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ACTION REQUIRED: Power User Accounts


Posted: 02/18/2020

This information is for the Power Users that are still signing in to the website with the "older" usernames.
If you already sign in with an email address, it's your lucky day and this email does not apply to you!

If you still sign in with anything that is *not* an email address- well, this Bud's for you. If your username is something like CCVFD or BAfirebreather or georgiasparkstomper or RVF2013  you will need to update your information. On Monday, Feb 24, 2020 we will be shutting down all of the power user accounts that are not email addresses and you will not be able to access your account if you have not updated it.

If the person you would like to designate as a Power User is currently listed on the FD Update for that is on file with us, you will just need to send us a Web Registration Form for those individuals that you wish to have access to your department records.

If the person you would like to designate as a Power User is *not* on your FD Update form you will need to submit a new one. This form must be filled out completely and signed by whomever the Fire Chief/Agency Director reports to, i.e. City Manager, County Commissioner, etc.. 
We will also need a Web Registration Form for those individuals that you wish to have access to your department records..

Click here for the FD Update Form
Click here for the Website Registration Form
Both of these forms are also available on the website (Forms page) and our news page.
We will also be glad to email you one. If you need any guidance with this process please do not hesitate to call or email us.
Have a great week!



Announcement: Georgia Firefighter Standards and Training Council Meeting 3/10/2020


Posted: 02/12/2020

 
Announcement:
Georgia Firefighter Standards and Training Council Meeting


 
The next Georgia Firefighter Standards and Training Council Meeting will be held on
3/10/2020. The Council Meeting will be held at GPSTC in Forsyth at 11:00 AM. We will send out another email announcing the room and the details for the conference call.

THE AGENDA ITEMS WILL BE:
 
OPENING OF THE MEETING
ESTABLISH QUORUM
APPROVAL OF MINUTES
AGENCY UPDATE
OLD BUSINESS
NEW BUSINESS
ADJOURN

 




Crisp County is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Firefighter.


Posted: 02/04/2020

Crisp County Fire Rescue

Crisp County is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Firefighter.

Candidates may apply by application at the Board of Commissioners Office, 210 S 7th ST, Cordele, GA 31015 Room 303 or submit resume to mirwin@crispcounty.com.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
Responds to emergency calls for fire suppression, medical assistance, hazardous materials incidents, natural disasters, explosions, bomb threats, downed power lines, auto accidents, mass casualty incidents, and other emergency situations; Responds to instructions from from dispatcher; contacts appropriate related agencies as needed; performs general housekeeping and maintenance work associated with maintaining a fire station; operates related equipment.

DUTIES INCLUDE:
Provides protection of life and property; Operates firefighting equipment and employ techniques to suppress, control, and extinguish fires; Respond to a variety of emergency calls requiring the administration of first aid and medical treatment such as administering oxygen, resuscitation, CPR, removing victims from danger, etc.; Prepares various records and reports such as incident reports, station log books, fire inspection reports: maintain and repair equipment as needed; maintain upkeep of station and grounds; attend schools and training as directed; other duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
At least 18 years of age
High School diploma or equivalent
Must be NPQ 1 certified firefighter and Georgia certified firefighter within 1 year of employment
Possess a VALID Georgia drivers license
NO felony convictions in the last 10 years
Must be able to perform ALL functions of responsibility. Must meet the County's physical qualifications; pass background check, medical exams, and drug screen

A very competitive salary and benefits package will be offered to the successful candidate.

Applications and resumes will be accepted until the position is filled.

READ:
Candidates may apply by application at the Board of Commissioners Office, 210 S 7th ST, Cordele, GA 31015 Room 303 or submit resume to mirwin@crispcounty.com.

Crisp County Board of Commissioners is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the County will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.

https://www.indeed.com/m/viewjob…




TESTING AND EMAIL ADDRESSES


Posted: 01/28/2020

OK, everybody…..

