Classification Level: 20
Lt. Adam Shannon – Firefighter/Paramedic
Firefighter/Paramedic Lieutenant Ranks: Lieutenant: 1/2014 – present
Prince William County Department of Fire and Rescue Technician II: 4/2008 – 1/2014
Lead a team of Firefighter/Paramedics to provide lifesaving Advanced Life Support care and compassionate services to members of the public experiencing medical illnesses, traumatic injuries, and emergency incidents. Protect property and the environment. Train and support crewmembers.
Designed and facilitated live department-wide Multiple Casualty Incident training drills for over 500 field personnel. Collaborated with EMS Operations staff and civilian role-players to create an immersive, daylong learning scenario.
Additional Certifications: National Registry – Paramedic, Firefighter I/II, HazMat Operations, Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) Instructor, Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), Engine Driver/Pump Operator, Tanker Driver
Other Fire/Rescue Experience
Taught course materials to EMT and Advanced EMT students, and developed high-fidelity training simulations. Topics: trauma, Multiple Casualty Incidents, behavioral incidents, cardiac illness.
Bethesda Chevy Chase Rescue Squad (Volunteer) – Bethesda MD 1999 – 2006
Lieutenant, Firefighter/EMT. Led a 12-person crew staffing ambulances, an Advanced Life Support unit, and a heavy rescue unit. Specialized in heavy rescue and vehicle extrication.
Served as an EMT on a 911-dispatched Advanced Life Support unit.