To acquire a challenging position wherein I can use my specialized skills, professionalism and Extensive training to the best benefit of my employer. To ensure that my employer, my community and everyone around me move forward personally and or professionally to be the best at everything we do. To continue my education to ensure I always lead by example.
to Current Sheriff's Deputy / Crimnial Investigtor
Laurens County Sheriff's Office
First Aid, CPR, AED Up-To-Date.
Emergency Medical Technician Basic 8/28/2001 Piedmont Technical College.
Emergency Medical Technician Intermediate 11/25/2005 Upstate EMS Council.
Pediatric Advanced Life Support 11/7/2004 Newberry County Hospital.
Public Safety Officer, 09/2010
to 01/2013 Clinton Public Safety – Clinton,
As a Public Safety Officer for the City of Clinton my duties include answering emergent/non-emergent calls with Fire and Police; investigate and prosecute crimes against persons, enforce all city and state laws; enforce city and state traffic laws through citations and officer presence.
Assist in neighbor watch groups through Awareness programs, conduct fire prevention through training programs with all School-aged children located in the City of Clinton.
I assist with grant writing on the fire side to improve equipment issues.
Accomplishments 2013 Received award for most warrants served & Citations issued.
Division Chief, 01/2005
to 09/2010 Laurens County Fire Coordinator's Office – Laurens,
As the Division Chief my duties include managing daily operations of four (4) volunteer fire departments in Laurens County.
Other duties involve responding to non-emergency and emergency calls, maintaining and improving all fire departments individual ISO, OSHA, and NFPA status, collaboration with numerous agencies throughout the county to maintain the highest possible readiness for the county in the event of a man-made and/or natural disaster.
Participate and instruct mock drills in conjunction with Emergency Management to help determine areas of improvement for Laurens County agencies as well as businesses within the county.
Write and secure grants to improve service capabilities of the fire service and emergency management of Laurens County.
Duties also included working with the Fire Coordinator and other Division Chiefs to complete the $2.4 million County Fire budget which included all 14 county fire department budget requests for the fiscal year.
Emergency Medical Technician, 09/2004
to 01/2005 Newberry County EMS EMT – Newberry,
Duties included maintaining my unit and station to ensure it.
was operational and ready to respond to emergency calls.
Duties included training and working with my K-9 to search for live victims of a natural.
or manmade disaster.
missing person searches were incorporated into our training.
Basic Crew-Leader, 01/2003
to 09/2004 EMT Saluda County EMS – Saluda,
Duties included responding to medical calls, keeping the unit operational, clean and.
prepared to respond to.
Emergency Medical Technician, 02/2002
to 01/2003 Laurens County EMS – Laurens,
to 02/2002 EMT - Basic – Laurens,
Duties included responding to medical calls, keeping the unit operational, clean and ready to respond to emergency calls.
Duties included checking trucks and equipment, maintaining vehicles in operational condition consistent with response to emergency calls.
Responding to emergency calls.
Duties also included maintaining fire department grounds as well as maintenance on the equipment used.
During my employment at the Laurens County Fire Department I coordinated and implemented training sessions every 4th drill night.
Correction Officer II, 06/1995
to 03/1997 South Carolina Department of Corrections – Cross Anchor,
Duties included security, custody and control of all inmates.
custody, control and safety of inmates during activities.
Maintain strict adherence to SC.
state prison systems.
rules and regulations.
2011 South Carolina Criminal Justice Academy - Columbia,
2001 Emergency Medical Tech. in Medical
Piedmont Tech. College - Greenwood,
Criminal Domestic Violence certification: 10/2011 SC Criminal Justice Academy -
Live Burns and Fire Progression Analysis March, 2008
Appliance Fires March, 2007
Fire Investigator Scene Safety: December, 2011 The Scientific for Fire & Explosion Investigation December, 2011 Introduction to Evidence December, 2011 Documenting the Event December, 2011 Physical Evidence at the Fire Scene December, 2011 Investigating Motor Vehicle Fires December, 2011 Introduction to Fire Dynamics & Modeling December, 2011 Investigating Fatal Fires December, 2011 Fire & Explosion Investigations
6 Years Heavy Equipment Operator in SC Army National Gaurd.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION Received Army Achievement Award in 1993. Honorable discharge from the South Carolina Army National Guard in February, 1997. Received two Meritorious Awards for saving of a life in 1999 and 2000. These awards were received from the Laurens City Fire Department and the Laurens County Fire Department. Certified County Risk Manager in October, 2006 by Association of Counties.