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Sven Schievink
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  • Enumclaw, Wa
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Sven Schievink updated their profile
May 13, 2020

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Lives in:
Enumclaw, Wa
South King Fire & Rescue
Years of public service:
35 / Retired Dec. 2019
Agency structure:
Paid fire department
Top issues in your department:
Quint vs Truck, Funding, Staffing
Professional Qualifications:
Journeyman FF, FF1 and FF2, Tech Rescue Specialist, IFSAC Driver Engineer, Aerial Operator , EMT - Defib
Topics you provide training for:
FF Safety and Survival, Truck Company operations, RIT/RIC
Areas of expertise:
Forcible Entry, Ventilation , Aerial Positioning, Man Vs Machinery, Tool usage and tool maintenance
Started my Fire Service career in 1985 in a Fire Service program at L.H Bates Vo- Tech in Tacoma, WA. I then became a Resident FF for the Federal Way Fire Dept. ( KCFPD # 39 ) , while attending school. After Attending School for 2 yrs , I continued as a Resident Firefighter, and working for an ambulance company. In 1989 I achieved my dream of becoming a career FF, starting work for The City of Edmonds Fire Dept. In 1990 I returned to the Federal Way Fire Dept. as a Career Firefighter. I attended Numerous Firefighting courses continuing my education in the Fire Service. In 1996 I was one of 12 founding members of our Technical Rescue team, and I also became a Member of the FEMA USAR WA-Task Force 1 as a rescue specialist. In 2000 I became a Rescue Squad Leader on the Task Force. After serving on the team 8 yrs., I resigned my position on the team. In 2006 the Federal Way Fire Dept. merged with the Des Moines Fire Dept. , and Became South King Fire & Rescue ! Where I continue to work this day. I have filled many positions in the Dept., Acting Lt., Interim Lt., and Driver Operator. Driver operator is a new position in our organization, before all FF's off of Probation were trained to be drivers, in Jan. 2018 it will be promoted position ! I will be one of them. Founding member of Ladder Co.64 , where I am currently assigned. I still consider myself a student of my profession , and try to attend as much training as I can . Have attended Firehouse World Expo, FDIC, Orlando Fire Conference, and numerous FOOLS Conventions
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At 2:38pm on March 9, 2009, Jason "LAMBO" Lambert said…
Thanks! It's about time I finally got registered. See you soon. Lambo
At 10:40pm on February 19, 2009, Billy lewis said…
Good seeing ya bro
At 2:39pm on January 6, 2009, Ray McCormack said…
I would enjoy that Bro.
See you then
At 2:19pm on December 25, 2008, Dp said…
Merry christmas to you Sven. Hope all is well with you and yours. Stay Safe and we'll see you in June.
At 12:34am on December 20, 2008, Chris Frost said…
Hey brother good to see you on here. Are you and Shane keeping Snyder out of trouble? Happy Holidays
At 12:05pm on December 4, 2008, Brent Kaiser said…
Thanks Brother, I wear it with more pride and gratitude than you will ever know, or maybe you will :) Happy Holidays to you my friend.
At 3:04pm on December 3, 2008, Brad Hoff said…
Thought you might like to see this.....I'm not sure exactly what state Brent is in at this point, looks like a good one though

At 11:10am on November 19, 2008, Brad Hoff said…
Hey brother Sven, I saw that leather you gave Brent! He came back here with a smile from ear to ear. What you did for him and his kids when they came don there was what the brotherhood is all about.
At 4:54pm on September 30, 2008, Brent Kaiser said…
Sven, Sven, Sven......... Thank you brother. I have tried to post comments on the PSF forum and can't, so I am excited to find everyone here. I feel like a slacker for not knowing about it. Please pass on my families appreciation of everything that you all did for us. Words can't explain it.
At 7:17pm on September 29, 2008, Brandon Roark said…
brother, i havent forgotten, i promise. It's getting closer though

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