Eugene Ivey has been a member of the Kingston Springs Fire Department since 1980, where he first joined as a "Fire Cadet". He became an Official Member on April 7, 1983. During his tenure, he has obtained certifications in FF I, Fire Officer I & II and Hazmat Awareness & Operations. Eugene graduated from Vol State Community College, where he obtained his certification/license as a Emergency Medical Technician. He was promoted to the rank of Sergeant in 1987, the rank of Captain in 1990, Assistant Chief in 1998 and Chief in 2001. Eugene also serves as the Chief of Police for the Kingston Springs Public Safety Department, where he has been employed since December 1, 1993.