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NOTICE!

The Genesee County Emergency Support Unit 
Is Recruiting Qualified Candidate
To fill a limited number of Openings

Candidates must have completed the following courses:
Firefighter I or equivalent
Hazardous Materials Technician
- or -
Rescue Technician Basic

If you are interested in joining this specialized team
Submit a letter of recommendation from your department chief and
a personal resume to:

Genesee County Emergency Management Office
7690 State Street Road
Batavia, NY  14020

All successful applicants must complete an OSHA physical.

 

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                 2017 COMBINED BASIC EXTERIOR FIREFIGHTING OPERATIONS & SCBA /INTERIOR FIREFIGHTING OPERATIONS - FIREFIGHTER I - BLENDED LEARNING (Internet Based) COURSE 

 

This course is designed for the highly motivated, self-directed student with access to high-speed internet who can commit to a very aggressive training schedule in a compressed time format.  Students will be exptected to read three chapters, complete the respective on-line interactive slide shows and score 80% on three on-line chapter tests each week.  Students will be monitered and assisted by an instructor through e-mail and on-line course contact.  Corresponding skills instruction and evaluation will occur at a training facility during weeks three, eight and nine.  Students must be available to attend a four-hour orientation session, weekend units at week three and full week of units in week eight and week nine.  Final written and skills evaluation will be performed at the end of week nine in person at the training facility.

As the initial entry program for firefighting personnel, this combined course introduces firefighting concepts, practices and techniques necessary for the new members to become an interior structural firefighter who can perform under the direct supervision of a company officer. 

DATES:
       Orientation:                            Monday       May  15     7P  - 10P
                   Skill Instruction & Evaluation:  Saturday     June  10     8A -  5P
                                                                Sunday       June  11     8A  - 6P
                                                                Monday       June  26    8A  -  3P
                                                                Tuesday      June  27     8A  - 3P
                                                                Wednesday  June  28    8A  - 3P
                                                                Tuesday       July   11    8A  - 3P
                                                                Wednesday  July   12     8A  - 3P
                                                                Thursday     July   13     8A  - 3P
                                                                Tuesday       July   18    8A -   3P
                                                                Wednesday  July   19     8A -  3P
                                                                Thursday     July    20    8A -  5P
                                                                Tuesday      July    25     8A -  3P
                                                                Wednesday  July   26     8A - 11A 
                              
                              
WHERE:                     Genesee County Fire Training Center
                                  
7690 State Street Road
                                  Batavia, NY  14020

INSTRUCTORS:
          Jim Weber 
                              

PREREQUISITES:       Students must be physically capable of wearing SCBA (Self Contained Breathing Apparatus) and possess current medical clearance for SCBA use.  Students not possessing this prerequisite will not be allowed to participate for their own safety.  Provision for fit testing will be available at pre-course orientation.  Student must bring SCBA facepiece.  A complete "Training Authorization Letter' mailed with your registration will meet this requirement.


Call or email your County Emergency Management Office to register for this course.
Seating limited to 8 trainees per County.

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AEMT ORIGINALS CLASS
&
EMT-I TO AEMT CLASS

WHEN:                   Classes begin Tuesday, January 17, 2017
                              
Class time:     6:00 PM-10:00 PM

WHERE:
                 Genesee County Fire Training Center
                              7690 State Street Road
                              Batavia, NY 14020  

TEST DATE:            June 22, 2017  

PREREQUISITES:   AEMT ORIGINAL          Current NYS EMS Certification
                              AEMT (EMT-I to AEMT) Current NYS EMT-I Certification

INSTRUCTORS:      Emily Rowles
                              (Education & Training Manager - Mercy Flight, Inc.)

