battalion chief resume example with 13+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
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Professional Summary
Experienced Battalion Chief looking to further my career in the fire service. Background includes 10 years of progressive fire service experience. Over the past 10 years I have raised through the ranks and have been an essential team member during the growth of my department. I have an extensive knowledge in budgeting, operations, training, accreditation, special operations, and many other facets of the fire service.  
  • Community relations
  • Sound judgment
  • Operations management
  • Budgeting
  • Strategic thinker
  • Approachable
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Delegation
  • Teamwork
  • Decision-making
  • Adaptability
  • Communication​
Work History
Battalion Chief, 09/2007 - Current
San Manuel Indian Bingo & Casino Highland, CA,

  • Management of emergency personnel in a combination fire and EMS system
  • Coordinate physical and human resources as required for emergency preparedness and response.
  • Ensure training and readiness of all personnel and equipment assigned to my shift. 
  • On-scene command and control of major incidents.
  • Function at and supervise Advanced Life Support EMS operations.
  • Responsible for budgeting of assigned projects
  • Assist in reviewing applications, performing written and skill testing, interviewing and assisting in the final recommendation of Firefighter candidates for employment
  • Supervises daily operations of fire rescue personnel, facilities, apparatus and equipment.

Bachelor of Fire Administration: Fire Administration, Expected in 2015
Columbia Southern University - Orange Beach, AL
Status -
Associate of Science: Fire , Expected in 2013
Columbia Sothern University - Orange Beach, AL
Status -
Paramedic , ACLS,ESLI (Emergency Services Leadership Institute), Hazmat, Confined Space, Rope Ops, ICS100,200,300,700, additional upon request.
Additional Information

2007-2009 Hired as a Fire Service Technician (paid-on-call)

2009-2012 Hired as a full-time Firefighter

2012-2013 Promoted LT

2013-2014 LT/Interim Battalion Chief

2014-2017 Current Battalion Chief

I also manage the departments Hazmat program.

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School Attended

  • Columbia Southern University
  • Columbia Sothern University

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  • Bachelor of Fire Administration
  • Associate of Science

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