Pick up your phone, sit down at your computer or do whatever it is that you do to get on the internet. Go to the GFSTC website- management.gfstconline.org and sign in and verify that your email address is correct. You will not be able to reserve or confirm a seat for a test without a valid email address; this is especially important now that all test reservations are being made online. You will be unable to receive communications from GFSTC if your email address is absent or incorrect. Chiefs and training officers must have a valid email address as well as they will need to be alerted that there is a reservation that will need to be approved before that reservation is confirmed. Just a little quick housekeeping that will help everyone in the long run! And- if you want to add a good phone number while you are there, you get bonus points!





GFSTC 2020 Fireworks Tax Grant Announcement


Posted: 01/17/2020

Announcement:

GFSTC 2020 Fireworks Tax Grant Application 

 
Georgia Fire Departments:

This is the Georgia Firefighter Standards and Training Council announcement and policy for the 2020 Fireworks Tax Grants. Please understand that we have a limited amount of monies and while all departments are welcome to make application, those departments that demonstrate the most financial and operational need will be the primary consideration in the Grant Review Committee’s and Council’s decision-making process.

The Grant Application period will begin on January 15, 2020 and must be received in the GFSTC office by the close of business, 5:00 PM, on February 17, 2020. Applications will be accepted electronically. Any applications received after that date and time will not be considered in the 2020 process. A date will be announced for the Grant Review Committee to meet. We will announce a date for the GFSTC Council Meeting for the final approval of the grant awards by the Council. Any department that is awarded a grant will have to complete a State of Georgia Vendor Management Form before we can process the requisition for funding. This form will need to be correctly completed and submitted for approval prior to any requisition request. GFSTC will supply the selected departments with the form and assistance in completing it if necessary. 

As part of the grant application you will be required to upload three documents; an Application Signature Page, proof of cancer insurance/statement of benefits, and a copy of a vendor quote good for 6 months for the items that you are requesting to purchase. 

Once again, please have all grant applications correctly completed and submitted online no later than 5:00 PM, February 17, 2020. If you need any assistance or have questions with the application process, please contact the GFSTC office at 478-993-4521 and someone will assist you.

Gordon Henderson, Director


LINK TO 2020 FIREWORKS TAX GRANT APPLICATION

LINK TO APPLICATION SIGNATURE PAGE



GFSTC 2019 Holiday Schedule


Posted: 12/20/2019

Merry Christmas from all of us here at GFSTC to all of you! 

Holiday Schedule: The GFSTC office will be closed December 24-27 and January 1, 2020.



NEW rules will go into effect on 1/1/2020


Posted: 12/19/2019

NEW rules have been promulgated and will go into effect on 1/1/2020.

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Georgia Firefighter Standards and Training Council Meeting 1/14/2020


Posted: 12/19/2019

Announcement:
Georgia Firefighter Standards and Training Council Meeting

 
The next Georgia Firefighter Standards and Training Council Meeting will be held on
1/14/2020. The Council Meeting will be held at GPSTC in Forsyth at 11:00 AM.

THE AGENDA ITEMS WILL BE:
 
OPENING OF THE MEETING
ESTABLISH QUORUM
APPROVAL OF MINUTES
AGENCY UPDATE
OLD BUSINESS
NEW BUSINESS
ADJOURN

 




Job Openings: Gwinnett County Department of Fire and Emergency Services


Posted: 12/11/2019

Job Openings:  Gwinnett County Department of Fire and Emergency Services 

Department of Fire and Emergency Services provides emergency medical services and fire protection to the citizens of Gwinnett County. The Department's mission is to save lives and protect property and we have a prestigious history of doing this with many significant accomplishments. As a valued member of our team, you will assist in the performance of emergency medical treatment, life rescue and basic fire suppression.Learn more about the positions at the links below.

