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Recruiting for All The Right Reasons

Wednesday, April 17
Classroom Session

Public service is one of the most sought-after professions, yet the fire service continues to struggle in the recruitment and retention arena. This program will review the most current statistics of fire and emergency services compared to data over the past several years. We will discuss public perception as it relates to why some people don’t believe they have what it takes to be in the fire and EMS service. The class will introduce proven strategies to recruit and retain a more diverse fire service.

Terri Reid, Captain - Baltimore County Fire Department