Daily Incident Log – 10/14/2016 North Carolina and South Carolina Fire Incidents

NORTH CAROLINA INCIDENT LOG​   New Burke County fire marshal named   Burke County has a new fire marshal. The county announced Wednesday that Michael Willis h... Read More...

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From the Managing Editor

Mr. Knight’s column on the following page reminds me of a tragedy one of my best friends went through four years ago. His house caught on fire early one morning. Firefighters arrived and got his wife... Read More...

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Teach me NOW about Fire Safety!

I was reminded again recently of the never yielding dedication of our fire/rescue and EMS personnel that serve us so well. My four-year-old granddaughter Everlee loves fire trucks. I mentioned to her... Read More...

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Mass Violence Incidents

Given the recent violence against the blue team (law enforcement), it has become necessary to revisit operations at incidents where mass violence has occurred. It seems that every time I turn on the ... Read More...

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New Hazards It’s Time To Do Something

I am writing this several days after the attack on the Dallas Police Department. It is a sad state of affairs when first responders who pledge an oath to protect are targeted. Read More...

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Today’s Fire and Life Safety Programs Is It Working for You?

When looking at today’s fire and life safety efforts within the fire service, I believe we need ask ourselves, are we doing everything we can to improve the service we deliver to our communities? Acr... Read More...

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Living the Dream

Thirty-four years ago as an Auxiliary Firefighter for the Columbus (Ohio) Division of Fire, I climbed aboard a fire engine for the first time. It really doesn’t seem like it has been that long ago, a... Read More...

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Rainbow Stew

With national elections on the horizon, we are constantly bombarded by each candidate’s economic quick-fix version which usually only serves to raise the debt ceiling culminating in just another “rai... Read More...

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Are Fire Investigators Part of Fire Prevention?

After suppression operations are conducted and a fire investigator is called to determine the origin and cause of the fire, how is the information that is collected by the investigator used? In most ... Read More...

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ASK ERNIE ”The Apparatus Maintenance Expert”

I am fairly new to the EVT vocation, but have over 30 years of experience in the automotive repair field. While pump testing recently, I noted that the pump would not come to pressure. Read More...

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Prehospital Guidelines for the use of Tranexamic Acid (TXA)

EMS in North Carolina continues to progress. Systems continue to implement more first responder naloxone and epinephrine programs. The newly formed North Carolina Medical Board EMS Advisory group con... Read More...


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Issue 31.1 | Summer 2016

Keeping First Responders Safe
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Outside Sale Rep
Location: Mid-Atlantic States

About RescueGear
We set out to establish the best one-stop shop for rescue teams and their equipment needs. Our focus is dive, marine, rope and water rescue equipment. We have aggregated the industry’s best products from: Aqualung Military, Force 6, Extra Sport, NRS, Mustang Survival, Petzl, Rock Exotica, CMC, PMI rope, Black Diamond, Yates, Petzl, Stearns, Five Ten, and many others. After only two years we’re one of the fastest growing brands in the rescue industry. We are in a sweet spot where we get to build and shape this young brand and organization everyday. We love it here at RescueGear and believe you will, too.

The Job
Outside Sales Rep - You are the pro that our rescue teams rely on to answer all things including dive, marine, water and rope rescue. You will be recommending products and gear for specific missions. You are the main contact for quotes and purchases and will be the liaison between accounts and vendors.

Key Accountabilities
¥    Create loyalty by consistently delivering outstanding customer service.
¥    Recruit new business and sell RescueGear products directly to rescue teams, establishing a one-stop shop for their equipment needs within territory.
¥    Product Knowledge – must demonstrate a comprehensive understanding of all RescueGear product lines and be able to promptly relay that information to customers.
¥    Maintain regular & effective communication with accounts while building new relationships within the territory.
¥    Reach annual sales goals and manage promotional and T&E budgets.
¥    Leverage relationships to drive sales with other teams inside larger departments (ie. Dive, Marine, Rope & Water Rescue) to outfit all departments with RescueGear products & services.
¥    Adhere to protocols for various city and state purchases.

Our ideal candidate will:
¥    Be an acute listener.
¥    Promptly respond to customer inquiries & connect with teams in a warm and upbeat manner.
¥    Effectively present information and swiftly respond to questions from rescue teams.
¥    Successfully influence decisions and outcomes both internally and externally that support business decisions, while maintaining strong and productive relationships.
¥    Travel frequently via car for sales calls and demos within a two-three state area. Occasional overnight car and air travel is required for sales calls, meetings and trade shows.
¥    Quote and take orders for products.
¥    Monitor inventory for availability and backorders.
¥    Continually improve the content and scope of the available resources for customer needs including the website & printed materials.
¥    Work independently and act as a key member of a small team.
¥    Be able to prioritize activities that have the highest impact.
¥    Work at a above-average pace.
¥    Have a basic understanding of discounts, proportions, percentages and ratios.

Educational and Previous Experience Requirements
¥    6 years LE/EMS/Fire service preferred, Flexible shift ,i.e. 24/48
¥    Prefer Minimum of 2 years of Special Operations experience
¥    Prefer Certifications in Spec Ops and active on Teams (rope and water)
¥    High School Diploma
¥    Proficient computer skills – Excel, Word, web browsers

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The Carolinas

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