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Jessica Claire
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Summary

Self-directed Battalion Chief Firefighter with hands-on experience supervising 3 fire stations and crews. Extensive knowledge of modern firefighting equipment and various fire suppression techniques. Tactfully and courteously interacted with community to avoid additional incidents during fire suppression. Communicative, hardworking and reliable. Energetic Battalion Chief Firefighter with over 32 years of experience supporting and leading emergency response. Expert at employing appropriate firefighting techniques and conducting efficient evacuation operations in minimal time. Talented at guiding teams and maintaining composure in high-pressure situations.

Skills
  • Incident Command
  • Emergency Response Procedures
  • Workload Prioritization
  • Emergency Management
  • Time and Resource Allocation
  • Crisis Communications
  • Facility and Equipment Maintenance
  • Staff Scheduling
  • Fire Prevention and Enforcement
  • Personnel Training
  • Incident Safety
  • First Response Services
  • Fire Prevention
  • Alarm and Fire Detection Systems
  • Competent in Word, excel, and powerpoint
  • Drills and Demonstrations
  • Fire Suppression Techniques
  • Building Access Strategies
  • Post-Fire Inspection
  • Water Emergency Response
  • Detailed Reporting
  • Emergency Response
  • Personal Protective Equipment PPE
  • Two-Way Radio Coordination
  • Pump and Hose Management
  • Ladder Positioning and Operation
  • Safety Equipment Inspection
  • Hazard Identification
  • Ladder Truck Operation
  • Hot Spot Location and Elimination
Experience
Battalion Chief, 08/2012 - Current
Argonne National Laboratory Lemont, IL,
  • Followed department rules and regulations and oversaw discipline to maintain compliance among personnel.
  • Kept station in peak working order by inspecting facilities, equipment and personnel.
  • Maintained recordkeeping and reporting system for alarm responses, fire and casualty reports and personnel actions.
  • Aided with preparation, review and monitoring of department budget.
  • Coordinated emergency response and disaster planning for fire fighters.
  • Oversaw station efforts to continuously deliver timely and quality responses in areas of fire, medical and public safety administration.
  • Prepared records and reports of company responses to fires or other emergencies.
  • Managed staffing, recruitment, interviewing and selection of potential team members in alignment with station needs.
  • Preserved order and discipline among 22 subordinates.
  • Elevated assigned fire station into top-performer in area, resulting in honors, awards and accolades.
  • Conducted fire prevention and suppression operations.
  • Responded to fire and emergency alarms and evaluated emergency to direct company operations.
  • Preserved order and discipline among subordinates, and gave assignments and instructions.
Fire Captain, 02/2007 - 08/2012
Soc Inc. Chantilly, VA,
  • Prepared records and reports of company responses to fires or other emergencies.
  • Conducted search and rescue operations, quickly analyzed medical emergencies and administered first aid to injured persons.
  • Inspected schools, theaters, offices and various other buildings to check for proper fire precautionary measures.
  • Supported continuing operations and rehabilitation of firefighting equipment by identifying new community resources.
  • Inspected buildings for fire prevention and hazardous materials code violations or potential hazards.
  • Oversaw station efforts to continuously deliver timely and quality responses in areas of fire, medical and public safety administration.
  • Conducted fire prevention and suppression operations.
  • Responded to fire and emergency alarms and evaluated emergency to direct company operations.
  • Laid hose lines and operated nozzles, pumps, hydrants and fire extinguishers.
  • Stayed in close contact with dispatchers to obtain and relay current information about fire status, supplies and personnel.
Fire Engineer, 05/2000 - 02/2007
City Of Sierra Madre Sierra Madre, CA,
  • Protected public in emergency situations by responding to variety of calls such as fires, major accidents, medical emergencies.
  • Promoted fire safety via training sessions, advice and public talks.
  • Performed salvage operations such as removing debris, throwing sweeping water and throwing salvage covers.
  • Demonstrated proper use of firefighting equipment.
  • Responded directly to residential and business emergency situations to serve community.
  • Tested and inspected tools, equipment and gear to maintain readiness for different fire scenarios.
  • Observed strict safety protocols to maintain personal and coworker safety.
  • Attended trainings to maintain wealth of knowledge in firefighting techniques and suppression methods, enabling quick decision making during actual emergencies.
  • Located hydrants and operated pumps at proper pressure to evaluate adequacy of water system and availability of water supply.
  • Rehabilitated fire hoses, portable water tanks and other equipment.
Firefighter/Paramedic, 09/1989 - 05/2000
Minnesota City Jobs Saint Paul, MN,
  • Answered emergency situations quickly and assessed conditions to contain fires, assist victims and prevent escalation.
  • Administered emergency treatment and medical care to people injured in accidents and fires.
  • Collaborated with other emergency personnel when responding to accident scenes or acute illness calls requiring emergency medical care.
  • Informed and educated local community members about fire prevention and safety.
  • Employed systematic search and rescue procedures and location and excavation devices to safely locate and evacuate victims.
  • Participated in fire and life safety inspections of commercial and residential properties and checked operating condition of hydrants.
  • Handled routine custodial maintenance of breathing, resuscitation and apparatus equipment.
  • Performed fundamental firefighter and driver duties.
Education and Training
Paramedic Certification: Paramedicine, Expected in 05/1991
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UT Southwestern Medical - Dallas, TX,
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Status -
Fire Certification: Firefighting, Expected in 12/1989
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DeSoto Fire School - DeSoto, TX,
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Status -
: Missions-withdrew in 2nd Semester, Expected in
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Southwestern Assemblies of God University - Waxahachie, TX
GPA:
Status -
Certifications
  • Blue Card Instructor
  • Fire Officer I, II, III, IV
  • Texas Fire Chief Academy
  • Advanced Fire Firefighter
  • Incident Safety Officer
  • Fire Instructor III
  • Texas Paramedic
  • Driver/Operator

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School Attended

  • UT Southwestern Medical
  • DeSoto Fire School
  • Southwestern Assemblies of God University

Job Titles Held:

  • Battalion Chief
  • Fire Captain
  • Fire Engineer
  • Firefighter/Paramedic

Degrees

  • Paramedic Certification
  • Fire Certification
  • Some College (No Degree)

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