Welcome to the Administration Division of Thomasville Fire & Rescue! Our dedicated team of professionals plays a crucial role in ensuring the efficient operation and strategic development of our fire department. Meet the key members of our administrative division and learn about their responsibilities in managing and enhancing fire and rescue services in our community.
- Leadership: The Fire Chief is the highest-ranking officer in the department and provides overall leadership and direction.
- Policy Development: Developing and implementing departmental policies and procedures to ensure compliance with local, state, and federal regulations.
- Budget Oversight: Managing the department's budget, allocating resources efficiently, and securing funding for essential equipment and training.
- Public Relations: Serving as the department's spokesperson, building community relationships, and advocating for fire safety.
Deputy Fire Chief
- Operational Support: Assisting the Fire Chief in day-to-day operations and decision-making.
- Emergency Response: Overseeing emergency response activities, including incident command at major incidents.
- Training and Development: Managing training programs for firefighters and ensuring their skills are up-to-date.
- Administrative Duties: Handling administrative tasks as assigned by the Fire Chief.
Division Chief of Code Enforcement
- Fire Code Compliance: Ensuring buildings and facilities comply with fire codes and regulations.
- Fire Inspections: Conducting regular inspections to identify fire hazards and recommend corrective actions.
- Permitting and Licensing: Managing permits for hazardous materials, special events, and firework displays.
- Public Education: Promoting fire safety awareness and educating the community about fire prevention.
Division Chief of Emergency Management
- Emergency Planning: Developing and updating emergency response plans for various scenarios, such as natural disasters and pandemics.
- Resource Coordination: Coordinating resources and personnel during emergencies to ensure an effective response.
- Community Preparedness: Promoting community preparedness through outreach and education.
- Collaboration: Collaborating with other agencies, such as law enforcement and public health, for coordinated emergency response efforts.
Division Chief of Training & Standards
- Training Programs: Developing and managing training programs to enhance the skills and knowledge of firefighters.
- Certification: Ensuring firefighters meet required certifications and standards.
- Curriculum Development: Designing and updating training curricula to reflect the latest firefighting techniques and safety protocols.
- Quality Assurance: Monitoring and evaluating training effectiveness and making improvements as needed.
If you have any questions or need assistance related to the Administration Division of Thomasville Fire & Rescue, please don't hesitate to contact us:
- Fire Chief: Jason.Myers@Thomasville-NC.gov | Phone: (336) 475-5524
- Deputy Fire Chief: Michael.Wilson@Thomasville-NC.gov | Phone: (336) 475-5545
- Division Chief of Code Enforcement: Glen.Pressley@Thomasville-NC.gov | Phone: (336) 475-5527
- Division Chief of Emergency Management: Sam.Olshinski@Thomasville-NC.gov | Phone: (336) 475-5590
- Division Chief of Training & Standards: Jonthan.Hedrick@Thomasville-NC.gov | Phone: (336) 475-4295
Thank you for visiting our Administration Division webpage. We are committed to serving and protecting the Thomasville community, and your safety is our top priority.