Staff Captain Phil Williams leads the Driver Operator training. Driver Candidate School provides the basic fundamental knowledge and skills to operate fire department pumping apparatus. Additional training is provided to personnel assigned to specialized apparatus within the department to include 24 and 64 Hour Quint classes, Light/Air Orientation, Tender Orientation, and new apparatus orientation. Specialized defensive driving classes for emergency vehicle drivers are also provided to department personnel.
Staff Captain Bill Morris leads the Firefighter training. Existing personnel are provided continuing education on basic and advanced skills such as Firefighter Safety & Survival, Fire Suppression, Ropes & Knots, Forcible Entry, and Ventilation. Firefighters are able to practice their skills at acquired structures donated by the general public.
Staff Captain Charlie Coyle leads the EMT/Paramedic training. Existing personnel are provided continuing education on basic and advanced medical skills such as Airway Management, EKG Recognition, Medication Administration, and compliance with Regional Protocols. Personnel are provided with Paramedic Candidate training to prepare personnel for scheduled paramedic school and Paramedic Graduate School to ensure personnel complete required Paramedic Assignment testing.
Staff Captain Brad Havrilla leads the Special Operations training. Existing personnel are provided initial training and continuing education on Hazardous Materials Technician, Rope Rescue, Trench Rescue, Dive Rescue, and Confined Space Rescue.
Staff Captain Michael McClane is the Department's Compliance Officer. He is responsible for ensuring all personnel are in compliance with anny pertinent local, state or federal requirements.
Staff Captain Steve Trimble serves as the organization's Continuous Quality Improvement Fire Coordinator, which entails reviewing over 700 structure fire incidents per year. He is responsible for conducting qualifying incident After Action Reviews per the standard operating guidelines (SOG's) and producing and publishing the STEALTH reports that help transfer valuable lessons learned from each incident. During the reviews, system and process issues along with SOG and policies are sometimes updated and improved from the incident review process and lessons learned. In addition to being on the Safety Committee, Radio Communications Team, Dispatch Protocol Team, Awards Committee and Incident Management Team, he is responsible for the departments radio communications training.
Staff Captain Adam Taft serves as the organization's Rescue Liasion officer, and fills a critical role of coordinating between the Training and Safety Division and the Rescue Office. He is responsible for CPR and ACLS scheduling for the entire organization, and assists with the implementation of medical protocols, EMS course development, EMS Continuous Quality Improvement, evaluation of medical equipment specifications, scheduling and instructing department personnel, and facilitating community outreach projects. In addition to training at the station and battalion levels, Adam also helps to manage EMS issues affecting the department on the County, State, and National level.