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Jessica Claire
  • , , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
  • H: (555) 432-1000
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Summary

I'm 65. I have sold my business. I'm looking for a job.

Skills
  • Customer Service
  • Basic Math
  • People Skills
  • Reliable & Trustworthy
Experience
Business Owner, 10/1996 - 01/2023
Kings County Hanford, CA,
  • Determined pricing for products or services based on costs and competition.
  • Kept records for production, inventory, income and expenses.
  • Interviewed, trained and supervised employees.
  • Managed operations budgeting, accounts payable and accounts receivable and payroll.
  • Established favorable relationships with vendors and contractors, facilitating contract negotiation and development of marketing and sales strategies.
  • Set pricing structures according to market analytics and emerging trends.
  • Reconciled daily sales, prepared bank deposits and assessed financial transaction reports.
  • Analyzed financial statements and trends to manage cash flow and make business decisions.
  • Kept up-to-date on regulatory changes affecting business operations.
  • Developed business from ground up and prepared records and operations for smooth handover to new owners.
  • Mentored and trained new hires on sales techniques and customer service procedures.
  • Prepared weekly schedules to verify proper floor coverage within fiscal guidelines.
  • Delegated work to staff, setting priorities and goals.
  • Monitored inventory levels and placed new orders for merchandise to keep supply well-stocked.
  • Prepared staff work schedules and assigned team members to specific duties.
  • Appraised inventory levels on frequent basis, ordering new merchandise to keep quantities well-stocked.
Volunteer Firefighter, 08/1975 - 05/1997
Lurie Besikof Lapidus & Company, Llp Minneapolis, MN,
  • Checked hoses and breathing masks after fire calls to determine proper functionality.
  • Collaborated with other emergency personnel when responding to accident scenes or acute illness calls requiring emergency medical care.
  • Cleaned, serviced and maintained fire apparatus in condition of readiness and performed general maintenance of fire department property.
  • Communicated with other firefighters and emergency personnel to relay observations, equipment needs and other relevant information.
  • Responded immediately to alarms for fires, vehicle accidents and other emergency situations.
  • Laid hose lines and operated nozzles, pumps, hydrants and fire extinguishers.
  • Held nozzles and directed streams of fog, chemicals or water to combat fires.
  • Trained continuously to maintain required physical fitness for demanding work.
  • Administered emergency treatment and medical care to people injured in accidents and fires.
  • Participated in on-call schedule to respond to requests for assistance after hours and on weekends or holidays.
  • Controlled and extinguished fires using manual and power equipment.
  • Extinguished flames and embers to suppress fires with shovels and hand-driven water or chemical pumps.
  • Answered emergency situations and assessed conditions to contain fires, assist victims and prevent escalation.
  • Analyzed situations to quickly adopt courses of action with regard to surroundings and circumstances.
  • Informed and educated local community members about fire prevention and safety.
  • Combatted fires by holding nozzles and directing streams of fog, chemicals or water.
  • 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.
  • Ascended and descended ladders, stairs and ramps in smoke-filled areas.
  • Attended trainings to maintain wealth of knowledge in firefighting techniques and suppression methods, enabling quick decision making during actual emergencies.
  • Responded to fire and safety-related emergency calls in local area.
  • Tested and inspected tools, equipment and gear to maintain readiness for different fire scenarios.
  • Observed strict safety protocols to maintain personal and coworker safety.
  • Used axes and other tools to break through windows and debris.
  • Patrolled previously burned areas after fire containment to locate and eliminate dangerous hot spots.
  • Educated public on ways to prevent fires and fire damage.
  • Located victims trapped by fires, extricated and rendered first aid.
  • 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.
  • Completed field assessments of active fires and planned optimal approaches.
  • Established and managed water supplies to support suppression activities.
  • Collaborated with Hazmat to clean up chemical and oil spills.
Manager, 06/1975 - 10/1996
Centredale Liquor, Inc. City, STATE,
  • Interviewed, trained and supervised employees.
  • Established favorable relationships with vendors and contractors, facilitating contract negotiation and development of marketing and sales strategies.
  • Set pricing structures according to market analytics and emerging trends.
  • Reconciled daily sales, prepared bank deposits and assessed financial transaction reports.
  • Kept up-to-date on regulatory changes affecting business operations.
  • Mentored and trained new hires on sales techniques and customer service procedures.
  • Used excellent verbal skills to engage customers in conversation and effectively determine needs and requirements.
  • Delegated work to staff, setting priorities and goals.
  • Monitored inventory levels and placed new orders for merchandise to keep supply well-stocked.
  • Prepared staff work schedules and assigned team members to specific duties.
  • Provided leadership, insight and mentoring to newly hired employees to supply knowledge of various company programs.
  • Appraised inventory levels on frequent basis, ordering new merchandise to keep quantities well-stocked.
Education and Training
High School Diploma: , Expected in 06/1975
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Cranston High School West - Cranston, RI
GPA:
Status -

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Cranston High School West

Job Titles Held:

  • Business Owner
  • Volunteer Firefighter
  • Manager

Degrees

  • High School Diploma

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