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Jessica
Claire
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(555) 432-1000,
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
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Professional Summary

Experienced Fire Chief offering extensive list of successes building and leading talented teams in training, drills, and high-danger emergency events. Highly committed to safety and continuous provision of quality emergency response. Equipped with strong background overseeing group efforts across diverse facilities ranging in size and complexity.

Skills
  • DOD/IFSAC/Pro-Board Certifications
  • DOD/IFSAC Firefighter I 164232
  • DOD/IFSAC Fire Officer I 514573
  • DOD/IFSAC D/O Pumper 561788
  • DOD/IFSAC Instructor I 440492
  • DOD/IFSAC D/O ARFF 561780
  • DOD/IFSAC Instructor II 587952
  • DOD/Pro-Board D/O Aerial 839396
  • DOD/Pro-Board Safety Officer BC-44711
  • DOD/IFSAC Instructor III 587953
  • DOD/Pro-Board Health and Safety Officer BC-44723
  • NREMT E3024220 Mar 2023
  • FEMA ICS 100, 200, 300, 400, 700, 800
  • Trained weather spotter
  • MS Office
  • Customer service
Education
, Expected in 2013 : - GPA :
  • Performance Award Jan 2015
  • Special Act Award Aug 2014
  • Special Act Award Jan 2018
  • Significant Event Award 2019, Civilian of the Quarter Mid-Level
Columbia Southern University Orange Beach, AL Expected in Bachelor of Science : Fire Science - GPA :
  • Fireblast Mobile Fire Trainer Operator
  • MAFTD Prosafe and Kidde Operator
  • Kiddie Class A Mobile Fire Operator
  • American Fire Training Mobile Fire Operator Recognized Accomplishments
  • Supervisor of the Year
Hillwood High School Nashville, Tn Expected in High School –Diploma : - GPA : NWCG S-130/S-190
Certifications
  • DOD/IFSAC Firefighter I 164232
  • DOD/IFSAC Fire Officer I 514573, DOD/IFSAC D/O Pumper 561788
  • DOD/IFSAC Instructor I 440492
  • DOD/IFSAC D/O ARFF 561780
  • DOD/IFSAC Instructor II 587952
  • DOD/Pro-Board D/O Aerial 839396
  • DOD/Pro-Board Safety Officer BC-44711
  • DOD/IFSAC Instructor III 587953
  • DOD/Pro-Board Health and Safety Officer BC-44723, NREMT E3024220 Mar 2023
  • NWCG S-S131 Jun 2008
  • FEMA ICS 100, 200, 300, 400, 700, 800
Work History
Department Of Administrative Services, State Of Ohio - Assistant Fire Chief
Van Wert, OH, 12/2020 - Current
  • Department of Navy Hours Worked - 72.
  • Coordinated, scheduled, and maintained team resources to achieve top levels of operational readiness.
  • Optimized fire services management with introduction of new systems, policies, procedures, and tools.
  • Oversaw proper implementation of best practices, policies, and procedures in alignment with regulations and operational needs.
  • Directed implementation of comprehensive training operations, including drills, inspections, tests, and performance evaluations.
  • Created, initiated and optimized policies and procedures for fire prevention and suppression in regional structures and by emergency personnel.
Department Of Administrative Services, State Of Ohio - Assistant Fire Chief
Warren County, OH, 04/2018 - 12/2020

