Jeffrey I. Schmidt

Jeff retired after more than thirty-one years in the fire service. During his career, he served as a Firefighter, Technician II (equivalent of a Sergeant), and Assistant Fire Marshal. His duties included new and existing construction inspection, fire protection systems inspection, interpretation and application of the IBC, and IFC, as well as training team members. He also assisted his department's fire investigations unit with fire scene processing and evidence collection. Jeff joined FTC in 2011, and is working towards his IAAI-FIT certification.


  • NFPA 1031 Certified Fire Inspector
  • NCPCCI Fire Protection Inspector (Level 3B)
  • VDHCD Fire Protection & Prevention Inspector
  • Fire Service Instructor


  • Bachelor of Science in Fire Science Administration


  • International Association of Arson Investigators
  • National Association of Fire Investigators
  • International Association of Firefighters