fire captain resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - -
Professional Summary
I have 28 years of experience with the San Bernardino County Fire Department as an active and respected member of various specialized teams, such as, Heavy Rescue (USAR) , Hazardous Materials, Swift Water Rescue.  I have been assigned to nearly every Division in my career including 2 years as a Senior Training Officer, which has allowed be to become a very diverse leader, effecient manager and possess the ablity to function appropriately on any type of emergency incident.  Promoting to the rank of Battalion Chief is the next logical step in my career development.
  • Community relations
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Charismatic public speaker
  • Strong leadership 
  • Sound judgment
  • Strategic thinker
Work History
1997 to Current
Fire Captain Soc Inc. Hawthorne, NV,
Under General Supervision, serves as a first line supervisor and directs the work of subordinate fire suppression personnel; responds to fire alarms, medical aids and other emergency calls; conducts fire prevention and suppression training programs; responsible for the overall management of a fire station or program; responsible for the safety and well being of all subordinate personnel; performs related duties as required.
07/1988 to 1997
Fire Engineer Arup Group Dallas, TX,
Under general supervision, drives, operates and maintains fire fighting apparatus and equipment in compliance with County Fire Operations Directives, Local, State and Federal policies, rules and regulations; ensures that all equipment to which the person is assigned is in a safe operating condition; responds to fire alarms and emergency calls; maintains fire station and grounds; assists and or participates in fire prevention activities and suppression training programs; may be required to periodically perform the duties of a Captain; performs related duties as required.

06/1985 to 07/1989
Fire Fighter Department Of Administrative Services, State Of Ohio Parma, OH,
Under general supervision, performs a full range of firefighting duties to include the suppression of various types of fires, emergency medical services, fire training, prevention and public relations activities, fire station, equipment and apparatus maintenance; performs related duties as required.
03/1984 to 06/1985
Paid Call Fire Fighter Wrightwood Fire Department City, STATE,

Under the direct supervision of a Company office, respond to various types of emergency calls on an as needed basis; report to weekly training sessions, assist on duty crews with station maintenance and public education activities.

Expected in 1984
High School Diploma:
Serrano High School - Phelan, CA
Varsity Football 1981-1984
Expected in
: Allied Health / Fire Technology
Victor Valley College - Victorville, CA
  • EMT Certificate              Basic Fire Academy Graduate


Expected in
: Fire Technology
Crafton Hills College - Yucaipa, CA
  • Fire Science and Technology Courses 50+ Units
  • Honor Roll 4.0 GPA


  • Current Involvement with the Limited Term Firefighter Interview hiring process.
  • Current Instructor for a variety of Fire Service Courses. 
  • Current Involvement with Local groups in Wrightwood, Assist with providing annual drills and training exercises.
  • Initial instructor of OSHA 2 in and 2 out training in 1999.
  • Served as Chairman of the Limited Term Firefigter Committee assigned to development and implementation in 1999-2000.
  • 15 years of Fire Service Faculty Instructor with both Crafton Hills Fire Academy and Riverside Multi-Agency Truck Academy.
  • Designed and Constructed the vertical ventilation flat roof prop at Fire Station 78.


EMT - 1984 to Present                 Fire Officer - CFESTES  1995 
Fire Command 2C-1997                 Fire Management 2E - 1998
Fire Instructor III - 1998                HazMat Specialist - 1993

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School Attended

  • Serrano High School
  • Victor Valley College
  • Crafton Hills College

Job Titles Held:

  • Fire Captain
  • Fire Engineer
  • Fire Fighter
  • Paid Call Fire Fighter


  • High School Diploma

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