OES Technician

Kevin Ives, Emergency Services Tech

Kevin has been involved in emergency services for over 30 years working various disciplines including EMS, emergency management and Search and Rescue.

Some of his projects include designing and overseeing the purchase of the current mobile command vehicle, project manager for the retrofit of the old General Services building to be the current emergency operations center and is the system administrator for the county's CityWatch community notification system, GETS administrator and is the liaison for both the Auxiliary Communications Team and the Command Vehicle Operators Team. He was the Incident Commander for SAREX 2014.

Kevin has his Bachelors of Science in Emergency Management, Emergency Management Specialist certification from the California Office of Emergency Services
and the Professional Development Series certificate from FEMA. He is also a graduate of the California OES Direction and Control of Search Operations, NASAR MLPI course and the USAF/USCG National SAR School. 

Kevin was the Employee of the Year for the Sheriff's Office for 2013.