Presentation on theme: "Volusia County Government Citizen's Academy Fire Services – Jeff B. Smith, Interim Director/Fire Chief 1."— Presentation transcript:
Volusia County Government Citizen's Academy Fire Services – Jeff B. Smith, Interim Director/Fire Chief 1
Mission Statement To protect life, property and the environment through efficient and responsive services. 2
Organizational Structure 3
4 VCFS Workload - Calendar 2012 Total Fire-Rescue Calls – 4,778 Structure Fires ($3.2M Est. Loss) Wildland Fires Motor Vehicle Crashes - 1,375 Heavy Extrications – 93 Hazardous Materials – 582 Total EMS Calls - 11,515 EMS Transport (4 units) - 1,316 Business Pre-Plans and Safety Inspections – 9,126 Hydrant Inspection and Testing - 3,019
VCFS Adopted Budget by Fund FUNDEXPENDITURES General$ 1,254,114 Fire Services Fund27,920,440 Fire Impact Fees (Zone1-4)629,070 Daytona Bch. Int’l Airport1,038,940 TOTAL EXPENDITURES$30,842,564 5
6 Fire Fund Operational and Emergency Reserves 5 Year Forecast In FY 17 operating reserves are depleted.
Partnerships Daytona State College: – Minimum standards certification (day program) – Volunteer recruitment/training – Fire Officer I and II certifications Flagler Technical Institute: - Minimum standards certification (night program) - Emergency vehicle operations course - First responder courses Embry Riddle Aeronautical University: - First aid, disaster response and land navigation Dept. Public Protection Divisions: EVAC Corrections Emergency Mgmt. Beach Safety Animal Control EMS Medical Examiner 7
Support Support Staff 8 Responsibilities include: Fleet management Oversight of assets and inventory Tele-communications Budget Purchasing/accounts payable Personnel/payroll Contracted services Records management
Training at the Emergency Services Institute 9
VCFS Special Teams 10
Future of the Fire Service (multi-purpose apparatus) Rescue–Engine, which is capable of fire suppression and EMS first response and transport. Tender-Engine carries water for extinguishment and has engine capabilities. Tele-Squirt provides an elevated stream of water using a 55-foot ladder. 11 Squad-Engine, which has firefighting and heavy rescue capabilities.
Volunteers in Fire Services VCFS volunteers responded over 1,380 times to emergencies in FY Call for information about opportunities in: Fire Police Support Combat Firefighter 12
Thank you for your participation in today’s program! 13