Fire Marshal Hank Jones was appointed as the Williamson County Fire Marshal on October 29, 2019. Mr. Jones has over twenty-five years of experience in his public safety career. Mr. Jones began his fire service career in 1991 working as a Firefighter/ Emergency Medical Technician for the City of Belton. In 1998, he was hired full time by the City of Georgetown. During his time with the city, he served in many roles including Fire Fighter/Peace Officer and EMT Paramedic. Mr. Jones was instrumental in the adoption of the City of Georgetown fire code while serving in the Fire and Life Safety Division. As Battalion Chief, he served in the assignments of EMS Chief and Training Division Chief.
Mr. Jones holds an Associate of Technology Degree and currently holds Advanced Fire Inspector, Fire Investigator, Arson Investigator and Hazardous Materials Technician certifications from the Texas Commission of Fire Protection; Basic Peace Officer TCLOSE certification and Licensed Paramedic from the Texas Department of State Health Services.