Posted on Thursday, May. 4, 2017 at 11:17 am
Eighteen new firefighters now serve at a fire station near you! Check back daily and get to know them.
Where are you stationed?
I'm at Station 4 (Monroe Street) on the A shift.
Why did you want to pursue this career?
Firefighting was something that always intrigued me. The most enticing aspects for me are the team dynamic and doing something where I can make a difference every day.
Why did you want to work for the Madison Fire Department?
I wanted to work for the Madison Fire Department because it is a top-notch organization that takes good care of its employees.
What has been the most rewarding part of your experience so far?
The most rewarding part so far has been having the opportunity to work with and be trained by so many great individuals. The people definitely make this fire department great!
Looking back at the Fire Academy, what was the most challenging element?
For me the most challenging part of the academy was going home to do homework after long days of training.
What advice would you give someone hoping to join the MFD?
The best advice I could give someone wanting to join the MFD would be to be patient and don’t give up. There will be bumps and bruises along the way but you just have to put your head down and keep moving forward.