JOB OP: Senior Editor-FPP

JOB OP: SENIOR EDITOR Senior FPP Editor Fire Protection Publications (FPP), the world’s leading publisher of high quality and technically accurate fire and emergency services training materials, is accepting applications for the position of FPP Senior Editor. FPP is an ...

Read More »

The Hiring Pool is Open – Leland NC

Advertisement for Hiring Pool Leland Volunteer Fire/Rescue Department, Inc. is accepting applications for our 2013 hiring pool. This pool of applicants will be used to fill any part-time or full-time hiring that the department may need for 2013. Once the ...

Read More »

Loudon County VA Hiring

Loudoun County VA has posted a paid Firefighter/EMT recruitment  to their website at: www.loudoun.gov. FIREFIGHTER/EMT Recruitment #13-F136-322 Date Opened: 12/18/2012 8:00:00 AM Closing Date: 1/2/2013 5:00:00 PM Hiring Range: $40,925 Department: FIRE & RESCUE SERVICE Job Type: Open and Competitive Full/Part-Time: ...

Read More »

Draft Choices

Volunteer fire departments, whether they realize it or not, compete for recruits. Sometimes with other volunteer fire departments but most often with a busy home life, other community organizations, volunteering opportunities and a wide array of social activities. What if ...

Read More »

Diversity of a Different Color

Prompted by the receipt of this month’s newsletter from Fire 20/20 — a non-profit organization focused on increasing diversity and providing solutions for the fire service — it reminded me that I’ve written several posts, comments and articles about the ...

Read More »

My Bologna Has a First Name

Grabbing and keeping the public’s attention for the purpose of promoting a product, service or a cause has become a billion dollar business. As fire and emergency medical services struggle to find or maintain its identity in this generation of flux, ...

Read More »

Where is Recruitment on your list?

I just visited a volunteer fire department’s web site based on a referral from Facebook and was disappointed, if not dismayed, to find that “Recruitment” was listed at number 11 out of 18 options on their site’s sidebar menu. I ...

Read More »