The mission of the Gallup Fire Department's Training Division is to provide ongoing training, education, and certification to fire suppression and emergency medical service personnel who are necessary to ensure a competent, efficient, and effective emergency response organization. The Training Division strives to provide the necessary evaluations and recommendations for new guidelines and procedures necessary to maintain the safest work environment possible for our responders as well as providing for the protection of the residents and visitors within the city of Gallup and McKinley County.
It is the vision of the Gallup Fire Department’s Training Division to be nationally recognized as an all-hazards, all-risk service provider by developing and maintaining strategic community partnerships, training exceptional people, as well as developing efficiency in training standards and competencies.
The Training Division is responsible for the initial training of new recruits and on-going training and implementation of safety standards for all firefighters and Emergency Medical Technicians within the Gallup Fire Department. The training environment is dynamic and ever-changing, as numerous requirements continue to be mandated in emergency services by federal and state regulatory agencies. The Training Division strives to accomplish the mission of delivering quality training and safety programs in a cost-effective manner to comply with established laws, regulations, and standards.