Thread: VFD policies

  1. #1
    MembersZone Subscriber

    Join Date
    Feb 2003
    Location
    Beach City
    Posts
    20

    Default VFD policies

    I am looking for a leave of absence policy and an attendance policy. If anyone has one or any ideas please email them to me. chief@beachcityvfd.com

    Thank You

  2. #2
    Forum Member
    ndvfdff33's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2004
    Location
    Winterpeg Manitoba
    Posts
    2,461

    Default

    Our dept's policy on LOA is you have too put in a memo requesting LOA for a minimum of 6 months which can be renewed after the 6 months.It will never be denied as you are purely a volunteer dept, and then you giver. As for attendance policy we have a requirement to make 30% of Calls,Training and Fundraising activity's. That is to maintain your Volunteer Firefighter Plates and its becoming policy within the entire dept as well. We use this to determine if we will keep you after your probationary period. If your not showing up to stuff then yah get the heave ho and if your making a lot of calls, attending training and coming to fundraisers you'll stay. Hopefully this can help you a bit in making your Policies up. I know its not clear SOP's on this stuff but it can be used to guide you

  3. #3
    Forum Member
    BrianB35's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2006
    Location
    Belleville,MI
    Posts
    309

    Default

    FMLA sets the guidliness for our department for LOA's,etc. A 45% attendance rate is required per quarter to remain in good standing not including FMLA stuff. It's not hard to meet that and even with a fulltime job outside of our area I maintain around 58%.

    Now for the funerals and vacations I submitted a memo to my Chief, platoon Captain and Lieutenant stating when I would be gone and for how long. The funeral didn't count against the 45%, but the vacation did.

  4. #4
    MembersZone Subscriber
    dday05's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2005
    Posts
    1,331

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by bod911
    I am looking for a leave of absence policy and an attendance policy. If anyone has one or any ideas please email them to me. chief@beachcityvfd.com

    Thank You
    On our fd if you take a loa you can take up to 6 months, and if you need more time you submit another one,all though if your an officer you give that position up if you take a loa.
    BE SAFE!!
    Last edited by dday05; 12-06-2006 at 09:39 PM.

Thread Information

Users Browsing this Thread

There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 guests)

Similar Threads

  1. Weird or unusual fire department names?
    By ff_1361_ovfd in forum Firefighters Forum
    Replies: 98
    Last Post: 06-12-2010, 11:45 PM
  2. Fun Department Names
    By kmacinct in forum Emergency (& Non) Entertainment
    Replies: 98
    Last Post: 08-06-2008, 06:49 PM
  3. Volunteer Fire Assistance Grant
    By coldfront in forum Federal FIRE ACT Grants & Funding
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 01-29-2006, 09:54 AM
  4. Is your VFD DISFUCTIONAL!?!?!?
    By SamsonFCDES in forum Firefighters Forum
    Replies: 15
    Last Post: 06-16-2004, 02:36 PM
  5. Firearms Policies Needed!
    By fyrlieu in forum Apparatus Innovation
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 03-06-1999, 12:24 AM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts

Log in

Click here to log in or register