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.
  • Participated in 12 departmental and Command wide training exercises and in-class training to improve collaborative and mutual knowledge to over 30 Personnel.
  • Evaluated situation at emergency sites to determine and execute most effective methods for saving life and property.
  • Calmly and effectively directed evacuations during fires and emergencies to avoid fatalities, injuries and panic.
  • Assessed active fires and consulted with Base Commander and the Emergency Manager to devise optimal approach and containment strategies.
  • Led team in fighting fires and exercised considerable judgment in deciding best way to extinguish based on type of fuel and environment.
  • Guaranteed there were well-developed safety plans in place for safe and timely evacuations.
  • Educated public and community members on fire safety and prevention methods to provide life-saving techniques.
  • Compiled and maintained variety of departmental documentation including log books, run reports, training records, reports of suspected arson, violations of fire codes or ordinances, firefighter timesheets, accident reports, and "close call" reporting.
  • Determined how to deploy personnel during periods requiring special fire department response and assigned activities.
  • Conducted periodic firefighter written performance evaluations and completed written recommendations on probationary firefighters.
San Manuel Indian Bingo & Casino - Assistant Chief of Operations
Highland, CA, 07/2011 - 04/2018
  • Acting as on-scene commander directing/developing strategic alternatives that can be matched with availability of emergency response resources.
  • Managed several aircraft mishaps and crashes.
  • Coordinating with fire officers on other shifts and/or other stations concerning matters of work accomplishment, training priorities, and/or procedures to accomplish program objectivities.
  • Directed and managed all activities associated with organizational operations, include goal setting and followed up daily to achieve maximum efficiency.
  • Identified areas of personnel deficiency and took necessary action for correction.
  • Implemented variety of process improvement initiatives by restructuring organization, retraining and establishing performance goals.
  • Assumed active role in identifying opportunities to develop and implement projects which promoted organization's missions and functions.
  • Planned, directed, and controlled execution of administrative and compliance activities.
  • Managed contractual agreements and associated deliverables through oversight and inspection.
  • Disciplined personnel and initiate disciplinary measures as defined by SOPs.
  • Achieved under-budget and on-time project management to adhere to project goals.
Naval Air Weapons Center China Lake - Battalion Chief
City, STATE, 11/2007 - 07/2011
  • Conducted periodic firefighter written performance evaluations and completed written recommendations on probationary firefighters.
  • Supervised firehouse operations, maintaining inventory and liaising with vendors to secure necessary supplies.
  • Directed implementation of comprehensive training operations, including drills, inspections, tests, and performance evaluations.
  • Oversaw proper implementation of best practices, policies, and procedures in alignment with regulations and operational needs.
  • Directed work of 20 firefighters engaged in extinguishing fires.
  • Supervised and coordinated tactical methodology used in resolving emergencies and other situations.
  • Performed frequent station inspections and drafted reports and plans for issues of importance to Chief.
  • Reviewed fire reports and payroll entries of station officers to verify accuracy and completeness.
  • Developed scheduling and coordination of shift staffing levels, changes and activities.
  • Worked with building owners and users to outline actions required to bring structures in compliance with relevant fire code regulations, laws and accepted standards.
Accomplishments
  • Government employee for 24 years Fire Service Time: 30+ Years Veteran Preference Claimed 10 Point Veteran (30% DAV, VEOE, and VRA Eligible).
Affiliations
Highly skilled and collaborative Assistant Fire Chief possessing 24 years of comprehensive experience in fire service management, airfield response operations, including wildland, rescue operations, team building and labor negotiations. A true team leader with the ability to supervise a team of up to 40 fire personnel while handling situations by giving appropriate instructions. I assist in labor relations as a management team member to make sure we work as a team to improve the department. I take the time to work with employees to move them in the correct departmental direction and correcting those actions as appropriate.
Additional Information
  • Security Clearance Level: Secret
  • DOD/IFSAC Firefighter II 425919 , DOD/IFSAC Fire Officer II 514574 DOD/IFSAC Hazmat Awareness 164231 DOD/IFSAC Fire Officer III 587953 DOD/IFSAC Hazmat Tech 424263 DOD/IFSAC Hazmat IC 657426 DOD/Pro-Board Fire Officer IV 183108 DOD/IFSAC Inspector I 641056 DOD/IFSAC Airport Firefighter 439952 DOD/IFSAC Inspector II 641057

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School Attended

  • Columbia Southern University
  • Hillwood High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Assistant Fire Chief
  • Assistant Fire Chief
  • Assistant Chief of Operations
  • Battalion Chief

Degrees

  • Bachelor of Science
  • High School –Diploma

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