Firemedic

Firefighter/Paramedic Trainee

To apply for a position, please visit http://gwinnettcounty.com 





Job Announcement: Hall County Fire Services – Deputy Chief of Operations


Posted: 12/03/2019

Job Announcement: Hall County Fire Services- Deputy Chief of Operations

Hall County Fire Services in Gainesville, GA is seeking to fill the Deputy Chief of Operations position to assist the Fire Chief in leading a career department of 370+ members. This leadership position will be responsible for oversight and management of all aspects of Emergency Operations as well as the Emergency Medical Services and Training Divisions. The position will directly supervise 3 Shift Commanders and Division Chiefs of Training and EMS.

Responsibilities include assistance with planning and directing various activities including administration, budget preparation, fire suppression, training, emergency medical services and may also serve as Acting Fire Chief when assigned.

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE

The ideal candidate for this leadership position must have or obtain the qualifications…

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Fire Science, Public Administration or related field.
  • Minimum of ten (10) years of fire service experience in an operational capacity of a career department (Metro-sized department preferred).
  • Minimum of four (4) years supervisory experience in the fire service at a rank of Battalion Chief of higher
  • OR, an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job.

LICENSES & CERTIFICATIONS

  • State of Georgia Firefighter certification, or NPQ-II or IFSAC Equivalent or obtain within 1 year
  • NFA Executive Fire Officer and/or Chief Fire Officer Designation through CPSE highly desired
  • Previous EMT or Paramedic experience or certification preferred
  • Valid driver’s license and a satisfactory motor vehicle record (MVR)
  • Previous experience in Special Operations i.e. HAZMAT, Dive-Rescue etc. highly desired
  • NPQ Fire Officer III Certification or equivalent or obtain within 2 years
  • ICS-100, 200, 300, 400 & FEMA IS 700, 800
  • OR, an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job.

The Deputy Chief is a management position with an annual salary of $105,000 to $115,000 (DOQ). The County also offers an extremely attractive benefits package including:

  • 8% County contribution to retirement plus up to 5% additional match on employee 457b program
  • County Paid Medical/Dental/Vision coverage options for employee and eligible dependents
  • Free Employee Health Clinic • County paid Short-Term Disability and employee option to elect Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • County paid Life Insurance (2x salary), and Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance
  • Paid Time Off 10 days/1st yr. • Holidays – 9 days per year
  • Take-home department vehicle 
  • Employee Assistance Program 
  • Flexible Spending Account

Candidates must complete an online application via www.hallcounty.org




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Chatham Emergency Services is currently searching for a Fire Training Officer


Posted: 11/19/2019

Chatham Emergency Services CES is currently searching for a Fire Training Officer. 
This position holds the rank of a Fire Captain and considered a primary member of the Fire Leadership Team.

OVERVIEW

Under the direction of the Fire Chief, the Captain assigned as the Fire Training Officer is responsible for planning, organizing, directing, and coordinating all training activities of the fire department. Duties include but are not limited to implementing annual training priorities, goals, and objectives; curriculum and program development; managing, coordinating, and scheduling the delivery of initial certification training, continuing education and competency evaluations for all fire personnel; conducts classroom, field instructions and drills; maintain training records; respond to emergency incidents as a fire officer; and manages other assigned programs and projects.

This position is considered part of the CES critical workforce and subject to call back. Functions as the Planning Section Chief during disaster / emergency activation of the CES Incident Management Team.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

Please reference the attached Full Job Description for minimum and preferred requirements for the position.  


Application Links:

Company Website
 
Indeed




EVALUATOR UPDATE


Posted: 11/19/2019

ATTENTION DEPARTMENTS AND EVALUATORS:

If you have not been issued an Evaluator ID card you will not be allowed to evaluate after 12/31/2019. The only exception will be for those who are enrolled in an update class from December 2019 through March 2020. You must be enrolled in the class prior to January 1, 2020.

Upcoming Evaluator Classes: 

12/3/2019, Ware Co.
1/18/2020, City Of Hartwell
2/2020, TBA
3/3/2020, Cherokee Co.




