West Palm Beach Fire Rescue 500 N Dixie Hwy West Palm Bch., FL 33401  :  Phone (561) 804-4700  :  

Training and Safety Division: Support Services

Staffing

  • 1 Battalion Chief
  • 1 Captain
Activities
  • recruit training
  • annual mandatory training
  • apparatus and equipment research and training
  • recruitment and hiring
  • promotional process support
  • annual hose test
  • development and delivery of all new department manuals
  • maintenance of all training records for compliance
  • participation in department safety committee as resource and advisor
  • oversight/tracking of department educational reimbursement program
  • Incident Safety Officer response to major incidents
  • Tracking data from duty related injuries

The Training and Safety Division is responsible for ensuring that all personnel meet all required local, state and federal standards and requirements for the position they operate in, as well as provides internal and external training and educational opportunities, staying current with new equipment and process trends and changes in order to anticipate future budgetary needs, scheduling and delivering in-service training and citywide training, assisting and advising in promotional and hiring processes, maintaining documentation of training records, involvement in the department safety committee and accident review board, and development of all department training related manuals.


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