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Burlington County Emergency Services Awards Program

Nomination Form

 

Life Time Achievement Award

 

The Lifetime Achievement Award was established by the Burlington County Emergency Services Advisory Board (ESAB) to honor those having demonstrated and exhibited a true commitment to the training, advancement, and leadership of emergency services for Burlington County throughout their career.

 

The Lifetime Achievement Award recognizes individuals for extraordinary accomplishments in Emergency Services to Burlington County as a whole.

 

Nominated recipients of the Lifetime Achievement Award:

 

  • Will have displayed a deep commitment to furthering the cause of emergency services through leadership throughout Burlington County;

  • Will have advanced the cause of responder operational effectiveness and safety;

  • Will have gone above and beyond the call of duty in the advancement of public safety;

  • Will have brought creativity and innovation to the emergency services, or will have shown great persistence in pursuing innovation for the betterment of their profession; and

  • Will have served as a positive model for other emergency services and public safety servants throughout the county.

 

Nominators must supply a narrative statement that describes and justifies the Lifetime Achievements of the individual to the County. Nominations will be considered on the basis of the facts included in the application.

 

The Burlington County Emergency Services Advisory Board serves as the review committee for all nominations and may induct up to two qualified recipients per year. Presentation of the  awards will be presented during the Burlington County Emergency Services Training Center spring graduation.  

 

 

Valor – Honor Award

 

    Awarded for an act or deed of personal bravery or self-sacrifice, involving risk to the  

    individual’s own life, above and beyond the call of duty. ( The award 

    recognizes an individual act, not a team effort.)

 

Meritorious Service Award

 

     Awarded for service when an individual, with diligence and perseverance,

    conspicuously performs their duty. (Protects life and/or property or otherwise performs 

    a deed that reflects credit upon the individual and the agency he or she represents)

 

Distinguished Service Award

 

    Awarded to and individual that has dedicated years of unqualified giving and service to

    the betterment of the Fire Service and profession and through his/her efforts has

    inspired and served as a leader to other public safety services professionals in

    Burlington County. (The award recognizes service to the county, not just longevity and

    service to an individual company)

 

Unit Citation

 

    Awarded for actions termed as “Outstanding Performance” by members of a unit who

    demonstrated remarkable performance relating to the protection of life and/or property.

 

Meritorious Civilian Award

 

    Awarded for actions termed as “Outstanding Performance” by a civilian who

    demonstrated remarkable performance relating to the protection of life and/or property.

    *** This nomination will only be accepted from a Fire Chief or Ranking EMS Officer ***

 

Nomination Form

 

 

Nominators are encouraged to attach a longer narrative statement, pictures, newspaper articles, incident reports, copies of other commendations, etc. Nominations will be considered on the basis of the facts included in the application.

 

The program recognizes acts in the 12 month period from October 1st through September 30th of each year. All nominations must be submitted to the following address by November 20th.

 

This award program is for the recognition of Burlington County Fire and EMS Personnel.  

 

 

Robert W. Carr Jr.  – Fire Marshal, County of Burlington

49 Rancocas Road

P.O. Box 6000

Mount Holly, NJ 08060

  Questions, click on name above or call (609) 702-7158 ext: 3951
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