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Jerry Moore

Position: Captain
A smiling person with a fire department emblem on their shirt, standing in front of a fire truck.

Years of Service: Since 2009;
Hometown and Years in Teton Valley: Medford, Oregon; Lived in Teton Valley Since 2005

Personal Details (family and hobbies): My wife, Stacey, and I have two sons and one daughter. Most of our time is spent raising our three children. When I do have free time, I enjoy baseball, hunting and taking advantage of any outdoor activities around our stunning mountain valley.

Why did you want to become a firefighter?: When I first moved to the valley, for a change of pace and priorities in my life, I vowed to become involved in the community. Our local volunteer fire department was offering a recruit class, and it sounded like a great start to the community involvement I was seeking. After successfully completing the class, I was cleared to begin responding to calls. After my very first call, I was hooked. And after each additional call, my initial reaction was confirmed. Although I don’t wish any misfortune on other people, I always find myself excited for the next call and the rewarding feeling I have from helping others and serving my community. In addition, I loved the physical requirements and excitement of the job. After being a volunteer for two years, it became increasingly evident that this was the job for me.

Training Highlights: 

International Fire Service Accreditation Congress
Firefighter I
Firefighter II
Pumping Apparatus Driver/Operator
National Fire Academy
Command and Control of Incident Operations
Strategy and Tactics for Initial Company Operations
Preparing for Initial Company Operations
Hazardous Materials First Responders
Comprehensive Fire Protection Approach for Commercial Occupancies
FEMA-Emergency Management Institute
ICS-100 Incident Command System
ICS-200 ICS for Single Resources and Initial Action Incidents
NIMS-700 National Incident Management System
Idaho Emergency Services Training
Hazardous Materials Awareness and Operations
Rapid Intervention Team Training
Extrication Awareness and Operations
International Fire Code
Building Construction
Fire Behavior/Flashover Survival
S-130/S-190/L-180 Basic Wildland Fire Training
S-215 Fire Operations in the Urban Interface


Silver Lifesaving Medal – 2010
Firefighter of the Year – 2012
Unit Commendation Award – 2010
Unit Commendation Award – 2011

Special Projects/Community Service: 

Youth Sports Coach
Deputy Fire Marshal
Local 4667 Vice President – 2011