The Deputy Fire Chief is our Municipal Emergency Program Coordinator. This position oversees the Saanich Emergency Program with support from three staff members.
During a major emergency, the Emergency Program calls upon many trained staff from every department.
We also have more than 100 Saanich volunteers to support the Emergency Operations Centre in one of three ways:
- Emergency Social Services (ESS) and ESS Level One
- Search and Rescue (SAR)
- Emergency Radio Communications (COMMS)