The Fire Chief's Toolbox


Chief Ron Graner (Ret.)

This is not another book about how to put the wet stuff on the red stuff. The Fire Chief’s Toolbox presents a clear view of the personal and professional issues affecting a new fire chief and offers tools to address the issues successfully.

The Fire Chief’s Toolbox will provide readers with:

  • Realistic insight into the knowledge, skills and abilities that every fire chief must have to succeed Guidelines for long-term career preparation;
  • An understanding of the job search and selection process;
  • A fundamental plan for assuming command;
  • An understanding of the importance of the chief’s role as a politician, educator, salesperson and marketer to assure career success Guidance for spouses and families of those who seek to become The Chief;
  • A reminder that the primary job of every fire chief is the safety of his or her personnel.

As a future or current chief of any fire department, you will:

  • Benefit from the practical, straightforward and common sense advice;
  • Discover the thought processes needed to meet the challenges that face every chief;
  • Learn the 27 knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSA’s) spanning the 3 dimensions of leadership, management and emergency scene operations;
  • Gain insight that will help your family cope with the stresses your job as fire chief will bring to their lives.

6" x 9", 305 pages, hardcover, ISBN: 978-1-59370-104-8

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SpecificationsFire Engineering, 2007
6" x 9" hardcover
305 pages
ISBN: 978-1-59370-104-8

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