency, but the basics are the same and critical to get right
The Snyder Fire Department set a goal, formed a team, and made a plan to significantly increase its membership in two years
The Haverhill Fire Department’s SAFER grant will also cover 100% of the new members’ salaries and benefits for three years
“A two-man response to a structure fire is not only well below any recognized standard, it is outright dangerous,” the Dover fire union said in a statement
If you’re looking for new recruitment inspiration, view this webinar. You’ll hear from Deputy Chief Billy Goldfeder, U.S. Fire Administrator Dr. Lori Morrie-Merrell and more!
Attracting Gen Z to your department requires new ways of thinking
As the fire service grows and changes alongside society as a whole, finding your footing as a leader can be challenging
The Myrtle Beach Fire Department takes a four-step approach to attracting applicants and hiring new members
While some departments are reevaluating their fitness and education requirements, among others, most have changed nothing
Anaheim leaders passed a budget that supports hiring more firefighters, police officers due to an increasing call volume
It’s time for NFPA to develop a standard specifically tailored to what’s expected of a health and safety officer
Creating a mindset to achieve diverse, equitable and inclusive hiring practices