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Firefighting Offers Opportunities to Advance Based on Merit

Posted Wednesday, June 27, 2012

From July 28, 2011

Becoming a firefighter is certainly challenging, but offers great opportunities for career and personal growth. In the Merit Matters entry “Former Chief-of-Department Augustus Beekman on The Merit System,” the former FDNY Fire Commissioner spoke proudly of being able to “advance on your merit”— which he obviously did. All firefighters should continually look to develop themselves not only for potential promotions, but also to become better firefighters.