Scott Bullard Named Fire Rescue Chief

St. Johns County Names Scott Bullard as Fire Rescue Chief

St. Johns County is announcing that Scott Bullard has been named Fire Rescue Chief for St. Johns County Fire Rescue. Bullard has served as Interim Fire Rescue Chief since Chief Jeffrey Prevatt retired in December 2022.

“Chief Bullard has proven himself to be diligent, considerate, trustworthy and has the full endorsement of Administration to help guide the vision of the future for St. Johns County Fire Rescue,” said Hunter Conrad, St. Johns County Administrator.

Chief Bullard is a 21-year member of St. Johns County Fire Rescue who has served the department in operational ranks of Firefighter, Engineer, Lieutenant, Captain, and Battalion Chief. He holds a bachelor’s degree from Columbia Southern University in Fire Administration, an associate’s degree from Florida State College at Jacksonville in Fire Science, and the Managing Officer Designation from the National Fire Academy in Emmitsburg, Maryland.

Chief Bullard was selected as the 2013 Fire Rescue Paramedic of the Year and has been instrumental in developing several department initiatives, such as the Firefighter Development Program and the Live Fire Instructor Training Program.

The St. Johns County Board of County Commissioners will consider the confirmation of Bullard as Fire Rescue Chief at a future County Commission meeting.