Exceptionally experienced and dependable Emergency Management Specialist with a superb safety and customer satisfaction history. Adept at communicating complex crisis management strategies and procedures to professional and non-professional audiences. Flexible scheduling availability to include evenings weekends and emergency and other unusual circumstances.
Considerable emergency management program development experience
Strong familiarity with planning emergency and crisis management
Excellent expertise in crisis plan implementation
Good skills in analyzing complex issues
Superior organizational and problem-solving skills
High verbal and written communication abilities
09/2007 to 10/2016
Emergency Management DirectorHardin County Government – Elizabethtown, KY
Coordinating Emergency Management
Planning, Recovery, Response, and Mitigation
Search and Rescue
04/1979 to 10/2005
Firefighter- Company OfficerElizabethtown Fire Department – Elizabethtown, KY
Company Officer-Supervision of 15-45 men crew, maintain upkeep of station, training, maintain records of payroll, ensured men followed rules and protocols
Firefighter-Prevents fire damage by conducting surveys and inspections for hazards; enforcing codes. Prepares citizens to prevent fire damage by developing and conducting educational and training programs.
High School Diploma: Cranston West High School - Cranston, RI
Associate of Science: Eastern Kentucky University - Richmond, Ky 100 hours of general studies to include: general studies, fire science and administration.
Emergency Management Institute ICS-400Advanced ICS Command and General Staff-Complex IncidentsIntegrated Public Alert and Warning SystemEffective CommunicationDecision Making and Problem SolvingLeadership & Influence More certifications available upon requests.