fire lieutenant resume example with 20+ years of experience

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Upbeat Fire Lieutenant with 22 years of experience and comprehension of firefighting and safety. Expert at maintaining discipline among subordinates and providing thorough fire training for personnel. Outstanding in the area of keeping subordinates updated with department issues, changes, and procedures. Effective interpersonal and communication skills. Extensive knowledge of area geography and firefighting equipment. Comfortable in making decisions in stressful conditions and emergencies. Talented at keeping vehicles ready for emergencies and medical supplies properly stocked. Committed to promoting team effort. Strong endurance when working 24-hour shifts with little to no relief. Comprehensive experience serving community by attending to wide-ranging fire control and extinguishing activities. Passionate about protecting lives and property through dedicated service performing firefighting, emergency medical and fire prevention duties.

  • First response services
  • Strong communication and organizational skills
  • Report writing ability
  • Ability to work with diverse work groups
  • Incident safety
  • Administration and management
  • Life and property protection
  • Fire department procedures
  • Fire response team direction
  • Public education
  • Ability to make use of Microsoft Office
  • Firefighting techniques expertise
  • Emergency Response
  • Workload prioritization
  • Emergency response procedures
  • Knowledge of Rules and Regulations and Procedures of the Fire Department, Civil Service Rules and City of Cincinnati Personnel Policies and Procedures
  • Regulatory enforcement
  • Staff development and leadership
  • Fire prevention
  • Community Education on Fire Department Business and safety.
Education and Training
Columbia Southern University Orange Beach, AL Expected in 02/2013 Bachelor of Science : Fire Science - GPA :
Cincinnati Fire Department Cincinnati , OH Expected in 08/2018 : Fire Officer Training - GPA :
City Of Coconut Creek - Fire Lieutenant
Coconut Creek, FL, 07/2016 - Current
  • Oversaw station efforts to continuously deliver timely and quality responses in areas of fire, medical and public safety administration.
  • Responded to fire and emergency alarms and evaluated emergency to direct company operations.
  • Conducted fire prevention and suppression operations.
  • Conducted search and rescue operations, quickly analyzed medical emergencies and administered first aid to injured persons.
  • Prepared records and reports of company responses to fires or other emergencies.
  • Inspected schools, theaters, offices and various other buildings to check for proper fire precautionary measures.
  • Cleaned, serviced and maintained fire apparatus in condition of readiness and performed general maintenance of fire department property.
  • Preserved order and discipline among subordinates, and gave assignments and instructions.
City Of Enid, Ok - High School Football Coach
Enid, OK, 07/2003 - 11/2018
  • Encouraged team members to become stronger, more agile athletes and more successful competitors through focus, effective training and proper nutrition.
  • Collaborated with other coaches to maintain consistent athletic program.
  • Developed training and exercise programs to meet individual requirements and team play strategies.
  • Monitored safety of training, individual exercises and equipment usage to avoid sports injuries and damage to facility.
  • Checked equipment and monitored common areas to maintain proper upkeep while remaining vigilant on safety.
  • Set clear performance targets and evaluated player and team achievements.
  • Applied evaluation techniques and personal knowledge to assess abilities to assign players to correct positions on team.
  • Monitored academic performance of student-athletes in addition to athletic progress.
  • Assessed student behavior and academic achievements to determine continued eligibility for program.
  • Organized season timetable and scouted other teams for tactical aims.
  • Managed detailed program forms, reports and permission sheets.
  • Worked with boosters, parents and school administrators to handle support functions.
  • Readied team to compete in tournaments and other special events.
  • Organized players' nights and other special events to cultivate positive relations with players, families and local community members.
  • Mentored and encouraged youth to develop strong work ethic by being positive role model and practicing skills regularly.
  • Built strong rapport with athletes and assistants before, during and after coaching seasons.
City Of Cincinnati-Fire Divison - Firefighter
City, STATE, 01/2000 - 07/2016
  • Trained continuously to maintain required physical fitness for demanding work.
  • Laid hose lines and operated nozzles, pumps, hydrants and fire extinguishers.
  • Cleaned, serviced and maintained fire apparatus in condition of readiness and performed general maintenance of fire department property.
  • Administered emergency treatment and medical care to people injured in accidents and fires.
  • Collaborated with other emergency personnel when responding to accident scenes or acute illness calls requiring emergency medical care.
  • Participated in fire and life safety inspections of commercial and residential properties and checked operating condition of hydrants.
  • Inspected buildings for fire prevention and hazardous materials code violations or potential hazards.
  • Maintained tools and fire vehicles, contributing to rapid response capability.
  • Handled routine custodial maintenance of breathing, resuscitation and apparatus equipment.
  • Led and planned periodic fire safety inspections to identify unsafe conditions.

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Columbia Southern University
  • Cincinnati Fire Department

Job Titles Held:

  • Fire Lieutenant
  • High School Football Coach
  • Firefighter


  • Bachelor of Science

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