fire fighter resume example with 10+ years of experience

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

Physically fit General Laborer effective at completing projects and tasks on schedule. Consistently follows through with all orders and instructions. Works well in team setting to complete all job related duties, maintain safe working conditions and adhere to Company regulations.

I am Smart and poised with background working extremely well in high-pressure situations and dedicated to protecting public.

Dedicated employee known for punctuality, pursuing employment options where good customer service and positive attitude will make a difference.

Organized and motivated employee eager to apply time management and organizational skills in various environments. Seeking entry-level opportunities to expand skills while facilitating company growth.

  • Fire suppression tactics
  • Fire suppression work
  • Apparatus maintenance
  • Conditions assessment
  • Weather condition assessment
  • Public assistance and support
  • Rescue equipment proficiency
  • Human and animal evacuations
  • First aid certified
  • Facility and equipment maintenance
  • Public education
  • Weekly checks
  • Fire prevention and enforcement
  • Fire department procedures
  • Incident safety
  • Public safety and security
  • Fire response team direction
  • First response services
  • Staff scheduling
  • Life and property protection
  • Fire protection system testing
  • Evacuation direction and guidance
  • Emergency Response
  • Firefighting techniques expertise
  • Record Keeping
  • Preventative maintenance
  • Repair work
  • Valid class B driver's license
05/2014 to Current Fire Fighter City Of Farmington | Farmington, MN,
  • Cleaned, serviced and maintained fire apparatus in condition of readiness and performed general maintenance of fire department property.
  • Maintained tools and fire vehicles, contributing to rapid response capability.
  • Maintained proper vegetation management to ensure defendable space around our facilities.
  • Kept station in peak working order by inspecting facilities, equipment and personnel.
  • Extinguished flames and embers to suppress fires with shovels and hand-driven water or chemical pumps.
  • Handled routine custodial maintenance of breathing, resuscitation and apparatus equipment.
  • Participated in fire and life safety inspections of commercial and residential properties to ensure proper defendable space.
  • Promptly responded to incidents and demobilized pertinent equipment, including water tenders and fire engines.
  • Performed fundamental firefighter and driver duties..
  • Organized fire caches and positioned equipment for most effective response at emergency calls, which resulted in quicker action times.
  • Trained continuously to maintain required physical fitness for demanding work.
  • Laid hose lines and operated nozzles, pumps, hydrants and fire extinguishers.
  • Answered emergency situations quickly and assessed conditions to contain fires, assist victims and prevent escalation.
  • Stayed in close contact with dispatchers to obtain and relay current information about fire status, supplies and personnel.
07/2012 to 08/2013 Lumber Yard Worker Glenwild Golf Club And Spa | Park City, UT,
  • Loaded and unloaded materials like drywall, shingles and plywood for customers.
  • Maneuvered heavy loads around lumberyard and job sites with materials handling equipment and forklifts.
  • Handled customer purchases, processed paperwork, collected payments and organized deliveries.
  • Operated saws, forklifts and wood splitters.
  • Sorted and stacked lumber based on size and type according to company and regulatory policies.
  • Oversaw lumber yard cleanliness and maintenance and organized stacks of wood within correct spots.
  • Ordered new lumber materials and built strong work relationships with suppliers.
  • Secured items in truck by strapping over protective padding.
  • Drove truck safely to deliver items in original condition to destination.
  • Planned and followed most direct route to save time and mileage on company trucks.
05/2010 to 07/2012 Pizza Cook Little Caesars | City, STATE,
  • Recorded customer orders by answering phone or taking information in person.
  • Placed completed orders at pick-up counter and alerted customers to retrieve items.
  • Topped crust with sauce, meat, cheese and vegetables.
  • Built pizzas using proper amount of dough and quantities of toppings according to specifications.
  • Organized food preparation stations and regularly replenished supplies.
  • Cut pizzas using rocking pizza cutter tool.
  • Rolled out dough using pastry sheeting equipment.
  • Assisted customers, answered questions and resolved complaints.
  • Maintained consistent quality and high accuracy when preparing identical dishes every day.
  • Created from-scratch pizza dough daily in large quantities following authentic Italian recipe.
  • Stocked and managed inventory items using First-In First Out (FIFO) method to use products prior to expiration and reduce food waste.
  • Stocked freezers and refrigerators to maintain adequate supply of ingredients and products.
  • Learned to prepare rotating list of new and seasonal items by attending training and applying new techniques.
  • Prepared dishes in fast-paced environment working with teammates to maintain high customer satisfaction rate.
Education and Training
Expected in 12/2013 to to Fire Academy | Fire Academy Columbia College, Sonora, CA GPA:
Expected in 05/2011 to to High School Diploma | Yosemite High School, Oakhurst, CA GPA:
Additional Information

I also have a Tank endorsement on my CDL.

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School Attended

  • Columbia College
  • Yosemite High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Fire Fighter
  • Lumber Yard Worker
  • Pizza Cook


  • Fire Academy
  • High School Diploma

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