Roberts has a background in fire and life safety prevention and education. He started his firefighting career in 1986 after serving six years in the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve at Camp Pendleton, Calif.
“I feel very welcomed here and I consider this a new adventure,” Roberts said in a news release. “I enjoy hitting the local dining spots and meeting a lot of new people. Nampa is a growing community, and I hope to be a positive part of that growth.”