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Moss Promoted to Battalion Chief/EMS Chief

Moss Promoted to Battalion Chief/EMS Chief

TDFPD recently promoted Captain Todd Moss to the position of Battalion Chief.  In his new capacity, Moss will be responsible for the day to day operations for A Shift; he will also serve as the Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Chief and Custodian of Records.  Chief Moss will be the NV PERS Chief Officer Representative, a member of the Employee Benefits Committee and he will oversee the GASB 45 and 68 compliance requirements.

Chief Moss joined the TDFPD in 1997 as a firefighter/paramedic, promoted through the ranks to Engineer and Captain working on numerous special projects.   Moss was instrumental in securing the fire district’s first Hazardous Materials Response Trailer, instituting a wellness/fitness initiative with workout equipment and certified peer fitness trainers; and serving on the Health and Safety Committee which reviews firefighter equipment, safety gear, uniform standards and injury prevention efforts.  Chief Moss is also a member of the Quad County HazMat Team.

Moss has been a member of the Douglas County Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) team since 2006 and was appointed to the leadership position of Commander in 2014.  In that capacity, he has had the opportunity to train with the U.S. Department of Justice – Federal Bureau of Investigation and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.

He is a graduate of South Tahoe High School (Go Vikings!). Chief Moss lives in Gardnerville with his wife and daughters.  Congratulations Chief Moss!

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