Upcoming Class @ Lavonia FD


Posted: 11/07/2019

FYI- Upcoming Class @ Lavonia FD


Hello to all,  
It is coming up on that time of year where we are preparing for our 10th annual Certified Firefighter Class.  Class will take place at Lavonia Fire Department on Tuesday and Thursday nights, and every other Saturday beginning on Tuesday January 7th at 6PM.   Each student will be given a class schedule and additional paperwork on the first night of class.  Please make sure your students understand the meaning PROMPTNESS and RESPECT, if they do not , they will be asked to leave and not return.  Class starts at 6PM unless other arrangements have been made by that student with Chief O'barr or myself.  Every class is MANDATORY unless Family or Work prohibit.  We do not except excuses so please make sure your students understand this before signing them up.  Please send your students with the following to class:

-Essentials 6th Edition
-Their GFSTC ID number.  If they do not have one, please proceed with registering them with Ga. Firefighter Standards and Training Now.  You can send these to me when you respond letting me know who will be attending.
-Compliant Head to Toe PPE,  Which means all PPE must be in 10 year date range.  
-Please make sure all bunker properly fits your students. 
-SCBA with functioning integrated PASS device.  SCBA Cylinder within current hydro date.
-Please do not send anyone to class with anything less than what is required.  

This class will begin as a Volunteer Suppression Firefighter Class,  FF1 will be an option if there are enough students in the class that want to obtain this certification, which will include HAZ-MAT Operations and NPQ 1 written testing & NPQ 1 Practical testing.

--
"90 Percent Don't Belong, 9 Percent are the go to members of your organization, and THEN THERE IS THAT 1% that are true SERVANTS!!!!    Its your Choice, It only takes 1 Leader & 1 Follower to start a movement, to Change the CULTURE".---------281

Shane Bentley
281 Sales & Service
Municipal Fire Equipment
164 Stone Bridge Road
Lavonia GA, 30553
7067163286



Deadline for entry of training hours is quickly approaching!


Posted: 11/07/2019

Hello everyone!

It's that time of year again; the deadline for entry of training hours is quickly approaching. Please, do not procrastinate and wait until the last minute to enter your department's training hours. We don't mind helping but if we receive an abundance of last minute calls it will be nearly impossible to assist everyone. If you have any questions let our office know.



2019 Georgia Fallen Firefighters Memorial


Posted: 10/18/2019

2019 Georgia Fallen Firefighters Memorial

The ceremony will be held Friday October 25, 2019 and will begin at 11:00 in the GPSTC Auditorium. 

We look forward to seeing you there as we honor Georgia’s fallen.



Hall County is hiring!


Posted: 10/15/2019

The 7th Largest Fire Department in the State of Georgia wants you to join our team!  Hall County Fire Services is hosting a ‘Fast-track’ 6 week program for new hires that are currently Georgia State certified firefighters or have successfully challenged the NPQ Firefighter I testing during the past year and are eligible to become Georgia State certified firefighters.

 

·         16 stations protecting 400 square miles; serving 200,000 residents

·         Hourly Rate:  $13.73/hr {or $39,981 based on 2,912 hrs worked/yr}

·         HCFS will provide EMT-A Certifications

·         7.5% Paramedic Incentive

·         $2.25/hr Paramedic Incentive (when assigned to Med Unit)

·         Special Teams Opportunities (SWAT Medic, Haz Mat, Marine Rescue, TRT)

·         Paid time off

·         Health, Dental, Vision & Life Insurance

·         County Clinic and Pharmacy

·         Retirement Plans:  457b up to 4% match; 401a 2% county contribution

 

Email hcfsinfo@hallcounty.org for more information; and/or go to www.hallcounty.org Employment Opportunities to fill out application for ‘Certified Firefighter Fast-Track Program’ {there are 2 parts to the application process, application will not be reviewed unless both parts are completed.}

 





Public Hearing for Proposed Rule Changes and GFSTC Meeting 8-20-2019


Posted: 07/24/2019


The next Georgia Firefighter Standards and Training Council Meeting will be held on 8/20/2019. This will be a public hearing for proposed GFSTC rule changes with the Council meeting to follow. The hearing and meeting will be held at GPSTC in Forsyth at 9:00 AM. A draft of the rule changes is attached below.


