The Hat Dance: Realities of the Short-Staffed Company Officer
Date & Time
Saturday, October 31, 2020, 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM
As adequate staffing continues to become more of a fantasy than a reality for many departments, the modern company officer is asked to wear many hats ranging from tailboard firefighter to command level officer. This class aims to empower and encourage company officers battling the realities of limited manpower armed only with strategies found in formal training and education designed for staffing models that are no longer realistic for the average fire department. The presenter will break down how to balance firemanship and leadership to overcome the challenges facing company officers who routinely operate as members of crews with three or less personnel.