MFD LT, BCC Ast. Fire Science Program Coordinator, Academy Chief
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Michael H. Gilbert is a 27 year veteran of the fire service, currently serving as Chief of the Brevard Community College Fire Training Academy in Florida. Mike also holds the rank of Lieutenant with the Melbourne Fire Department. He has been an FDIC staff member and a "HOT" Instructor since 1992. He also instructs for FIREHOUSE Expo & FIREHOUSE WORLD. Certified by the State of Florida Bureau of Fire Standards and Training, Mike is a well seasoned Instructor in the areas of Fire Fighter Survival, Engine & Truck Operations, and has been instrumental in the development of the Fire Service Hydraulics, and Basic Firefighting Standards for the State of Florida. He also is a co-founder of Pro Aquatics, a Florida based training organization that develops and teaches water safety and survival programs for both the Fire Service and Law Enforcement. He is also a Founding Members of the Fraternal Order Of Leatherheads Society.
Please allow me to invite you to the group called Unique HazMat Incidents. I will be presenting this at 2009 FDIC and would love to hear some of your thoughts. We are currently talking about some real interesting issues.
You asked a while back about jobs out here. Our department just announced job applications that opened up last Wednesday. It's a great place to work with good guys, equipment, culture, attitude, training, and great pay. firedistrict7.com
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