What Firefighters Really Do

Event Details


WHAT FIREFIGHTERS REALLY DO — This presentation represents the intricacies of how job applicants become firefighters and how their careers advance thereafter.

  • How does the selection and hiring process work?
  • What training is required?
  • What are the general duties they perform?
  • How are promotional exams administered?
  • What are the levels of authority associated with Lieutenants, Captains, and Chiefs?
  • What are the working conditions, “on the street?”
  • What happens to the individual firefighter over the tenure of a career?

Billy N. Ring Biography:

  • Retired Captain: City of Miamisburg, Ohio Fire Department, 27 yrs. 1968-1995
  • Retired Coordinator: Dayton Regional Hazardous Materials Response Team – 5 yrs. 1995-2000
  • Executive Director of Dayton/Miami Valley Safety Council, 2 yrs. 2002-2004
  • Adjunct Faculty for Sinclair Community College, Fire Science Tech. – 1997-2915
  • Assoc. Professor, Wright State Univ., Earth & Environmental Sciences – 2006-2007
  • Managed his own business, Administrative and Technical Services LLC, industrial safety training and consulting service, 22 yrs. 1995-2017
  • Combat Veteran, United States Army, 272nd Military Police Company and First Cavalry Division (Airmobile), Republic of Vietnam, 1967, 229th Aviation Battalion, Attack Helicopters – Awarded Air Medal.

We invite you to attend this presentation, which will occur on Wednesday evening, Oct. 25, 2017, at 7:00 pm at the Mound Science and Energy Museum, 1075 Mound Road, Miamisburg, Ohio 45342. For additional details call 937-353-4457. See the MSEM web site at www.moundmuseum.com for a map showing the location of the Museum. The presentation is free and open to the public and has ample free parking.


Mound Science and Energy Museum Association
E-Mail: msem475@gmail.com
Phone: 937-353-4457