Edward “Tee” Tallman III
Began service with Jacksonville Fire – April 24, 2000Firefighter Trainee: 2000Firefighter I: 2001Firefighter II: 2002Firefighter III: 2003Driver/Operator I and II: 2004-2012Captain: 2012Platoon Training Officer: March 2015Battalion Chief: March 21, 2017Fire Chief: November 5, 2019
Certifications Include:Firefighter I and IIEMTHazMat Level IGeneral Instructor IIRT Surface Water RescueFire Inspector IEVDDriver Operator AerialsTR-VMR, Confined Space, RopesChief 101Fire Officer I, II and IIINC Chief Officer’s Executive Development ProgramLeadership in Public Safety Organizations
Fire Chief Tallman holds an Associate Degree in Fire Protection Technology, and a Bachelor Degree in Fire Administration. Chief Tallman has been an active member of the Jacksonville Fire & Emergency Services Water Rescue Team since 2004. Chief Tallman was 2015 Jacksonville Fire & Emergency Services Officer of the Year.