NFPA 1037: Standard for Professional Qualifications for Fire Marshal updates the minimum job performance requirements necessary to perform the duties of a fire marshal.
Critical additions to the 2012 edition of NFPA 1037 include:
Requirements for some minimum level of requisite knowledge and skills related to the prevention field, recognizing that a manager should have some level of expertise in this area
Content emphasizing the demands of organizations, legal requirements, and local jurisdiction requirements with the allocated resources
Updated references to companion publications
Essential to emergency preparedness, state and local fire marshals have broad responsibilities to ensure fire and life safety for citizens. Make sure individuals are prepared for the role of fire marshal by consulting NFPA 1037 identifying the professional level of performance this critical position demands. (Softbound, 18 pp., 2012)