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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 […]

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 is a new fire officer promotional interview question and answer that was sent to us by a customer who purchased our book and successfully went through an interview. The question is common in both fire captain and fire lieutenant interviews and has been added to our Fire Officer Interview Book. There are several ways […]

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 […]

Glenn recently purchased The Fire Officer Interview Guide as preparation for his Fire Lieutenant Oral interview.  He emailed us after his interview with some helpful information. Here is what Glenn wrote: Jason, Thanks for your help with the new download link for my work computer. I went over your questions for two weeks every night. […]

Here is a great fire lieutenant interview question sent to us by one of our customers. He told us his fire Lieutenant interview consisted of 11 interview questions. 9 of his questions were listed word for word in our fire officer interview ebook. Here is the question that we have now added to our ebook: […]

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 […]