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
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.