Volunteer Support Tech Requirements

support8_inUse.jpg Minimum Application Requirements:

(1) Must be 18 years old by first day of training program

(2) Must have high school diploma or GED at time of application

(3) Must have a valid United States driver's license at time of application

(4) Must be eligible to work in the United States at time of application

 

Additional Process Requirements:

(1) Must attend one VST Information Meeting

(2) Must be able to lift, bend, and walk while carrying a minimum of 60 lbs (Physical Ability Assessment will be conducted at VST Information Meeting);

(3) Must pass polygraph exam and review; federal background check and review, and DMV driving record(s) check and review;

(4) Must comply with Fire Department's minimum disqualifiers

(5) Must pass Safety Sensitivity Physical conducted by City's Occupational Health Division

(6) Must attend all scheduled training*.
   

*NOTE: Must attend all weekend classes scheduled at the Fire & EMS Training Center, 927 S. Birdneck Road, Virginia Beach, VA 23456. Classes will include physical fitness activity, classroom instruction, and practical exercise.
  

Program Requirements:

(1) Successfully complete the Emergency Vehicle Operator Course (EVOC)

(2) Maintain current CPR and Basic First Aid certifications

(3) Volunteer a minimum of 36 hours per month (this may include training and meetings)

(4) Adhere to uniform and grooming guidelines for VSTs.

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