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Employee Recognition

Employees of the Year 2021


NCFD is proud to announce February’s Employee-of-the-Month is awarded to Captain Rick Porzia.

“Based on the following recommendation from Battalion Chief Harold Wadford, it is my pleasure to recognize Captain Porzia as “Employee-of-the-Month” for February 2021 with my appreciation for outstanding demonstration of our organizational values as described below.” – Chief Gregory Bulanow
“Captain Porzia is a vital member of the department. He goes above and beyond his job duties on a daily basis to ensure that the equipment we have on all the Rescues, Towers and ladders are in great working order.  Recently, I contacted him to assist Chief Rhoton in conducting inventory of all rescue equipment in the department.  Captain Porzia, without any hesitation, completed the task and created an Excel spread sheet to list all equipment with dates, quantities and the locations.  Captain Porzia personally placed his hands on all rescue equipment located the above apparatus to ensure everything was up to date and ready to use.  This task was beyond his normal assigned duties and he completed it without an hesitation or complaint.
Captain Porzia constantly asks for input on how he can improve the quality of his work, the training of others, and abilities to move this organization to a higher level.  Captain Porzia shows a relentless commitment to excellence, as well as our miss and core values.  Captain Porzia shows a relentless commitment to excellence when it comes to his duties and the rescue program for the organization.
For this reasons, I am nomination Captain Richard Porzia for employee of the month.” – Battalion Chief Harold Wadford