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Lives in:
Wurruk, Victoria, Australia
Department:
Sale Fire Brigade (Country Fire Authority)
Title/rank:
Senior Firefighter
Years of public service:
41
Agency structure:
Combination fire department
Professional Qualifications:
GIFireE
Diploma of Business (Frontline Management)
Diploma of Firefighting (Management)
Certificate IV in Public Safety (Firefighting Supervision)
Certificate IV in Firefighting (Supervision)
Certificate IV in Fire Technology
Certificate IV in Training & Assessment
Certificate III in Public Safety (Firefighting & Emergency Operations)
Certificate III in Firefighting (Operations)
Certificate II in Public Safety (Firefighting & Emergency Operations)
Certificate II in Firefighting (Operations)
Workplace Trainer/Assessor
Topics you provide training for:
Wildfire Firefighting
Structural Firefighting
Aviation Firefighting
HAZMAT/Awareness
Mentoring
Bio:
Joined Country Fire Authority (CFA) as volunteer 1975 - currently 2nd Lieutenant in Sale Fire Brigade, Brigade Training Officer/Co-ordinator, OIC satellite station, endorsed Level 2 Incident Controller, endorsed Level 3 Sector Commander. PAD Operator and PAD Instructor at Victorian Emergency Management Training Centre - West Sale Campus (local fire training complex).

Joined Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) as firefighter 1979.
On discharge in 1999, held position of Fire Station Commander at Townsville International Airport.
Currently employed as civilian Firefighter/First Responder at a local airforce base.

I have the best of both world's - both a career and volunteer firefighter.

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At 10:20pm on December 31, 2008, Ellen Brown said…
Hi David !!!! D*** & I hope you had a great holiday. We wish you the best for 2009.
At 10:28pm on December 7, 2008, julio reyes said…
Hi we are a volunteer group in the coast of Veracruz, Mexico, we do not have economic resources that we have accomplished is to choose based effort to join efforts to buy old standard vehicles and turn them into ambulances, cap and put them inside and sirens, we want have the opportunity because we know that in the USA donate emergency vehicles like ambulances ask all the information possible thanks
At 10:08am on September 17, 2008, Michael Gilbert said…
We will be there the 30th of Oct for 2 weeks.
At 8:28am on September 17, 2008, Mike Stallings said…
G'Day David! Im glad to see that you are on the Fire Engineering community site. How is my favorite Fool from Down Under?

I hope you are well. Keep in touch.
At 7:03pm on September 16, 2008, Michael Gilbert said…
Hey Brother, how far is Melbourne from you? I may be there next month
 
 
 

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