Tuesday, October 21st, 2014

Yuma Fire Chief Awarded Officer Designation

Yuma-Fire-DepartmentYuma Fire Department Battalion Chief Charlie Smith is officially a Fire Officer.  The Commission on Professional Credentialing met to officially confer the designation recently.

The CPC awards the Fire Officer designation only after an individual has successfully met all educational and profession development criteria.  The process includes an assessment of the applicant’s education, experience, professional development, technical competencies, contributions to the profession, and community involvement.  Applicants also are required to identify future professional development plans. 

The process includes a comprehensive peer review to assist in the evaluation of a candidate’s qualifications. 

Our congratulations to Fire Officer Smith.

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