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William Justiz, M.P.A., NRP

Faculty
Coordinator
Office: G-218H
Emergency Management & Emergency Medical Technology Programs
(708) 456-0300, Ext. 3653
williamjustiz@triton.edu

Education
   • M.P.A. in Public Administration from University of Illinois-Springfield
   • B.S. in Fire Service Management from Southern Illinois University
   • A.A.S. in Fire Science from Triton College
   • A.A.S. in Paramedic Leadership from Triton College

  Fire Emergency Services Educators
http://www.fireeducators.org

Background
I became an Adjunct Faculty member in March of 2002. I have been the Coordinator of the Emergency Medical Technology program, since August 2003. I developed and am the Coordinator of the Emergency Management and the Public Safety Dispatcher programs.

I have been a licensed Emergency Medical Technician-Basic since June 1997 and a licensed Emergency Medical Technician-Paramedic since January 1999. I have also been a National Registered Emergency Medical Technician-Paramedic since February 1999. I have also been a certified firefighter in Illinois since 2000.

I am a firefighter/paramedic with the Chicago Fire Department, and a part time firefighter/paramedic/fire investigator with the River Grove Fire Department.  

Licenses & Certificates    

  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support
  • CPR instructor
  • Federal Emergency Management Agency ICS-100a, 200a, 300, 400
  • Federal Emergency Management Agency IS-1, 3, 5.A, 7, 8.A, 10, 11, 15.A, 18, 19, 22, 26, 30, 55, 111, 120a, 130, 139, 197em, 197sp, 208, 230, 235, 240, 241, 242, 244, 250, 253, 271, 279, 288, 292, 301, 302, 317, 331, 340, 346, 360, 362, 386, 393a, 394a, 547, 630, 650, 700a, 701, 702, 703, 704, 775, 800.B, 803, 804, 805, 808, 809, 812, 814, 821, 836, 860, 870, 871, 872, 1900
  • Federal Emergency Management Agency-L449 ICS Train-the-trainer
  • Illinois Department Public Health-Emergency Medical Technician-Paramedic, EMS Lead Instructor
  • Illinois State Fire Marshal-Advanced Technician Firefighter, Fire Apparatus Engineer, Fire Department Incident Safety Officer, Fire Investigator, Fire Officer II, Fire Service Instructor II, Fire Service Vehicle Operator, Hazardous Materials Incident Command, Hazardous Materials Technician B, Ice Technician, Juvenile Firesetter Intervention Specialist, Rescue Specialist-Confined Space, Rope Operations, Structural Collapse Technician, Training Program Manager, Trench Technician, Vehicle & Machinery Technician, Water Operations
  • National Registered Emergency Medical Technician-Paramedic

Awards Recieved
   • Eagle Scout Award of the Boy Scouts of America, 1993
   • Cook County Sheriff Youth Medal of Honor, 1994
   • Village of Elmwood Park Citation, 1994
   • Gottlieb Memorial Hospital Bringing Quality to Life Award Nominee, 1996
   • Superior Ambulance Employee of the Month Award, September 1998
   • Addison Merit Review Board Special Recognition Team Award, 2003
   • Chicago Fire Department Unit Performance Award, 2003 (2), 2007, 2008, 2009
   • Triton College Outstanding Adjunct Faculty Award, 2008
   • Loyola EMS System Commendation for Contribution to Quality Pre-Hospital Care, 2011
   • Guerin Prep Alumni Association - Davenport Award, 2012
   • FEMA - Center for Domestic Preparedness; Bronze Level Authorized Trainer, 2012

Professional & Community Involvement
Association of Fire and Emergency Services Educators

Second Vice-Chair, 2015-Present

Guerin Prep High School in River Grove, Illinois
Board of Directors, 2009-2012 & 2014-Present
Alumni Association - President, 2008-Present

Illinois State Fire Marshal

SCAC / Fire Officer Development Pilot Program, 2015

Triton College in River Grove, Illinois
Adjunct Faculty Association/NEA - Local President, 2006-Present

President's Leadership Academy, 2014-2015

Westlake Community Hospital in Melrose Park, Illinois
Emergency Preparedness Committee, 2006-2010

Text Book Review & Evaluator
   • Limmer, D. & O'Keefe, M., Emergency Care - 12th Edition, Brady
   • Ward, M., Fire Officer Principles and Practice - 3rd Edition, Jones & Bartlett
   • Jones, M., Fire Protection Systems - 2nd Edition, Jones & Bartlett
   • Klinoff, R., Introduction to Fire Protection and Emergency Services - 5th Edition, Jones & Bartlett
   • Save A Life Foundation, First Responder-Careers in Healthcare, Executive Review Panel

Department - Links
   • Emergency Management
   • Emergency Medical Technology
   • Fire Science
   • Public Safety Dispatcher