How to Excel at Fire Department Promotional Exams


Getting promoted in the fire service is not an easy process.

Many people have that desire to promote, but for whatever reason cannot put the pieces together to make it a reality. Over the 20 plus years Steve Prziborowski has been in the fire service, he has had the opportunity to be on both sides of the promotional process – as a candidate, and as a rater and proctor.

This book will assist fire department personnel specifically prepare for their next promotional exam.

Promotional candidates will be exposed to and offered key points for the most common tasks and events within a fire department promotional process including, but not limited to: promotional preparation, completing the application, resume preparation, the written exam, the oral interview, the personnel problem, the oral presentation, and the emergency simulation.

Steve Prziborowski has over 20 years of fire service experience, currently serving as a Deputy Chief for a fire department in the Silicon Valley area of Northern California. Steve is also an instructor for the Chabot College (Hayward, CA) Fire Technology Program, where he has been instructing fire technology and EMS classes since 1993.

Steve is a state-certified Chief Officer and Master Instructor, has earned a master’s degree in emergency services administration, is a graduate of the Executive Fire Officer Program at the National Fire Academy, and has received Chief Fire Officer Designation through the Commission on Professional Credentialing.


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