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Opportunities in Fire Protection Services Careers

Opportunities in Fire Protection Services Careers (Paperback)

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"VGM's Opportunities in" ...series opens the door to more than 100 careers and gives you professional information on all there is to know about the professions that are important to you. No other series gives you such a wide range of comprehensive and up-to-date information. In "Opportunities in Fire Protection Services Careers", you'll find: expert advice on setting goals and obtaining the right education and experience to achieve them; on-the-job details of what a firefighter's day is really like, covering all aspects of the job - from responding to medical emergencies to putting out fires; detailed descriptions of a range of interesting careers in fire protection, including fire educator, fire apparatus mechanic, dispatcher, and more; up-to-date salary statistics and information on education and training in this unique field. These indispensable guides contain everything you need to make an intelligent and informed decision about your career - and your future.

EducationCareers & StudyingCareers guidancePhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesSocial welfare & social servicesEmergency servicesFire services Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education - Europe Publication Date: 26/03/2003 ISBN-13: 9780071405836  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Ronny J. Coleman is currently the State Fire Marshal for the State of California. He also serves as a chief deputy director for the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection. Most of his career has revolved around training and education. Early on in his career Chief Coleman participated in the development of UCLA research project entitled: "Study of a Fireman's Occupation." This resulted in his involvement in the creation of the state's first Master Plan of Training and Education. He currently oversees the California Fire Academy and certifies individuals who complete the process outlined in that plan.

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