Fire Lieutenant Kris Rotan (Left) and Deputy Chief Glen Eisner (Right)
Picture courtesy of PF&R Photographer Dick Harris
The American Legion, Post No. 1 will honor Deputy Chief Glen Eisner of Portland Fire & Rescue (PF&R) as its recipient of the Fire Fighter of the Year 2010 award in April 2010 at the annual Russ Lemmon Memorial Award Banquet. This annual award will be presented to Deputy Chief Eisner because he exemplifies the virtues of personal integrity, character, and citizenship. Deputy Chief Eisner consistently acts and performs beyond the call of duty and his acts and suggestions have improved the quality and efficiency of PF&R programs, procedures, and objectives.
Deputy Chief Eisner has administrative and line management responsibility for Logistics, one of PF&R’s major organizational units. He is responsible on a daily basis for managing facility and apparatus fleet maintenance, equipment and supply allocation, procurement, and research to facilitate efficient and effective utilization of PF&R’s resources.
Deputy Chief Eisner is responsible for Logistic’s close coordination with station officers and internal PF&R Facilities Maintenance employees for the repairs and upkeep of PF&R’s facilities, including each of the City of Portland’s 30 fire stations. He works directly with PF&R’s maintenance shop, station officers, and outside contractors to maintain PF&R’s fleet of apparatus and vehicles. This includes overseeing preventative maintenance and repairs in addition to the annual testing of fire pumps, hose, and ladders. Deputy Chief Eisner is constantly finding and researching ways to enhance efficiency and effectiveness of PF&R’s logistical resources.
Eisner has been in the fire service since 1976. For the past 34 years, he has risen through the ranks at PF&R as a Firefighter, Lieutenant, Captain, Battalion Chief, and has served close to five years as a Deputy Chief. PF&R is extremely proud of Deputy Chief Glen Eisner’s work ethic, service to PF&R, and consistent professionalism.
March 23, 2010