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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 […]

One of the most difficult parts of a Fire Officer Interview are the scenario questions. The candidate has to listen to the scenario, reference SOP/SOGs and formulate a strategy and tactics to effectively mitigate the emergency. Proper size up and accounting for scene safety is critical. Here is a scenario that was given to Fire […]

We recently sat in on a Fire Captain Oral Board Interview for another department. One of the candidates gave a fantastic answer to this challenging question. His answer really impressed his Chief. “Describe your view of discipline” There are two meanings to discipline in the fire service. The first is using discipline as a tool […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]