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Lives in:
North Canton, Ohio 44720
Jackson Township, Stark County, Ohio
Deputy Chief
Years of public service:
Agency structure:
Paid fire department
Top issues in your department:
Maintaining services while living within budget

Communications with township officials & the public.

Reduced fire prevention staffing with increased workload placed on remaining members
Professional Qualifications:
Certified Firefighter & Paramedic
Certified Fire Instructor
Certified Fire Safety Inspector
Fire Investigator (Basic / Advanced)
Hazmat, Swiftwater, Rope, & Structural Collapse Tech
Associates Degree in Fire Science
Graduate Ohio Fire Executive Program (OFE)
Topics you provide training for:
Instruct Basic Firefighting
Advance Ropes
Fire Officer I & II
Areas of expertise:
(No expert), but enjoy sharing information regarding:
Pump Operations, (to include hydraulics)
Truck Company Operations
Served eight years in the USAF as a Fire Protection Specialist. Upon completion of military service, returned home to just north of Canton, Ohio. After a short stent working for a private ambulance service, secured a full time position with the Jackson Township Fire Department. Currently, function as the Deputy Chief of Staff (Fire Prevention, Investigation, & Training).
Off-Duty time is spent teaching fire related classes at Stark State College, as well as the Ohio Fire Academy.
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At 12:33pm on October 6, 2008, John Bierling said…
Hello Captain,
I would like to send you some information about Incident Command Training which is critical to success when bad things happen. Would you please send your email address so I can send this information to you.
John Bierling

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