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Jessica Claire
  • , , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Professional Summary

To obtain an emergency management and disaster response position supporting the ongoing COVID-19 PANDEMIC, disaster recovery or natural disaster. Communicative Firefighter known for first-rate mechanical aptitude and great integrity. Dependable individual dedicated to enhancing quality of life for citizens and fellow firefighters through productive, safe services. Expertise in providing emergency rescue, performing fire suppression techniques and maintaining fire apparatus and equipment. Certified paired with in-depth knowledge of various fire safety programs, proactive supervisor with proven expertise addressing emergency and fire emergencies. Skillfully suppresses active blazes by utilizing mutual aid. Natural leader with analytical problem-solving skills, observational expertise and strategic planning strengths. Highly trained and proficient in equipment, techniques and tools useful for optimizing emergency situations. Coordinates safety-first approaches to every fire. Resourceful, hardworking and dependable professional. Brings 33 years of experience in emergency operations. Reliable Firefighter touting responding to all types of emergency calls. Knowledgeable resource for promoting any and all types of Disasters via talks and advice. Promoting exemplary skills in performing practice drills, inspecting fire equipment and mentoring others. Highly motivated Firefighter with in-depth knowledge of safely suppressing fires. Thinks quickly under pressure and remains calm in stressful situations. Offering 33 years of experience in efficiently responding to fire and EMS alarms. Proficient performing emergency diagnostic and treatment procedures. Watchful while possessing excellent critical thinking and strategic planning abilities. Safety-conscious, resourceful and professional with 40 year background in emergency services. Committed to saving lives through support, education and prevention activities. Extensive knowledge of firefighting methods and emergency medical treatment protocols. Dedicated individual providing quality service to all citizens. Outstanding decision-making, problem-solving and communication talents. Reliable and have excellent knowledge of fire science, firefighting and emergency decision making including equipment and operational compliance. Skilled in administering specific support with highly effective emergency management and triage skills. Confident Firefighter works effectively as part of cohesive team. Highly trained individual with great mechanical aptitude and background in medical response and fire suppression. Handles issues quickly and resolves conflicts successfully. Enthusiastic and eager to contribute to team success through hard work, attention to detail and excellent organizational skills. Clear understanding of Emergency response and training in Incident Command. Motivated to learn, grow and excel in the COVID fight. Excellent reputation for resolving problems and improving employee satisfaction with over 49 years of successful experience.

Skills
  • Community education
  • Cooperative relationships
  • Training program participation
  • Apparatus inspection
  • Conditions assessment
  • Safety and Security
  • Rescue Equipment Mastery
  • Medical Team Collaboration
  • Human and Animal Evacuations
  • Hose Connections
  • Firefighting Activities
  • Fire Suppression Tools Operations
  • Fire Pump Operation
  • Fire Containment
  • Emergency Support
Work History
FIRE FIGHTER / EMT, 12/1994 to 12/2015
Department Of The InteriorBrookline, MA,
  • Responded to emergency medical calls to perform lifesaving procedures and other emergency medical services. Maintained strong knowledge of firefighting principles and suppression methods, which enabled proper decision-making in emergency situations. evaluated situation at emergency sites to determine and execute most effective methods for saving life and property. Operated and pumped engines to direct water pressure in hose and nozzle for most efficient operation.
  • Removed individuals from dangerous situations and offered emergency assistance for minor and critical concerns. Patrolled burnt areas after fires to locate and eliminate hot spots that could flare or rekindle. Inspected apparatus, equipment, grounds and stations for proper order and condition on a daily basis.
  • Educated public and community members on fire safety and prevention methods to provide life-saving techniques. Oversaw equipment and vehicle upkeep to maintain emergency readiness. Drove and operated structural pumpers, tankers, ladders and service vehicles to aid in rescue operations. Inspected all equipment following each fire call to ascertain effective functionality of hoses, breathing masks and fire tools.
