Insightful Fire Captain with 25+ years of service prepared to take the next step in his career in Crowley. Strengths include Public Relations and Team Building. Capable of directing a cohesive emergency team with the highest degree of professionalism and respect. In-depth knowledge of safety regulations, response management and fire department policies, procedures and internal controls.
EXAMPLES OF WORK
Respond to all fire alarms and emergency calls assigned to the company;
Drive or direct the driving of a departmental vehicle to fires or on emergency calls and select the route to be followed;
Direct, supervise, and assist in the firefighting work of subordinates until relieved by a superior officer;
Operate pumps and other fire equipment at fire scenes as required;
Inspect property at fire scene to prevent re-ignition;
Inspect apparatus and equipment, grounds, and stations to insure proper order and condition of readiness for instant use;
Inspect personnel to insure compliance with departmental regulations regarding personal appearance and wearing of the uniform;
Prepare and conduct employee training courses using lectures, demonstrations, and other approved forms of training;
Inspect public buildings, business houses, hospitals, schools, and places of public gathering as directed by a superior for the purpose of detecting fire hazards or conditions which are otherwise hazardous to life or property;
Make fire prevention talks to school children or other groups as directed;
Perform minor clerical work such as fire reports and personnel action and company activities;
Perform related duties as required or as directed.
EXAMPLES OF WORK
Drive or tiller fire machine to and from fire, as directed; drive other motor driven equipment by special order or permission;
Lay and connect hose lines;
Operate pump at fire, as required;
Perform general firefighting, life-saving, and salvage work at scenes of fire when not engaged in pumping operations;
Clean and maintain fire apparatus for instant use, dry hose, reload machines with dry hose, refill fire extinguishers and booster tanks, clean station, cut grass, and keep premises neat and tidy;
Operate telephone switchboard and fire alarm receiving and transmitting devices;
Assist in the repair of fire apparatus as required;
Learn and practice new methods.
EXAMPLES OF WORK
Assists in laying and connecting hose, turning water on and off, carrying ladders, and other firefighting work, as directed;
Answers fire phone, telephone and switchboard as required;
Transmits messages to proper stations or persons; operates a private branch exchange telephone switchboard, two-way radio, recorders and alarm receiving and transmitting devices as necessary;
Assists in making tests of signal devices, line system and related communications equipment;
Keeps simple but important records as directed by supervisors;
Clean equipment, stations, and grounds, and other routine custodial and maintenance work at the stations;
Attend classes of instruction, read and study assigned materials, practice tying knots, raising and placing ladders, etc., and generally prepare for the performance and work and promotion to FIREFIGHTER FIRST CLASS.
SEE ATTACHED LIST OF CLASSES AND CERTIFICATIONS.
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