About CFO

Unlock the pinnacle of achievement in the world of firefighting—earn the designation of a Chief Fire Officer (CFO). Elevate your career to new heights by taking on a role that demonstrates leadership and excellence. As a CFO, you shoulder the vital responsibility of strategic firefighting planning, mitigating risks, and steering emergency response coordination.

Step into a realm of multifaceted influence where you master leadership and team management, fostering a cohesive firefighting unit that thrives under your guidance. The CFO designation signifies your adeptness in budget oversight and resource allocation, ensuring efficient operations even in challenging times.

What truly sets a CFO apart is the unwavering commitment to community engagement and trust-building. You’re not just fighting fires; you’re building relationships and safeguarding neighborhoods. Whether you’re already at the helm of a department or forging your path up the ranks, earning the CFO title demonstrates your unwavering dedication to professionalism and continuous growth.

Take command, embrace excellence, and demonstrate your prowess across every administrative facet. Become a Chief Fire Officer and light the way for a safer tomorrow.

Credentialing Requirements

  • You must hold the rank of Battalion Chief or above. An organizational chart is required to confirm your position within the department.
  • When you fill out your application, you are awarded a series of points. You need a minimum of 150 points that are earned through a combination of education and experience.
  • Education points range from 25 to 150 and can include an Academic Certificate.
  • Experience points range from 5 to 60 and may be influenced by the length of time in the position.