assistant fire chief fire marshal resume example with 19+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
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Professional Summary

Well-respected Assistant Fire Chief passionate about the importance of fire safety and the importance of proper commercial development plays in everyday safety. Ten years of experience investigating arson, as well as 5 years leading efforts to extinguish active fire situations. Highly trained Assistant Fire Chief dedicated to public safety and awareness for past three years. Effective leader remains steady during times of emergency, while directing and motivating team members throughout crises. Senior Investigator and Inspector and outstanding performer in plan reviews and code compliance within the Fire Marshal's industry. Proven success in leadership, operational excellence and organizational development with keen understanding of elements of excellent customer service and developmental business. Recognized for inspiring management team members to excel and encouraging creative work environments. Enthusiastic Fire Marshal eager to contribute to team success through hard work, attention to detail and excellent organizational skills. Clear understanding of federal, state, and local laws and standards and training in emergency response. Motivated to learn, grow and excel in construction management and site development within the private sector. Experience plan reviewer and fire inspector with top-notch implementation and project management abilities. Highly organized, methodical and skilled at overseeing daily milestones across high-performance teams. Well-versed in code requirements, reading and understanding architectural plans, and planning and deployment of personnel.


Lead, oversaw and coordinated over 1,000 rescues during Hurricane Harvey. I was the only field coordinator and organized the majority of the rescue efforts utilizing our Fire Department members, the National Guard, Texas Game Wardens, and a Public Safety Response Drone Team. Through these coordinated efforts, over 1,100 citizens were rescued over a seven day period.

  • Funding procurement
  • Fire prevention
  • Crisis Management
  • Emergency Response
  • Fire protection
  • Damage, danger, and loss prevention
  • Site Inspections
  • Municipal codes
  • Team management
  • Business operations
  • Problem resolution
  • Process improvement
  • Operational improvement
  • MS Office
  • Supervision
  • Disaster planning
  • Emergency response coordination
  • Employee training
  • Drone pilot
Work History
Assistant Fire Chief/ Fire Marshal, 01/2006 - Current
Missouri City Fire And Rescue Services City, STATE,
  • Initiated and developed our City's drone task force, completed all federal documentation for FAA, purchased the City's first drone, and oversaw training.
  • Delivered lifesaving CPR for victims of auto accidents and fire emergencies. I received a life-saving award for reviving a neighbor off duty.
  • Reviewed Building and Fire plan submittals for code compliance and communicated findings to applicant.
  • Worked with developers to find solutions for complex code issues through research and alternative means and methods.
  • Conducted research on existing fire permit fees and assisted with implementation of new fees to align with surrounding city's.
  • Established and continued communication with local government to maintain positive relationships with both internal and external customers.
  • Managed and remained under annual budget for three years in a row for a division of five personnel.
  • Directed implementation of comprehensive training operations, including drills, inspections, tests, and performance evaluations.
  • 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.
  • Coordinated, scheduled, and maintained team resources to achieve top levels of operational readiness.
Cavalry Scout Sergeant (19D), 12/2003 - 03/2005
Texas Army National Guard- Houston City, STATE,
  • Developed, resourced and executed squad's various strength and training strategies to improve mission readiness in tactical fields.
  • Managed promotions and personal action documents for over six lower enlisted personnel.
  • Supervised security of $800,000 worth of highly sensitive equipment, including Up-armored Humvee's and explosives/ demolitions equipment.
  • Assisted with platoon tactical movements, platoon security operations and platoon route and zone reconnaissance.
  • Saved $1,500 by implementing cost-saving initiatives that addressed long-standing problems with weapons slings and maintenance.
Infantry Team Leader (11B), 10/1999 - 01/2003
United States Army City, STATE,
  • Trained personnel in de-escalation and conflict resolution techniques for use in foreign national negotiations and cooperative actions.
  • Led basic reconnaissance operations and reported enemy movements to commanding officers.
  • Performed as fire team member during situational training exercises and all infantry dismounted battle drills.
  • Maintained excellent weapons knowledge and coordinated infantry operation of equipment, including rifles, machine guns and hand grenades.
  • Developed Operational Forces training programs for "friendly forces" to train in and hone top-notch combat and non-combat performance.
  • Organized and oversaw infantry operations, including training, administration and security activities of Infantry units.
  • Kept up-to-date on mission objectives by researching intelligence targets to understand significance in geopolitical context.
  • Maintained 100% accountability of all assigned equipment worth more than $300,000.
  • Devoted special emphasis to punctuality and worked to maintain outstanding attendance record, consistently arriving to work ready to start immediately.
Associate of Arts: Psychology, Expected in
Purdue Global - Online,
Status -

Not currently enrolled

  • First Aid/CPR Certified
  • Advanced Peace Officer (TCOLE)
  • Advanced Fire Investigator
  • Advanced Structural Fire Fighter
  • Advanced Fire Inspector
  • Advanced Arson Investigator
  • Instructor 1
  • Plans Examiner
  • Hazardous Material Operations
  • Hazardous Materials Awareness
  • Emergency Medical Technician-B

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School Attended

  • Purdue Global

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  • Assistant Fire Chief/ Fire Marshal
  • Cavalry Scout Sergeant (19D)
  • Infantry Team Leader (11B)


  • Associate of Arts

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