  • Maintained close contact with dispatch to receive and share information about current fires, equipment movements and incoming personnel. Led team in fighting fires and exercised considerable judgment in deciding best way to extinguish based on type of fuel and environment. Checked all fire and life safety systems and equipment for proper placement at properties, including fire alarms, sprinkler systems and smoke detectors.
  • Calmly and effectively directed evacuations during fires and emergencies to avoid fatalities, injuries and panic. Completed training to stay in peak physical fitness and handle challenging tasks. Acted quickly to contain any hazardous chemicals likely to catch fire, leak or spill. Notified fire dispatchers to detail any difficulties encountered, request additional firefighters and obtain emergency supplies. Assessed active fires and consulted with devise optimal approach and containment strategies.
  • Conducted periodic firefighter written performance evaluations and completed written recommendations on probationary firefighters. Reviewed fire reports and payroll entries of station officers to verify accuracy and completeness.
  • Interviewed, trained and deployed fire safety personnel to maximize protection of life and property. Supervised and coordinated tactical methodology used in resolving emergencies and other situations. Determined how to deploy personnel during periods requiring special fire department response and assigned activities.
Safety\Life Guard Trainer, 11/1990 to 11/1993
Town Of Flower MoundFlower Mound, TX,
  • Trained and monitored proficiency of all staff's knowledge of safety protocols, swimming proficiency, first responder skills such as First Aid and CPR to offer individuals in distress optimal support. Created pool, community centers and park and recreation location policies and procedures and offered suggestions to the director in order to maximize safety awareness.
  • Observed weather and water conditions and alerted visitors to potential dangers, including storms and rip currents. Garnered valuable swim instruction to patrons of various ages to build confidence, strength, and skills in positive learning environment.
  • Developed rules and regulations to keep patrons and staff safe. Provided all training instruction to county staff, created lifesaving measures to include CPR during incidents until paramedics arrived on scene for each area for the county
  • Created detailed safety rules and procedures regarding water safety, water rescue ,emergency care and disaster incident preparedness protocols with community, customers, guests and staff to decrease incidents.
  • Managed emergency scenes at facilities using water rescue, first aid and CPR skills to assist the rescues of individuals until arrival of emergency services at various locations. Performed lifesaving measures, including CPR during incidents until Fire, Police, fire and EMS arrived on scene.
  • CPO supervisor keeping chemicals at safe levels and avoid potential illnesses among patrons, maintained rescue equipment in peak condition by conducting inspections, addressing all concerns, completing basic repairs,trained staff on regulatory compliance, led safety training, enforced all rules and regulations to keep patrons and staff safe at a various range of property; pool, community center, beach and aquatic facility.
  • Perform related duties and responsibilities as require
Fire Chief, 01/1983 to 12/1990
Bayshore Fire DepartmentCity, STATE,
  • Directed implementation of comprehensive training operations, including drills, inspections, tests, and performance evaluations. Oversaw proper implementation of best practices, policies, and procedures in alignment with regulations and operational needs.
  • Coordinated, scheduled, and maintained team resources to achieve top levels of operational readiness. Supervised firehouse operations, maintaining inventory and liaising with vendors to secure necessary supplies. Optimized fire services management with introduction of new systems, policies, procedures, and tools.
  • Coordinated the inspection of all emergency apparatus, equipment, grounds and station for proper order and condition on daily basis. Supervised cleaning and maintenance of buildings, rooms, and equipment. Managed all refurbishing of equipment to improve operational capability.
  • Directed work of firefighters engaged in extinguishing fires. Conducted all levels of written performance evaluations and completed written recommendations on probationary firefighters. Re-inspected commercial and residential constructions which previously failed inspections. Re-inspected commercial and residential constructions which previously failed inspections.
