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Welcome to the Vermont Fire Academy Home Page

The Vermont Fire Academy is based in Pittsford, VT with a primary focus of delivering training to responders throughout the state.  This website is used to distribute timely course information and is updated on a continual basis, so please check back frequently and feel free to contact us with any questions you have. 
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Vermont Fire Academy Seeking Full-Time Training Coordinator

The Vermont Fire Academy is seeking an individual to join our team as a Full-Time Instructor and Program Training Coordinator.  The Instructor and Program Training Coordinator for the Vermont Fire Academy serves an important role in facilitating the delivery of statewide fire training.  Incumbents will be working in a dynamic team environment in the field and in an office setting, serving as a primary access point for training, performing curriculum development, and fostering instructor development.

Follow this link for full details or to apply online:  https://careers.vermont.gov/job/Pittsford-Instructor-and-Program-Training-Coordinator-VT-05763/802269700/

2022 National Fire Academy Courses:

Course:  Strategy and Tactics for Initial Company Operations
Location:  Northfield Fire Department
Dates: January 15, & 16, 2022 (0800 - 1700)
Application Deadline: December 1, 2021

Course:  Decision Making for Initial Company Operations
Location: Poultney Fire Department
Dates: February 22 & 23, 2022 (0800 - 1700)
Application Deadline: December 8, 2021

Course:  Leadership - Creating Environments for Personal Growth
Location: Middlebury Fire Department
Dates: January 29 & 30, 2022 (0800 - 1700)
Application Deadline: December 15, 2021

Course:  Strategy and Tactics for Initial Company Operations
Location:  Alburgh Fire Department
Dates: February 5 & 6, 2022 (0800 - 1700)
Application Deadline: December 20, 2021

Course:  Leadership - Creating Environments for Personal Growth
Location: Brattleboro Fire Department
Dates: February 19 & 20, 2022 (0800 - 1700)
Application Deadline: January 3, 2022

Course:  Executive Skills Series: Exercising Leadership to Facilitate Adaptive Change
Location: Vermont Fire Academy Administrative Building, Pittsford
Dates: March 5 &  6,  2022 (0800 - 1700)
Application Deadline: January 19, 2022

Three-State Weekend 2022 at the National Fire Academy in Emmitsburg, Maryland
Weekend is: June 3, 4 & 5 2022
Join Firefighters from Vermont, New Hampshire, and Alabama in a weekend of training, networking, and camaraderie on the campus of the National Fire Academy. Applicants can choose from 9 course offerings delivered by National Fire Academy Instructors from across the country.  The course brochure, forms and details will be posted as they become available.

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Fire Service Notices:
Vermont Career Fire Chiefs presents "Fireground Leadership & Ops Excellence" - October 20, 2021 in Burlington, VT