Friday, April 17, 2015
On behalf of the Board of Directors, the Officers and the Membership of the Aberdeen Fire Department, we would like to take the opportunity to recognize and show our support for all of the Call-Takers, Fire/EMS, and Police Dispatchers within Harford County.During this week of celebration, We would personally like to thank the men and women who work in our Dispatch Centers. Thank you for your unwavering dedication to protect and serve. Thank you for the lives you have saved, the lives you have positively impacted, and for the lives you will save as a result of choosing this noble profession.Happy National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week everyone!
Friday, April 17, 2015
The Aberdeen Fire Department, Inc. is now accepting applications for the positions of BLS emergency medical service providers for PRN Status (Nights and Weekends Only) .Applicants must meet the following minimum qualifications.
•A current, valid license or certification from the Maryland Institute for Emergency Medical Services Systems as a EMT-Basic (EMT-B). Harford County IV Technician certification a plus.
•Must have at least three (3) years of experience in EMS pre-hospital emergency medical care including advanced and basic life support
•Must have a valid driver's license with a good driving record
•Must have valid proof of certificate of completion from an emergency vehicle operator course (EVOC) that either meets or exceeds the curriculum of the Maryland Fire & Rescue Institute (MFRI) – EVOC
•Must have a minimum of three (3) years driving and operating an emergency ambulance in a 911 or public safety capacity.
Qualified applicants will be contacted to complete pre-employment testing to include WRITTEN and PRACTICAL exams, consisting of a multiple choice test and a adult mega code scenario. Applicants who successfully completed the pre-employment testing will be placed on a eligibility list for hire for a period of one year. Applicants with the top scores will be given a conditional offer of employment pending the completion of a criminal background check, drug test, fit for duty physical exam.
Applications are due by no later than April 30, 2015.
Applications should be turned in via U.S. MAIL, EMAIL, FAX, or IN PERSON
Name: Tammy Hoag - EMS Administrator
Fax: (410) 272-2887
Address: 21 N. Rogers Street, Aberdeen, MD. 21001
Monday, April 13, 2015
This week, progress continued on our new apparatus with installation of additional wiring, trim and other components as the aerial device was being assembled. Next week, we expect the aerial device to be pinned to chassis.Please see the attached photos. Keep checking back on our Facebook and website for more updates.
Monday, April 6, 2015
Statewide Recruitment DayDate: April 12, 2015Time: 11:00am - 4:00pmWhere: Main Station - House 1, 21 N. Rogers Street, Aberdeen, MD 21001Aberdeen Fire Department will be participating in the Statewide Recruitment Day Open House. Stop by our main station located at 21 N. Rogers Street, Aberdeen, MD 21001, to learn more about volunteering. There is a position for everyone! Active Fire/EMS & Administrative. There will be members on site, hands-on demonstrations and much more! Applications will be on hand to fill out or take home and bring back! More information & flyer to follow! ****Note-This will not replace our yearly fire prevention open house in October!****-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------From the Maryland State Firemen's Association We have selected April 12th, which is the start of National Volunteer Appreciation Week across the U.S. to hold recruitment open houses at our local fire and rescue stations across the state of Maryland. We look forward to inviting the public in to our stations and let them learn how they can join and participate as a volunteer responder or as an administrative member in their local Fire/Rescue/EMS department.
Friday, April 3, 2015
This week, progress continued on the new apparatus with installation of additional wiring, plumbing, trim and other components. Next week, we expect chassis to begin preparation for aerial device and ladder sections to begin assembly.Please see the attached photos. Keep checking back on our Facebook and website for more updates.
Friday, March 27, 2015
This week, the body was mounted on the new apparatus chassis followed by installation of wiring, plumbing, trim and other components. Next week, we expect same type installation work to continue on chassis and aerial ladder sections to begin assembly.Please see the attached photos. Keep checking back on our Facebook and website for more updates.
Friday, March 20, 2015
This week, the torque box was mounted on the new apparatus chassis and the body was being prepped for chassis mounting. Next week, expect body to be mounted on chassis followed by installation of wiring, shelving, trim, etc. Soon, we expect aerial ladder sections to begin assembly.Please see the attached photos. Keep checking back on our Facebook and website for more updates.
Saturday, March 14, 2015
On behalf of the Board of Directors, we would like to congratulate one of our firefighters, SPC. Chris Hoffman on a major accomplishment and winning the 29th Combat Aviation Brigade Soldier of the Year after being selected to represent his unit, then battalion and then the brigade.This allows him the opportunity to move forward in the competition and to represent his Brigade in the State Competition being held this weekend and happening now.Please join us in wishing him the best of luck in the competition!Way to go Chris!
Saturday, March 14, 2015
This week, our new apparatus cab was mounted on the chassis after the drivetrain installation and the body completed paint process. Next week, expect chassis to be prepped for torque box and torque box to begin preparations for chassis mounting.Please see the attached photos. Keep checking back on our Facebook and website for more updates.
Sunday, March 8, 2015
This week, our new apparatus cab was moving through cab build, our chassis was in frame-up and the body completed fabrication and moved to paint process. Next week, we expect cab to be mounted on chassis after drive-train installation and the body to complete the paint process.Please see the attached photos. Keep checking back on our Facebook and website for more updates.
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