Fire Lieutenant resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - -

Consummate firefighting professional and leader with more than 25 years of experience elevating emergency response functions across diverse stations. Effective in working with law enforcement and healthcare professionals in proper handling of dangerous situations. Skillful in driving efforts of up to 7 firefighters, ensuring efficiency and safety. Upbeat Fire Lieutenant with 9 years of experience and deep comprehension of fire safety. Expert at maintaining discipline among subordinates and providing thorough fire training for personnel. Outstanding knowledge of area geography and firefighting equipment. Highly-motivated employee with desire to take on new challenges. Strong worth ethic, adaptability and exceptional interpersonal skills. Adept at working effectively unsupervised and quickly mastering new skills. Highly motivated professional with 16 years of entrepreneurial and management experience. Skillfully creates and maintains professional and loyal relationships with co-workers, staff and clients while managing administrative and sales employees. Comfortable working independently as manager and leader and as collaborative team member. Applies business acumen and experience and exercises decisive judgment to meet and exceed organizational goals. Knowledgeable Owner and President with over 16 years of experience bringing planning and problem-solving abilities. Focused on maximizing resource utilization to support scalable operations and increase bottom-line profitability. Organized and systematic with natural relationship-building and leadership talents.

  • Verbal and Written Communication
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Administration and Management
  • Incident Safety
  • EMS Expertise
  • First Response Services
  • Life and Property Protection
  • Hazardous Materials Handling
  • Firefighting Techniques Expertise
  • Budget Planning and Management
  • Supply Procurement
  • Fire Response Team Direction
  • Fire Department Procedures
  • Public Education
  • Staff Development and Leadership
  • Emergency Response
  • Regulatory Enforcement
  • Emergency Response Procedures
  • Fire Prevention
  • Alarm and Fire Detection Systems
  • Personnel Training
  • Workload Prioritization
  • Customer Service
  • Reliable & Trustworthy
  • Relationship Building
  • Active Listening
  • Good Work Ethic
  • Team Management
  • Maintenance & Repair
  • Organizational Skills
  • Critical Thinking
  • First Aid/CPR
  • Team Building
  • Flexible Schedule
  • PPE Use
  • Planning & Organizing
  • People Skills
10/2001 to Current
Fire Lieutenant City Of Coconut Creek Coconut Creek, FL,
  • Responded to fire and emergency alarms and evaluated emergency to direct company operations.
  • Prepared records and reports of company responses to fires or other emergencies.
  • Conducted search and rescue operations, quickly analyzed medical emergencies and administered first aid to injured persons.
  • Established and managed water supplies to support suppression activities.
  • Cleaned, serviced and maintained fire apparatus in condition of readiness and performed general maintenance of fire department property.
  • Drafted reports of fires, equipment and personnel.
  • Aided with preparation, review and monitoring of department budget.
  • Oversaw station efforts to continuously deliver timely and quality responses in areas of fire, medical and public safety administration.
  • Developed and implemented training procedures for newly hired personnel.
  • Provided clear and decisive leadership by rapidly assessing and responding to changing field conditions.
  • Located hydrants and operated pumps at proper pressure to evaluate adequacy of water system and availability of water supply.
  • Collaborated with Hazmat to clean up chemical and oil spills.
  • Inspected buildings to determine compliance with fire codes and fire prevention protocols.
  • Planned and completed group projects, working smoothly with others.
  • Displayed strong telephone etiquette, effectively handling difficult calls.
  • Performed fundamental firefighter and driver duties.
  • Supported continuing operations and rehabilitation of firefighting equipment by identifying new community resources.
  • Conducted fire prevention and suppression operations.
06/2006 to Current
Owner/President Petco Chicago, IL,
  • Employed and managed vendors by negotiating deliverables, cost and expected quality.
  • Managed sales presentations to promote product and brand benefits.
  • Set pricing structures according to market analytics and emerging trends.
  • Negotiated with vendors to gain optimal pricing on products resulting in substantial increase in profit margin.
  • Developed and implemented successful sales strategies to meet business goals.
  • Prepared weekly schedules to verify proper floor coverage within fiscal guidelines.
  • Led startup and creation of operational procedures and workflow planning.
  • Promoted business on social media platforms to maximize brand identity and generate revenue.
  • Enhanced operational performance by developing effective business strategies, systems and procedures.
  • Oversaw project execution, phase progress, workmanship and team performance to drive on-time completion of deliverables.
  • Analyzed client business needs and assisted in determining appropriate resources and strategies.
  • Created and implemented employee onboarding and training programs to promote employee retention and team collaboration.
  • Managed operations budgeting, accounts payable and accounts receivable and payroll.
  • Kept records for production, inventory, income and expenses.
  • Created and implemented marketing and advertising strategies to support revenue goals and promote strategic growth.
  • Established favorable relationships with vendors and contractors, facilitating contract negotiation and development of marketing and sales strategies.
  • Supervised company social media and marketing efforts to expand brand awareness and attract new customers.
  • Reconciled daily sales, prepared bank deposits and assessed financial transaction reports.
  • Conferred with customers to understand needs and finalize purchase orders.
  • Kept up-to-date on regulatory changes affecting business operations.
  • Resolved issues quickly through meticulous research and quick decision-making.
  • Improved company's quality and productivity by streamlining systems and processes.
  • Determined pricing for products or services based on costs and competition.
  • Analyzed financial statements and trends to manage cash flow and make business decisions.
10/2012 to Current
Partner BVK Mechanical City, STATE,
  • Engineered detailed, comprehensive and well-structured test plans and test cases to identify and correct system errors.
  • Conducted tests, performed automation conversions and whitelisted software applications before adding to closed systems.
  • Developed technical solutions to resolved complex range of problems.
  • Created concept and control drawings to satisfy client's automation requirements.
  • Communicated automation test results to team members and highlighted potential risks.
  • Optimized implementation strategies by conducting thorough needs and gaps analysis processes in advance of changes.
  • Set up automation frameworks, tools and methodology to assist future users and streamline automation.
  • Employed detailed test cases to work on diverse projects.
  • Designed and implemented efficient strategies for converting current applications.
  • Managed, troubleshot and improved automation programs.
  • Delivered advanced troubleshooting support for maintenance team.
  • Ran automation scripts using Niagara Software to maintain organizational efficiency.
  • Diagnosed, fixed and optimized electrical control systems.
  • Followed design specifications when installing wiring and other electrical components to complete, upgrade, or repair systems.
  • Measured voltage, resistance and current of electrical circuits to assess operating conditions and identify faults.
  • Fabricated housings, jigs, fittings and fixtures, utilizing metalworking machines.
  • Removed and replaced malfunctioning circuit boards and sensors.
Education and Training
Expected in 06/1993
High School Diploma:
Crystal Lake Central High School - Crystal Lake, IL,
  • Firefighter II - 1998
  • Firefighter III - 1998
  • Hazmat Ops - 1998
  • Fire Prevention -1998
  • Airport Firefighter - 1998
  • Rescue Diver - 2005
  • Fire Officer I - 2010
  • Licensed EMT-Paramedic - 2001

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  • Crystal Lake Central High School

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