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We have added several new Fire Officer interview questions and answers to our Fire Officer ebook. Below is the question, key talking points, and sample answer. You can purchase our book here or by clicking below. We also offer free lifetime support that helps you customize answers for your department and assists you answering other […]

Below is a fire lieutenant interview question and answer sent to us by Brian from Florida. As a newly promoted fire lieutenant, how will you handle the first meeting with your crew? What topics will you cover? Key talking points: The first meeting a company officer has with his crew is called an expectations interview. […]

We have updated this question a little since our last post with some new ideas. Progressive discipline is a question asked in nearly every Fire Officer Interview. It is a crucial component of an officers responsibilities. We have added a new question to our Fire Officer Interview Questions Ebook. This question comes from David in […]

After a long road of studying and then passing the written exam, it will finally be time for the Fire Officer Oral Board. Most candidates will begin looking for books or searching the internet for Fire Officer oral board questions or fire officer interview questions. There are some generic questions on forums and chat rooms, […]

Here are a few tips from our book “The Fire Officer Interview“. In addition to covering over 80 interview questions that have been used in actual interview across the United States, we also lay out a comprehensive study system. We have found that this system works very well in teaching candidates to answer questions on […]

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 […]