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Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Professional Summary

Seasoned emergency responder looking to transition more than 17 years of firefighting experience to the position of Battalion Chief. Effective in mitigating and managing numerous types of emergency incidents. Numerous years experience supervising personnel at the station level and also, on numerous occasions, acting in the position of Battalion Chief.

Skills
  • Emergency response procedures
  • Fire response rescue direction
  • Fire inspection investigations
  • Facility and equipment maintenance
  • Fire inspection suppression
  • Budgeting
  • Emergency Response
  • Staff performance evaluation
  • Fire protection
  • Site Inspections
  • Firefighting operations
  • Damage, danger, and loss prevention
  • Responsible
  • Clerical
  • Excellent work ethic
  • Organization and Time management
  • Resources allocation
  • Teambuilding
Work History
Fire Captain, 03/2012 to Current
Soc Inc.Chantilly, VA,
  • Directed work of firefighters engaged in extinguishing fires.
  • Responded to emergency medical calls to perform lifesaving procedures and other emergency medical services.
  • Made daily inspections of facilities and equipment.
  • Supervised cleaning and maintenance of buildings, rooms, and equipment.
  • Maintained and refurbished equipment to improve operational capability.
  • Conducted periodic firefighter written performance evaluations and completed written recommendations on probationary firefighters.
  • Led team in fighting fires and exercised considerable judgment in deciding best way to extinguish based on type of fuel and environment.
  • Compiled and maintained variety of departmental documentation including log books, run reports, training records, reports of suspected arson, violations of fire codes or ordinances, firefighter timesheets, accident reports, and "close call" reporting.
  • Inspected apparatus, equipment, grounds and stations for proper order and condition on Timeframe basis.
  • Oversaw proper implementation of best practices, policies, and procedures in alignment with regulations and operational needs.
  • Directed implementation of comprehensive training operations, including drills, inspections, tests, and performance evaluations.
  • Prepared a variety of different written communications, reports and documents to ensure smooth operations.
Sales Associate/ Assistant Manager, 04/1998 to Current
City Of Enid, OkEnid, OK,
  • Verified inventory counts remained within monthly tolerance levels and compiled financial data in compliance with budget.
  • Reviewed sales and gross profit reports to determine options for increasing market growth.
  • Generated repeat business through exceptional customer service and responded to customer concerns with friendly and knowledgeable service.
  • Assessed job applications and made hiring recommendations to bring in top candidates for key vacancies.
  • Monitored security and handled incidents calmly.
  • Developed loyal and highly satisfied customer base through proactive management of team customer service strategies.
  • Monitored cash intake and deposit records, increasing accuracy and reducing discrepancies.
Apparatus Operator/Sergeant, 12/2005 to 03/2012
City Of Phenix CityCity, STATE,
  • Checked all fire and life safety systems and equipment for proper placement at properties, including fire alarms, sprinkler systems and smoke detectors.
  • Responded to emergency medical calls to perform lifesaving procedures and other emergency medical services.
  • Inspected apparatus, equipment, grounds and stations for proper order and condition on Timeframe basis.
  • Quickly acted to contain any hazardous chemicals likely to catch fire, leak or spill.
  • Inspected all equipment following each fire call to ascertain effective functionality of hoses, breathing masks and fire tools.
  • Educated public and community members on fire safety and prevention methods to provide life-saving techniques.
  • Patrolled burnt areas after fires to locate and eliminate hot spots that could flare or rekindle.
  • Maintained strong knowledge of firefighting principles and suppression methods, which enabled proper decision making in emergency situations.
  • Successfully maintain clean, valid driver's license and access to reliable transportation.
  • Maintained and repaired facilities, equipment and tools to achieve operational readiness, safety and cleanliness.
  • Created spreadsheets using Microsoft Excel for daily, weekly and monthly reporting.
  • Identified issues, analyzed information and provided solutions to problems.
Firefighter, 04/2003 to 12/2005
City Of Phenix CityCity, STATE,
  • Operated pumping engine to direct water pressure in hose and nozzle for most efficient operation.
  • Responded to emergency medical calls to perform lifesaving procedures and other emergency medical services.
  • Checked all fire and life safety systems and equipment for proper placement at properties, including fire alarms, sprinkler systems and smoke detectors.
  • Filled firetrucks with water, sandbags and gas to maintain proper supply of materials in trucks.
  • Performed variety of fire suppression activities at fire scenes, including laying and connecting hose, holding nozzles and directing water streams, raising and climbing ladders and using pike poles, smoke ejectors, and forcible entry tools.
  • Evaluated areas after containing fires to identify and suppress hot spots.
  • Effectively supported fire suppression by setting up and maintaining water supply lines.
  • Inspected alarms, hydrants, sprinkler systems and standpipe systems for operational use to minimize incidents.
  • Provided station tours, pre-incident surveys and installed smoke detectors to provide fire education to public.
  • Drove and operated structural pumpers, tankers, ladders and service vehicles to aid in rescue operations.
  • Evaluated situation at emergency sites to determine and execute most effective methods for saving life and property.
  • Removed individuals from dangerous situations and offered emergency assistance for minor and critical concerns.
  • Assisted in salvage operations and post fire operations.
  • Established water supplies, connected hoses, and directed water onto fires.
  • Maintained strong knowledge of firefighting principles and suppression methods, which enabled proper decision making in emergency situations.
  • Laid out and connected hoses to fire hydrants in order to fight fires.
Education
High School Technical Studies Diploma: , Expected in 05/1999 to Central High School - Phenix City,
GPA:
Associate Degree In Fire Science: Fire Science, Expected in 05/2013 to Chattahoochee Valley Community College - Phenix City, AL
GPA:
Certifications

Firefighter I

Firefighter II

Fire Instructor I

Fire Instructor II

Fire Officer I

Fire Officer II

Fire Investigator I

Fire Inspector I

Fire Inspector II

Apparatus Operator: Pumper

Apparatus Operator: Aerial

Hazardous Materials Awareness and Operations

NIMS 100, 200,300,400,700,800 certifications

RT:Rope I

NREMT EMT

Alabama Licensed EMT-B

Completed Alabama Fire College Leadership Series

Numerous FEMA Emergency Management Institute completed courses (see attached transcript)

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Central High School
  • Chattahoochee Valley Community College

Job Titles Held:

  • Fire Captain
  • Sales Associate/ Assistant Manager
  • Apparatus Operator/Sergeant
  • Firefighter

Degrees

  • High School Technical Studies Diploma
  • Associate Degree In Fire Science

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