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Our newly updated book with Fire Captain and Fire Lieutenant Interview questions has been updated with several new questions. These came from recent fire captain interviews in California and Texas. Below is one of the newly added questions. Please describe for the panel the different levels of progressive discipline that a Captain can administer in […]

We recently spoke with a newly promoted Fire Captain about his oral board interview. We thought his insight might be helpful to those of you who are working to promote in the near future. He is one of our customers and also shared a fire captain oral board interview questions with us. You can find […]

A fire officer interview is arguably one of the most stressful events of your life. Mental preparation is a key to a successful interview. Here are a few ways to be mentally prepped and ready for this critical event. 1. Study regularly. You should not be attempting to cram in the days right before an […]

A neighboring department recently conducted Fire Captain interviews for 7 candidates. I was asked to sit on the oral board and help evaluate the candidates. This is one of my favorite things to do because it always gives me such great insight into the preparation and stresses of an interview. One of the captain oral […]

In the last few weeks we have had a surge in fire officer interviews. It seems like spring time is “prime time” for departments to be conducting Fire Captain and Fire Lieutenant Interviews. We have received many emails from candidates and are pleased with the results. Over 90% of our customers report that our ebook […]

The fire officer oral interview questions are always a challenge. Not only are they challenging questions, but as a promotional candidate, your nerves and anxiety are at high levels. The stress of a fire officer oral board interview is hard to deal with, there is not a quick answer that will help you control it. […]

The Fire Lieutenant oral board questions are usually pretty similar to the Fire Captain oral board questions. Many of their duties and responsibilities overlap. This is a question that we have recently added to our Fire Officer Interview Questions. As a new fire lieutenant, what will you do to improve the level of training and […]

A customer recently sent us an email after his Fire Lieutenant oral interview. “Jason, Thanks for your help downloading the interview questions to my other computer. I finished my Fire Lieutenant oral interview yesterday and was asked a total of twelve questions. Ten of them were covered in your guide. I couldn’t be happier with […]

During a recent Captain oral interview I sat in on, I witnessed a relatively simple interview question get botched by two candidates. I thought I would share the question here, with a few ideas on how to answer it. You have been tasked with developing a training plan for a probationary firefighter who is having […]