Division of Fire Promotions

The City of Cleveland promoted 26 firefighters to new supervisory positions in the Division of Fire. Director of Public Safety Michael McGrath, Chief of Fire Angelo Calvillo, City Council Safety Chair Matt Zone and other public safety officials were in attendance. Twenty firefighters were promoted to lieutenant and six were promoted to captain. 

“These firefighters have proved themselves through their long careers and various achievements,” said Mayor Frank G. Jackson. “In their new leadership capacity they will continue to provide quality services to the residents of Cleveland.”

In addition to the promotion of several firefighters, the Division of Fire is hiring 80 personnel to maintain staff levels and account for the retirement of veteran staff. Information on joining the Cleveland Division of Fire is available from the Cleveland Fire Recruitment Unit at 216.664.6388 or via email.