Captain Greg Robinson has dedicated his entire career to firefighting here in the Big Bear Valley. He retired on July 28th, 2015,marking 30 years of service. He has spent 15 years as a full-time Fire Fighter, 10 years as an Engineer, 4 years as a Paid-Call Fire Fighter and 1 year as Captainstationed at Surgarloaf.
He began his career in 1985 as a Paid-Call Fire Fighter in 1985.He spent 2 ½ years there before moving to CSD Fire Department where he worked for 1 ½ years as a Paid-Call Fire Fighter. He became full-time in 1989. He spent the remainder of his career with CSD Fire Department.
Captain Robinson moved to Big Bear with his family in the 8th grade and attended Big Bear High School.In his Junior and Senior years of high school, he got involved in the ROP Fire Science Program which was then being offered at the Fawnskin Fire Station. He started the program on a whim, not realizing it would be the beginning of a lifetime career of dedicated fire service to the Big Bear community.