Firefighter Safety and The Codes

by mobrian on November 10, 2014

Worldclass Speakers to Present November 19th 8am-5pm

firefightersafetyandcodesThe Michigan Fire Inspector Society along with the Michigan Association of Fire Chiefs and other fire service groups are proud to  host Sean DeCrane and Bob Davidson on how the fire service is changing firefighter safety through stronger fire and building codes.

Join us on November 19th from 8am-5pm at the Suburban Collection Showplace in Novi, MI.

When discussing the safety of fire fighters and their work environment, it is important to establish the true work environment. The fire station is merely the staging area—the locations we respond to are our true work environment. To positively impact this work environment, the fire fighter must be involved in the process that establishes how it will be designed, built, and maintained: the code development process. This program will examine specific incidents and issues where fire service involvement has made a positive impact through code changes or has protected the work environment by preventing proposed changes.

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Bangor Township, Now Hiring Firefighters

by mobrian on June 10, 2014

From Monday, June 9, 2014 through Friday, June 20, 2014, the Supervisor’s Office will be accepting applications for the position of full-time EMT/Firefighter, and to establish a list for full-time EMT/Firefighter.

As a full-time EMT/Firefighter with Bangor Township, this position is under the supervision of the Shift Officer serving on an assigned 24-hour shift. Responsibilities include responding to all emergency medical calls and fire calls as assigned. Must have knowledge and ability to operate all emergency medical and fire equipment of the Fire Department. All rules mandated by the Michigan Department of Health and Bay County Protocols along with Fire Department Standard Operating Procedures must be observed.

The position requires a high school diploma (or equivalent), all certificates as required by the Michigan Department of Public Health for EMTs including a current State of Michigan EMT license, State of Michigan Firefighter 240 hour and/or State of Michigan Firefighter I and II certificate and Operational Level Hazardous Materials Certification. Possession of a valid vehicle driver’s license is also required.

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Northern Michigan Fire Chiefs Fire Service Conference

June 9, 2014

The Northern Michigan Fire Chiefs 1.5 day “Fire Service Conference” is fast approaching! July 17-18 in Petoskey at the North Central Michigan College. Presentations will focus on Current Issues facing Today’s Fire Service (Agenda Below). This will be the event of the summer! Please encourage all members of your staff to attend. Register today – […]

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Fire Chief Posting, Saginaw

March 20, 2014

The Fire Chief reports directly to the City Manager. The Fire Chief is responsible for administration and supervision of a 50-member full-time department dedicated to the protection of life and property and the prevention and control of fire to a population of 51,230 located over 17.5 square miles. The Fire Department operates out of four […]

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Bangor Township Hiring a Fire Chief

March 20, 2014

Applications Due April 2 With the announcement of Fire Chief Donahue, Banger Township is looking to hire a replacement Fire Chief.   The position notice indicates the City is looking for the minimum requirements of firefighter II, Fire Officer and graduate of the National Fire Academy EFO program or the applicant should have their Chief […]

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Midwest Vendor Show April 3 in Novi

March 12, 2014

Midwest Largest One-Day Fire and Emergency Services Vendor Show Suburban Collection Showplace 46100 Grand River Avenue, Novi, MI 48374 10:00AM – 3:00PM Admission – $20 Expo Only or $35 includes 8:30AM Keynote Presentation (All Admissions Include Lunch) Interested in obtaining

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City of Sturgis, Taking Applications

February 14, 2014

The City of Sturgis is currently seeking applications for a Full-time Firefighter. The position requires the employee to work 24 hour shifts, 10 to 12 days a month and the availability to cover overtime. Qualifications include but not limited to; a high school diploma or equivalent – with an Associates or Bachelor’s Degree preferred, a […]

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MAFC Winter Conference

February 3, 2014

Training for the Entire Fire Service The Michigan Association of Fire Chiefs is hosting the winter workshop February 28-March 1, 2014 at the Bay City Double Tree New sessions and information you need to be successful in today’s fire service Active Shooter protocol Marketing Leadership Changing the culture of the fire service EMS and the […]

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New Part 74 Rules Released

April 25, 2013

Changes to Continual and Baseline Training Last week MIOSHA released the updated rule set for Part 74, Firefighting.  The new rule set brings in changes to continual training as well as baseline training.  The updated standard was updated an includes changes that are important for the entire fire service. Take a look at the changes here

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