Interested applicants begin by filling out an application. Then there will be a written test, physical agility test, background check, in person interview and a medical exam. Beginning with the written test you must pass each requirement in order to move onto the next step.
Quota and Obligations - What you can expect as a volunteer for SMVFD?
You must respond to 15 % of calls and participate in a minimum of two drills per month. There are in house duty crews and monthly squad assignments. You must attend eight monthly meetings per year and assist with fund raising and the Fire Education Duty Assignments.
Training and Certifications
Below is the minimum training needed to ride medical apparatus:
- CPR - AED
- Blood borne pathogens
- Haz-Mat Awareness
Training needed to ride engine and medical apparatus
- Firefighter I within 12 months
- EMR / EMT with in first 18 months