Lieutenant - Education
Grant Pearson began his career with the Marietta Fire Department in 1995. During his 18 year tenure, Pearson was promoted to Firefighter Engineer in 2001 and achieved NREMT Paramedic status in 2003.
Pearson has supported Marietta Fire Department on the Technical Rescue Team, Bicycle Emergency Response Team and as a member of the Marietta SWAT medic team. Additionally, was recognized for his outstanding service by being awarded Firefighter Engineer of the year in 2009 and received the Cobb County Chamber of Commerce Public Safety Award of merit in 2009.
In August of 2012, Pearson was promoted to Lieutenant, joining the Fire Prevention Bureau as the public education lieutenant. Pearson’s fire prevention duties include teaching fire safety to preschool and elementary children and providing a variety of lifesaving techniques through hands-on experiences at Cobb County Safety Village. Pearson also conducts fire exit drills, teaches fire extinguisher classes, and conducts various fire prevention and safety programs throughout the community. Pearson has recently been heavily involved with supporting the Deaf and Hard of Hearing community throughout the county by educating them on fire safety and providing those in need with a Lifetone Safety alarm.