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.

This course can be applied toward:


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

Textbooks and Materials

Textbooks and materials can be purchased at the CSU Bookstore unless otherwise indicated.


  • Fire Service Personnel Management, 3rd Ed. (2010)
    ISBN: 978-0135126776
  • Public Human Resource Management: Problems and Prospects, 6th Ed. (2016)
    Kearney and Coggburn
    ISBN: 978-1483393452


Dennis Himstedt
Dennis Himstedt

(303) 697-8742 | djhimstedt@comcast.net

D.J. Himstedt has been the president of Legal Investigations Inc., located in Denver, Colorado, since June 1987. The company specializes in investigations of personal injury, product liability and other matters on behalf of attorneys, insurors, and corporations.

D.J. has a B.B.A. degree in finance from University of Houston and a Juris Doctor degree from University of Denver.

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