Volunteer Fire Service
|Section:||Human Resources Policies|
|Policy Name:||Volunteer Fire Service|
|Policy Owner:||Executive Vice President|
|Responsible University Office:||Office of Human Resources|
|Origination Date:||April 15, 1975|
|Revisions:||June 5, 1989; July 1, 2005|
|Legacy Policy Number:||7-08|
- PURPOSETo assist with the protection and safety of the Newark, Wilmington, Lewes and other Campus Communities.
- POLICYThe University releases designated employees, who are volunteer fire fighters, to assist local fire companies in fighting structural fires during normal working hours without loss of pay.
An employee, to qualify for release time under this policy, must secure the written approval of the local fire chief and the individual’s supervisor. The employee’s supervisor at his/her discretion may restrict an employee’s response to fires.
The University assumes no liability for any injury or activity arising from volunteer fire service.