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

Dedicated and driven Fire Service leader with over 32 years of experience working for an active department that responds to over 5000 calls a year. Builds high performance teams by empowering, coaching, mentoring, inspiring and motivating skilled professionals. Devoted to delivering exceptional service and education to the community. Firefighter of the year 1998 and 2020.

  • Facility and equipment maintenance
  • Emergency management
  • Staff scheduling
  • Time and resource allocation
  • Emergency response procedures
  • Workload prioritization
  • Public education
  • Emergency Response
  • Administration and management
  • Staff development and leadership
  • Budget planning and management
  • Decision-Making
  • Critical Thinking
  • Training and Development
Work History
11/2013 to 07/2022 Battalion Chief/Captain Beaumont Hospitals | Novi, MI,
  • Senior management team participant
  • Plan and organize fire suppression shift activities including review of workload, assigning staff, delegating assignments and prioritizing work
  • Cultivated close working relationships with municipalities and governmental agencies to achieve automatic response plan goals
  • Responded to citizen complaints and request for service
  • Aided with preparation, review and monitoring of departments $5 million dollar budget
  • Worked with finance to create efficient PO approval system
  • Responded to and directed company operations on fire, ems and hazmat emergency incidents
  • Provided supervision and leadership to assigned fire officers
  • Managed fire station facility
  • Performed annual fire station inspection of building and equipment
  • Coordinated building repairs with outside vendors and City facilities manager.
  • Initiated planning and construction of fire station remodel
  • Coordinate and conduct shift fire, ems, rescue and hazmat training
  • Managed recruitment, interviewing, and selection of potential unit members in alignment with station needs.
  • Managed shifts efforts to continuously deliver timely and quality emergency services
  • Prepared records and reports of company responses to fires or other emergencies.
  • Managed purchasing and installation of new fire station alerting system
  • Managed and trained department staff on Cities new Kronos time and attendance software
  • Assigned fire department operations within incident command structure when our City activated EOC during Covid-19 pandemic
  • Managed opening temporary fire station during Covid-19 pandemic to maintain social distancing of firefighting personnel.
  • Assisted in our EOC during several civil disturbance incidents
04/2005 to 10/2013 Lieutenant City Of Harrisonburg, Va | Harrisonburg, VA,
  • Responded to fire, ems and hazmat emergency incidents
  • Conducted fire prevention re-inspections, suppression and rescue operations
  • Conducted search and rescue operations, quickly analyzed medical emergencies and administered first aid to injured persons.
  • Entered inspection, training, fire and emergency medical service calls into records management system using Zoll software.
  • Managed departments fleet maintenance program and Fleet replacement schedule.
  • Worked with Cities Fleet maintenance manager and outside vendors on creating and implementing vehicle preventative maintenance schedules.
  • Managed departments fire gear, and fire/rescue tools and equipment purchase/replacement program.
  • Created replacement schedule for future budget planning
  • Preserved order and discipline among subordinates, and gave assignments and instructions.
  • Performed employee evaluations
  • Emergency dispatch center liaison
  • Participated in promotional, vehicle spec and ems committees
  • Chaired vehicle spec committee during replacement of our engine/rescue and switching medium duty medics back to type I medics
  • Member of Central Ohio Strike Team USAR
01/1990 to 04/2005 Firefighter American Security, L.L.C. | Lakeville, MN,
  • Laid hose lines and operated nozzles, pumps, hydrants and fire extinguishers.
  • Cleaned, serviced and maintained two engine/rescues, one aerial ladder and three ems vehicles
  • Performed general maintenance of fire department property.
  • Responded to multiple emergency incidents daily. Quickly assessing conditions to contain fires, assist victims and prevent escalation.
  • Administered emergency treatment and medical care to people injured in accidents and fires.
  • Informed and educated local community members about fire prevention and safety.
04/2005 to 05/2015 Patrol Officer Genoa Township Police Department | City, STATE,
  • Monitored and investigated suspicions persons and situations and unusual activities.
  • Drove patrol vehicle to monitor 21 square-mile area for dangers and hazards.
  • Boosted community safety, performed motor vehicle accident investigations and conducted field sobriety tests at DUI checkpoints.
  • Drafted over 100 incident reports detailing criminal activity, civil proceedings and varied incidents.
  • Completed debriefings for arrested subjects to obtain information pertinent to investigations.
  • Wrote reports detailing events and people involved.
  • Responded to calls for unlocking doors and assisting motorists.
Expected in 03/2020 Fire Instructor | Certification Ohio Fire Academy , Reynoldsburg, OH, GPA:
Expected in 01/2008 ICS-I300 | ICS FEMA, Reynoldsburg, OH, GPA:
Expected in 01/2008 ISC-I400 | ICS FEMA, Reynoldsburg, OH, GPA:
Expected in 09/2007 ICS-100 | ICS FEMA, Worthington, OH, GPA:
Expected in 09/2007 ICS-200 | ICS FEMA, Worthington, OH, GPA:
Expected in 06/2007 IS-800 | ICS FEMA, Worthington, OH, GPA:
Expected in 04/2006 ICS-100 LE | ICS FEMA, London, OH, GPA:
Expected in 04/2005 Ohio Peace Officers Training | Certification Delaware Area Career Center, Delaware, OH GPA:
Expected in 03/2005 IS-700 | ICS FEMA, Worthington, OH, GPA:
Expected in 05/2000 Hazardous Materials Technician | Certification Cleveland State University, Cleveland, OH GPA:
Expected in 06/1990 Paramedic | Certification Columbus State Community College, Columbus, OH GPA:
Expected in 06/1985 High School Diploma | Beechcroft High School, Columbus, OH GPA:
Expected in 06/1985 Firefighter I II | Certification Northwest Career Center, Columbus Ohio, GPA:
  • Ohio Fire Academy Fire Officer I - Phase I II II
  • Multiple courses through the NFA, Ohio Fire Academy and Cleveland State University
  • VFIS Emergency Vehicle Driver course
  • Blue Card command training
  • Incident Safety Officer
  • Firefighter safety and Risk management - University of Cincinnati
  • Rescue Technician
  • Structural Collapse Technician

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