  • Conducted follow-up site visits to check compliance with corrective actions implemented to address violations. Worked with building owners and users to outline actions required to bring structures in compliance with relevant fire code regulations, laws and accepted standards. Identified safety concerns and documentable fire code violations in new constructions and existing structures.
  • Rendered aid to individuals injured in fire incidents, including those suffering from smoke inhalation, broken bones or other concerns. Inspected and tested building manual and automatic response fire suppression systems. Created, initiated and optimized policies and procedures for fire prevention and suppression in regional structures and by emergency personnel. Spearheaded public education initiatives on fire safety topics, prevention options and emergency response strategies.
  • Provided expert testimony in court proceedings regarding relevant fire codes, safety concerns, findings of investigations and noted violations. Completed thorough reviews of building equipment such as kitchen hoods, ductwork and exhaust systems to determine hazardous conditions and remove materials of concern.
  • Directed dispatching and emergency response procedures for personnel managing service calls and emergency situations. Provided information about methods and materials to correct problems and bring construction in compliance with ordinances and codes. Handled day-to-day running of natural disasters within lee county and all mutual counties ensuring high levels of productivity and progression.
  • Worked closely with FEMA to maintain optimum levels of communication to effectively and efficiently complete projects. Recorded scene layout, damage and findings by drafting diagrams, numbering items and taking photographs.
  • Conducted interviews of witnesses, coordinated with experts and communicated with insurance company representatives to gather information. Packaged collected pieces of evidence in securely closed containers such as bags, crates or boxes for protection. Analyzed evidence and other information to determine probable cause of fire or explosion. Prepared and maintained reports of investigation results and records of convicted arsonists and arson suspects. Led investigations of fires to determine causes. Testified in hearings, distributed information and collaborated with attorneys to prosecute offenders. Prepared documentation by writing notes, organizing official interview records, compiling inspection reports and maintaining supporting documents.
  • Controlled safety protocols and avoided potential hazards at fire incident scenes to protect all investigation personnel from harm. Secured scenes and warned general public of investigation perimeters to prevent tampering or damage to evidence. Maintained excellent attendance record, consistently arriving to work on time.
  • Actively listened to community handled concerns quickly and escalated major issues to supervisor. Identified issues, analyzed information and provided solutions to problems. Managed quality assurance program,
  • Re-inspected commercial and residential constructions which previously failed inspections. on-site evaluations, internal audits and customer surveys.
  • Used Microsoft Word and other software tools to create documents and other communications. Developed team communications and information for meetings.
  • Handled day-to-day running of projects, ensuring high levels of productivity and progression.
  • Worked closely with the Lee County Incident Command System, Lee County EOC, Forestry, FEMA, Lee Co Fire Chiefs Association, Alcohol Tabaco and Firearms, etc. to maintain optimum levels of communication to effectively and efficiently complete projects.
Fire Chief,Assistant Chief,Lieutenant,Firefighter, 05/1978 to 11/1983
West Hillsborough Fire DepartmentCity, STATE,
  • Directed implementation of comprehensive training operations, including drills, inspections, tests, and performance evaluations. Oversaw proper implementation of best practices, policies, and procedures in alignment with regulations and operational needs. Responded to emergency medical calls to perform lifesaving procedures and other emergency medical services.
  • Coordinated, scheduled, and maintained team resources to achieve top levels of operational readiness. Supervised firehouse operations, maintaining inventory and liaising with vendors to secure necessary supplies. Evaluated situation at emergency sites to determine and execute most effective methods for saving life and property. Coordinated responses to emergency situations arising in different prison locations.
  • Optimized fire services management with introduction of new systems, policies, procedures, and tools. Operated pumping engine to direct water pressure in hose and nozzle for most efficient operation. Removed individuals from dangerous situations and offered emergency assistance for minor and critical concerns..
  • Inspected apparatus, equipment, grounds and stations for proper order and condition basis. Educated public and community members on fire safety and prevention methods to provide life-saving techniques. Oversaw control center, monitoring inmates, visitors and employees for signs of suspicious behavior, equipment and vehicle upkeep to maintain emergency readiness.
