Chief Johns began his career in Palm Beach Florida in April of 1990. Chief Johns has served in many capacities including firefighter, driver, paramedic, Lieutenant, Company Officer on both a pumper and ladder, EMS Captain, and is currently a District Chief in the busiest Battalion in the county.
David received his BA from Barry University in 1988 and was persuing a career as a teacher when he was hired by fire rescue. He is a certified Instructor III, Live Fire Instructor, and Inspector. Chief Johns has prepped entry level, lieutenant, captain, and chief officers for promotional examinations with amazing results. David has been an instructor for Palm Beach State College as well as other private companies in the area. Also serving as a Field Training Instructor and instructor for Officer Candidate School for the county working with newly promoted Chiefs in Incident Command, accountability, remediation, and proctoring.