PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT FOR THE FIRE & EMERGENCY SERVICES

FST4081 - PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT FOR THE FIRE & EMERGENCY SERVICES

Examines relationships and issues in personnel administration and human resource development within the context of fire-related organizations, including personnel management, organizational development, productivity, recruitment and selection, performance management systems, discipline and collective bargaining. If student is not an active firefighter, must establish a mentor who is a FD Officer.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate and explain contemporary personnel management issues in Fire and EMS.
  2. Discuss the fair and equitable rules, procedures, policies and law that relate to personnel management issues.
  3. Analyze and discuss alternative methods in the recruitment of new personnel.
  4. Discuss two main issues concerning retirement of personnel.
  5. Summarize how organizational development and leadership styles impact a particular Fire and EMS department.

Chris Eisele