At the May 17th Ellsworth City Council meeting, the Council appointed Scott Guillerault as the Fire Chief and Director of Emergency Management. He will begin working for the City of Ellsworth on June 21st.

A native Mainer, Guillerault has most recently been the Volunteer Fire Rescue Coordinator for the Jasper County Fire Rescue and Ridgeland Fire Rescue in South Carolina. He is a 30 year veteran of the Fire Service and started as a volunteer in Southern Maine.

He holds a Bachelor of Science in Fire Science from Columbia Southern University and holds Fire Officer 3, Fire Instructor 2 and Firefighter 2 certifications from the International Fire Service Accreditation Congress. Additionally he is a nationally registered Paramedic.

In addition he was the Head Coach of the Erskine College Division 2 Women's Lacrosse Program from 2014-18

When reached for a comment Guillerault said

I am deeply honored and humbled to be selected as the next Fire Chief for the City Of Ellsworth. I am looking forward to working with the City, the firefighters and serving the citizens of Ellsworth.