Metter Fire-Rescue

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  • CITY OF METTER
    GRAYSON TRAPNELL SPECIAL COMMITTEE FOR ANIMAL SERVICES

    CALLED MEETING

    The Grayson Trapnell Special Committee for Animal Services has called a meeting for October 1, 2020, 5:30 p.m. at the Metter Police Department located at 805 E. Lillian St., Metter, GA.  The purpose of this meeting is to review the bids for the the reovations at the animal shelter.


     

  • CITY OF METTER
    GRAYSON TRAPNELL SPECIAL COMMITTEE FOR ANIMAL SERVICES

    2020 REGULAR MEETING DATES
    (Meetings are scheduled to begin at 5:30 p.m. at Metter Police Department)

    January 21, 2020

    March 17, 2020 - This meeting has been rescheduled for March 24, 2020
    The March 24, 2020 meeting has been cancelled.


    May 19, 2020

    July 21, 2020 - Meeting Cancelled

    September 15, 2020 - Meeting Cancelled

    October 1, 2020 - Called Meeting

    November 17, 2020


     

  • DOWNTOWN DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY

    2020 MEETING DATES
    ( Meetings are scheduled to begin at 8:00 a.m. at Pineland Community Room, Metter, GA 30439 ) 

    January 6, 2020

    February 3, 2020

    March 2, 2020

    April 6, 2020

    May 4, 2020

    June 1, 2020


    July 6, 2020 

    August 3, 2020

    September 14, 2020

    October 5, 2020

    November 2, 2020

    December 7, 2020

       

     

     

  • CITY OF METTER

    TREE BOARD

    2020 REGULAR MEETING DATES
    ( Meetings are scheduled to begin at 10:30 a.m. at City Hall ) 

    January 16, 2020 

    March 19, 2020 - This meeting has been cancelled.

    May 21, 2020

    July 16, 2020 - This meeting was cancelled.

    September 17, 2020 - This meeting was cancelled

    November 19, 2020

       

     

     

  • CITY OF METTER

    REGULAR  CITY COUNCIL MEETING DATES

    (All Regular Meetings are scheduled to begin at 5:30 p.m.)

    January 13 2020

    February 10, 2020

    March 09, 2020

    April 13, 2020

    May 11, 2020

    June 08, 2020

    July 13, 2020

    August 10, 2020

    September 14, 2020

    October 12, 2020

    November 09, 2020

    December 14, 2020

  • 2nd Monday of each month
    Regular City Council Meeting
    5:30 pm
  • Volunteer

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    Warning!!! This job is not for the faint of heart. This job is not for those who would turn their back to a person in need. This job position can only be filled by those who have a passion for helping others and the courage to do what is necessary in the face of danger.

    “Courage is not the absence of fear but rather the judgment that something is more important than fear; the brave may not live forever but the cautious do not live at all.” – Meg Cabot

    Volunteer Firefighting is a rewarding and valuable way to serve your community. We promote a culture of excellence at Metter Fire-Rescue through dedication to our training, uncompromising core values, and leadership development. We encourage anyone interested in serving our community to look at the different capacities in which they can serve.

  • Volunteer Support Firefighter (Level 1)

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    Volunteer Support Firefighters provide an essential job duty. These individuals are responsible for equipment deployment, providing rehab to staff on scene, driving emergency apparatus, public safety events in the community, and other various assignments. These individuals will not participate in structural firefighting, but will fill a key support role instead. Level I firefighters may become registered with Georgia Firefighter Standards and Training.

  • Registered Volunteer Firefighter (Level 2)

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    Registered Volunteers must complete a required training course that includes a live fire portion of training. These personnel may participate in interior and exterior firefighting operations, drive apparatus, and operate pumps or various other equipment. Registered volunteers may complete their training at the Georgia Public Safety Training Center or meet the requirements through locally delivered classes. If you think you’ve got what it takes to succeed in this exciting career, please contact us for more information.

  • Rescue Specialist

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    We provide vehicle extrication services to Candler County and mutual aid rescue responses to all surrounding jurisdictions when requested. Extrication includes victim removal from vehicles involved in motor vehicle collisions, elevators, confined space locations, as well as farm machinery and equipment. Training is delivered locally for those wishing to obtain a certification in rescue and extric-tion through Metter Fire-Rescue and Georgia Emergency Management Agency GEMA). There are many assignments during these operations including the oper-tion of hydraulic tools (i.e. “Jaws of Life”), stabilization equipment, and air tools or perhaps establishing a landing zone for a medical helicopter transport. Find out what your role might be!

  • Public Safety Education

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    These personnel attend and instruct classes in the public about fire safety, evacuation plans, and other safety related topics. We present information to local businesses, Candler County Schools, civic groups, and churches regarding fire safety. We also teach extinguisher classes on the proper use of extinguishers. These individuals may also assist in installation of smoke detectors or consult with residents who may have a question about hazards in their home.

  • Hazardous Materials

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    These individuals receive specialized training in this specific discipline. We have Awareness, Operations, and Technician level personnel on staff. Our hazardous materials personnel, both career and volunteer, are attached to a regional response team that activates for emergencies in Candler County and the surrounding areas.

  • Training

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    “Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.” – Benjamin Franklin

    Metter Fire-Rescue delivers local training to volunteers on a weekly basis. Drills are conducted every Tuesday at 7 p.m. for approximately 2-3 hours. Fire Officers and volunteers alike participate in “hands on” training, classroom learning, and also teaching other personnel. Firefighters can also attend training at GPSTC to receive certification as a Fire Instructor.

    For more information on certification, registration requirements and testing please visit the websites for the Georgia Public Safety Training Center and the Georgia Fire Standards and Training Council.