Joe Alvarez
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Station10Capt106 Dec 1, 2008. 11 Replies


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Type of Organization
Fire/Rescue Department - Paid
Job Function
Firefighter / Paramedic (or Other ALS)
Years in Fire/EMS:
14 years
Years With Department/Agency
14 years
Dept. Web Site:
My Training:
I am a firefighter , paramedic , driver operator , air deployable diver ..machine operator ... I have assisted in MCI consortium for level 4,5, and 6 . with hospitals , and other agencies .
About Me:
I am a strong believer of traditional values .. hard work earns the respect from others . . I am one to say a job worth doing is worth doing right . I believe in doing the right thing even though sometimes it is not the most popular decisions. I always encourage others to take pride in what they do , those that join with and for the right intentions . I
Day Job:
I work additional hours on the firedepartment .. whether its on the squad , driving the rigs , or hauling on the bread box(rescue).
Relationship Status:
Why I Joined Fire/EMS
I joined for reasons of admiration for the proffesion . In uncertain times where the brotherhood tradition seems to fade . I will always love the fire sevice and I encourage the younger generations to preserve our long traditions , which is one of many things that makes our preffesion unique , special something to be proud of ..."Leather Forever"
FF. Joe Alvarez
Why I Love Fire/EMS
I admire the brotherhood , the fact that we take care of each other in the worst conditions and we help those want and need help .
Top Issues Facing Responders:
changes in administration . The loss of experience as large number retire , not helping a smoother transition in the next generation resulting in fleecing of traditions and the image that is being lost as respectful healthcare proffesionals, and public servants . The threats of loosing our collective bargaining rights due to weak unions and big changes in an ever growing large fire department . The threats of cuts on taxes and funding for fire and ems services .

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At 12:29am on March 21, 2009, luis campos said…
well im not paid yet but on the process of it
i live in weston but volunteer with bso and most of the time out station37 , 14 and 27 thats where i got o work with some of the guys from sta 63 hazmat on a couple of mvas on 95
im starting the process of getting hired with pembroke pines fir dispatch tough
be safe brother
At 2:43am on March 19, 2009, luis campos said…
u out of station 44 in dade county ?
wheres that station at ?
At 3:55am on June 12, 2008, Sasha said…
stay safe out there!
At 12:49am on June 11, 2008, Daniel Curtis said…
Thanks for the add and the honor is all mine bud.
At 5:45pm on June 10, 2008, wayne frary said…
thanks Joe,much appreciated.I am thinking about it because my country is going down the toilet. All the best Joe and stay safe out there.
At 2:23pm on June 10, 2008, wayne frary said…
Hello mate. Hope you dont mind me contacting you, as I have a couple of questions to ask. Do you know if it is possible to transfer straight over to florida from England?,or would I have to do the whole recruitement process again?. I am a fulltime firefighter in the city of Norwich,Norfolk,England. Thanks buddy,take it easy.
At 5:42am on June 10, 2008, Sasha said…
welcome to the network!
At 1:25am on June 10, 2008, Daniel Curtis said…
Hi Joe, now those are ideals you listed above that everyone should live by. welcome to the network

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