Congratulations to Paramedic Josh Schmeck on his appointment to Fire Department Administrative Officer.
Josh was hired for EMS on April 22nd 2009 and assigned to Medic 2 on the "A" platoon. In 2011, the department sent Schmeck to the Allentown Fire Academy to receive firefighter training. Josh transferred to the "D" platoon on April 3rd of 2016 to work Medic 3. In October of 2017, he applied for the position of Administrative Officer which he served in a temporary position beginning on October 9th. He is officially appointed to the position on December 1st. The Administrative Officer is tasked to run many of the things behind the scenes of the fire department.