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Fire Officer I

  • October 27-29 & November 3-5, 2017
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DFPC Fire Officer I JPRs

 

Fire Officer I JPR skills packet


The Colorado Division of Fire Prevention & Control has established 15 Job Performance Requirements (JPRs) based upon NFPA 1021, Standard for Fire Officer Professional Qualifications, 2009 edition, divided among the following 6 categories:


Human Resource Management (JPRs #1-4)

4.2 This duty involves utilizing human resources to accomplish assignments in accordance with safety plans and in an efficient manner. This duty also involves evaluating member performance and supervising personnel during emergency and nonemergency work periods, according to the following job performance requirements.

DFPC Fire Officer I JPR Sheet #1
Assignment Sheet 6-1, Apply the Interpersonal Communications Model to an Emergency Situation Scenario
4.2.1 Assign tasks or responsibilities to unit members, given an assignment at an emergency operation, so that the instructions are complete, clear, and concise; safety considerations are addressed; and the desired outcomes are conveyed.

(a) Requisite Knowledge: Verbal communications during emergency situations, techniques used to make assignments under stressful situations, methods of confirming understanding.
(b) Requisite Skills: The ability to condense instructions for frequently assigned unit tasks based upon training and standard operating procedures.
4.4.5 Explain the needs and benefits of collecting incident response data, given the goals and mission of the organization, so that incident response reports are timely and accurate.
4.6.3 Develop and conduct a post-incident analysis, given a single unit incident and post-incident analysis policies, procedures, and forms, so that all required critical elements are identified and communicated, and the approved forms are completed and processed in accordance with policies and procedures.

The following documents should be enclosed with JPR #1:

  • A detailed narrative outlining the method used by the candidate to accomplish the task(s) utilizing the task steps.
  • Backup Documents:
    • Incident Report
    • Completed forms
    • Standard Operating Procedures/ Standard Operating Guide (SOP/SOG) or statement regarding lack of a department policy. If no department policy exists, please state resources utilized.
    • Post-Incident Analysis

DFPC Fire Officer I JPR Sheet #2
Assignment Sheet 6-2, Apply the Interpersonal Communications Model to a Nonemergency Situation
4.2.2 Assign tasks or responsibilities to unit members, given an assignment under non-emergency conditions at a station or other work location, so that the instructions are complete, clear, and concise; safety considerations are addressed; and the desired outcomes are conveyed.
(a) Requisite Knowledge: Verbal communications under non-emergency situations, techniques used to make assignments under routine situations, and methods of confirming understanding.
(b) Requisite Skills: The ability to issue instructions for frequently assigned unit tasks based upon department policy.
4.2.6 Coordinate the completion of assigned tasks and projects by members, given a list of projects and tasks and the job requirements of subordinates, so that the assignments are prioritized, a plan for the completion of each assignment is developed, and members are assigned to specific tasks and supervised during the completion of the assignments.
(a) Requisite Knowledge: Principles of supervision and basic human resource management.
(b) Requisite Skills: The ability to plan and to set priorities.

The following documents should be enclosed with JPR #2:

  • A detailed narrative outlining the method used by the candidate to accomplish the task(s) utilizing the task steps.
  • Copy of Written Plan
  • Any Forms, Reports, Estimates, Outlines, etc. for this variable Job Performance Requirement (JPR)
  • The Performance Outcome may be modified to use other non-emergency activities

CDFS Fire Officer I JPR Sheet #3
4.2.3 Direct unit members during a training evolution, given a company training evolution and training policies and procedures, so that the evolution is performed safely, efficiently, and as directed.

(a) Requisite Knowledge: Verbal communication techniques to facilitate learning.
(b) Requisite Skills: The ability to distribute issue-guided directions to unit members during training evolutions.

The following documents should be enclosed with JPR #3:

  • A detailed narrative outlining the method used by the candidate to accomplish the task(s) utilizing the task steps.
  • Standard Operating Procedures/Standard Operating Guide (SOP/SOG) or statement regarding lack of a department policy. If no department policy exists, please state resources utilized. Completed Class Rosters Lesson Plans and/or Presentation Materials

CDFS Fire Officer I JPR Sheet #4
Assignment Sheet 13-1, Respond to Scenarios About Human Resource Policies and Procedures
4.2.4 Recommend action for member-related problems, given a member with a situation requiring assistance and the member assistance policies and procedures, so that the situation is identified and the actions taken are within the established policies and procedures.
(a) Requisite Knowledge: The signs and symptoms of member-related problems, causes of stress in emergency services personnel, and adverse effects of stress on the performance of emergency service personnel.
(b) Requisite Skills: The ability to recommend a course of action for a member in need of assistance.
4.2.5 Apply human resource policies and procedures, given an administrative situation requiring action, so that policies and procedures are followed.
(a) Requisite Knowledge: Human resource policies and procedures.
(b) Requisite Skills: The ability to communicate verbally and in writing and to relate interpersonally.

The following documents should be enclosed with JPR #4:

  • A detailed narrative outlining the method used by the candidate to accomplish the task(s) utilizing the task steps.
  • Standard Operating Procedures/ Standard Operating Guide (SOP/SOG) or statement regarding lack of a department policy. If no department policy exists, please state resources utilized. (i.e. Employee Assistance Program or Human Resource policies)

Community and Government Relations (JPRs #5-7)

Administration (JPRs #8-10)

Inspections and Investigations (JPRs #11-12)

Emergency Service Delivery (JPRs #13)

Health and Safety (JPRs #14-15)

 


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