TEXTBOOK:           Advanced EMT:  A Clinical-Reasoning Approach
                              
(2nd Edition) 
by Pearson  (ISBN 0134682424)

FEES:  
                  CPR Instruction:  $40 / ITLS Card Cost:  $31

PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED:
Call 585-344-0078 or e-mail jeanette.diehl@co.genesee.ny.us

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ACCIDENT VICTIM EXTRICATION TRAINING

This course provides hands-on training in motor vehicle rescue and extrication techniques while stressing the need for scene safety and vehicle stabilization.  It includes rescue theory, rescue life cycle, new technology in automotive design and rescue tools and their uses. 

WHEN:    Thurs.  May 18, 2017      6PM-10PM
               Tues.    May 23, 2017     6PM-10PM
               Thurs.   May 25, 2017.    6PM-10PM
               Tues.    May 30, 2017.    6PM-10PM


WHERE:  Genesee County Fire Training Center
              7690 State Street Road
              Batavia, NY. 14020

COURSE LENGTH:  16 Hrs.

PREREQUISITE:  Firefighter I, Basic Firefighter or Firefighter Essentials or BEFO (formerly known as Scene Support Operations)



~Call or e-mail the Fire Training Center to register for this course~
585-344-0078 or Jeanette.Diehl@co.genesee.ny.us 

 


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APPARATUS OPERATOR - PUMP


This course offers knowledge and skills essential to pump operation.  Based on objectives from National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), Fire Apparatus Drive/Operator, Chapter 3, this course includes responsibilities of pump operators, hydraulics and friction loss, pump controls and accessories, fire streams, pumper practices, pumping from draft and pump evolutions and using the fire pump at the fire hydrant.  Demonstrations and practice sessions are included.  

WHEN:                   Mon.    May  8, 2017      7PM-10PM
                              Wed.    May 10, 2017     7PM-10PM 
                              Sat.     May 13, 2017      8AM-2:30PM
                              Mon.    May 22, 2017      7PM-10PM
                              Wed.    May 24, 2017     7PM-10PM
                              Sat.     May 27, 2017      8AM-2:30PM


WHERE:                   Fire Training Center 
                               7690 State Street Road
                               Batavia, NY  14020

INSTRUCTOR:         Jamie Call 

COURSE LENGTH:    24 Hrs.

PREREQUISITES:     Scene Support or Basic Exterior Firefighting Operations (BEFO)


~Call or e-mail the Fire Training Center to register for this course.~
585-344-0078 or jeanette.diehl@co.genesee.ny.us

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BASIC EXTERIOR FIREFIGHTING OPERATIONS (BEFO)


This course is designed to prepare students to respond to emergencies as exterior firefighters.  It is designed to accomplish the objectives of OFPC Recommended Best Practices for Fire Department Training, Exterior Firefighter training objectives.  Portions of the NFPA 1001 and NFPA 472 will be covered to train the entry level member as an exterior firefighter as defined by OSHA regulation 1910.156 Fire Brigade Standard. Training on OSHA's 1910.120 Emergency Response to hazardous materials regulation, 1910.146 Confined Space Entry regulations (awareness level) and the 1910.147 Control of Hazardous Energy regulation will also be covered during the course.*

WHEN:             Tuesday          February  21, 2017      7:00P  - 10:00 P
                        Tuesday          March        7, 2017      7:00P  - 10:00 P
                        Thursday         March        9, 2017      7:00P  - 10:00 P
                        Tuesday          March       14, 2017      7:00P  - 10:00 P
                        Thursday         March       16, 2017      7:00P  - 10:00 P
                        Tuesday          March       21, 2017      7:00P  - 10:00 P
                        Thursday         March       28, 2017      7:00P  - 10:00 P
                        Tuesday          March       30, 2017      7:00P  - 10:00 P
                        Saturday         April           1, 2017      8:00A  -  3:00 P
                        Tuesday          April           4, 2017      7:00P  - 10:00 P
                        Thursday         April           6, 2017      7:00P - 10:00 P
                        Tuesday          April          11, 2017     7:00P - 10:00 P
                        Thursday         April          13, 2017     7:00P - 10:00 P
                        Tuesday          April          18, 2017      7:00P - 10:00 P
                        Thursday         April          20, 2017     7:00P - 10:00 P
                        Saturday         April           22, 2017     8:00A - 3:00 P
                        Tuesday          April           25, 2017     7:00P - 10:00 P
                        Thursday        April            27, 2017     7:00P - 10:00 P
                        Tuesday         May               2, 2017     6:00P - 10:00 P
                        Thursday        May              4, 2017      6:00P - 10:00 P
                        Tuesday         May               9, 2017     6:00P - 10:00 P
                        Thursday        May             11, 2017     6:00P - 10:00 P

