Fire Officer II 

NFPA Standard: NFPA 1021, 2014, Chapter 5

Accredited: IFSAC: Yes, NPQS: Yes

Prerequisites: Fire Officer I

Description: Fire Officer II is a front line officer and a line supervisor in the fire department organization, a person certified to this level will be able to perform routine administrative functions, complete employee evaluations and work plans, follow department/agency administrative polices, assist in the budget process, interact with the media by assisting press releases, manage multi-unit responses to an incident, complete initial investigation of a fire scene and determine cause or request an investigator, review initial accident reports and make recommendations to change policy or procedures, and conduct a post-incident analysis (PIA). 

Requirements for Certification: Candidates shall be at least 18 years of age. Complete a practical skills examination with a "Passing" score. Complete an 100 question written examination with a passing score of 70% or higher 

Reference List: NFPA, Standard for Fire Officer Professional Qualifications, NFPA 1021 2014, IFSTA Fire and Emergency Services Company Officer 4th Edition 1st Printing, Jones and Bartlett Fire Officer Principles and Practices 1st Edition

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