Jeremy Rudrud

Jeremy Rudrud

Emergency Management & Emergency Services Consultant

An experienced Emergency Management and Emergency response professional, Jeremy is dedicated to supporting communities through response, emergency management and training. His commitment to continuous education and application is evident in the safety programs of Strathcona County Emergency Services (SCES) and throughout his Emergency Services tenure.

Current Responsibilities

Emergency Management,
Training & Safety

Years of Experience





Bachelor of Applied Business in Emergency Services – Lakeland College

Advanced Care Paramedic – University of Alberta

Professional Designation

NFPA: 1001 LII, 1002, 1006 Rope Operations, 1021 LI, 1041 LII, 1051, 1072, 1081 (3 Levels), 1521
FDSOA Incident Safety Officer
ICS: 100-400 with Instructor Level, Incident Commander, Resource Unit Leader
North Central All-Hazard Incident Management Team – Incident Commander
Strathcona County Internal IMT – Incident Commander

Work Experience

2009 – Current – Division Chief, Safety and Logistics, Strathcona County Emergency Services

  • Integral in the two division reorganizations, broadening the division’s scope and responsibilities, this expansion included collaborations with both the Strathcona County Incident Management Team and the North Central All Hazards Incident Management Team.
  • Portfolio encompasses recruitment, skills maintenance training, leadership development, safety & logistics support, and partnering with HR for disability management and return-to-work programs.

2005 – Current – Instructor of Fire and EMS Programs, Emergency Services Academy

2005 – 2009 – Paramedic, City of Edmonton EMS

2001 – 2005 – Primary and Advanced Care Paramedic, Firefighter, Various Locations


AB Deployments

  • 2023 Strathcona County Wildfire – Incident Command / PSC
  • 2018 Strathcona County IMT LSC
  • 2016 Fort McMurray Wildfire – Strathcona County IMT PSC, ICP/EOC
  • Exercises and Training – Mentorship and Support for Internal and External IMT


  • Strategic alignment of divisional needs and departmental objectives with corporate goals, optimizing resource allocation for enhanced operational efficiency.
  • Prioritizes Operations Support through collaborative efforts with management and other divisions to craft compelling business cases, with a primary focus on evolving community risks and staff safety.
  • Supports training initiatives for new members as well as the officer leadership programs, significantly enhancing departmental preparedness, performance, and safety.
  • Directs and supports current procurements and strategizes long term planning for future department needs in staffing, equipment, and other logistical items.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in orchestrating and executing emergency response procedures, ensuring the safety of critical operations, and protecting community assets.