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 preliminary interview with Volunteer Battalion Chief

(2) Must be able to lift, bend, and walk while carrying a minimum of 60 lbs

(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 a licensed physician

(6) Must attend all scheduled training*.

*NOTE: 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.