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Apple Valley Fire Protection District

Commitment to Service Excellence.

Administration

Welcome to the heart of our Fire District, where the seamless functioning of essential Administrative and Human Resource services ensures the strength and efficiency of our operations. At Apple Valley Fire Protection District, our dedicated Administrative Services team plays a pivotal role in shaping the backbone of our organization. From recruiting the best talent to managing retiree benefits, our team is committed to fostering a work environment that enables our firefighters to focus on their vital mission of protecting and serving our community. Accessibility, timeliness, and friendly service are not just values but the essence of our commitment to those who dedicate their lives to our community.

Front Desk Operations: Our front desk is the friendly face and efficient hub of Apple Valley Fire, embodying our commitment to accessibility and top-notch service. Manned by our dedicated team, we not only assist with general inquiries but also play a crucial role in community engagement. Need a burn permit? We’ve got you covered. Making payments for plans or services? Expect a smooth and friendly transaction experience as we handle your needs with a service-oriented smile. Additionally, for those looking to enhance their life-saving skills, our front desk is the go-to spot for CPR sign-ups, making it easy and convenient for community members to equip themselves with essential knowledge. At Apple Valley Fire, our front desk operations reflect our commitment to accessibility, customer satisfaction, and a warm, welcoming atmosphere for everyone we serve.

Recruitment and Employment Testing: Our Administrative Services/Human Resources team takes pride in identifying and attracting top-tier talent to join our ranks. We meticulously conduct employment testing to ensure that those who join our Fire District are not only skilled but also aligned with our values and commitment to excellence. Additionally, maintaining the integrity of our team, our background investigation unit conducts thorough background checks for new hires. This process ensures that we uphold the highest standards of trustworthiness and professionalism within our ranks.

Hiring and Onboarding: Navigating the complexities of the hiring process, our team facilitates a smooth onboarding experience for new members. From initial orientation to essential training, we ensure that every new hire is equipped with the knowledge and resources they need to succeed in their roles.

Benefits Coordination and Payroll Processing: Administering a comprehensive benefits program, our team manages benefit coordination to support the health and well-being of our personnel. Additionally, the processing of payroll is handled with precision, ensuring timely and accurate compensation for all employees.

Promotional Testing and Professional Development: Recognizing the importance of career growth, our Administrative Services/Human Resources team conducts promotional testing and supports ongoing professional development opportunities. We are committed to nurturing the skills and leadership qualities that contribute to the advancement of our personnel.

Personnel Records Management: As the custodian of all personnel records, our team maintains a meticulous and organized system. This includes keeping track of certifications, training records, and other essential documentation that ensures compliance and transparency within our organization.

Policy and Standard Operating Procedure Updates: Staying up-to-date with industry best practices and legal requirements, our team takes charge of updating and implementing policies and standard operating procedures. This commitment to continuous improvement ensures that we operate at the highest standards.

Public Records Requests and Records Handling: Each member of the Administrative team is an authorized custodian of records. This allows us to efficiently handle all public records requests. We prioritize transparency and accountability, ensuring that information is accessible while adhering to legal requirements and confidentiality standards.

Retiree Benefit Administration: Our commitment to our personnel extends beyond their active service. Administrative Services manages retiree benefit administration, ensuring that our retirees continue to receive the support they deserve after their dedicated years of service.

Board Clerk Duties for the Board of Directors: Our team takes on the crucial role of handling all Board Clerk duties for the Board of Directors of the District. This includes maintaining accurate records of board meetings, facilitating communication, and ensuring compliance with governance protocols.

At Apple Valley Fire, our Administrative Services team is dedicated to supporting the growth, well-being, and success of our personnel. With a commitment to excellence and a focus on service, we strive to create an environment where every member can thrive in their role and contribute to the collective mission of safeguarding our community.

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Regular Board Meeting

Tuesday, July 16th, 2024, 6 PM
At Fire Station 336
19235 Yucca Loma Road, Apple Valley, CA 92307
Public is Welcome to Attend

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