The Operations Division is the largest and most visible part of Nixa Fire Protection District. It responds to emergency calls with personnel who are both trained firefighters and EMT's. The Department has mutual aid agreements with other surrounding fire districts and municipalities. The Operations Division includes the following areas of responsibility: The Operations Division operates the District's 4 fire stations. Under the Battalion Chiefs, Station Officers supervise daily operations. The duties are performed by Captains, Lieutenants, and firefighters, engaged mainly in fire/emergency response activities and community public safety-related duties. Full-time personnel work 24-hours on, 48-hours off shift schedule.
New Firefighter Training & Development The purpose of this program to establish through written and practical processes, the necessary skill level required and expected of a new firefighter employed by the Nixa Fire Protection District.
In-Service Training & Officer Development ensures the members of Nixa Fire District perform their duties efficiently, effectively and safely. That Nixa Fire District provides excellent customer service to citizens of and visitors in our community. Assure the members' families that they will return home safely to them at the completion of their tour of duty.
Recruitment - In order to meet the personnel needs of our growing district and to introduce the fire service as a career to segments of our community that traditionally has not been part of our candidate pool, Nixa Fire District uses programs to support our recruitment effort.