Scott’s career in public safety started by riding to fire calls with his father as a young child, at age of 15 Scott joined the Efland Fire Department as a JR member. During his Jr/Sr summer of high school, Scott put his self through the Fire Academy at Carrboro Fire Department. Scott was hired in 1993 by the Carrboro FD and rose through the ranks serving as a Firefighter, Driver and finally as a Lieutenant in charge of an engine company. Scott left Carrboro in 2006 and started with OSFM as a certification specialist until March 2022 and then transferred into the Fire Investigation Unit of OSFM. Scott retired from OSFM in January of 2023 and started with the Chapel Hill Fire Department as the Captain in the Professional Development Division. Scott is a member of Efland Fire Department and serves as the Captain over training. Scott also is a member of New Hope Fire Department of Orange Co and Roxboro Fire Department in Person Co where he is an active member of their Fire Investigation Unit.
Scott has is an active member of the NC First Responder Peer Support Team, NC LEAP. He has also been active in the Piedmont Firefighters Association since 2012 and has served on the board since 2020.
In Scott’s off time you will find Scott with his feet in the sand enjoying the Outer Banks of NC. Scott’s daughter Jessica also serves the citizens of Orange Co as an Orange County Deputy Sherriff.