Training & Safety


The mission of the St. Lucie County Fire District's Training and Safety Division is to provide comprehensive and effective training for our Fire District professionals. We strive to be innovative and creative in the development and delivery of quality training programs, while also fostering professional development among our personnel.


The Training and Safety Division is responsible for the initial training and continual education for 386 certified firefighters.


Some of the many ongoing projects include:
  • ACLS/CPR Recertification
  • Annual Airport Training
  • EMT/Paramedic Refresher, Recertification
  • Emergency Vehicle Operator Course
  • Field Training Officer Program
  • Fire Officer Compliance
  • Firefighter Candidate Orientation
  • Firefighter Survival/RIT
  • Hazardous Materials Response Training
  • High Rise Firefighting
  • Incident Command/NIMS
  • Infection Prevention / Immunization

  • Medical Review Board
  • Officer Development
  • Paramedic Apprenticeship
  • Pump Operator Compliance
  • Quality Assurance/Quality Improvement
  • Radiological Emergency Response
  • Research and Development Program
  • Standard Operating Guidelines Development/Revision
  • Video and Audio Development
  • Wildland Firefighting

Training Captain

Capt James Meyer
Training Captain James Meyer

Training & Safety Division Personnel

LT. Alexia French 772-621-3449

Lieutenant Alexia French

LT. Shane Kozac 772-621-3448

Lieutenant Shane Kozac

FF/PM Oscar Leiva 772-621-3443

FF/PM Oscar Leiva