Fire Officer II

Winter Fire School

Ron MacKnight

Wright City Fire Protection District

Chief Ron MacKnight had his first fireground experience at a young age, and in nearly 30 years since has accumulated experience in rural volunteer, suburban combination, and career municipal agencies. MacKnight is both proud and grateful to now serve in the formal leadership position of Fire Chief for Wright City Fire Protection District of Warren County, MO.

Chief MacKnight has been an Adjunct Instructor for MUFRTI for over 20 years. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Fire Science Management, a Master’s degree in Management, and is a graduate of the National Fire Academy Executive Fire Officer Program. Chief MacKnight may often be found studying leadership principles and practices, scavenging ideas from other industries to push his organization and personnel to innovative levels, or spending time with his family and friends in an array of outdoor activities.

  • Start: 8:00 A.M., Saturday, February 3, 2018
  • End: 5:30 P.M., Saturday, February 3, 2018
  • DFS 4-Inspector
  • DFS 12-Instructor
  • DFS 4-Investigator

Continuing Education Unit (CEU)

Blended Learning Fees

Preregistration is required for Winter Fire School. A reduced tution rate is available if your registration is postmarked or received by the early registration deadline. Registrations postmarked or received after the early registration deadline, will be charged the regular tuition rate. All registrations must be received no later than the registration cutoff deadline.

Fees To Be Announced
Blended Learning Tuition — Before (date to be announced)

Preregistration is required for the Winter Fire School.

Blended Learning Tuition — After (date to be announced)

Preregistration is required for the Winter Fire School.

This course is designed to provide individuals with the ability to perform as a supervisor/manager in a fire service organization. Following the requirements of NFPA 1021, Standard for Fire Officer Professional Qualifications, Chapter 5, 2014 edition, this course examines the fire officer level II role in human resources management, community and government relations, inspection and investigation, emergency services delivery, and health and safety.


Special Requirements

  • Participants will meet in-person for the first day of class and to receive login instructions.
  • The remainder of the class will be instructor-led through an online portal over seven weeks.
  • This course requires a computer with Internet access.
  • Students should bring an Internet-capable laptop to class.
A complementary eBook is included with this course. If you would like a hard copy of the textbook please contact us. We are offering it at a significantly discounted price for attending this class.