Technical Services Division

 
   

 

 

The Technical Services Division Battalion Chief reports to the Support & Administrative Services Bureau Deputy Chief, and responsibilities focus in the areas of Resource Management, Health & Safety and Strategic Planning.  Within Resource Management, duties include repair and maintenance of facilities/grounds, fleet/small equipment, personal protective equipment & SCBA’s and communications equipment as well as procurement coordination & supplies and equipment inventory control.
 
 

 

 

Health & Safety related duties include overseeing the Employee Injury/Illness (Workers Comp), Safety & Risk Management (IIPP) and Physical Fitness & Wellness Programs, as well as firefighter recruitment. The Battalion Chief also serves as the fire authority’s Health & Safety Officer.

Lastly, Strategic Planning duties include coordination and compliance of National Fire Protection Association standards, pre-fire planning & target hazards and wildland pre-fire attack plans.