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To provide efficient,
effective, and reliable service to the citizens and agencies of Otero County
with 24-hour per day, 7-day a week service when needed
To insure County compliance with all federal,
state and local rules and regulations that pertain to Emergency Management,
Fire, EMS and HAZMAT;
Responsible for planning for emergency
situations and disasters, coordinating emergency response efforts to save
lives, reduce injuries, and preserve property
Act as Fire Marshall, assisting with the
operation and administration of the Otero County Volunteer Fire Districts as
Serves as the Technical Advisor to the County
Commission and County Manager in all matters pertaining to Fire Protection,
Suppression and Prevention.
Serves as a Technical Advisor in the area of
fire, rescue and emergency medical services, assisting with the planning,
development and organization of county emergency operations plans.
Assists in the development of county wide mutual
aid agreements between county fire districts and outside agencies.
Provides assistance to District Fire Chiefs
evaluating the needs for additional training, equipment and/or improvements to
facilitate efficient and safe fire department operations.
Assists County Fire Districts with their
commercial buildings fire inspection programs and public fire prevention
Serves as the County Fire and Emergency Services
representative on the Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC) and at the
Emergency Operations Center (EOC) when activated.
Assists County District Fire Chiefs in improving
their ISO rating schedule and serves as the liaison with the State Fire
Marshal's Office and Insurance Services Office Assist in the development and
implementation of hazardous materials program, research, analyze and
coordinate an action plan to dispose of hazardous materials.
Maintains awareness of new developments in the
field of emergency services; incorporates new developments as appropriate into
Normal hours are 8:00AM to 5:00PM, Monday
& Suggestions welcomed!
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