Meet the Staff

Steve Hill

Paramedic
Station/Vehicle Maintenance

Steve Hill is one of our longest tenured employees here at the Jefferson Emergency Rescue District, first joining the district in as a part-time Paramedic. In 2003 Steve was hired full-time with the Jefferson Emergency Rescue District, and currently serves as the departments station and vehicle maintenance manger. 
A 1982 graduate of Edgewood High School, Steve became an EMT in 1983 and later obtained his Paramedic in 1988. Outside of Jefferson Rescue, Steve is also currently employed as a part-time Firefighter/Paramedic with the city of Conneaut Fire Station #1, and has previously worked for Community Care Ambulance in Ashtabula. When not working, Steve enjoys the outdoors, hunting, fishing and spending time with his family.

Joe Edison

Paramedic
EMS Equipment & Supplies

Joe Edison is a 2005 graduate of Jefferson High School and started working at Jefferson Rescue as an auxiliary EMT in December 2008. In 2011, Joe became a paramedic and was moved to Part-time status. Joe became a full-time employee of  Jefferson Rescue in 2016 and also handles EMS supplies and scheduling for the department.
Outside of work, Joe enjoys attending Cleveland Indians games, riding his side by side RTV and spending time with friends and family around the campfire in the summer. He is also an active member on the Jefferson Fire Department, where he serves as a Captain. Joe lives in Jefferson with his wife and 2 sons.

Jake
Rice

Administrative Captain / Paramedic
EMS Training / Billing / EMS Memberships / Public Relations

Jake started with Jefferson Rescue as a part-time employee December 2005, and became a full-time employee in October 2017. Jake worked for Community Care ambulance as a Critical Care paramedic from 2008-2014 and has been employed with University Hospitals since 2011 as a Paramedic in the Emergency Department, and a department lead medic at the UH Ashtabula Urgent Care. Jake has advanced his education with University Hospitals, and is now working as a Registered Nurse in the Emergency Department.  Jake is our EMS training coordinator certified to teach all levels of EMS and holds certifications to teach basic and advanced life support. Jake joined the Jefferson Fire Department in 2003, and is currently a Captain within the department. Jake enjoys spending time on his farm with his two children and wife, as well as traveling as a family.

 

Christina
Kirkner

Paramedic

Hired: 06/19/1997

Brian
Edelman

Paramedic

Hired: 12/16/1998

Ryan
Fertig

Paramedic

Hired: 08/16/2006

 

Rebekah Wessollek

Paramedic

Hired: 02/26/2008

Keith
Stewart

EMT-Basic

Hired: 08/11/2010

Christina
Edison

EMT-Basic

Hired: 07/29/2015

 

Aaron
Flavell

EMT-Basic

Hired: 08/31/2015

Antonio
Feralo

Paramedic

Hired: 08/10/2016

Amber
Stewart

EMT-Basic

Hired: 01/11/2017

 

Greg
Fuhrmann

EMT-Basic

Hired: 01/12/2017

Shaun
Finley

Paramedic

Hired: 03/17/2017

Joe
Huston

Paramedic

Hired: 05/15/2017

 

Jodi
Richards

EMT-Basic

Hired: 07/30/2017

Kayla
Poore

Paramedic

Hired: 09/14/2017

Kayla
Dean

EMT-Basic

Hired: 09/28/2017

 

Joe
DeFazio

Paramedic

Hired: 12/07/2017

Justin
McNeil

Paramedic

Hired: 01/15/2018

 

Joe
Marich

Paramedic

Hired: 01/15/2018

Tom
Ricker

Paramedic

Hired: 04/10/2018

 

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(440) 576-4367

11 S Market St
Jefferson, OH 44047
USA

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