1. For this assignment, you are to develop a career path plan for you to follow. Develop a two-page reflection paper about where you are in your career path, and include a plan of action to prepare you to meet the requirements of a Fire Administrator or Fire Chief.
Within your plan, you will want to discuss where you are within your degree plan and the goal to complete it and look at obtaining other requirements, such as a master’s degree or even a designation as listed on the model.
Be sure to address all of the following items.
Discuss your goals for fire training and goals for higher education.
Discuss your higher education opportunities.
Describe the components of the National Professional Development Model that you will use in your career path.
The page count does not include the title page or reference page.
2. Depending on the area served and hazards being faced, departments will have the resources to respond. For example, if the department provides protection for an airport, they will have specialized apparatus and proximity gear for the protection of personnel. What are the main hazards seen within your area? What resources are needed to mitigate them?
Your journal entry must be at least 200 words. No references or citations are necessary.
3. Informational Packet
You are now tasked with putting together an informational packet to be handed out to a homeowners’ group about emergency services resources. It will be a handout and should include images you have taken. You will develop this packet about your local department (or one of which you are a member). The homeowners are wanting information about selected topics.
Describe organizations in your community that provide emergency response services.
Include fire department apparatus and the use of each type. Describe how each resource mitigates various hazards. Determine which hazards could potentially exist in your area.
Describe personal protective equipment (ensembles and station wear).
Include the various facilities and the use they provide.
Discuss resources needed in your area to address emergency services operations.
Describe how the community can interact with the fire and emergency services. Who are the designated personnel or roles for education, fire prevention, and other needs?
Discuss resources available from national, state, and local organizations in fire and emergency services for use in your area.
This packet should be a minimum of three pages (not counting title page or reference page). Pictures should not be more than one page total. You are welcome to be creative in the layout of the text and pictures in this format, as long as all of the topics are covered and the citations included.