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Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
  • H: (555) 432-1000
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  • Date of Birth:
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Professional Summary

Experienced FireFighter /Paramedic with over 33 years of experience in Fire Dept. Excellent reputation for resolving problems, improving Public Relations, and overall operational improvements. Providing reduction in fire loss with accepting responsibility of providing quality Building and Fire Inspections and fire protection. I truly believe that my thoughts and concerns have to resolve around Staff and Safety of Staff.


I have greatly improved my leadership skill over the past 33 years working with Interns and Leading by example.

I have a good ear to listening and learning from others to address issues that comes with multiple personalities in a Fire Station.

I'm trustworthy, Dedicated Passionate and ethical . I believe admitting mistakes is important as well.

I have established myself as one to do whats best for the department as Maintaining FireFighter/ Paramedic to fill shifts where required to maintain staffing on the ambulance.

I feel learning never stops and everyone has something to teach and listening to ideas is always good and provides staff a sense of belonging.

Never stop progressing and be a leader rather then a follower set the bar high to get the best from staff and other personal.

Work History
Acting Asst Chief, 12/2017 to Current
Alamance County Alamance County, NC,
  • Developed team communications and information for Fire meetings
  • Maintained excellent attendance record
  • Maintain fleet Maintenance records and Repairs
  • Building Maintenance and repairs
  • Full time, Volunteer, Part time and paid on call scheduling
  • Involved in potential hiring of staff
  • Evaluating performance and providing guidance to Firefighting\Paramedic Interns
  • Working with budgeting of vehicle maintenance and equipment
  • Cleaning supply budgeting and cleaning duties along with quality assurance for Entire Municipal building
  • Maintaining professional relationship with police chief and patrol officers
Chief Building Inspector, 05/2010 to Current
Town Of Madison Fire Department City, STATE,
  • Kept up-to-date on inspection regulations, codes, ordinances and techniques
  • Provided information about methods and materials to correct problems and bring construction in compliance with ordinances and codes
  • Made and submitted reports detailing finding and any actions taken
  • Reviewed drawings and assessed construction against plans
  • Resolved conflicts and negotiated mutually beneficial agreements between parties
  • Managed quality assurance program, including on-site evaluations, internal audits and customer surveys
  • Increased revenue through reviewing building permits to verify accurate documentation
Firefighter/Licensed Paramedic, 04/1996 to Current
Town Of Madison Fire Department City, STATE,
  • Provided station tours, pre-incident surveys and installed smoke detectors to provide fire education to public.
  • Participated in Fire and Ems training exercises and in-class training to improve leadership and Obtain knowledge.
  • Evaluated areas after containing fires to identify and suppress hot spots.
  • Effectively supported fire suppression by setting up and maintaining water supply lines.
  • Checked all fire and life safety systems and equipment for proper placement at properties, including fire alarms, sprinkler systems and smoke detectors.
  • Inspected apparatus, equipment, grounds and stations for proper order and condition on Daily basis.
  • Responded to emergency medical calls to perform lifesaving procedures and other emergency medical services.
  • Maintained close contact with dispatch to receive and share information about current fires, equipment movements and incoming personnel.
  • Assessed active fires and consulted with Command to devise optimal approach and containment strategies.
  • Conducted thorough tests and inspections of gear, equipment and tools to stay ready for every type of fire.
  • Operated pumping engine to direct water pressure in hose and nozzle for most efficient operation.
  • Filled firetrucks with water, sandbags and gas to maintain proper supply of materials in trucks.
  • Performed variety of fire suppression activities at fire scenes, including laying and connecting hose, holding nozzles and directing water streams, raising and climbing ladders and using pike poles, smoke ejectors, and forcible entry tools.
  • Drove and operated structural pumpers, tankers, ladders and service vehicles to aid in rescue operations.
  • Removed individuals from dangerous situations and offered emergency assistance for minor and critical concerns.
  • Evaluated situation at emergency sites to determine and execute most effective methods for saving life and property.
  • Inspected alarms, hydrants, sprinkler systems and standpipe systems for operational use to minimize incidents.
  • Led team in fighting fires and exercised considerable judgment in deciding best way to extinguish based on type of fuel and environment.
  • Completed Daily training to stay in peak physical fitness and handle challenging tasks.
  • Coordinated fire prevention inspections and pre-plan activities of department.
  • Created educational programs regarding life safety and fire prevention.
  • Maintained strong knowledge of firefighting principles and suppression methods, which enabled proper decision making in emergency situations.
  • Oversaw wildfire response and containment, utilizing overhaul and Hand tools.
  • Accurately completed written and verbal reports on patient care to hospital emergency departments.
  • Frequently lifted up to 200 pounds in course of extinguishing fires and treating injured persons.
  • Interviewed, trained and deployed fire safety personnel to maximize protection of life and property.
  • Made daily inspections of facilities and equipment.
High School Diploma: , Expected in 06/1985
Madison East High School - Madison, WI,
Associate of Science: Fire Science, EMT, Expected in
Madison Area Technical College - Madison, WI
  • I went to Matc studying fire science with 1 year attended
  • Obtained Certification for the Following:
  • EMT Intermediate 1993
  • EMT Basic 1989
  • First Responder 1988
  • Emergency vehicle operation 1988
  • FireFighter basic 1987
  • Fire Apparatus \ Driver Operator 1995
  • Fire Inspector 1994
  • Preparing for Incident Command
  • Certified Fire 1 2000

Associate of Science: Paramedic, Expected in 05/1999
Northern Illinois Mobile Intensive Care Program - Northern Illinois,

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School Attended
  • Madison East High School
  • Madison Area Technical College
  • Northern Illinois Mobile Intensive Care Program
Job Titles Held:
  • Acting Asst Chief
  • Chief Building Inspector
  • Firefighter/Licensed Paramedic
  • High School Diploma
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