  • Drove and operated structural pumpers, tankers, ladders and service vehicles to aid in rescue operations. Inspected all equipment following each fire call to ascertain effective functionality of hoses, breathing masks and fire tools. Maintained close contact with dispatch to receive and share information about current fires, equipment movements and incoming personnel.
  • Led team in fighting fires and exercised considerable judgment in deciding best way to extinguish based on type of fuel and environment. Checked all fire and life safety systems and equipment for proper placement at properties, including fire alarms, sprinkler systems and smoke detectors. Implemented variety of process improvement initiatives by restructuring organization, retraining and establishing performance goals.
  • Planned, directed, and controlled execution of administrative and compliance activities. Disciplined personnel and initiate disciplinary measures as defined by SOPs. Assigned officer tasks such as cleaning cells and stocking clean laundry to keep prison running efficiently. Assumed active role in identifying opportunities to develop and implement projects which promoted organization's missions and functions.
  • Notified fire dispatchers to detail any difficulties encountered, request additional firefighters and obtain emergency supplies. Checked all book in and discharges, making sure all charges have paperwork and all discharges have orders of discharge.
  • Assessed active fires and consulted optimal approach and containment strategies. Directed firefighters engaged in extinguishing fires. Identified areas of personnel deficiency and took necessary action for correction. Allocated duties and activities of personnel, routinely inspect employee's equipment, appearance and work methods. Conducted periodic firefighter written performance evaluations and completed written recommendations on probationary firefighters. Implemented cross-trainings in other operations department responsibilities to cover duties for absent teammates.
  • Determined how to deploy personnel during periods requiring special fire department response and assigned activities. Supervised and coordinated tactical methodology used in resolving emergencies and other situations. Managed contractual agreements and associated deliverables through oversight and inspection. Interviewed, trained and deployed fire safety personnel to maximize protection of life and property.
  • Reported status of operations to Bureau Chief, managing and directing day-to-day operations and supervising several divisions. Directed subordinate managers in day-to-day performance of groups involved in operation and maintenance. Saved lives by administering first aid and artificial respiration to those affected by trauma, smoke or burns. Reviewed fire reports and payroll entries of station officers to verify accuracy and completeness.
Firefighter, 01/1972 to 08/1981
Civil DefenseCity, STATE,
  • Responded to emergency medical calls to perform lifesaving procedures and other emergency medical services.
  • Maintained strong knowledge of firefighting principles and suppression methods, which enabled proper decision-making in emergency situations.
  • Evaluated patient vital signs and status to determine care needs using pulse oximeters and electronic vital sign machines.
  • Conducted equipment and vehicle checks to maintain continuous and safe operation. Restocked all apparatus with proper emergency equipment and first aid supplies to maintain optimum inventory.
  • Communicated with lucid patients to gather incident and medical history information. stabilize patients in field or in transit. Executed emergency diagnostic procedures to treat patients, including stomach suction, airway management and heart monitoring. Administered first aid treatment or life support care to sick or injured persons in prehospital settings.
  • Communicated with dispatchers or treatment center personnel to provide information about situation, to arrange reception of victims or to receive instructions for further treatment. Maintained excellent attendance record, consistently arriving to work on time. Actively listened to patients, handled concerns quickly and escalated major issues to supervisor. Identified issues, analyzed information and provided solutions to problems.
  • Created plans and communicated deadlines to ensure projects were completed on time. Drove operational improvements which resulted in savings and improved profit margins. Remained up to date with current standards of care, equipment functions and certifications, licenses and registrations. Administered basic life and advanced life support to patients at scene, en route to hospital and pre-hospital settings.
