Climbing the Career Ladder: The Next Step

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Captain Russell Merrick hosts a roundtable chat with two leaders in the fire service promotion and education fields.

Guests Dr. Burton A. Clark of the National Fire Academy and Steve Prziborowski, battalion chief with Santa Clara County, CA discuss a discuss a variety of topics related to promotional process for members of the fire service.

They share their experiences on when it is the proper time to take the promotional exam and methods to best prepare for the process. The group also discusses the mentality that each new fire officer must take on when they move up to a new rank.

Whether you are looking to get into the fire service, or promote to the next run on the career ladder, this podcast is packed with tried and true information for your next step.

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This podcast was recorded at Firehouse Expo in July.