deputy fire marshal resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • , , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Current Deputy Fire Marshal/Fire Investigator after 16 years as professional line firefighter. Personable public servant with unique skills to gain willing cooperation and appreciation while enforcing standards, working with three different cities and law enforcement.

Proven 8 years of experience in Public Education and Public Information team for the Valley Regional Fire Authority.

Experience in corporate project management, commercial and residential real estate contracts with a background in management helps give me a diverse background and fundamental understanding of the leadership roll that Assistant Fire Marshal demands.

My three years of experience with the fire marshals office has shown me where current needs and trends are at.

My 24 years of Real Estate experience has given me the legal experience and relationship building skills that will benefit the VRFA in a leadership position.

Since the beginning of the Valley Regional Fire Authority, I have worked with all the city leaders and council members on developing relationships to help build the bridge between Union and administration.

  • Budget planning and management
  • Public education
  • Fire prevention
  • Alarm and fire detection systems
  • Emergency Response
  • Workload prioritization
  • Fire department procedures
  • CRM software use
  • Negotiation
  • Legal document preparation
  • Inspector and appraiser collaboration
  • Marketing development
  • Court Room experience
Deputy Fire Marshal, 09/2003 to Current
Ogden CityF T Sanfords, UT,
  • Performed routine fire inspections as inspector for fire department and enforced fire code as inspector for fire marshal office.
  • Developed and maintained productive working relationships with local, regional and federal law enforcement and fire agencies.
  • Observed fire drills and evacuation drills and recommended improvement to responsible parties.
  • Taught fire safety and educational programs to youth and adults in community as fire prevention measures.
  • Worked as full-time firefighter for municipal fire department for 17 years with progressively increased responsibilities.
  • Inspected, with or without notice, premises where suspected violation of fire safety code existed.
  • Investigated fires or explosions to determine cause and origin, reported results and trained and certified in court room testimony if necessary.
  • Responded to fire and emergency alarms and evaluated emergency to direct company operations.
  • Developed and implemented Compliance Engine procedures for newly hired personnel.
Real Estate Broker, 12/1999 to Current
The Pegues GroupCharlotte, NC,
  • Managed real estate transactions from initiation to closing.
  • Prepared market analysis statistics and bid presentation for buyers and sellers.
  • Acquired new customers, counseled clients and identified purchasing needs to deliver relevant real estate investments.
  • Negotiated between sellers and buyers over property prices and settlement deals.
  • Gave buyers physical and virtual tours of properties.
  • Analyzed housing markets and identified potential buyers.
  • Founded real estate agency and recruited agents to build operations from ground up.
  • Trained and developed agents on consultative sales techniques while assessing needs of buyers to provide relevant properties.
  • Maintained knowledge of real estate law, available mortgages and government programs.
  • Generated business using proven tools, systems and training.
  • Supervised agents handling real estate transactions.
  • Reviewed property details to meet environmental regulations.
  • Managed or operated real estate offices, handling associated business details.
Business Analyst/Project Management Intern, 08/2001 to 08/2003
KrogerLouisville, CO,
  • Managed projects and served as primary liaison between client and multiple internal groups to clarify goals and meet standards and deadlines.
  • Delivered timely support by tracking issues and communicating resolutions to end users.
  • Improved processes and procedures to achieve key performance metrics.
  • Remained current on latest IT developments and advancements to automate and modernize systems.
  • Managed diverse projects for data capture, storage and forecast analysis.
  • Maintained or updated business intelligence tools, databases or dashboards.
  • Tracked data problems and analyzed information to find root causes.
  • Created and designed business intelligence databases, spreadsheets or outputs.
  • Managed timely flow of business intelligence information to users.
Produce Manager, 06/1987 to 08/2001
SafewayCity, STATE,
  • Trained and coached new team members.
  • Participated in quarterly inventory counts and conducted inventories.
  • Lead by example and took responsibility for all actions drive culture of performance excellence.
  • Prepared weekly schedules to verify proper floor coverage within fiscal guidelines.
  • Conducted performance evaluations and recommended pay increases within department's budget.
  • 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.
  • Directed or coordinated financial or budget activities to fund operations and maximize investments.
  • Completed thorough opening, closing and shift change functions to mainta and sustained strategic relationships with operational standards each day.
  • Monitored progress by establishing plans, budgets and measuring results.
Education and Training
Associate of Arts: General Studies, Expected in 08/1993
Green River Community College - Auburn, WA
  • Medal awarded regarding ATF Fire Marshals Office project
  • Life Saver Award given for Las Vegas mass shooting off duty service
  • Recognition Award for off duty charity work regarding September 11th, Military Amputee fundraising/home building, Fill the Boot and relationship building with Valley Regional Fire Authority Board of Governance members.
  • Union Member of the Year
  • Certified Inspector 1 and 2
  • Certified Fire Investigator
  • Certified Court Room Testimony
  • Fire Fighter 1 and 2
  • Professional Realestate Brooker

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School Attended

  • Green River Community College

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  • Deputy Fire Marshal
  • Real Estate Broker
  • Business Analyst/Project Management Intern
  • Produce Manager


  • Associate of Arts

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