Tag Archives: #brotherhood

TITLES!

TITLES What is in a title? A title defined by the dictionary is; a descriptive or distinctive appellation, especially one belonging to a person by right of rank, office, attainment. It’s something that can give a person power and authority or it can mean you have achieved the most elite status in a sport profession. In all instances the word ...

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Mentoring, for a better future…

Webster’s dictionary tells us that a mentor is, ‘an experienced and trusted adviser.’ Mindtools.com describes mentoring as, “ an essential leadership skill. In addition to managing and motivating people, it’s important that you help others learn, grow, and become more effective in their jobs.” So the questions are, do you have a mentor and are you being a mentor? Neither ...

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Motivation from The Bull

Hooligans, especially our younger or aspiring firefighters, lend me your ear for a moment as I share a little advice. Remember the movie Backdraft? Of course you do, we all do right? The movie gave us so many great lines that we can recite at the right moment when they fit our own situations. “You go, we go!”, “I was ...

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Want your kid to be a firefighter?

I was recently at a dinner party with several of my wife’s co-workers (veterinarian pharmaceuticals). Several of the guys (all veterinarians) were standing outside and reminiscing about their days in vet school and early days in veterinary practice. The conversation between them got around to, “Would you encourage your kids to become veterinarians?” It was interesting to hear them say ...

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Alachua County Fire-Rescue is Hiring Now!

Job Information ALACHUA COUNTY FIRE RESCUE P.O. BOX 5697 GAINESVILLE, FLORIDA 32627 (352)374-5219 http://agency.governmentjobs.com/alachua/default.cfm Updated: February 24, 2016 Classification: Firefighter/EMT 56 or Firefighter/Paramedic 56   The Alachua County Fire Rescue is currently hiring for Firefighter/EMT 56 or Firefighter/Paramedic.  This position requires FireTEAM and a valid NTN CPAT.  Only CPATs from NTN will be accepted.  All testing must be completed by ...

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Job Opportunity: U.S. Forestry Service hiring over 600 positions!

The Rocky Mountain Region of the U.S. Forest Serviceis hiring over 600 temporary positions across 17 national forests and 7 national grasslands located in Colorado, Kansas, Nebraska, South Dakota and Wyoming. Temporary positions are available in a variety of occupations such as fire, trails, forestry, engineering, wildlife, recreation, fisheries, archeology and administrative support. Visit www.fs.usda.gov/main/r2/jobs to get started! —

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