Knoxville (TN) Fire Department/ Oliver Springs (TN) Fire Department
Master Firefighter (KFD) / Fire Chief (OSFD)
Years of public service:
Paid fire department
Top issues in your department:
Training for current service delivery and future threats.
The need for increase in funding for service delivery while facing dwindling budget numbers.
Recruitment of new members into the fire service. It is no longer just a volunteer issue. Its a fire service issue.
FF II, Fire Officer III, Fire Instructor II, HAZMAT Tech, Paramedic, Extrication Tech, Rope Rescue Tech, Certified live fire instructor, B.S. Fire Administration.
Topics you provide training for:
Recruit basic firefighting
Engine and Truck Company Operations
Firefighter Safety and Survival
Volunteer Fire Training Programs
Fire Instructor Development
Justin Bailey began is a 20-year student of the fire service. He began his career in 1999 as a junior firefighter/Explorer with the Oliver Springs Fire Department. He currently serves as the Fire Chief with the Oliver Springs (TN) Fire Department. Justin also holds the rank of Master Firefighter with the Knoxville (TN) Fire Department, where he has been serving since 2007. He is a part time fire instructor with the state of Tennessee Fire Service and Codes Enforcement Academy delivering classroom and hands-on instruction in various topics on-campus, at regional fire conferences, and at various local fire departments throughout Tennessee. He has instructed nationally on the topics of volunteer training program development, professional development, and rural fireground management, having presented at FDIC and Firehouse Expo. Justin is a member of the International Society of Fire Service Instructors (ISFSI) and currently serves as a Member Ambassador in Tennessee for the society.
Justin has an Associates Degree in Allied Health Science from Roane State Community College and a Bachelors Degree from the Columbia Southern University of Richmond in Fire Administration.
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Thanks for joining CSF (Common Sense Firefighting) I hope you'll enjoy it. I see you're a training officer. What kind of programs do you work on? Ther are a couple of questions on the CSF to look at. Add your 2 cents to the rest or ours when you can . We can use your help
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