Fire Support, Planning & Administration

Responsibilities


The Division of Administration and Support Services is guided by Assistant Fire Chief John Sherwood.

The division is responsible for:
  • Budget administration
  • Contract administration
  • Purchasing
  • Records management
  • Maintenance of equipment and facilities
  • Payroll
  • Workers compensation
  • Personnel services
The function of administrative support is responsible for the delivery of efficient and effective executive assistance.

Support Services


Support Services provides the essential equipment, supplies, and maintenance necessary to fulfill the core mission of the fire department. All protective clothing is purchased and maintained by Support Services. Additionally, Support Services evaluates safety equipment, protective clothing, and coordinates staff testing and selection.

The Division of Administration and Support Services is also responsible for the coordination and delivery of effective training programs for career staff on the subjects of firefighting, technical rescue, emergency medical care, and safety. In addition, the division is responsible for the department firefighter health and wellness programs.