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Position Descriptions


Positions Within the Volunteer Fire Department

Operational Responding Members:

Ambulance Technician: Responds on medical calls on a Basic Life Support (BLS) ambulance. Calls include anything from a headache to a major trauma from a motor vehicle collision or a fall. The following classes must be completed to achieve this rank (and be able to respond on calls):

Emergency Medical Technician - Basic 165 hours
CPR/AED 8 hours total
HazMat Operations 36 hours
EMS Survival Skills (*not mandatory at this time) 16 hours
Probationary Firefighter / Red Stripe: Responds on a fire engine for calls which including medical and non-interior firefighting incidents. This is a very basic, entry level and limited position but it provides an opportunity to begin providing service to the community very quickly. The following classes must be completed to achieve this rank (and be able to respond on calls):
PERT (1st half of Firefighter I) 57 hours
HazMat Operations 36 hours
CPR/AED 8 hours total
Probationary Firefighter: Repsonds on a fire engine for all calls, including medical. This is an entry level position that permits direct hands-on firefighting including interior structurual firefighting. The following additional classes must be completed to be promoted to the rank of Probationary Firefighter:
Firefighter I 103 hours (less the 57 hours of PERT if completed already)
  Firefighter I: Repsonds on all calls, including medical, on the engine and/or on a Basic Life Support (BLS) ambulance. Calls include medical, structure fires, motor vehicle collisions, brush fires, and many more. The following additional classes must be completed to be promoted to the rank of Firefighter I:
EMT-B 131 hours
  Firefighter II: A firefighter II is basically the same as a Firefighter I, however, after completion of the course, you have the chance to act in a leadership role. For this rank, only Firefighter II (60 hours) must be completed.


For more information on classes, please click here. Please note that you must be a member of a volunteer fire company before registering for any training courses.


Administrative Member
  An Administrative member does not take training to ride the apparatus but assists the company with administrative matters and fundraising efforts. Includes positions as Hall Managers, Fundraising Chairperson, Bingo Committee, President, Vice-President, Secretary, Treasurer, etc.
Associate Member (NOTE: not all companies have this category)
  An Associate member does not ride or wish to hold an office but wants to get involved. This person would assist with fundraisers and other company events as needed.
Anne Arundel County Alarmers
  The Alarmers respond when called to emergencies and special events to provide comfort and aid to the emergency service personnel on location. Members are involved with fundraising activites to support the units operational costs.
Fire Company Auxiliary (NOTE: not all companies have an auxiliary)
  The Auxiliaries assist the fire companies with fundraisers and support the fire company personnel.














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