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DRAFT: GFSTC Meeting Minutes 7-9-2019


Posted: 07/24/2019


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Upcoming GFSTC Council Meeting July 9, 2019


Posted: 07/03/2019

The next Georgia Firefighter Standards and Training Council Meeting will be held on July 9, 2019 at 11:00 AM. The Council Meeting will be held at GPSTC in Forsyth.

THE AGENDA ITEMS WILL BE:

OPENING OF THE MEETING
ESTABLISH QUORUM
AGENCY UPDATE
(VOLUNTEER FIREFIGHTER ISSUES)
OLD BUSINESS
NEW BUSINESS
ADJOURN

GFSTC Meeting will be available via web conference.

Tuesday, Jul 9, 2019 11:00 am

To join online:
Meeting number: 647 012 124
Password: GFSTC

https://gpstc.webex.com/gpstc/j.php?MTID=m83c4bd9fe9ea6d3325f8b3ac652de787

OR

To join by phone
+1-415-655-0001 US Toll
Access code: 647 012 124



Independence Day Holiday Schedule


Posted: 07/02/2019

All of us here at GFSTC are wishing you a very happy Independence Day!!! Our office will be closed on Thursday, July 4th and Friday, July 5th, 2019. We will resume normal operating hours on Monday, July 8th.

Everyone have a safe and enjoyable holiday weekend!





DRAFT: GFSTC MEETING MINUTES 5/7/2019


Posted: 06/28/2019

See attached PDF, please note that this is a DRAFT until approved by the Council.




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Upcoming GFSTC Council Meeting July 9, 2019


Posted: 05/22/2019

The next Georgia Firefighter Standards and Training Council Meeting will be held on July 9, 2019 at 11:00 AM. The Council Meeting will be held at GPSTC in Forsyth.

THE AGENDA ITEMS WILL BE:
 
OPENING OF THE MEETING

ESTABLISH QUORUM

AGENCY UPDATE

OLD BUSINESS

NEW BUSINESS

ADJOURN

Agenda items will be updated as they are added and confirmed.






Roxanne Burns: Administrative Assistant


Posted: 05/17/2019

We are excited to welcome Roxanne Burns as our new Administrative Assistant! We are confident that Roxanne will be an excellent match for this position and a strong asset to the GFSTC; stop by and say hello if you are down our way! Please send your forms and applications to her at support@gfstconline.org. 
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DRAFT: GFSTC MEETING MINUTES 4/11/2019 (Conference Call)


Posted: 05/02/2019

See attached PDF from the Fireworks Tax Grant conference call, please note that this is a DRAFT until approved by the Council.



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DRAFT: GFSTC MEETING MINUTES 4/2/2019 (Listening Session)


Posted: 05/02/2019

See attached PDF from the listening session in Savannah. Please note that this is a DRAFT until approved by the Council.




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DRAFT: GFSTC MEETING MINUTES 3/14/2019


Posted: 05/02/2019

See attached PDF, please note that this is a DRAFT until approved by the Council.
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2019A FIREWORKS TAX GRANT AWARDS ANNOUNCEMENT


Posted: 04/12/2019

 Congratulations to the following departments! We have awarded a total of 37 grants for the 2019A period.

Alamo FD

Atkison County FD

Calhoun County FR

Chaserville

Crisp County

Deepstep FD

Donalsonville FD

Five Area FD

Gilmer County FRD

Grady County VFD

Gresston VFD

Gumlog FD

Hancock County VFD

Lakeland-Lanier FD

Lamar County FRD

Louisville FD

Lumpkin VFD

Macon County Fire Rescue

Marvin Yancy VFD

Patterson VFD

Pierce County FD

Pine Valley VFD

Quitman County VFD

Rock Hill VFD

Schley County Fire&EMS

Spring Creek VFD

Stewart County VFD

Taliaferro County VFD

Tattnall County FRD

Tazewell VFD

Toombs County FD

Twiggs County FD

Twin City FD

Ware County FRD

Warren County VFD

Woodland VFD

Yatesville






GFSTC Conference Call Council Meeting April 11, 2019


Posted: 04/08/2019

There will be a GFSTC Conference Call Council Meeting on Thursday, April 11, 2019 at 10:00 AM.

