City of Jasper News

John Sherrer III Jasper Fire Chief Swear In

MARCH 31, 2022


The City of Jasper, City Council is pleased to announce final negotiations for a conditional offer of employment with Mr. John Sherrer III as The City of Jasper's next Fire Chief. Mr. Sherrer Ill was selected after a nationwide recruitment and selected by City Council.

Mr. Sherrer III currently serves as a Firefighter 2 at Crisp County and also as Captain for the Vienna (Volunteer) Fire Department. While here he will perform the day-to-day operations, work and direct staff to continue development and implementation of the progression, vision and direction for the city which has been set, as well as focusing on the cities ISO and training for our fire department.

There were several tremendously strong candidates for this position from within the region and out; however, I am confident that Mr. John Sherrer Ill is a great fit for the City of Jasper's Fire Chief position. Mr. Sherrer's outgoing and approachable personality coupled with the extensive work experience in the areas of management and planning will assist existing staff, Council (present and future) and this community in charting the course for what Jasper has to offer to the citizens and those moving to our enchanting community for years to come.

In conclusion, the City of Jasper will enter into a 14-day commencement period. Mr. Sherrer's first day could be as early as the 18th of April, 2022.