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FESA 433 - Fire and Emergency: Human Resources

  • 3 credits
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A human resources management overview applied to fire and emergency service organizations. Theory, policies, procedures, and practices related to the management of publicly employed emergency personnel are examined. Concentrated analysis of complex workforce development matters include: dealing with labor relations, managing diversity, establishing recruitment and selection methods, applying progressive discipline, and effectively dealing with ethical issues.


FESA 333 (Proposals/Reports in Fire Service Management); FESA 336 (Fire Emergency Services Management)


John Roper

John Roper graduated from the Fire & Emergency Service Administration degree, and is excited to give back to the very program that assisted in propelling his career. After the FESA program, John attended CSU Global for his masters in Organizational Leadership with emphasis in Human Resource Management. He then attended Grand Canyon University to obtain a Doctorate in Education in Organizational Leadership with Emphasis in Organizational Development. John’s research focuses are on Firefighter health and wellness. Professionally, he works for Mountain View Fire Rescue located in Boulder/Weld counties north of Denver as a Lieutenant (company officer).