Free Stuff:

____________________________________________________________________________________

Documents:

- Promotional Preparation Related:

  • So, you want to promote in the fire service? General guidelines to assist you in getting promoted in the fire service! - CLICK HERE.
  • Successfully managing personnel counseling problems - CLICK HERE.
  • Tactical worksheet - CLICK HERE.
  • Acting Captain Task Book - CLICK HERE.
  • Acting Battalion Chief Task Book - CLICK HERE.
  • Sample Captain Oral Interview Questions - CLICK HERE.
  • Sample Battalion Chief Oral Interview Questions - CLICK HERE.
  • Sample Emergency Simulation Scoring Sheet - CLICK HERE.
  • Sample Personnel Counseling Scenarios - CLICK HERE.
  • Sample Personnel Counseling Scoring Sheet - CLICK HERE.
  • Sample Oral Interview Scoring Sheet - CLICK HERE.
  • Sample Resume: Company Officer - CLICK HERE.
  • Sample Resume: Battalion Chief - CLICK HERE.
  • Oral Interview Preparation Tips - The Opening & Closing Statement - CLICK HERE.
  • Oral Interview Preparation Tip #1 - Don't just answer the question, answer the question! - CLICK HERE
  • Oral Interview Preparation Tip #2 - Use the Intro/Body/Conclusion method to increase your scores! - CLICK HERE

- Officer Development Related:

  • Four Phases To Managing An Incident (cheat sheet to ensure you're covering the bases) - CLICK HERE.
  • 10 Contributing Factors To Firefighter Line-Of-Duty-Deaths - CLICK HERE.
  • Emergency Scene Priorities For The Incident Commander - CLICK HERE.
  • ICS Forms Workbook (build an Incident Action Plan the easy way) - CLICK HERE.
  • Tactical worksheet - CLICK HERE.
  • Simulation practice worksheet #1 - CLICK HERE.
  • Simulation practice worksheet #2 - CLICK HERE.
  • Simulation practice worksheet: Sample simulation with Answer Key - CLICK HERE.
  • Battalion Chief personnel expectations of Captains/Crews (version #1) - CLICK HERE.
  • Battalion Chief personnel expectations of Captains/Crews (version #2) - CLICK HERE.
  • Probationary Firefighter Expectations. - CLICK HERE.

_________________________________________________________________________________________________________

PowerPoint presentations:

- Promotional Preparation Related:

  • What's Keeping You From Getting Promoted?- CLICK HERE
  • Thinking About Taking A Promotional Exam? If So, Start Preparing NOW! - CLICK HERE.
  • 10 Steps To Success In The Fire Service Promotional Process. - CLICK HERE.
  • Ace Your Promotional Oral Interview! - CLICK HERE.
  • How To Excel At Fire Service Promotional Exams: The key points - CLICK HERE.
  • How To Excel At Fire Service Promotional Exams: The Emergency Simulation - CLICK HERE
  • How To Excel At Fire Service Promotional Exams: The Personnel Counseling Session - CLICK HERE

- Officer Development Related:

  • Successfully Transitioning From Company Officer To Battalion Chief - CLICK HERE.
  • Survival Skills For The Newly Promoted Company Officer - CLICK HERE.
  • Survival Skills For The Newly Promoted Battalion Chief - CLICK HERE.
  • CHAOS Should Not Stand For Chief (or Captain) Has Arrived On Scene! - CLICK HERE.
  • Going From Firefighter To Captain, Are You Prepared?- CLICK HERE.
  • Strike Team / Task Force Leader Scenarios - CLICK HERE.
  • Strike Team Engine Captain ICS Assignments - CLICK HERE.
  • Reading Smoke - The Sequel (courtesy of Dave Dodson & firefighterclosecalls.com) - CLICK HERE.
  • Incident Command System Review - CLICK HERE.
  • Residential Sprinkler Systems (an overview of the benefits) - CLICK HERE.
  • Firefighter Caught In A Flashover - CLICK HERE.
  • California Mutual Aid Plan Overview - CLICK HERE.
  • Line-Of-Duty-Deaths Presentation - McDonald's Restaurant (Houston, TX) - CLICK HERE.
  • 101 Drills For The Company Officer & Lessons Learned From The Front Of The Class! - CLICK HERE.
  • Responsibilities Of The First Due Officer - CLICK HERE.
  • Fire Officer Leadership - Lessons Learned After Getting The Badge - CLICK HERE.