The new updated 3rd edition of Chief Officer is designed to meet the job performance requirements for Fire Officer III and IV in NFPA® 1021, Standard for Fire Officer Professional Qualifications, 2014 Edition. The content of this text provides chief officers and chief officer candidates with advanced level knowledge and skills to supervise, manage, and administer fire and emergency services organizations. The third edition of Chief Officer concisely presents the material making it easier for students to comprehend and easier for instructors to use. The chapter arrangement provides a logical sequence for instruction.
Material that supplements the job performance requirements of the standard is only included when determined necessary by the validation committee. Case Histories open each chapter to illustrate important real world lessons. New learning objectives, images, tables, and review questions to illustrate key points are all included. The eight chapters are divided into Fire Officer III and Fire Officer IV when applicable.