Staff

James began his adventure in public safety when he joined the Ramsey Fire Dept. (NJ) in 2002. After many years of service, James relocated and joined Mahwah Fire Rescue Co #1 (NJ) in 2015 where he also immediately joined Co #1’s Dive and Water Rescue Team and became a primary diver. 

James began diving in 2013 after he received his PADI Open Water certification.

After joining Co #1, James transitioned into the Public Safety Diving realm and hasn’t looked back since.  

Certifications

  • PADI Open Water

SDI

  • Advanced Diver
  • Rescue Diver
  • Search and Recovery
  • Master Diver

ERDI

  • Tender Technician
  • Drysuit
  • Full Face Mask
  • ERDI I
  • ERDI II
  • Ice Diver
  • Night Diver
  • Underwater Crime Scene Investigation (UCI)
  • ERDI Dive Supervisor