About

Achieving Success Through Knowledge

Kevin Lundy

I am a professional first responder with twenty-eight years of experience in the fire and emergency medical services.  I retired as the Deputy Chief with the Gulfport Fire Department April 15th, 2017.   Before getting promoted to Deputy Fire Chief I ran the fire and EMS training division for 170 career combat firefighters with the Gulfport Fire Department.  I built and maintain a Moodle Learning Management Training website for our department and the Mississippi Office of Home Land Security.  I developed the first certification and training the credentialing process for the Mississippi Office of Homeland Security and also wrote the statewide credentialing standard operating procedures (SOG) for The Mississippi Office of Homeland Security.  I also teach all over the country as a contract instructor for the National Fire Academy out of Emmitsburg, MD.  I have excellent computer skills, data management skill, and exceptionally proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, and Outlook.   Played a key role in implementing and writing the SOG’s for the electronic reporting of the National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) and records management system (RMS) with the Gulfport Fire Department. I am excellent at collecting data, extracting data from a database, and building pivot tables for budgeting and planning analysis.

Experience

Deputy Fire ChiefGulfport Fire Department

March 1991 – April 2017 Gulfport, MS
Fire Service

  • 27 years as a career Fire Fighter
  • 3 Yeas as Deputy Fire Chief
  • 14 years as a company officer
  • 2 Years in Fire Administration in the Training Division
  • Fire Administrator of the Year recipient
  • Firefighter of the Year recipient
  • Fire Service Instructor (1041) For the last 16 years
  • Manages and maintains the NFIRS reporting and Record Management Systems
  • Numerous Haz-mat classes and certifications
  • Numerous technical rescue classes and certifications
  • Numerous WMD classes and certifications
  • Data Analysis for Budgeting

EMS

  • 26 years’ experience. 25 years as a Paramedic
  • Fire department and private ambulance company. (AMR)
  • CPR instructor
  • Emergency Medical Technician – Basic Instructor for the Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College –Jeff Davis Campus.

National Fire Academy 01/2010 – Present

I am a contract instructor and content developer for the National Fire Academy

Classes I teach for the National Fire Academy are:

  • 21st Century Training for Fire and EMS Training Officers (R0354)
  • Analytical Tools for Decision-Making (R0387)
  • Challenges for Local Training Officers (R0815)
  • Challenges for Local Training Officers (N0815)
  • Contemporary Training Concepts for Fire and EMS (R0386)
  • Emergency Resource Deployment Planning (SOC) (R0492)
  • Fire Service Course Design–One Week (R0129)
  • Introduction to NFIRS 5.0 (F0497)
  • Introduction to NFIRS 5.0 (Course available only during NFA Sponsored State Weekends) (W0497)
  • National Fire Incident Reporting System: Program Management (N0491)
  • National Fire Incident Reporting System: Program Management (R0491)
  • National Fire Incident Reporting System: Program Management (R0834)
  • National Fire Incident Reporting System: Program Manager (N0489)
  • Training Operations in Small Departments (F0290)
  • Training Operations in Small Departments (Course available only during NFA Sponsored State Weekends) (W0290)
  • Training Program Management (R0342)

Mississippi Office of Homeland Security

I am currently a contract employee for the Mississippi Office of Homeland Security (MOHS) and the former Task Force Leader for MS Task Force III, (USAR Team). I work on various projects for them. During my employment with the office, I wrote the first statewide MOHS credentialing system standard operating guidelines (SOG) and the second MOHS hurricane response plan.

Some of my duties with MOHS are:

  • Coordinate Urban Search and Rescue Teams
  • Build websites
  • Build data collection systems for training and grant spending
  • Analyse data and project future needs in training and funding
  • Function on the Emergency Management Team
  • Write After Action Reports
  • Teaching Classes
  • Drill Evaluator
  • Asset Tracking / Equipment Auditing