Effectively Supervising and Managing Resources
Let’s assume that you have years on the job; and have taken all the prerequisite classes for the Chief’s exam and most importantly, you think that you’re ready for this very important step.
You have a fundamental understanding of the Incident Command System and can run a first-alarm, mass-casualty, wild-land or hazmat operation. Furthermore, you can perform subordinate counseling that includes fact- finding (not fault-finding), and you adhere to a rudimentary decision-making priority process to determine what’s important and why. Finally, and equally important, you have the character and the values necessary to make good decisions when policies or procedures don’t exist or fit a given situation.