Jase Smith

Chief Smith has been with North Richland Hills Fire-Rescue since June 1, 2005.  Chief Smith is currently assigned to the Operations Division as a Shift Commander.  As shift commander, his primary responsibilities are to oversee the daily operations of five stations and personnel.  He is also responsible for being the Incident Commander on multi-unit fire and EMS incidents.

Chief Smith is a certified Paramedic and holds the following certifications from the Texas Commission on Fire Protection:

  • Master Structure Firefighter
  • Driver Operator-Pumper
  • Driver Operator-Aerial
  • Instructor II
  • Fire Officer II
  • Basic Wild Land Firefighter
  • Advanced Fire Inspector
  • Incident Safety Officer

Chief Smith is also a Hazardous Devices Technician on the NEFDA Bomb Squad certified through the FBI.

Battalion Chief
Jase Smith