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The City of Slaton
130 S. 9th St.
Slaton, TX 79364
Ph: (806) 828-2000
Fx: (806) 828-2002
Training
Overview
The Slaton Fire Department Training Officer coordinates the delivery of Fire and Life Safety training programs to all personnel. All training is intended to assure that all personnel are competent in providing professional service to the community.

Training Priorities and Purpose
  • Safety in all areas - to provide training to mitigate and minimize injuries to Fire Department personnel
  • Service to the community - to provide training that enables personnel to meet and provide for the service needs of the community
  • Professional skill competency in all positions - to provide training which prepares and promotes personnel the ability to provide professional services to the community
  • Flexibility to meet department and individual needs - to be able to review and revise training programs to meet the present and future needs of the department and community
  • Preparing for the future needs of the organization and the community - to proactively identify and develop resources or programs to train personnel to meet future needs of the department and community
  • Development of a network of resources to provide training and education - to proactively identify and promote the use of internal and external resources, which help to provide training to the members of the department
  • Evaluation of department needs and personnel needs - to objectively identify the competency and ability of personnel to meet or exceed local and national standards