Thread: Apparatus Operator
09-10-2008, 10:28 AM #1
- Join Date
- Aug 2007
- Rockford, Mn
What does your department require for apparatus operator?? I'm looking for EVOC, CDL, pump/truck co ops classes, or certain time with dept.
Thanks in advance!!
09-10-2008, 11:24 AM #2
- Join Date
- Dec 2001
- Lusby, MD
We require FFI, EVOC, and pumps. In addition, we have an in-house training program that must be completed. The program includes a certain number of hours driving the vehicle non-emergency with an approved training officer. After that is completed, you must drive a certain number of calls emergency and be evaluated by the officer. We also require that people drive the smaller vehicles (ambulance/brush truck) before moving to the engines, then the tanker and then the squad.
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