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Fire Chief Certification utilizes a performance assessment process built on the candidate’s education and experiential exposure. State Fire Training awards Fire Chief Certification only after determining the existence of specific competencies in management, leadership, and technical knowledge.

 

 

 


Fire Chief Certification:

Listed below are the requirements and application information for Fire Chief certification.

Requirements Committee Process Application

CPSE Reciprocity:


The Office of the State Fire Marshal (OSFM) and the Center for Public Safety Excellence (CPSE) both administer professional recognition for Fire Chiefs. OSFM confers Fire Chief Certification and CPSE confers Chief Fire Officer Designation. Both agencies use very similar processes to evaluate and confer recognition. In 2011 both agencies agreed to enter into a memorandum of understanding to initiate reciprocity between the two programs. Listed below are the requirements and application information to apply for reciprocity.

Requirements Committee Process Application

For more information, contact the Fire Chief (PACE IV) coordinator listed here…

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