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Battalion Chief Sean Smith

Sean Smith serves as Battalion Chief on C Shift. Sean's responsibilities include Training, Prefires, and the daily shift duties as a Battalion Chief. 

Sean was raised in Sweet Home, Oregon and graduated from Sweet Home High School in 1992. Sean began pursuing a career in the Fire Service in 1999 by attending Portland Community College Fire Protection Technology Program. Sean became a volunteer with Fire District 11 in 2003 and was appointed as a career firefighter with Fire District 3 in 2004. 

While employed as a firefighter with Fire District 3, Sean pursued a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration at Concordia University. Sean worked his way through the firefighter ranks and was promoted to a Captain in 2010 and to his current position of Battalion Chief in 2015. Sean has an Associates of Science degree in Fire Protection Technology (Portland Community College) and a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (Concordia University). He is currently pursuing the Executive Fire Officer Program through the National Fire Academy. 

Sean resides in our Venersborg Station 32's response area.