  • Determined medical and safety requirements at emergency scene by assessing medical status of ill or injured persons. Responded to emergencies by choosing route, observing traffic conditions and avoiding dangerous situations by maintaining communications with dispatcher. Protected self and others to prevent risk of communicable diseases and comply with safety regulations and procedures. Removed victims from vehicles or scene of accident or catastrophe and assisted in transfer to receiving facilities.
  • Completed and submitted field care report, patient billing and trip ticket and daily driver unit checkout form to facilitate record-keeping requirements. Participated in community programs to maintain company image and establish strong community relations. Assessed emergency scenes to identify any ongoing safety risks, mechanism of injury or nature of illness and total number of patients. Drove emergency apparatus to location specified by dispatchers, determining most expeditious route based on traffic and weather conditions.
  • Assisted patients with administration of prescribed medications, including sublingual nitroglycerin, epinephrine auto-injectors and hand-held aerosol inhalers. Reported both verbally and in writing observations and medical care administered to patient on scene and in transit.
  • Administered cardiopulmonary resuscitation, provided prehospital emergency medical care, such as hemorrhage control, bandaging, immobilization and hypoperfusion. Created safe traffic conditions at emergency site by placing road flares, removing debris and redirecting traffic.
  • Administered on-the-spot physical assessments to determine nature and extent of injury or illness and effectively prioritize required emergency care. Securely transferred patients from emergency site using stretchers, continuing emergency care while en route to medical facility. Calmly managed medical complaints of patients, including altered mental status, respiratory distress, allergic reaction, seizures and psychological crises.
  • Assisted admitting and billing personnel to obtain and record patient vital statistics and establish necessity for medical transportation. Considered patient status and insurance preferred facilities when determining transportation destinations. Followed pre-printed and map-based directions to locate sites and maintained awareness of changes in roadways or points of access.
Education
: Fire Sciences, Expected in
University of Florida - Tampa, FL,
GPA:
  • Coursework in hazardous materials training personal protection, emergency handling of chlorine,hazmat incident response, hazmat chemistry for first responders.
: Weapons of Mass Destruction, Expected in
Center For Domestic Preparedness Home Land Securit - New Mexico,
GPA:
  • Attended {COBRA} training
: Technical Operations Course, Expected in
New Mexico Tech Energetic Materials Research Cent. - NEW Mexico,
GPA:
: Arson Detection, Investigation And Interviewing, Expected in
Valencia College - Orlando, FL
GPA:
: Kinetic Interview Technique, Expected in
Florida Association - Fort Myers, FL,
GPA:
: Basic Recruit Certified Auxiliary Officer, Expected in
State of Florida Comm. Criminal Justice Standards - Fort Myers, FL,
GPA:
: Fire Science And Emergency Medical Training, Expected in
Edition Community College - Fort Myers, FL,
GPA:
Additional Information
  • Firefighter II, Florida State Fire Marshals Office I hold multiple certificates from FEMA and the Department of Homeland security Type II Incident Commander, Operations Section chief, Planning Section Chief, ICS 100, 200, 300, 400, 700, 800, weapons of mass destruction, Initial response to Terrorist bombings, etc. I have real world experience in Disaster response and record keeping obtaining federal reimbursement. assertive compassionate resourceful flexible Served as the president of the Lee county Fire Marshal and Inspector’s association, as well as the SW regional Director of the Florida Fire Marshals and Inspectors association. I am currently retired and am part owner in an upholstery shop that provides custom interiors in Hot Rods, Watercraft, Aircraft, and Motorcycles.

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Resume Overview

School Attended
  • University of Florida
  • Center For Domestic Preparedness Home Land Securit
  • New Mexico Tech Energetic Materials Research Cent.
  • Valencia College
  • Florida Association
  • State of Florida Comm. Criminal Justice Standards
  • Edition Community College
Job Titles Held:
  • FIRE FIGHTER / EMT
  • Safety\Life Guard Trainer
  • Fire Chief
  • Fire Chief,Assistant Chief,Lieutenant,Firefighter
  • Firefighter
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