Support Services Division


The Mount Vernon Fire Department's Support Services Division is comprised of Civilian and Uniformed personnel and is staffed to provide ancillary assistance to the day-today functions of both our Line and Staff personnel.

The Support Services Division includes our Fire Department Secretary, our Chief Financial Clerk and our Motor Mechanic. Their responsibilities are varied, but essential to to proper functioning of our Department.

Our Fire Department Secretary handles all of the fire department's day-to-day administrative responsibilities including scheduling and planning with our Fire Commissioners, managing incident forms and reports, coordinating our Fire Prevention Office, and teaming with Departments city-wide to address challenges.

Our Chief Financial Clerk is responsible for our staff attendance and payroll. This position is also responsible for the development of vendor relationships and purchasing, as well as the development of revenue streams and grant management and compliance.

Our Motor Mechanic is responsible for all rolling stock. This includes our fire engines, fire trucks, heavy rescue as well as all support vehicles and all motorized fire equipment. Our mechanic manages our Preventive Maintenance program and responds to alarms of fire in the event of mechanical malfunction or other incident needs.