Deputy Chief of Support Services, Jerry Bittner has been with The Woodlands Fire Department since he started as a recruit in 1981. His 32-year career in the fire service began in Baltimore County, Maryland. He then moved to Texas and was a member of the Spring Volunteer Fire Department for 12 years. Once he started at The Woodlands Fire Department, there was no looking back.
Chief Bittner rose through the ranks, now managing all maintenance and dispatch for the department as well as being an integral part of the Fire Chief’s invaluable Command Staff. Chief Bittner is also a Paramedic.
He attended the University of Lamar, Houston Community College and Lonestar College. He has served on the Montgomery County 9-1-1 Board. Chief Bittner also manages fire communications for all Montgomery County Fire Departments. His lengthy experience in the fire service is exemplified by his attention to detail and amazing leadership skills.