Jimmie L. Thomas – Lieutenant

Jimmie L. Thomas

After graduating from North side High School in 1977, Lieutenant Jimmie L. Thomas worked as an electrician while attending Lively Vocational Technical College for two years. He also attended electrical wiring classes at FAMU.

Lieutenant Thomas began his employment with the Waycross Fire Department in 1987 as a Firefighter. During his 27-year career with the Fire Department, Jimmie has attended numerous specialized training to which he eagerly puts to use on a daily basis. As a dedicated member of the Department, he quickly advanced through the ranks to Apparatus Engineer in his first year of employment. After serving several productive years as a Driver Engineer, he was promoted to Lieutenant in November of 2008.

Lt. Thomas is a dependable team member. He routinely assists others beyond his duties on shift or at a fire call with medical personnel and the community at large. He willingly spends extra time with fire fighters to ensure they understand the inter-workings of the engine pump and equipment.