Mr. Errol Vincent Maynard joined the department on february15th 1985 and took up the post of Chief Fire Officer officially on September 1st 2016, he has been instrumental in the establishment of a number of important divisions within the Fire Service. Some of these divisions included the Research and Planning Unit in 1999, the Information Technology Unit in 2000 and the Training and Development Unit in 2006; all of which he bore responsibility for until he was promoted to Deputy Chief Fire Officer in January 2012. His academic achievements include a Master of Science in Fire Protection and Emergency Management from John Jay College of Criminal Justice in New York, and a Bachelor of Science in Management from the University of the West Indies. Diploma in Management Studies from Barbados Institute of Management and productivity, and an Associate degree in Public Sector Management and Administration from the Barbados community College.
Chief Fire Officer