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Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000,
Professional Summary

Organized and dependable candidate successful at managing multiple priorities with a positive attitude. Willingness to take on added responsibilities to meet Fire Department Mission Statement and Core Values. Dedicated Firefighter professional with history of meeting goals utilizing consistent and organized practices. Skilled in working under pressure and adapting to new situations and challenges to best enhance the organizational goals.

  • Inspections
  • Medical terminology knowledge
  • Fire prevention expertise
  • Equipment Maintenance
  • Leadership
  • Customer Service
  • Critical thinking
  • Data management
  • Safety planning
  • Multitasking abilities
  • Supervision
  • Self-motivated professional
  • Computer proficiency
  • Flexible & Adaptable
Work History
10/2018 to Current Fire Apparatus Engineer/Fire Inspector Kern County Fire Department | City, STATE,
  • In these roles I have demonstrated my ability to work with other Fire Departments, the public, and varies businesses.
  • Demonstrated my ability to work with various community organizations, my ability to speak in public, and my ability to plan, direct, coordinate and accomplish with the intent and goal of State Mandated Programs to fulfill our department’s mission more effectively.
  • Lead Fire Hazard Reduction Program where I have increased my personnel management ability and I have gained valuable experience in budgeting, procuring program equipment, managing schedules, and developing and implementing new program curriculum.
  • Conduct inspection onsite and ensure buildings are equipped with fire control equipment, in accordance with appropriate laws, codes, ordinances, regulations and standards. Write and file reports and if necessary issue citations and NOV’s.
  • Keep up to date with current fire safety codes.
  • Review fire plans and systems for residential, educational and commercial buildings.
  • Saved department money by implementing cost-saving initiatives that addressed long-standing problems
02/2017 to 10/2018 Fire Apparatus Engineer Kern County Fire Department | City, STATE,
  • Operates equipment and respond to drive my crew safely to all non-emergency and emergency incidents including but not limited to wildland fires, medical aids, structure fires, traffic accidents, and haz-mat incidents that require the ability to quickly assess the situation and determine a course of action.
  • Respond to medical emergencies and assist the firefighter with providing EMT level care.
  • Assume primary responsibility for the servicing and maintenance of assigned fire equipment. Perform detailed daily inspections on fire apparatus and equipment and service as necessary.
  • Assist in maintenance of fire station and surrounding grounds.
  • Check, clean, and maintain personal gear and equipment to ensure proper and safe operations.
  • Required to have the knowledge and ability to act up as an Captain.
  • Participate and lead training drills and classes to enhance job-related skills and abilities.
  • Enforce local fire codes and ordinances as well as the Pre-Fire Plans in the area. Participate in numerous Public Education and PR events. Completed in-depth building inspections to assess safety and check compliance with codes.
  • Assisting with Kern County Fire Department and Bakersfield College fire academy in numerous subjects as a lead instructor.
03/2018 to 07/2018 Duty Officer Kern County Fire Department | City, STATE,
  • I assisted the Duty Officer on any type of emergency requiring multiple resources or with air resources assigned.
  • Worked in expanded dispatch on large incidents, mobilize and demobilize incident resources using ROSS (known as IROC now), plan, organize, and implement a functional area to meet the needs of the incident.
  • Follow set established policies and procedures, utilize resource orders and supplemental forms, and demonstrate the ability to respond to changing priorities and situations.
  • Through my experience as the Duty Officer, I have learned to be flexible with every situation or incident that I manage so I can meet the present and future needs of that dynamic situation.
  • I was the interagency point of contact, liaison between ECC and all responding units, handled the coordination of wildland response between KCFD and partnering agencies, and was the point of contact with the Duty Chief for deployments of resources out of county and the ordering of resources to support in county incidents.
Expected in to to Associate of Science | Fire Technology Santa Ana College, Santa Ana, CA GPA:
Expected in to to Bachelor of Arts | Public Administration Cal State University, Fullerton, Fullerton, CA, GPA:
Expected in to to No Degree | Fire Technology Bakersfield College, Bakersfield, CA GPA:

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School Attended

  • Santa Ana College
  • Cal State University, Fullerton
  • Bakersfield College

Job Titles Held:

  • Fire Apparatus Engineer/Fire Inspector
  • Fire Apparatus Engineer
  • Duty Officer


  • Associate of Science
  • Bachelor of Arts
  • No Degree

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