WHERE:             GENESEE COUNTY FIRE TRAINING CENTER
                         7690 State Street Road 
                         Batavia, NY  14020

INSTRUCTORS:  J. Bouton; J. Call; D. Coffey; C. Dodson; C. Hammon; J. Luker;
                          G. Patnode

COURSE LENGTH:  79 Hrs.

*BEFO is a Prerequisite course for SCBA/Interior Firefighting Operations (SCBA/IFO) which is designed to train the BEFO graduate to become an interior structural firefighter.



~Call or e-mail the Fire Training Center to register for this course.~
585-344-0078 or jeanette.diehl@co.genesee.ny.us

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EVOC UTICA MUTUAL EMERGENCY VEHICLE OPERATIONS


This course provides vehicle operators with a better understanding of the seriousness of emergency vehicle operation.  Based on objectives from National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), this course stimulates the thought process to make students aware of the potential for tragedy and financial loss and of the legal and moral responsibilities encountered when operating an emergency vehicle. 

WHEN: 
* Both sessions MUST be attended
              Lunch provided by Tompkins Insurance Agency, program sponsor. 
  
              Saturday,   April 1            8A-4P
              Sunday,     April 2            Times TBD**

    ** Times to be determined at Lecture Training.  Each Department will be scheduled for 1-1 1/2 slot.  Bring full size pumper.  Practical portion will be conducted at GCC.

WHERE:  Genesee County Fire Training Center & Genesee Community College
               (see above)
               Batavia, NY  14020

INSTRUCTOR:  Jim Bucci

PREREQUISITE:  NYS Driver's License


~Call or e-mail the Fire Training Center to register for this course!
585-344-0078 or jeanette.diehl@co.genesee.ny.us~



NOTE: *This course meets and/or exceeds NFPA, NYSOFPC, NYSDOH and OSHA
             Response Safety Mandates

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TRUCK COMPANY OPERATIONS

This course provides instruction for using ladder company equipment including operating ground ladders.  Truck Company Operations also includes duties and responsibilities of the ladder company, operating and maintaining specialized tools, ventilations, forcible entry, search and building construction.   

WHEN:         Monday, April 10, 2017            7:00P     -10:00 P
                    Wednesday, April 12, 2017       7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
                    Saturday, April 15, 2017          8:00 AM  - 2:30 PM
                    Monday, April 17, 2017            7:00 PM  - 10:00 PM
                    Wednesday, April 19, 2017       7:00 PM  - 10:00 PM
                    Monday, April 24, 2017            7:00 PM   -10:00 PM
                    Wednesday, April 26, 2017       7:00 PM   -10:00 PM


WHERE:       Genesee County Fire Training Center 
                    7690 State Street Road
                    Batavia, NY  14020

INSTRUCTOR:  Chuck Dodson

COURSE LENGTH: 24 Hrs.

DESIGNED FOR:  Fire Personnel 

PREREQUISITES:  Firefighter I or equivalent.  Students must also be physically capable of wearing SCBA and possess current medical clearance for SCBA use.  Students not possessing this prerequisite will not be allowed to participate for their own safety.  A completed "Training Authorization Letter" mailed with your registration will meet this requirement. 

~Call or e-mail the Fire Training Center to register for this course.~
585-344-0078 or jim.bouton@co.genesss.ny.us or jeanette.diehl@co.genesee.ny.us