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Research topic: career development, promotions and succession planning

This resource page allows you to browse our collection materials drawn from federal, state and local governments as well as non-governmental organizations, and professional and scholarly publications. Many of these resources are available online but not all. Fire and emergency services: if you need assistance getting access to a copy of any of these materials, please contact the library at 301-447-1046.


Officer and career development

Titles that discuss standards, qualifications and employment criteria and training

Grooming yourself for success

Landing a promotion

Other positions and promotion processes



Wages and salaries

How to succeed in your new position

Succession planning

Fire chiefs by subcategories

Fire department organization