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Bob Hulst named 2013 Paid On Call Fire Fighter of the Year

Press release date: Wed Dec 11th, 2013
City of Holland Michigan Official Website

The Holland Department of Public Safety is proud to announce that Sergeant Bob Hulst has been selected as paid on call fire fighter of the year. Bob began his fire service efforts in 1998 with the Graafschap Fire Department and was later hired by the City of Holland in 2003.  In 2011 Bob was promoted to the position of Sergeant and directly supervises and provides direction for 7 paid on call personnel assigned to the Kollen Park Station.  Bob was selected for this award by his peers who have identified that he is dependable, goes the extra mile and has a can do attitude.  Other have cited his commitment to the personnel he supervises and to the Community Involvement Initiatives of the department.


Being a paid on call fire fighter can be challenging when trying to balance work required of primary employers and family commitments and activities.  The department recognizes Bob’s achievement and thanks him for his efforts.