ABOUT CHIEF J. KOKOTILO

Listed below is a brief log of experience as well credentials and accomplishments with respect to Chief John Kokotilo's tenure in the Fire service.

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QUALIFICATIONS

  • Firefighter -A/Capt.-LTO (Chief) with Edmonton Fire Rescue Service (EFRS) July 28, 1980 – Oct. 27, 2010 – 30.33 yrs
  • NFPA 1001 - LEVEL I/II
  • NFPA 1002
  • NFPA 472 - HAZ MAT AWARENESS
  • NFPA 1003 - CRASH RESCUE CERTIFIED
  • NFPA 1670 - TECHNICAL RESCUE OPERATIONS
  • NFPA 1021 - OFFICER LEVEL I/II
  • NFPA 1041 - LEVEL I/II
  • NFPA 1521 - SAFETY OFFICER
  • NFPA 1403,1408,1410,1451,1500,1583,1620
  • Captain Training Officer (adjunct position) with Recruit Classes 100, 101, 102 – personally instructed in all fields of the Firefighter Recruit Program – NFPA 1041
  • Lead Captain Training Officer – with classes 107,109,111,112,115,116,118,120,121,122,124
  • Captain Training Officer - with classes 108, 110, 113, 114, 117, 119, 123
  • Lead Training Officer (Recruit Training Portfolio– Chief) – classes 125,126,127,128,129
  • Involved with training over 500 successful recruits.
  • Certified Group Fitness Instructor - YMCA - July 1994
  • EMR- EFRS - Sept. 1996
  • Certified Crash Fire Rescue Firefighter - NFPA 1003-Sept. 2000
  • PTC (Platoon Training Coordinator) EFRS Training Academy - January 2005 – January 2006 core competency training to members on the Fire Floor
  • Certified Crash/Rescue Firefighter – NFPA 1003 –Sept. 2000
  • E1/E2 – NFPA Standard 1041- Level I – Instructor Certified – Sept. 2005
  • FDIC - Professional Firefighters Instructor Conference - Indianapolis , USA - April 2005
  • NAPD (National Assoc. of Professional Drivers) – Professional Driver Instructor Certified – June 2005
  • Safety Codes Officer – certified – EFRS – SCO #11192 June 2005
  • Certified personal Fitness Instructor - "ACE" - Dec. 2005
  • Developed EFRS - Recruit Fitness Training Program - Dec. 2005
  • AMHSA - Hazard Identification Workshop - April 2006
  • Whimis Training Instructor certified - #1869744 – Mar. 2008
  • STIHL - Chainsaw operations and maintenance trainer certified - June 2008
  • GTKF ( Getting to know Fire) – Train the Trainer Certified – June 2008/Mar.2011
  • TDG- (Transport of Dangerous Goods) Trainer certified – #1965105 - Mar. 2009
  • NFPA 1670 – Technical rescue certified ( operations ) – May 2008
  • STHIL - Chainsaw Awareness Instructor ( June 2009)
  • Member of the EFRS Health and Wellness Committee – June 1995 - Oct. 2010
  • Promoted "Lead Training Officer" - Chief - Edmonton Fire Rescue Service - August 2009
  • Advanced Fire Behavior Conference - Sept. 2009
  • Flashover Instructor (Level 1) –Swede Industries ( Oct. 2009)
  • Lead Instructor “Centre High” - ERCP (Edmonton) – March 2009/2010
  • Lead Instructor Métis Nation of Alberta Emergency Services Preparation Class - 2008/2009/2010/2011/2012/2013
  • Lead Instructor Metis Nation of BC - Firefighter preparation Class - 2010-11
  • First Responder Electrical Awareness (Trainer certified) -EPCOR – Feb.2010
  • Flashover Instructor (Level 2) –Swede Industries ( Mar. 2010)
  • Instructional Skills Workshop (ISW - 1) – Fire (Trainer certified) – EFRS-Feb. 2010
  • Acting Chief Training Officer EFRS – 2009-2010
  • Natural Gas Awareness for Emergency Responders –Trainer certified -ATCO– Mar. 2010
  • SCBA Mask – Fit trained – Porta count Mar. 2010 – EFRS
  • Instructional Skills Workshop ( ISW – I/II – Facilitator –Trainer) – June 2010
  • Aug. 2009 - Oct. 2010 – Lead Training Officer – Recruit and Apparatus portfolios - EFRS
  • Fall Protection/Ladder Awareness - Trainer (Workshop) - Oct. 2011
  • Confined Space Awareness - Trainer (Workshop) -Oct. 2011
  • E3 - NFPA 1041 Level II Fire Service Instructor Certified (#112539) - Feb. 2012
  • Workplace Safety Awareness - Trainer (Workshop) - June 2012
  • SCO - Safety Codes Officer - #S111924 - July 2013
  • PSAT - Petroleum /Fire Behavior Awareness Course (Workshop) - Jan. 2013
  • ERAP - Emergency Response Assistance/Action Plan Awareness Workshop -June 2013
  • Regional Fire Chief - Lac la Biche County - July 7, 2014
  • MANAGER OF PROTECTIVE SERVICES - Fire/Enforcement - Lac la Biche County - Apr.. 2016
  • BEM/ICS 100/200/AEA/EOC - AEMA - 2015-2016
  • DEM - Ft. Mac Murray evacuation - 'RECEPTION CENTER - LAC LA BICHE" - May 3- July 3, 2016
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CONTACT INFO
  • Most courses are by correspondence and some held in the greater Edmonton area. For more information contact Chief John H. Kokotilo
  • phone : (780) 218-1832
  • Email : firefitchief@mcsnet.ca
  • SKYPE : firefitchief