Former Key Biscayne (FL) Fire Rescue Fire Chief Appointed Village Manager

02/22/2012
The village of Key Biscayne (FL) Fire Rescue Department's fire chief and emergency management coordinator, John C. Gilbert, has been appointed to the position of village manager as well as emergency manager for the village. On February 11, 2012, Chief Gilbert retired from the fire service, 40 years to the day after he started his fire service career with the Miami (FL) Fire Department in 1972. On February 12, 2012, Gilbert took over the reins as village manager. In 1993, Chief Gilbert had the opportunity to start a brand new fire rescue department in the newly incorporated village of Key Biscayne. He started the fire department as the deputy fire chief and within four years was appointed ...

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