Jeff Armstrong
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COVID-19: Emergency Management Lessons Learned

Like all of you, my last month (or so) has been nothing but COVID-19 related response, planning and discussions.  Emerging from this event we will undoubtedly have thousands of stories and lessons learned, each one being unique.   This pandemic has been like nothing I have seen nor hope to see again in my lifetime of public service.  The point of this article is to share some thoughts and lessons learned.  Not that these are unlike what you are experiencing; however, my desire is to memorialize…See More
May 26
Jeff Armstrong's blog post was featured

COVID-19: Emergency Management Lessons Learned

Like all of you, my last month (or so) has been nothing but COVID-19 related response, planning and discussions.  Emerging from this event we will undoubtedly have thousands of stories and lessons learned, each one being unique.   This pandemic has been like nothing I have seen nor hope to see again in my lifetime of public service.  The point of this article is to share some thoughts and lessons learned.  Not that these are unlike what you are experiencing; however, my desire is to memorialize…See More
Apr 14
Jeff Armstrong posted a blog post

COVID-19: Emergency Management Lessons Learned

Like all of you, my last month (or so) has been nothing but COVID-19 related response, planning and discussions.  Emerging from this event we will undoubtedly have thousands of stories and lessons learned, each one being unique.   This pandemic has been like nothing I have seen nor hope to see again in my lifetime of public service.  The point of this article is to share some thoughts and lessons learned.  Not that these are unlike what you are experiencing; however, my desire is to memorialize…See More
Apr 13
Jeff Armstrong's blog post was featured

How do you define successful promotion, Topic 3

Often, a successful promotion is defined by scoring high on a test, doing well in an assessment center, or even simply getting the position.  However, the “work” does not stop the day we achieve the rank and a successful promotion is not solely defined by obtaining new collar brass.   A successful promotion is also defined by our ongoing efforts, after assuming the new…See More
Jul 31, 2019
Jeff Armstrong posted a blog post

How do you define successful promotion, Topic 3

Often, a successful promotion is defined by scoring high on a test, doing well in an assessment center, or even simply getting the position.  However, the “work” does not stop the day we achieve the rank and a successful promotion is not solely defined by obtaining new collar brass.   A successful promotion is also defined by our ongoing efforts, after assuming the new…See More
Jul 14, 2019
Jeff Armstrong posted a blog post

How do you define successful promotion? Topic 2

Often, a successful promotion is defined by scoring high on a test, doing well in an assessment center, or even merely getting the position.  However, the “work” does not stop the day we achieve the rank, and successful promotion is not solely defined by obtaining new collar brass. Successful promotion is also characterized by our ongoing efforts, after assuming the new…See More
Jun 27, 2019
Jeff Armstrong's blog post was featured

How Do You Define Successful Promotion?

Often, a successful promotion is defined by scoring high on a test, doing well in an assessment center, or even merely getting the position.  However, the “work” does not stop the day we achieve the rank, and successful promotion is not solely defined by obtaining new collar brass. Successful promotion is also characterized by our ongoing efforts, after assuming the new…See More
Jun 14, 2019
Timothy Ferguson commented on Jeff Armstrong's blog post How Do You Define Successful Promotion?
"With each promotion, new responsibilities come as a leader. We will not be judged by our new position, but assessed by our progress, commitments, work performances, team building capacity, and leadership qualities. These five concepts in the post…"
Jun 13, 2019
Fireyladd - Chief Sharp left a comment for Jeff Armstrong
"Welcome to Firefighter Nation Chief. Its awesome you joined the group. There is lots to do, read and be involved with here. Your participation and involvement is important to us all. Chief William Sharp- Retired Brookings Fire / Rescue Living in…"
Jun 8, 2019
Jeff Armstrong posted a blog post

How Do You Define Successful Promotion?

Often, a successful promotion is defined by scoring high on a test, doing well in an assessment center, or even merely getting the position.  However, the “work” does not stop the day we achieve the rank, and successful promotion is not solely defined by obtaining new collar brass. Successful promotion is also characterized by our ongoing efforts, after assuming the new…See More
Jun 8, 2019
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Profile Information

What State do you live in?
CA
Type of Organization
Paid Fire Department
Job Function
Fire Chief/Commisioner
Years in Fire/EMS:
23
Primary Fire/EMS Department:
Rio Vista Fire Department
Years With Department/Agency
3
About Me:
I currently serve as the fire Chief for the Rio Vista Fire Department in Northern California, where I lead a City FD and, under contract, am the Fire Chief of a Fire District. I have worked in a number of Organizations, both full-time paid Departments and combination. With a wide variety of experience in the promotional process on both sides, I has been able to mentor many though the process and beyond. I am designated as a CFO (Chief Fire Officer) from the Center for Public Safety Excellence, hold a B.S. in Public Safety Administration, an A.S. in Fire Science and am certified as a Chief Officer through California State Fire Training.
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Jeff Armstrong's Blog

COVID-19: Emergency Management Lessons Learned

Posted on April 13, 2020 at 1:30pm 0 Comments

Like all of you, my last month (or so) has been nothing but COVID-19 related response, planning and discussions.  Emerging from this event we will undoubtedly have thousands of stories and lessons learned, each one being unique.   This pandemic has been like nothing I have seen nor hope to see again in my lifetime of public service.  The point of this article is to share some thoughts and lessons learned.  Not that these are unlike what you are experiencing; however, my desire is to…

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How do you define successful promotion, Topic 3

Posted on July 15, 2019 at 8:56am 0 Comments

Often, a successful promotion is defined by scoring high on a test, doing well in an assessment center, or even simply getting the position.  However, the “work” does not stop the day we achieve the rank and a successful promotion is not solely…

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How do you define successful promotion? Topic 2

Posted on July 14, 2019 at 4:37pm 0 Comments

Often, a successful promotion is defined by scoring high on a test, doing well in an assessment center, or even merely getting the position.  However, the “work” does not stop the day we achieve the rank, and successful promotion is not solely defined by obtaining new collar brass. Successful promotion is also characterized by our ongoing…

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How Do You Define Successful Promotion?

Posted on June 8, 2019 at 12:45pm 1 Comment

Often, a successful promotion is defined by scoring high on a test, doing well in an assessment center, or even merely getting the position.  However, the “work” does not stop the day we achieve the rank, and successful promotion is not solely defined by obtaining new collar brass. Successful promotion is also characterized by our ongoing efforts,…

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At 12:30pm on June 8, 2019, Fireyladd - Chief Sharp said…

Welcome to Firefighter Nation Chief. Its awesome you joined the group. There is lots to do, read and be involved with here. Your participation and involvement is important to us all.
Chief William Sharp- Retired
Brookings Fire / Rescue
Living in Alaska

 
 
 

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