John Staker

Fire Department
Title: Lieutenant/Paramedic
Phone: 513-563-0252

Lt. John Staker began his fire service in Clermont County as a fire cadet with Batavia Township in 1991.  He remained with Batavia Township as an explorer until 1995 when he was hired as a part time fire fighter.  He was then hired as a career fire fighter/paramedic in 1997.  In 1999, John requested military leave from the fire department and enlisted in the United States Navy.  He served four years in the Navy and had several assigned duty stations, including a deployment on-board the USS John F Kennedy during Operation Enduring Freedom. 

Lt. Staker was hired at the Sharonville Fire Department in 2003 and was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant/Paramedic in 2005.  He has developed and manages the fire department’s driver training program and vehicle camera systems.   He is also a Fire/EMS Instructor, fire inspector, hazardous materials technician and a certified Basic Emergency Rescue Technician.

In addition to his firefighting and EMS certifications, Lt. Staker has earned several college degrees.  He currently holds a Master’s Degree in Emergency Management from Eastern Kentucky University and has earned a Graduate certification in Fire and Emergency Services Management, also from Eastern Kentucky University.  He has also earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Healthcare Management and an Associate Degree in Business Administration.  He graduated from the Ohio Fire Executive (OFE) program in 2015.  The OFE program is a 2 ½ yearlong fire service leadership program developed by the Ohio Fire Chief’s Association.  


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