Illinois Fire Service Institute
Jeff Kraft is a 30-year veteran of the fire and EMS service, currently serving as a firefighter/paramedic with the Chicago Fire Department. He has an extensive background in training, concentrated on leadership, rescue situations, curriculum development and education of personnel. Kraft has served as an Illinois Fire Service Institute instructor since 2010. He has also served as a RIT instructor, Chicago Fire Department field training instructor, structural collapse instructor, Fire Academy instructor and a special-event instructor. Kraft served with the Calumet Park Fire Department from 1986–2015, reaching the rank of fire chief.