Century Ambulance has selected decorated EMS veteran Tim Devin as the company’s Director of Business Development. Previously an EMT and Paramedic for Century Ambulance in the late 1980s, Tim returns to oversee the company’s continued growth in new and existing areas of operation throughout Florida.
“Tim has a long-standing history of dedicated service to the Jacksonville area,” Century General Manager Matt Johnson said. “His experience with pre-hospital EMS and working with local hospital leadership gives us a great opportunity to continue to reinforce our strong relationship with our community and grow our business into the future.”
Tim served Jacksonville Fire and Rescue for 27 years and brings more than three decades of EMS experience to Century Ambulance. He finished his JFRD career as Emergency Preparedness Division Captain and has held key leadership roles in the Emergency Operations Center during major activations including those for several hurricanes and tropical storms, major sporting events like the Super Bowl and Florida-Georgia football game, locating missing children, and the H1N1 pandemic.
After serving in EMT, Paramedic and Firefighter roles for EMS providers such as Century, Clay County Fire & Rescue Department and Orange Park Fire & Rescue Department, Tim joined Jacksonville Fire & Rescue Department in 1990. Since retiring from JFRD four years ago, Tim has served as a Consultant for UF Health/Shands Jacksonville and Orange Park Medical Center.
Tim has served as a Board Member on the First Coast EMS Advisory Council, First Coast Disaster Council (where he is currently the President), Northeast Florida Local Emergency Planning Council, and the Northeast Florida Healthcare Coalition as well as Hoods for Heroes and Local Air Force ROTC. He represents EMS on the Northeast Florida Healthcare Coalition, serves as a member of the state’s EMS Advisory Committee and the Florida Hospital Association – Emergency Preparedness, and has held numerous subcommittee chairs. Tim holds a Bachelor of Applied Science in Public Safety Administration – Emergency Management from St. John’s River State College as well as associate degrees in Fire Science and EMS – Paramedic from St. John’s River Community College.