Interim Chief Ken Stevens
Interim Fire Chief Ken Stevens Sr. began his career with the Fort Worth Fire Department in October 1984. He successfully advanced through every rank of the department before his appointment to Interim Fire Chief of Executive Services.
Prior to Chief Stevens’ appointment to Interim Fire Chief, his responsibilities included; the Bureau of Fire Prevention, Arson and Bomb Group, Community Risk Reduction, the Office of Professional Standards, Behavioral Health, the Honor Guard and Recruitment/Hiring.
Previous assignments include deputy chief/shift commander in the Operations Division and Support Services Chief where he was responsible for Fire Dispatch/Communications, Supply Commissary/ PPE Inspection and Repair, and Fire Vehicle Services.
Stevens is a state-certified Emergency Medical Technician, and holds certifications with the Texas Commission on Fire Protection as an advanced firefighter, fire service instructor II, and hazardous materials technician. A Fort Worth native of the Eastwood neighborhood, Stevens attended O.D. Wyatt High School and Tarrant County College and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Organizational Leadership from MSU and a Master of Science degree in Management from Texas A&M University – Commerce.
Additionally, Stevens is a graduate of the National Fire Academy’s Executive Fire Officer Program in Emmitsburg, Maryland, and the Carl Holmes Executive Development Institute at Dillard University in New Orleans, Louisiana.
In addition to his commitment to education, Stevens is committed to his faith, family and profession. He and his wife have two adult children and three granddaughters.
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