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Scott Walker

A resident of Phoenix, Arizona for over 40 years, Chief Scott Walker joined the Phoenix Fire Department in 1994. He is currently assigned to the Executive Staff Offices where he serves as the Executive Assistant Fire Chief of the Phoenix Fire Department. In this role, Chief Walker assists the Fire Chief in the management of the day-to-day operations of the Department and works to ensure that the Fire Chief’s vision and goals for the Department and our Community are being accomplished. Additionally, Chief Walker assists the Fire Chief with Strategic Planning and the management of the Department’s $400 million-dollar budget.

As a Command Officer, Chief Walker has managed multiple sections within the Department including, a Fire Battalion in the Operations Division, Fire Prevention, Fire Technical Services, Regional 911, Homeland Defense Bureau, Fire Investigations, Health and Wellness, and the Fire Department Logistics Section.

Prior to becoming a Command Officer, Chief Walker worked in several roles within the Operations Division that included: Firefighter, Engineer, Captain, and Public Information Officer. As a member of the Phoenix Fire Department’s Urban Search and Rescue (USAR) team, AZ Task Force-1, he was deployed to hurricanes Harvey and Irma in 2017. Chief Walker is also part of the City of Phoenix All Hazards Incident Management Team (AHIMT). As a member of this team, he has been involved in the management and coordination of multiple, regional large-scale events that include a Major-League Baseball All Star Game, Super bowl XLIX, College Football Playoff games, and a deployment to Northern California in 2015 to assist with the management of wildfires.

Chief Walker currently holds an Associate’s Degree in Fire Science from Phoenix College, a Bachelor of Science Degree in Public Safety and Emergency Management from Grand Canyon University, and has completed the Executive Leaders program at the Naval Postgraduate School.


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