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Pasco County Fire Rescue announces new Deputy Chief of Administration

By COREY DIERDORFF, Correspondent | January 11, 2021 | FLORIDA

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LAND O LAKES Fla. - Following an exhaustive and highly competitive process, we are pleased to welcome Jeremy Sidlauskas to the Deputy Chief of Administration position with Pasco County Fire Rescue.

His most recent professional positions include a District Chief for the Pinellas Suncoast Fire & Rescue District (PSFRD) and an Adjunct Instructor in Fire Sciences for Eastern Oregon University, and Wiregrass Georgia Technical College. He was employed with PSFRD since October of 2001 and steadily accelerated through the ranks with experience as an Infection Control Officer, Shift Commander, Lieutenant, and EMS/Fire Prevention Chief with PSFRD. He also served with Bayflite as a Flight Paramedic for over ten years.

Deputy Chief Sidlauskas has many educational achievements and certifications that will significantly benefit our organization in conjunction with his tenured experience. Chief Sidlauskas holds a Master’s Degree in Public Administration, a Bachelor’s degree in Public Safety Administration, Chief Fire Officer (CFO) from the Center for Public Safety Excellence, and Executive Fire Officer (EFO) designation from the National Fire Academy.

Deputy Chief Jeremy Sidlauskas is a native Floridian and long-time resident of Pasco County, which puts him in a great position to understand the needs of our Community. Deputy Chief Sidlauskas is also an avid Tampa Bay sports fan, especially the American League Champion Tampa Bay Rays!

We are excited to have Deputy Chief Jeremy Sidlauskas join our Pasco County Fire Rescue Family!

This article is a direct street report from our correspondent and has not been edited by the 1st Responder newsroom.