- August 9, 2021 - August 13, 2021
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
This class is for firefighters and driver/operators who aspire to the position of company officer; for company officers determined to remain versed in essential and innovative management, leadership, and human relations concepts; and for training officers responsible for teaching and developing officers and officer candidates. The class will discuss what it means to assume the role of company officer, along with how it relates to the department and community, and what liability and legal responsibilities attach to the position. Also discussed are some of the classic and contemporary theories of human resource management. Discussions of labor relations, budgeting, information management, and fire department communications are included. Company-level inspections, investigations, and trainings are discussed along with emergency service delivery. The company officer’s responsibilities relating to firefighter safety and health are discussed.