Dial-in number: (712) 451-0978
Access code: 581329

OPENING OF THE MEETING

ESTABLISH QUORUM

OLD BUSINESS

NEW BUSINESS

ADJOURN





Upcoming GFSTC Council Meeting May 7, 2019


Posted: 04/04/2019

The next Georgia Firefighter Standards and Training Council Meeting will be held on Tuesday, May 7th at 9:00 AM. The Council Meeting will be held at GPSTC in Forsyth.


THE AGENDA ITEMS WILL BE:
 
OPENING OF THE MEETING

ESTABLISH QUORUM

AGENCY UPDATE

OLD BUSINESS

NEW BUSINESS

ADJOURN


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JOB POSTING: ADMINISTRATIVE SUPPORT 2


Posted: 04/01/2019

Come work with us! Please see attached document for job description and application instructions.
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Upcoming GFSTC Council Meeting April 2, 2019


Posted: 03/29/2019

The next Georgia Firefighter Standards and Training Council Meeting will be held on

Tuesday, April 2, 2019 at 4:30, after the regular Chief's business meeting. The Council Meeting will be held at the Savannah Marriott Riverfront in the main meeting room. 

THE AGENDA ITEMS WILL BE:

 

OPENING OF THE MEETING

ESTABLISH QUORUM

AGENCY UPDATE

RECIPROCITY

TRAINING

RECEIVE INPUT FROM THE FIRE SERVICE

OLD BUSINESS

NEW BUSINESS

ADJOURN





Fax Machine Down


Posted: 03/25/2019

We are sad to report that our fax machine is DOWN again! Please email, snail mail or hand deliver any documents. If you need to send us a Fireworks Tax Grant Application, it must either be by email or hand delivery in order to meet Friday's deadline. Also, if you are submitting a grant application, make sure you have the one page statement of benefits from your insurance company that has your department name with current dates of coverage listed and the quote for your requested items





2019A GFSTC Fireworks Tax Grant Application Period Re-opened


Posted: 03/05/2019

We are re-opening the Fireworks Tax grant application period from March 5, 2019 through March 29, 2019. The announcement letter and application are attached below and we have also sent out an email to all department chiefs and training officers. Please see the attached document for all guidelines surrounding the application process. We are working with a small window of time so do not delay in submitting your applications. Incomplete applications will not be considered; please read and follow all guidelines carefully.

For clarification: 

  1. The maximum award per department is $25,000.00.
  2. If you received a grant this year, please do not apply for another. 
  3. If you applied for this year's grant and were not selected you may submit the new application for consideration. 
  4. Funding priorities include those things necessary to improve ISO ratings and achieve or maintain a certificate of compliance for a FD
  5. There will be a 10% match required from each department.
  6. If you submit your application via email, please include "Fireworks Tax Grant 2019A" and your department name in the email subject line.

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Open Enrollment Testing


Posted: 02/28/2019

Due to the availability of seats here at GFSTC for Open Enrollment the candidates must be either signed up on the test event calendar or an e-mail sent to David Cummings cummings@gfstconline.org or Mike Hancock mhancock@gfstconline.org . Prior to sending the e-mail the Chief or Training Officer must contact this agency for availability of seats. We only have room for 10 people to be tested on each event. Any more than that and it is an unfriendly test environment for the candidates. As of March 1, 2019, if this agency has not been notified prior to the test date the candidates will not be allowed to test that day.


Forms now available on new website!


Posted: 02/22/2019

Forms are now available on the new website! 

1. Sign into your account
2. In the orange bar across the top click "Home".
3. A drop down box will appear, click "Forms".
4. Another drop down will appear and you can select the forms that you need to download.



