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PREPARE FOR YOUR FIREFIGHTER'S EXAM WITH A TOP EXPERT AND EDUCATOR — AND JOIN AMERICA'S BRAVEST!

Chief Ronald Spadafora of the New York City Fire Department has created this test prep guide and career handbook to give you the very latest information about firefighter testing and employment. With three decades of experience in the fire service, Chief Spadafora is uniquely qualified to lead you through every step of the recruiting process. This all-in-one resource will give you the edge to do your best on the day of the exam and throughout your firefighting career.

Includes:

  • 5 full-length sample tests based on Firefighter exams given throughout the United States
  • Complete review for all question types: reading comprehension * math * principles of mechanics * tool usage and recognition * memorization and visualization * on-the-job scenarios, etc.
  • Expert advice for the oral interview and psychological testing
  • Candidate Physical Ability Test (CPAT) skill sets and preparation
  • Valuable mini-courses in firematics and basic emergency medical care

Synopsis:

In this complete, up-to-date guide to firefighter qualifying exams, renowned firefighting expert and trainer Spadafora explains the ins and outs to passing the oral interview, psychological test, physical ability test, video-based tests, and the written qualifying exams.

About the Author

Ronald R. Spadafora is a Deputy Assistant (2-Star) Chief and the Chief of Logistics for the New York City Fire Department. He was the FDNY Chief Safety Officer during the entire Recovery Operation at Ground Zero and was Deputy Incident Commander for the FDNY Incident Management Team (IMT) directing rescue and recovery in New Orleans in the aftermath and during Hurricanes Katrina and Rita.

Table of Contents

Part I: Being and Becoming a Firefighter

Chapter 1. Being a Firefighter

Chapter 2. Becoming a Firefighter

Part II: Preparing for the Oral Interview and Psychological and Physical Ability Tests

Chapter 3. Preparing for the Oral Interview

Chapter 4. The Psychological Test

Chapter 5. Preparing for the Physical Ability Test

Part III: Review for the Written Examination

Chapter 6. Reading Comprehension

Chapter 7. Mathematics

Chapter 8. Fire Science Basics

Chapter 9. Principles of Mechanics

Chapter 10. Tools of the Trade

Chapter 11. Memory and Visualization

Chapter 12. On-the-Job Scenarios

Chapter 13. Fire History Chronology

Chapter 14. Emergency Medical Care

Part IV: Practice Examinations

Practice Exam I

Practice Exam II

Practice Exam III

Practice Exam IV

Practice Exam V

Appendix A: Informational Resources for Careers in Firefighting

Appendix B: Glossary of Firefighting Terms

Product Details

ISBN:
9780071477697
Author:
Spadafora, Ronald R.
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill
Subject:
Civil Service
Subject:
Fire Science
Subject:
Examinations
Subject:
Fire extinction
Subject:
firefighter test, firefighter exam, firefighter, test prep, review guide, law enforcement career, study guide, fireman
Subject:
Careers
Subject:
Fire extinction -- United States.
Subject:
Reference-Test Guides
Copyright:
Publication Date:
November 2007
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
418
Dimensions:
10.73x8.52x.85 in. 1.77 lbs.

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