The Training Division is comprised of Training Chief Rodd Huber and two Training Captains. They are Senior Captain Roy Barner and Senior Captain Saul Ortega. The Training Division provides monthly Fire and EMS training for department personnel. The Training Division also provides additional outside training opportunities for specific needs within the Department.
The Odessa Fire Department training facility is located at 3000 S. Dixie. It includes a classroom, drill tower and a newly constructed State of the Art Fire Facilities Fire Training Tower. It also has the required facilities for simulated extrication and confined space rescue.
Areas of Responsibility
Continuing Education –Training and tracking of C.E. is provided for all members of the department.
Testing –The Training Division oversees and provides all testing for promotion and new hires.
ISO –The Training Division oversees the collection and documentation of fire and technical rescue training hours to meet ISO recommendations.
If you would like more information on Fire or EMS C.E. classes offered by the Odessa Fire Department you may contact Chief Huber.