DRAFT: GFSTC MEETING MINUTES January 15, 2019


Posted: 02/14/2019

DRAFT: GFSTC MEETING MINUTES January 15, 2019

See attached PDF, please note that this is a DRAFT until approved by the Council.

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Upcoming Council Meeting March 14, 2019


Posted: 02/13/2019


The next Georgia Firefighter Standards and Training Council Meeting will be held on March 14, 2019 at 9:00 AM at the Georgia Public Safety Training Center.


THE AGENDA ITEMS WILL BE:
 
OPENING OF THE MEETING
ESTABLISH QUORUM
APPROVE MINUTES OF THE LAST MEETING
AGENCY UPDATE
OLD BUSINESS
NEW BUSINESS
ADJOURN




New Website Feature! Add existing firefighters and change status


Posted: 01/24/2019

Good morning, everyone!

We have a new feature that has been added to the website; departments can now add and change the status of existing firefighters that are already in the system and have a GFSTC ID #. 

To add an already existing firefighter to your roster:
  1. Sign in to your departmental account.
  2. On the top right, click Power User. You will select "Add Firefighter to Roster".
  3. You can search by name, GFSTC ID# or last 4 of the Social Security Number. 
  4. When you find the correct firefighter, click the red "Assign to Roster" button.
  5. Are you sure you want to assign to roster?
  6. It will show the ID number; you will need to enter the start date and status and click "Add to Roster".
  7. A confirmation will pop up, click OK.
  8. They will now be added to your roster- you may need to refresh your roster page in order for them to show up.
To change a firefighter's status:
  1. Follow the above instructions to add them to the roster with their new status. (example: if they are changing from Volunteer Suppression to Career, you would select Career.)
  2. After you do that select the firefighter from your roster and click on the yellow “View” button to the right of their information.
  3. This will take you to the firefighter’s information page; click on their “Department” tab.
  4. Scroll down to “Department History” and under “Actions” click on the yellow “Edit” button.
  5. Click “Edit” beside the previous status you wish to remove.
  6. Enter the end date and click “Update”.



Council Meeting, January 15, 2019


Posted: 12/18/2018

The next meeting of the Georgia Firefighter Standards and Training Council will be January 15, 2019 at 9:00 am in the GFSTC Office at the Georgia Public Safety Training Center.
 
Agenda:
Opening of the meeting
Establish Quorum
Approve minutes of the last meeting
Agency update
FO3 and FO4 validations
HAZA and HAZO validations
Old business
New business
Adjourn

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Council Meeting, November 1, 2018


Posted: 10/25/2018

The next Georgia Firefighter Standards and Training Council Meeting will be Thursday, November 1, 2018 at 9:00am in the Courtroom at the Georgia Public Safety Training Center.  

THE AGENDA ITEMS WILL BE:
 
OPENING OF THE MEETING
ESTABLISH QUORUM
APPROVE MINUTES OF THE LAST MEETING
AGENCY UPDATE
VOTING ON 2019 FIREWORKS TAX GRANTS

RECIPROCITY
QUALIFICATIONS FOR TESTING SITES

OLD BUSINESS
NEW BUSINESS
ADJOURN
THE AGENDA ITEMS WILL BE:
 
OPENING OF THE MEETING
ESTABLISH QUORUM
APPROVE MINUTES OF THE LAST MEETING
AGENCY UPDATE
VOTING ON 2019 FIREWORKS TAX GRANTS

RECIPROCITY
QUALIFICATIONS FOR TESTING SITES

OLD BUSINESS
NEW BUSINESS
ADJOURN
THE AGENDA ITEMS WILL BE:
 
OPENING OF THE MEETING
ESTABLISH QUORUM
APPROVE MINUTES OF THE LAST MEETING
AGENCY UPDATE
VOTING ON 2019 FIREWORKS TAX GRANTS

RECIPROCITY
QUALIFICATIONS FOR TESTING SITES

OLD BUSINESS
NEW BUSINESS
ADJOURN