Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - -
Professional Summary
Fire Captain offering 5 years of experience as a company officer and 12 years of professional firefighting experience at a large ISO Class one accredited fire department. Hazmat Technician and Instructor level certified. Fire Instructor and EMS Instructor certified as well. I have acted in the role of Battalion Chief on multiple occasions and have successfully commander serious incidents. I also possess leadership and mentorship skills. I lead by example and believe in pride and ownership as well as professionalism. 
  • Fire science expertise
  • Hazardous material handling
  • Fire equipment knowledge
  • Wilderness fire control
  • Team building
  • High stress tolerance
  • EMT techniques
  • Instructing and training
  • Problem solving
  • Rapid patient assessments
  • Sound decision maker
  • Pre-hospital Trama Life Support (PHTLS) course completion
  • 7 years as a Hazmat instructor
  • 3 years as a Fire instructor
  • Served as a Medical Preceptor 
  • Created and assisted in implementing multiple SOPs
  • Assisted in procurement of equipment 
  • Fire Officer One
  • ProBoard Certified Fire Officer One
  • BLS, ACLS, PALS Instructor
  • Advanced Hazmat Life Support Provider
  • Advanced Hazmat Life Support Instructor
  • Certified Hazmed Instructor 
  • ProBoard certified Hazmat Tech
  • Live Fire Adjunct Instructor 
  • Incident Commander for Hazardous Materials (certified)
  • State of Florida Hazmat Technician
  • IAFF Hazmat Instructor 
  • Fire Apparatus Operator/Fire Service Hydraulics
Work History
04/2006 to Current
Fire Captain Soc Inc. Chantilly, VA,
  • Supervised and coached multiple new staff members per year.
  • Cultivated close working relationships with other municipalities and governmental agencies to achieve a stronger working relationship between agencies.
  • Ensured safety and proper procedural application for members of crew. 
  • Created Standard Operating Procedures
  • Ensure operational readiness of fire-rescue crews. 
  • Provide training, guidance and mentorship to current and new members.
  • Respond to and supervise emergency incidents. 
  • Act in the position of Battalion Chief. 
2010 to Current
Lead Instructor Launchcode Saint Louis, MO,
  • Maintained accurate and complete records for 30 students.
  • Pursued professional development continually by attending educational conferences and teacher training workshops.
  • Created an enjoyable and interesting learning environment for 30 students each year.
  • Completed and filed all necessary paperwork for classroom activities, including meal count sheets and attendance logs.
  • Planned and implemented creative lessons in accordance with district, county, state and federal guidelines.
  • Encouraged interactive learning by incorporating educational software and the Internet.
  • Observed and evaluated students' performance, behavior, social development and physical health.
  • Instructed up to 30 students individually and in groups.
  • Set up lesson materials, bulletin board displays and demonstrations.
  • Completed training courses to keep up-to-date with new teaching methods and developments in the field.
11/1999 to 2005
Explorer and Recruit Firefighter Palm Beach County Fire-Rescue City, STATE,


  • Responded to dispatched emergency assignments quickly and safely.
  • Assessed patient condition through physical and verbal exams and by collecting information from others at the scene.
  • Interpreted limited histories and used physical examinations to identify potential underlying critical issues.
  • Monitored patients for changes, and reviewed and revised plans accordingly.
  • Inspected the vehicle, medical supplies and equipment during down time.
  • Promoted team effort when working with dispatch center, external public safety agencies and health care providers.
  • Demonstrated high standards of performance, including teamwork, communication and compassion.
  • Kept vehicles ready for emergencies by cleaning them and keeping medical supplies stocked.
  • Strictly protected the confidentiality of all information related to patient care activities and EMS operations.
  • Responded to fire, crash and rescue calls.
Expected in Current
Bachelor of Science: Fire Administration
Columbia Southern University - Orange Beach, AL
Expected in 2010
Associate of Science: Emergency Medical Services Technology
Florida Medical Training Institute - Coral Springs, FL
Expected in Current
Associate of Science: Fire Science
Columbia Southern University - Orange Beach, AL
  • Fort Lauderdale Fire-Rescue - August 2010 - Employee of the month
  • Fort Lauderdale Fire-Rescue - 2010 - Outstanding Attendance 
  • Fort Lauderdale Fire-Rescue - 2010 - Field Save Incident # 10-26757
  • Fort Lauderdale Fire-Rescue - 2013 - Promoted to Fire Lieutenant 
  • Fort Lauderdale Fire-Rescue - 2013 - Field Save Incident # 13-04408
  • Fort Lauderdale Fire-Rescue - 2014 - Field Save Incident # 08-42192
  • Fort Lauderdale Fire-Rescue - 2017 - Field Save 
  • City of Fort Lauderdale - 2016 - Ten Years of service award
  • City of Fort Lauderdale - 2011 - Five Years of service award
  • Palm Beach County Fire-Rescue - 2000-2001- Explorer of the Year award
  • Palm Beach County Fire-Rescue - 1999-2000 - Rookie Explorer Award 
  • Fire Instructor One
  • IAFF Hazmat Instructor 
  • Live Fire Adjunct Instructor 
  • Hazmat Incident Commander
  • BLS/ACLS/PALS Instructor
  • Fire Officer One - State of Florida
  • Fire Officer One - Pro Board
  • Hazmat Technician - State of Florida
  • Hazmat Technician - Pro Board
  • Advanced Hazmat Life Support Provider/Instructor 
  • Fire Apparatus Operator
  • Fire Service Hydraulics
  • Fire Chemistry 

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