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2011 recruit orientation

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2011 recruit orientation

  1. 1. Recruit Firefighter Orientation Craig Motel Fire, 2009 Battalion Chief Hume (left) and Firefighter Kernen
  2. 2. Welcome <ul><li>Introduction of Officers and Training Dept. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Chief Officers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Line Officers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Training Department </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Housekeeping Items </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Bathroom locations </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Breaks </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Questions during the discussion </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Overview of the orientation day </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. Employer <ul><li>Craig Rural Fire Protection District </li></ul><ul><li>Craig Fire/Rescue is a group of employees </li></ul><ul><li>District Administrative Assistant </li></ul><ul><li>Employment Paperwork </li></ul>
  4. 4. Chain of Command <ul><li>In General </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Board </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Chiefs </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Line Officers </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Officer Candidates </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Senior Firefighters </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Recruit supervisor </li></ul><ul><li>When is it appropriate to not follow the chain of command? </li></ul>
  5. 5. Battalions <ul><li>The Battalion Structure </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Minimizes response </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Allows for some personal time </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Call types – Battalion Calls, All Calls </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Percentage requirements for recruits </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Battalion chain of command </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Absence notifications, sign-out board </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Battalion Assignments </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Probationary Firefighter Supervisors <ul><li>Supervisor </li></ul><ul><li>Probationary Firefighter Expectations </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Handout </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Frequent Interaction </li></ul><ul><li>Problem Solving </li></ul>
  7. 7. Incident Command System <ul><li>Basic Structure </li></ul><ul><li>Used on every call </li></ul><ul><li>NIMS/ICS </li></ul>
  8. 8. Probationary Firefighter Milestones <ul><li>Purpose </li></ul><ul><li>Handout </li></ul>
  9. 9. Review Department SOPs
  10. 10. Training <ul><li>Training Department </li></ul><ul><li>Training Program </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Required Recruit Training </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Required Training Hours for Pension </li></ul></ul><ul><li>EMT Certification </li></ul><ul><li>Trimester Review/Evaluation </li></ul><ul><li>Training Expectations </li></ul><ul><li>Health, Wellness and Safety </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Physical Conditioning Expectations </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Hydration </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sleep </li></ul></ul>
  11. 11. Last Year’s Probationary Class
  12. 12. General Expectations <ul><li>Professional conduct at all times </li></ul><ul><li>FD representation in the community </li></ul><ul><li>Addressing the Officers </li></ul><ul><li>Meeting Attendance </li></ul><ul><li>Self initiated learning of equipment and apparatus </li></ul><ul><li>Cooking of meals </li></ul><ul><li>Assist Battalion in cleaning up after every meal </li></ul><ul><li>Attend State Fire Academy </li></ul>
  13. 13. General Expectations (cont.) <ul><li>Probationary Period </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Your Role as a Recruit </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Be quiet and learn </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Your opinion will not be solicited </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Teamwork is essential </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Must spend additional time practicing and learning </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>1 Year minimum of probation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Must complete all requirements </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Must have favorable reviews/evaluations </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Must gain the confidence and respect of all Officers and Firefighters </li></ul></ul></ul>
  14. 14. General Expectations (cont.) <ul><li>Probationary Period (cont.) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Probationary termination </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Coaching </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Counseling </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Progressive Discipline </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Termination </li></ul></ul></ul>
  15. 15. General Expectations <ul><li>Probationary Firefighters, along with the rest of their battalion, clean and maintain both south bathrooms and the gym during their Battalion month </li></ul><ul><li>Facial Hair Policy </li></ul><ul><li>Confidentiality </li></ul><ul><li>Alcohol Policy </li></ul><ul><li>Parking at southeast end/side of parking lot </li></ul><ul><li>Probationary Firefighters do not appear in department photo </li></ul>
  16. 16. Department Functions <ul><li>Firefighter Luau </li></ul><ul><ul><li>High School Scholarships </li></ul></ul><ul><li>4 th of July Picnic </li></ul><ul><li>4 th of July Fireworks </li></ul><ul><li>Hose Testing & Family BBQ </li></ul><ul><li>Fire Prevention </li></ul><ul><li>Family Parties </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Easter </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Christmas </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Halloween </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Christmas Dinner </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Recruit Entertainment </li></ul></ul>
  17. 17. The Fire Station <ul><li>Door combination </li></ul><ul><li>Fire Station Use – personal, family </li></ul><ul><li>Room Scheduling – board room, training room </li></ul><ul><li>Gym Use – personal, family, friends </li></ul><ul><li>Mail Boxes </li></ul><ul><li>Computer Use </li></ul>
  18. 18. Firefighter Physical <ul><li>District Doctor </li></ul><ul><li>Required every three years (under 40) </li></ul><ul><li>Required every two years (over 40) </li></ul><ul><li>Haz-Mat Technicians every year </li></ul><ul><li>Hepatitis B vaccine </li></ul><ul><li>Flu Shots </li></ul>
  19. 19. If you are injured <ul><li>On the Job </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Reporting time frame </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Accident Report </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Off the Job </li></ul><ul><li>Light Duty </li></ul>
  20. 20. Payroll <ul><li>Fire Department Pay </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Probationary Firefighter Pay </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Firefighter Pay </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>HazMat Pay </li></ul></ul><ul><li>What are you paid for? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Call pay </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Mandatory Training </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Department Meeting </li></ul></ul>
  21. 21. Responding to Calls <ul><li>Probationary Firefighters </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Can not WILL NOT run CODE to any call </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Shall not respond to any call in their PV unless instructed to do so </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>May be released from call with permission </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Shall return with the engine they responded in </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Must understand Fire Ground protocol </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Illegal/Immoral/Unsafe </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Shall not ride in the first truck unless instructed </li></ul></ul>
  22. 22. Personal Vehicles <ul><li>Personal auto insurance </li></ul><ul><li>After Probationary period </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Authorized Emergency Response Vehicle sticker </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>FF Plates </li></ul></ul>
  23. 23. Miscellaneous <ul><li>Web page/email </li></ul><ul><li>State Law pertaining to tardiness at your primary employment </li></ul><ul><li>Moffat County Haz-Mat team </li></ul><ul><li>Accountability System </li></ul><ul><li>Firefighter Safety </li></ul><ul><li>Sexual Harassment Training </li></ul><ul><li>Occupational Exposure Control training </li></ul>
  24. 24. Radio/Pager Use <ul><li>Clear Text </li></ul><ul><li>Cussing, CB Language </li></ul><ul><li>Care and use of radio/pager </li></ul><ul><li>Designated channels </li></ul><ul><li>Listen to pager information </li></ul><ul><li>Use of radio on calls </li></ul><ul><li>CRCC problems and how to address </li></ul>
  25. 25. Issued PPE <ul><li>Follow Equipment SOP </li></ul><ul><li>Wildland Gear </li></ul><ul><li>When will SCBA mask be issued? </li></ul><ul><li>PPE use and storage Demonstration </li></ul>
  26. 26. Questions?

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