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

Fire Lieutenant with more than 30 years of fire service experience, along with increasing management and command responsibilities during career.

Recognized consistently for performance excellence by supervisors, fire departments and the community for quick decisive actions in commanding fire operations and emergency medical services incidents, ranging in different sizes and complexity.

Effective manager in building quality teams and leading them through advanced skills training, education, and safe and efficient emergency operations for the community.

Educated with knowledge of building inspections, fire investigations, Incident action plan's, Community COOP plans, pension management and public administration responsibilities.

  • 30 + years fire service experience
  • Pension Board 16 years / President
  • Fire Scene Command / Incident Management
  • Emergency Medical Services
  • Fire / Arson Investigator
  • Personnel management
  • MABAS Experience
  • NIMS Certified
  • Organizational and Time management skills
Work History
01/1994 to Current Lieutenant / Acting Shift Captain City Of Naperville Fire Department | City, STATE,
  • Assume command of general alarms, motor vehicle accidents, structure fires, hazardous material incidents, active shooter incidents, extra alarm fires and special rescue responses (e.g., water rescue incidents, vehicle extrication's and technical rescue operations.)
  • Handle day-to-day operations of city's emergency responses, managed 45 personnel daily manning, responsible for department vehicles that include 8 engines, 2 trucks, 1 squad, 8 ambulances, 2 rescue vehicles and all 10 fire stations, while ensuring high levels of productivity and progression for incident mitigation. Worked within MABAS system and partnered with surrounding towns on structure fires and large scale incidents.
  • Pension Trustee / President for 16 years, managing $200 million dollar fund
  • Contributed to development, planning and completion of department and city project initiatives, Continuity of Operations Plans (COOP), HR benefit decisions for employees, Incident Action Plan's (IAP's) for city's larger community events.
  • Member Naperville Fire Department Fire Investigation Team
10/2015 to Current Fire Investigator - Technician DuPage County Fire Investigation Task Force | City, STATE,
  • Member of International Association of Arson Investigators (IAAI) since 2015
  • Member of IAAI - Illinois Chapter since 2015
  • Multiple Northern Zone and CIFIA investigator conferences attendance
  • Lead / assisted in 60+ investigations between two teams
  • Collected information pertaining to criminal proceedings and performed investigations to resolve cases.
  • Collected evidence for investigations, including interviews, photographs and sketches of any and all potentially involved parties.
  • Accurately investigated cases while preparing, submitting and aiding prosecution.
04/1990 to 10/2010 Firefighter / Paramedic Supervisor York Center Fire Protection District | City, STATE,
  • Fire suppression and emergency medical responses for fire district
  • EMS Coordinator 1994 - 2000
  • Liaison between fire district, hospital and dispatch center
  • Budgeting and purchasing all medical equipment for district, including planning for vehicle replacement
  • Developed quality assurance programs for department and district
  • Monthly scheduling for 35 paramedics
  • Continuing education and CPR instruction for department members
  • Fire and EMS instruction for department members and community citizens
  • Developed community programs for seniors on medication safety and weekly health checks
  • Coordinate state and medical system MICU inspections
Expected in 2018 Master of Science | Public Administration Columbia Southern University, Orange Beach, AL GPA:
  • Minored in Emergency Services Management
  • Graduated with 3.9 GPA
  • Received the Alan Harker Award for $5000.00 Scholarship
Expected in 2012 Bachelor of Science | Fire Service Management Southern Illinois University Carbondale, Carbondale, IL GPA:
  • Continuing education in Fire Science field
  • Graduated with 4.0 GPA
Expected in 1999 Associate of Applied Science | Fire Science College Of DuPage, Glen Ellyn, IL GPA:
  • Fire Science degree
Expected in 1989 Paramedicine EMT-P | Paramedic Emergency Medicine Loyola University Maywood, Chicago, IL GPA:
  • Chief Fire Officer - Provisional
  • Fire Department Incident Safety Officer
  • Command Officer Academy
  • Illinois Certified Fire Investigator
  • Fire Investigator - Technician (FIT)
  • FEMA Certified - NIMS 100, 200, 300, 400, 700, 800
  • Fire Officer II
  • Fire Instructor III
  • Fireground Company Officer School
  • Hazardous Materials Operations
  • Fire Apparatus Engineer
  • Engine & Truck Operations
  • Fireground Decision Making

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School Attended

  • Columbia Southern University
  • Southern Illinois University Carbondale
  • College Of DuPage
  • Loyola University Maywood

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