The purpose of this program is to
identify fire service personnel who demonstrate competency in the performance requirements necessary to perform the duties
of a mobile water supply driver operator. The NFPA 1002 Standard for Fire Apparatus Driver Operator Professional
Qualifications identifies the minimum requirements for a person at an advanced level of progression in the fire
service. A person certified as a Mobile Water Supply Driver Operator will have demonstrated competency in the necessary
knowledge and skills, associated with the driving and operation of a fire service tanker/tender.
submits a completed application to the Kentucky Fire Commission. The candidate shall participate in a skills examination
and remit the proper certification fee. Upon successful completion of the skills exam, provided all documentation,
fees are submitted and prerequisites are satisfied, the candidate shall become eligible to recieve an accredited certification
from the Kentucky Fire Commission.
AND COMPETENCY AREAS TESTED
Vehicle inspection, driving skills, basic preventive maintenance, placement, operation and set-up of water
shuttles, fill and dump sites.
1 - level of accredited certification.
Driver Operator-Pumper - level of accredited certification.