Managing Fire and Emergency Services is the latest edition of ICMA's classic series on fire and rescue services. The new title reflects the transition of traditional fire service agencies to mutihazard emergency service organizations. Designed to meet the National Fire Academy's Fire and Emergency Services Higher Education model curriculum guidelines, this text will provide a reference for chief officers and local gov ernment officials, and essential reading for students and those preparing for promotional exams. Emphasizing innovation, collaboration, and the advancement of professional knowledge and skills, each chaper is presented at a level sufficient for understanding and action.
Managing Fire and Emergency Services is organized into four parts:
- Policy and Organization Environment for the Fire and Emergency Services
- Organization Leadership
- Managing Fiscal Resources
- Critical Support Systems and Functions.