Company Officer, 3E
COMPANY OFFICER provides vital information for those who
seek certification as Fire Officer I or II.
Based on the 2009 Edition of NFPA 1021,
STANDARD FOR FIRE OFFICER PROFESSIONAL COMPETENCY
- Ensure NFPA Standard
compliancy by reviewing the detailed guide at the
beginning of book, which correlates validated
learning objectives and chapter content and
corresponding page numbers to the 2009 edition of
NFPA Standard 1021.
- Easily identify Fire Officer
I and II requirements through an all-new design that
highlights the content related to these two
- Obtain proficiency of skills
required for success on the job with “Officer
Advice”, “Fireground Fact” and “Ethics” boxes
- Gain a more informed view of
the Fire Officer position and develop
critical-thinking skills with "Street Stories" and
"Case Studies" that include specific accounts from
officers in the field.
Chapter 1: The
Company Officer's Role-Challenges and Opportunities.
Chapter 2: The Company Officer's Role in Effective
Chapter 3: The Company Officer's Role in the Organization.
Chapter 4: The Company Officer's Role in Management.
Chapter 5: The Company Officer's Role in Managing Resources.
Chapter 6: The Company Officer's Role: Principles of Leadership.
Chapter 7: The Company Officer's Role in Leading Others.
Chapter 8: The Company Officer's Role in Personnel Safety.
Chapter 9: The Company Officer's Role in Fire Prevention.
Chapter 10: The Company Officer's Role in Understanding Building
Construction and Fire Behavior.
Chapter 11: The Company Officer's Role in Fire Investigation.
Chapter 12: The Company Officer's Role Planning and Readiness.
Chapter 13: The Company Officer's Role in Incident Management.
464 Pages -
8-1/2x 11 in.
About the Authors:
Clint Smoke is a retired member and
former chair of the National Science Curriculum Committee for
Associate Curriculum Development, and the former editor of Fire
Command magazine. He is a member of the National Fire Protection
Association, and is a Director and Secretary for the Fire Protection
Technology Educations Section of NFPA, as well as a member of the
International Society of Fire Service Instructors.
Professor Smoke was an early and active
participant in the Fire and Emergency Service Higher Education (FESHE)
Conference held annually at the National Fire Academy, and was the
first chairman of the FESHE National Fire Science Curriculum
Committee. A Certified Fire Protection Specialist, he is currently
the chair of the Fire Protection Technology Program at
Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College in Asheville, North
Carolina, and a member of the Skyland Volunteer Fire Department.
Charlie Keeton served 35 years on the
Wichita Fire Department where he rose through the ranks to serve as
the Chief Training/Safety Officer. Charlie coordinated the
in-service training provided to the personnel of the Fire Operations
Division, including management and oversight of all fire, hazardous
materials, medical and special operations training functions.
Charlie also served as the Department's
Safety Officer overseeing its accident and injury prevention
programs. In addition, Charlie was the coordinator of the
Department's Heavy Rescue Team as well as a Training Coordinator for
the University of Kansas Fire and Rescue Training Institute.
In 2008 Charlie was awarded the J. Faherty
Casey Award for his activities in the National Fire Academy's
Training Resource and Data Exchange (TRADE) program as well as the
Insurance Women of Wichita "Firefighter of
the Year" award in 2007.Charlie currently
serves as the Emergency Preparedness Coordinator for hospitals
within a 19 county area in South Central Kansas.
Billy Jack Wenzel is
a 29-year veteran of the Wichita Fire Department, currently serving
as the Division Chief of Safety and Training. Chief Wenzel worked
through the ranks as Firefighter, Lieutenant, and Captain, earning
multiple awards and letters of recognition. He worked as Captain at
one of Wichita's busiest houses and spent time as a member of
Special Operations. He holds certifications in many areas including:
Hazardous Materials Technician, High Angle Rescue, Trench Rescue,
N.A.U.I. SCUBA, Confined Space Rescue, Advanced Crash Rescue, and
holds a Bachelors Degree in Business Administration.
Chief Wenzel spent 19 years
as a member of the Wichita Fire Department Honor Guard and served as
the Unit Commander. Chief Wenzel is the author of "Kansas Grain Dust
Explosion" and "Training Tips" for Fire Engineering. He has been
published in several fire service trade publications. Chief Wenzel
is an adjunct instructor for the National Fire Academy, Department
of Homeland Security, Emergency Management Institute, National
Fallen Firefighter Foundation, and a past instructor at FDIC.
He is a Training Manager
for the University of Kansas Fire and Rescue Training Institute. He
is the co-developer of Wichita HoT, a regional fire school providing
affordable hands-on-training to hundreds of firefighters every year.
Chief Wenzel is a member of the Kansas Firefighters Association
Training Committee, Kansas Historical Museum, and the South Central
Kansas Incident Management Team.
Bradford Boyd is a
16-year veteran of the Wichita Fire Department, currently serving as
the Medical Officer in the Safety/Training Division. Captain Boyd
worked through the ranks as Firefighter, Lieutenant, and Captain,
earning multiple awards and letters of recognition. He currently
works as "C" Shift Medical Officer and spends time in the classroom
delivering medical and firefighter safety courses.
Captain Boyd is a national
fire Instructor as well as a disaster medical adjunct instructor for
Rescue Training Associates. Captain Boyd also is a NIMS 300-400
Instructor, NFA Emergency Incident Safety Officer Instructor, Kansas
Board of Emergency Medical Instructor Coordinator, and is a National
Registry Paramedic, and holds certifications in many other areas.
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