"To provide comprehensive Fire and Emergency Services to the community for the preservation of life, property and the environment"
The city is comprised of three fire districts with a station strategically located in each district. The average response time to any incident after the assigned unit is placed in service is three minutes. We respond to approximately 2,700 requests for assistance each year.
Housed in each station is a minimum of one fire engine and one brush truck. Average staffing is three firefighters per engine, with a high at times of four on two engines and three on the other. There are currently 40 employees in the department, four of which are administration and the remaining employees are assigned to three shifts. Our shifts work a 24 on 24 off schedule with a four-day break after the third on-duty shift. Example: A shift works, Monday, Wednesday and Friday and they're off until the next Wednesday.
The department responds to an assortment of incidents ranging from the simple to the complex. While not all calls for service are emergencies, we respond to the needs of the citizens within our community. If the event is one that we cannot deal with, we make every attempt to find the proper agency or person that can effectively handle the citizens need.
Employment information and applications may be obtained through the City of Rockledge Human Resources department.