Podcast

The Leader's Toolbox: Alternative Staffing Models

February 2nd, 2010


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Host Dr. Richard B. Gasaway talks with Ponderosa, TX, Fire Chief Fred Windisch about alternative staffing models.

Chief Windisch emphasizes the importance of identifying the root problems with your department's staffing to help keep the proper number of members on the street. The two discuss the value of being "mission-centric" and the need to evaluate your organization's and community's needs.

Listen as they talk about staffing options that include purely volunteer systems, volunteer staffing programs, part-time staffing models, and full-time staffing designs.

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