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The board shall:
(a) Establish minimum educational and training standards for fire personnel.
(b) Certify persons as being qualified under Sections 45-11-251 and 45-11-253 to be fire personnel.
(c) Revoke certifications for cause and in the manner provided in Sections 45-11-251 and 45-11-253.
(d) Establish minimum curriculum requirements for basic and advanced courses and programs for schools operated by or for the state or any political subdivision thereof for the specific purpose of training fire personnel.
(e) Make recommendations concerning any matter within its purview.
(f) Make such inspection and evaluation as may be necessary to determine if governmental units are complying with Sections 45-11-251 and 45-11-253 at cost to those units.
(g) Approve fire training schools for operation by or for the state or any political subdivision thereof for the specific purpose of training personnel.
(h) Upon the request of agencies, conduct surveys or aid municipalities and counties to conduct surveys at cost to those agencies through qualified public or private agencies and assist in the implementation of any recommendations resulting from such surveys.
(i) Upon request of training agencies, conduct general and specific management surveys and studies of the operations of the requesting agencies at cost to those agencies. The role of the board under this subsection shall be that of consultant.
(j) Adopt and amend regulations consistent with law, for its internal management and control of board programs.
(k) Enter into contracts or do such things as may be necessary and incidental to the administration of Sections 45-11-251 and 45-11-253.
(l) Promulgate rules and regulations for the administration of Sections 45-11-251 and 45-11-253, including the authority to require the submission of reports and information by fire service agencies.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Mississippi Code Title 45. Public Safety and Good Order § 45-11-253. Duties of board - last updated January 01, 2018 | https://codes.findlaw.com/ms/title-45-public-safety-and-good-order/ms-code-sect-45-11-253/
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