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Company Officer Prep School – Greenville, NC

December 4, 2018 - December 6, 2018

Company Officer Prep School
December  4-6 , 2018 8:30 AM – 4:00 PM
Hosted by Pitt Community College
Greenville, NC

The program:
Riding the front seat, working on the fire ground is the easy part. It’s the remainder of the shift when you are not in a fire truck that cause you stress. This program will cover a wide array of topics presented through many engaging interactive exercises, role plays and other motivating tools. While this program will address some fire ground responsibilities as a company officer, it will heavily prod into what is needed to make you an overall exceptional company officer!

Topics Include:
Transition for Firefighter To Fire Officer
Leading and Motivating the Troops
Dealing with difficult member
Planning, directing and evaluating
Administrative responsibilities
Fundamentals of building construction
Strategy and Tactics
Resource management /ICS
Role playing exercises
Fireground simulation exercises

Lead Instructors
Ron Richards
A PA State Fire Instructor, Chief Richards has over 40 years of experience in both career and volunteer fire services serving as Fire Chief in three departments. Chief Richards worked 27 years in various capacities with the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, having served as a Fire Chief, Fire Marshal, Fire and Safety Specialist and Fire Instructor. He retired after his final assignment where he was responsible for coordinating and implementing ICS and NIMS to over 14,000 emergency responders. Chief Richards serves on the NFPA Technical Committee 1250 “Recommended Practice in Emergency Service Organization Risk Management” and the 1201 Technical Committee “Standard for Providing Emergency Services to the Public”. He graduated from the State University of NY with a B.S. in Fire Service Administration. He is the founder of and the President of Task Force, 1, Inc.

Mo Davis
Maurice “Mo” Davis is a 23-year veteran with the city of Houston Fire Department, currently assigned to D-68 as a District Chief, the busiest chief car in the city. Previously he served as a Senior Captain on a heavy rescue, one of three rescue trucks for the city of Houston. He also spent much of his career as a senior captain on L-46 one of the top five busiest trucks in Houston and served as a Captain on E-46 the leader in the city in working fires and responses. Mo served as a training officer for the Houston Fire Department, he also served as a district training officer to new hires. While he specializes in technical rescue, his passion is sharing leadership, strategy and tactics information with new and upcoming officers. He had served an adjunct professor at San Jacinto Jr. College in the fire protection division. Currently holds a MS degree from University of Houston.

For more information or to enroll: Jack Cote, Director, Fire & Emergency Services Training contact 252.493.7519


December 4, 2018
December 6, 2018
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Pitt Community College


Pitt Community College – Greenville, NC
3107 South Memorial Drive
Greenville, NC 27835 United States
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