Division Chief of Community Relations,
Division Chief John F. Moriarty is the Community Liaison Officer for the City of Carmel Fire Department. Chief Moriarty is a 39-year veteran of the Carmel Fire Department. He has served as a Sworn Member Firefighter, Lieutenant, Shift Captain , Station Captain and retired with 36.5 -years in Fire Suppression. He then returned to the Carmel Fire Department as a Civilian and was appointed to the position of Division Chief of Community Relations/Community Liaison Officer. John is first and foremost a family man, married to his wife Lori Ann 38-years and the proud father of four children Timothy, Andrew, Ryan and Elizabeth (Libby).
Community Liaison Officer (CLO)
The (CLO) is a member of the CFD Administrative Staff
The point of contact for assisting community members.
The (CLO) works with Community Groups, Business agencies and Neighborhood associations to build relationships.
The (CLO) day to day responsibilities may include:
- Fire prevention, Health and Safety education: through community presentations, neighborhood group meetings and handing out fire prevention, health and safety-related literature at community events.
- The (CLO) shares Fire Prevention, Health and Safety information in various ways in various settings. Education takes the form of presentations with residents, neighborhood watch groups, business owners, homeowner’s associations and other public gatherings. Providing a Public Information and Education Booth at different locations throughout the Carmel/Clay Community.
- The (CLO) delivers Fire Prevention, Health and Safety literature at festivals, forums and fairs.
- The (CLO) will consult with individual residents or businesses to assess current and needed Fire and Life Safety measures.
- Answering questions from citizens concerning Carmel Fire Department events.
- Enhancing the public image of the Carmel/Clay Fire Department
- Being significantly involved in the Carmel/Clay community and community events.
- Identifying the important concerns of community members.
- Work to improve problematic areas in neighborhoods throughout the Carmel/Clay community.
- Attend community meetings to increase health safety awareness and fire prevention.
- Providing community initiatives, public education and outreach to enhance visibility and interaction within the Carmel/Clay community.