During emergency situations, the public need for information is akin to food, water, and shelter. Information is a critical aspect to any fire.
Many times Information Officers work under stressful situations. They are a vital part of incident management teams. Information Officers communicate with peers, partners, local communities and the public. They work to answer the hard questions. Information Officers craft stories and maintain media relations. They have strong skills in web, social media, and information planning.
Last updated: August 22, 2017