Green Valley Fire District Green Valley Fire District

Compassion • Competence • Character

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Welcome to the Green Valley Fire District

Our organization values the relationship we have with our communities and works hard to ensure we don’t violate the trust or confidence you have placed in us.

As our customer, we strive to exceed your expectations with every encounter we have.  Your input is important to our success, and we value your feedback.  My contact information is listed below.  Please let me know when we exceed your expectations, or if you have suggestions on how we can continue to improve our service delivery.

 

Chuck Wunder, MSL, EFO, CFO

Fire Chief

cwunder@gvfire.org

 

Some Helpful Information about Fire Extinguishers

Learn the ABCs of Water Safety!

A=Adult Supervision
  • Supervise children and adults around all water. The caregiver should be sober and know how to swim.
  • Never leave your child unattended in or near a swimming pool, hot tub, spa, not even for a second.
  • Keep toys, tricycles, and other children’s play things away from the pool or spa.
  • Don’t consider your children to be “drownproof” because they have taken swimming lessons.
  • Don’t allow barriers, such as fences or walls, give you a false sense of security regarding your child’s safety.  There is No substitute for adult supervision.
B=Barriers
  • Block children from unexpectedly getting into water. Make sure drain covers meet standards.
  • Make sure your pool and/or spa has an effective barrier, such as a fence to help guard against unauthorized access.
  • Your pool or spa should have a barrier regardless of whether they are covered.
  • Door and windows leading to the pool areas should be locked.
  • Fence gates should have self-closing, self-latching mechanisms.  Latches need to be out of reach of young children.
C=Coast-Guard Approved Life Vests and Classes
  • Take classes to learn how to swim and be able to perform mouth-to-mouth CPR. Wear a life vest while learning to swim.
  • Learn how to administer CPR, mouth-to-mouth resuscitation, and other lifesaving techniques.  To administer CPR correctly you must be properly trained.
  • Know how to contact your local emergency medical services.  Install a phone or keep a cordless phone in the pool or spa area.   Post the emergency number in an easy to see place.
  • Learn to swim and teach age appropriate children to swim.
Other Pool Safety Tips

Do not allow children to play in or around the pool area.

Mount life saving devices near the pool.

Keep tables, chairs and ladders away from pool fences.

Check placement of doggie doors for direct access to pool area.

Post your local emergency number on the phone.  Think about installing a phone near the pool area.

If you find a child in any source of water…
  1. Yell for help and pull the child out of the water.
  2. Call 9-1-1 or your local emergency number immediately!
  3. Begin CPR if you are trained.
  4. If you are not trained to administer CPR, follow the instructions from the 9-1-1 operator until help arrives.
  5. Adult supervision is the best approach in the prevention of drowning.

Green Valley Fire District - Compassion, Competence and Character

We like to post comments that we receive that reflect the service our members provide to our community.  It is our hope, and overarching goal, that we provide the best, most compassionate service possible in each and every call for service we respond to.  One of our customers responded to our survey with the following:

Which type of response did you receive from the Green Valley Fire District?
Fire Corps Services//Smoke Alarms, Batteries, Lockboxes
What was your date of service with GVFD?
05/11/2018
Please indicate how you would rate the timeliness of RESPONSE you received from the GVFD.
Excellent
Please indicate how you would rate the QUALITY of service you received from GVFD.
Excellent
Please indicate how you would rate the level of CUSTOMER SERVICE you received from GVFD.
Excellent
Please indicate how you would rate your OVERALL EXPERIENCE with GVFD.
Excellent

Additional Comments or Suggestions
Crew shift 152-A Were absolutely FANTASTIC! New to GV, they not only helped me when I locked myself out of my home, they also used the opportunity to educate me on the GV FireDistrict services!! Well Done!!!

Thank you very much Mr Lopez, Mr Schroeder & Mr Schotz for being my knights in shinning armour!

Kathleen Kasper

Come Join Our Fire Corps Team

Are you looking for something fun to do while helping your fellow Green Valley neighbors stay safe in their homes? Well Fire Corps may be just what you’re looking for!

The continued growth of our wildly successful; smoke alarm and battery replacement programs, rapid entry lock-box installation, desert pest relocation, administrative support for the Fire District, and community fall prevention services have created the need to find more men and women volunteers.

Fire Corps volunteers provide non-emergency support to the Green Valley Fire District saving GVFD over $200,000 each year and have a great time doing it.

Volunteers receive extensive classroom and field training in all functions. There are positions available that will cater to your specific interests and skills. Join our outstanding cadre of friendly, community minded volunteers and help keep Green Valley safe.

To join, call the Green Valley Fire District Community Services Division at 520-625 9438. We would like to talk to you!

Learn More

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If you are looking for a fun, exciting career

the Green Valley Fire District invites you to take a deeper look at us and apply today!  Fill out an Interest Card under the “About” link, then go to “Employment”.  We’ll contact you when the next process begins.

Job Interest Form
Thank You for considering the Green Valley Fire District!
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