Smoke Your Firefighter Interview

Author: Paul S. Lepore
Publisher:
ISBN: 0972993452
Release Date: 2011
Genre: Employment interviewing

Includes over fifty sample situational interview questions and over thirty-five sample questions related to the job of firefighting, as well as sample rating sheets and tips.

Master the Firefighter Exam

Author: Peterson's
Publisher: Peterson's
ISBN: 9780768935059
Release Date: 2011-06-01
Genre: Study Aids

Peterson's Master the Firefighter Exam provides an in-depth review of the firefighting profession and a thorough analysis of a typical firefighter exam. Peterson's guide helps readers navigate through the firefighter qualifying process, study for the written exam, and understand the subjects covered. In addition, Peterson's Master the Firefighter Exam contains five practice tests, which assist test-takers in assessing their weaknesses and building their confidence as they prepare for the exam. Peterson's Master the Firefighter Exam shows readers what to expect on their written firefighter exam and helps them understand the subjects covered.

Mastering the Fire Service Assessment Center

Author: Anthony Kastros
Publisher: PennWell Books
ISBN: 9781593700775
Release Date: 2006
Genre: Technology & Engineering

This book identifies the key knowledge, skills and abilities required for success in the assessment center promotional process. Assessment centers are widely used by fire departments throughout the country. Unfortunately, many candidates fail to prepare for the test by failing to prepare for the position they seek. Whether aspiring to be a Lieutenant, Captain, Battalion Chief or above, this book gives the reader the tools to establish a personal plan for success in the test and in the position. This book is written in a humorous, matter-of-fact style that makes it easy to understand and retain. The reader is taught to truly prepare for the position and make the mental paradigm shift from test candidate to incumbent officer, which is a very unique and effective method. The book provides the reader with the tools needed to create his/her own plan for success. A personal self-assessment helps the aspiring officer evaluate his/her current status and leadership style. This baseline provides the foundation to get the reader asking questions about real-world scenarios that are mimicked in the testing arena. Features & benefits: * Gain a better understanding of what an assessment center is * Contains test exercises, sample problems, rating criteria, scoring sheets, assessor selection and common pitfalls *Learn the 27 knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSA's) spanning the 3 dimensions of leadership, management and emergency scene operations *Gain an in-depth understanding of how to develop their KSAs to succeed in the test and the position This book identifies the key knowledge, skills and abilities required for success in the assessment center promotional process. Assessment centers are widely used by fire departments throughout the country. Unfortunately, many candidates fail to prepare for the test by failing to prepare for the position they seek. Whether aspiring to be a Lieutenant, Captain, Battalion Chief or above, this book gives the reader the tools to establish a personal plan for success in the test and in the position. This book is written in a humorous, matter-of-fact style that makes it easy to understand and retain. The reader is taught to truly prepare for the position and make the mental paradigm shift from test candidate to incumbent officer, which is a very unique and effective method. The book provides the reader with the tools needed to create his/her own plan for success. A personal self-assessment helps the aspiring officer evaluate his/her current status and leadership style. This baseline provides the foundation to get the reader asking questions about real-world scenarios that are mimicked in the testing arena. Features & benefits: * Gain a better understanding of what an assessment center is * Contains test exercises, sample problems, rating criteria, scoring sheets, assessor selection and common pitfalls *Learn the 27 knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSA's) spanning the 3 dimensions of leadership, management and emergency scene operations *Gain an in-depth understanding of how to develop their KSAs to succeed in the test and the position

Master the Firefighter Exam Firefighting Basics

Author: Peterson's
Publisher: Peterson's
ISBN: 9780768935066
Release Date: 2011-06-01
Genre: Study Aids

Peterson's Master the Firefighter Exam: Firefighting Basics covers the careers of paid firefighters, the nature of wildland firefighting, and the firefighter screening process. Readers will find helpful information on job tasks and working conditions, first responder and EMT services, application and physical fitness requirements, screening tests and interviews, and the experience needed to earn a Red Card. Peterson's Master the Firefighter Exam shows readers what to expect on their written firefighter exam and helps them understand the subjects covered. For more information see Peterson's Master the Firefighter Exam.

Firefighter

Author: Robert Andriuolo
Publisher: MacMillan Publishing Company
ISBN: 0028603168
Release Date: 1995-01-01
Genre: Study Aids

A study guide with practice test and answers for fire fighters' examinations.

Firefighter Exam

Author: Tim Hautamaki
Publisher: Learning Express Llc
ISBN: 1576855708
Release Date: 2006
Genre: Study Aids

Congratulations! You are embarking on a promising career as a firefighter, but first, you must pass the firefighter exam. This revised and completely updated preparation book is for thousands of new vocational firefighters as well as current volunteers turning firefighting into a full-time profession.

Trophies

Author: Isabel L. Beck
Publisher:
ISBN: 0153397659
Release Date: 2003-07-01
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines


Field Guide to Covering Local News

Author: Fred Bayles
Publisher: CQ Press
ISBN: 9781483305073
Release Date: 2011-10-16
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

In the latest installment of the Field Guide series, Fred Bayles takes you step-by-step through the process of identifying and covering the events and issues that matter most to your community. For the five local beats—cops, courts, emergencies, schools, and government—you'll learn where to go for information and how to organize and present the stories your neighbors want and need. An overview of tools and techniques include tips on how to find sources, conduct interviews, work with editors, tap the power of the crowd and think multimedia. Then, for each beat, you'll get specifics on: People: The best official and unofficial sources of info, and what to ask them. Places: Where to go on the beat, and what to look for while you're there. Documents: Where to find records in offices and online, how to decipher and use them. Stories: Overview of common story types and how to go beyond them. Resources: Glossary of key terms, checklists, helpful web links.

How to Pass the UK s National Firefighter Selection Process

Author: Mike Bryon
Publisher: Kogan Page Publishers
ISBN: 9780749451615
Release Date: 2008
Genre: Applications for positions

Competition to join the fire service is fierce, with applicants struggling to earn one of the few places available. On average there are 40 people applying for each firefighter position. If you want to get ahead of the crowd and realise your ambition to be a firefighter, it is vital to be prepared before entering the selection process. How to Pass the UK's National Firefighter Selection Process fully complies with the new national assessment structure, covering the more demanding application process and the changes in the written and physical test stages. Packed with reliable and practical advice to help you succeed in the tests and assessments you face, it deals with every stage of the process, step by step. Containing hundreds of practice psychometric test questions, complete with answers, explanations and interpretations of scores, there are also realistic, timed practice tests to help you assess your skills and gain some serious score improving practice.

How to Pass the UK s National Firefighter Selection Process

Author: Mike Bryon
Publisher: Kogan Page Publishers
ISBN: 9780749462062
Release Date: 2011-06-03
Genre: Business & Economics

Competition to join the fire service is fierce, with 40 applicants for every position, candidates are struggling to earn one of the few places available. If you want to get ahead of the crowd and realise your ambition to be a firefighter, it is vital to be prepared before entering the selection process. This updated third edition of How to Pass the UK's National Firefighter Selection Process fully complies with the national assessment structure and contains hundreds of practice psychometric test questions and answers to help you assess your skills and improve your score. Packed with reliable and practical advice to help you succeed in the tests and assessment you will face, it deals with every stage of the process including the application form, the written test, the interview, team exercises and physical tests. Now including fault diagnosis and spatial recognition tests and answers as well as practical advice on how to improve your prospects and provide evidence that you are committed to equal opportunities and diversity, How to Pass the UK's National Firefighter Selection Process is the only guide you will need to get you successfully through the application process.