In this course, learners examine the topic of leadership within several leadership contexts: personal, organizational and community. Learners will study Emery's Fire Service Pyramid of Success and will use this model to better relate and define their own personal leadership as it relates to them as individuals and as team leaders. Learners will also examine an organizational foundation for their role as leader which will include concepts of organizational structure and culture - two important elements that impact the formal leadership role. Additionally, learners will explore the concept of community leadership and service excellence and be able to situate this knowledge within their own community to gain a better understanding of the public role of the fire service.
This is one course in the JIBC Fire Officer program intended to meet the NFPA 1021 Standardprogressing through the third level of Fire Officer Qualification, Fire Officer III (managerial / administrative). The following areas of responsibility will be covered: human resource management, community and government relations, administration, inspection and investigation, emergency service delivery and health and safety.