Month: August 2019

Addition of paid staff boosts call coverage at rescue squad

Aug 05 2019
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With a career crew on board, the JEB Stuart Rescue Squad is nearing 100 percent call coverage, according to Derek Wagner, captain. The paid squad program began on June 1, and now includes 14 employees. Only five are considered full-time employees, Wagner said. They also receive a total of 8 hours per month personal time

Rescue squad to hire full-time employees

Aug 05 2019
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The Jeb Stuart Rescue Squad is seeking full-time employees to help run calls and meet its mission of providing service to the community. “We decided to do this due to the lack of call coverage. We’re missing about 30 percent of our calls each month,” due to a lack of volunteers and the closure of