Staff

James began his career in public safety when he joined the Chester (NY) fire department in 2006, before moving to the Mahwah Fire Dept. (NJ) and joining Fire Rescue Co. #1. 

In 2015, James began his public safety diving career and through perseverance and a willingness to dive as often as possible, rose to become a lead diver for Co #1 and Assistant Dive Coordinator.

Certifications:

PADI Open Water
 
SDI:
  • Advanced Scuba Diver
  • Rescue Diver
  • Search and Recovery
  • Master Diver
 
ERDI:
  • Tender Tech
  • Dry Suit
  • Full Face Mask
  • ERDI I
  • ERDI II
  • Night Diver 
  • Ice Diver
  • Contaminated Water
  • Underwater Crime Scene Investigator (UCI)
  • ERDI Supervisor
  • ERDI Hull Searching Ops