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 Firefighter Application 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.