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

Watchful Lieutenant with 13 years of comprehensive experience serving community by attending to wide-ranging fire control and extinguishing activities. Passionate about protecting lives and property through dedicated service performing fire responder, firefighting, emergency medical and fire prevention duties. Physically fit and community-minded. Insightful Fire Lieutenant with experience directing cohesive emergency team with highest degree of professionalism and respect. Strengths include maintaining effective team through attentiveness, coaching and discipline. In-depth knowledge of safety regulations, response management and fire department policies, procedures and internal controls. Flexible hard worker ready to learn and contribute to team success.

  • Critical decision-making skills
  • EMS expertise
  • First response services
  • Life and property protection
  • Incident safety
  • Hazardous materials handling
  • Fire response team direction
  • Staff development and leadership
  • Firefighting techniques expertise
  • Fire department procedures
  • Public education
  • Emergency Response
  • Planning
  • Active listening
  • Friendly, positive attitude
02/2010 to Current
Fire Lieutenant City Of Coconut Creek Coconut Creek, FL,
  • Supported continuing operations and rehabilitation of firefighting equipment by identifying new community resources.
  • Preserved order and discipline among 2 subordinates.
  • Performed fundamental firefighter and driver duties.
  • Conducted search and rescue operations and quickly analyzed all medical emergencies as well as administered first aid to injured persons.
  • Inspected schools, theaters, offices and various other buildings to check for proper fire precautionary measures.
  • Prepared records and reports of company responses to fires or other emergencies.
  • Responded to fire and emergency alarms and evaluated emergency to direct company operations.
  • Entered inspection, training, fire and emergency medical service calls into records management system using Emergency Reporting System.
  • 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.
  • Preserved order and discipline among subordinates, and gave assignments and instructions.
  • Planned, organized and directed fire prevention policies, including code enforcement, investigation, public education and permits.
  • Conducted fire prevention and suppression operations.
05/2013 to 02/2021
Fire Engineer/NEMT Simpsonville City City, STATE,
  • Kept fire station, equipment and grounds in clean and orderly condition.
  • Protected public in emergency situations by responding to variety of calls.
  • Promoted fire safety via training sessions, advice and public talks.
  • Demonstrated proper use of firefighting equipment.
  • Performed salvage operations such as removing debris, throwing sweeping water and throwing salvage covers.
  • Responded directly to residential and business emergency situations to serve community.
  • Tested and inspected tools, equipment and gear to maintain readiness for different fire scenarios.
  • Set up and operated hydraulic, pneumatic, manual and power tools in emergency situations.
  • Observed strict safety protocols to maintain personal and coworker safety.
  • Established and managed water supplies to support suppression activities.
  • Rehabilitated fire hoses, portable water tanks and other equipment.
  • Responded to fire and safety-related emergency calls in local area.
  • Triaged patients to assist emergency workers in administering medical care.
  • Worked successfully with diverse group of coworkers to accomplish goals and address issues related to our products and services.
  • Documented all calls in reports detailing type of incident and course of treatment.
  • Remained level-headed and proactive during emergency situations.
  • Developed strong rapport with other medical professionals to foster quality and efficient patient care.
  • Performed CPR and used cardiac defibrillator to revive patients in cardiac arrest or arrythmia.
  • Assessed emergency situations and prioritized medical care for patients.
  • Conducted equipment inspections and vehicle checks in adherence with required maintenance schedules.
  • Demonstrated dedication to providing quality care through continued training and education.
  • Reviewed inventory levels prior to shift and restocked ambulance to prepare for service.
  • Operated emergency vehicles with caution to keep patients, public and first responders safe.
  • Rendered direct patient care, including stabilizing patients and determining course of action based on triage.
  • Observed and assessed incident scenes upon arrival to determine level of safety for all first responders.
  • Explained to conscious patients steps involved for medical evaluations and need for possible hospital transport.
  • Delivered emergency care to individuals involved in motor vehicle accidents, falls and medical related incidents.
02/2010 to 05/2013
Fire Fighter\NREMT Simpsonville City City, STATE,
  • Checked all equipment, including hoses and breathing masks after fire calls to determine proper functionality.
  • Organized fire caches and positioned equipment for most effective response at emergency calls, which resulted in quicker action times.
  • Participated in fire and life safety inspections of commercial and residential properties and checked operating condition of hydrants.
  • Extinguished flames and embers to suppress fires with shovels and hand-driven water or chemical pumps.
  • Maintained tools and fire vehicles, contributing to rapid response capability.
  • Cleaned, serviced and maintained fire apparatus in condition of readiness and performed general maintenance of fire department property.
  • Kept station in peak working order by inspecting facilities, equipment and personnel.
  • Handled routine custodial maintenance of fire department equipment to maintain equipment, including oxygen breathing, resuscitation and apparatus equipment.
  • Promptly responded to incidents and demobilized pertinent equipment, including water tenders and fire engines.
  • Performed fundamental firefighter and driver.
  • Led and planned periodic fire safety inspections to identify unsafe conditions.
  • Inspected schools, theaters, offices and various other buildings to check for proper fire precautionary measures.
  • 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.
  • Collaborated with other emergency personnel when responding to accident scenes or acute illness calls requiring emergency medical care.
  • Informed and educated local community members about fire prevention and safety.
  • Stayed in close contact with dispatchers to obtain and relay current information about fire status, supplies and personnel.
  • Employed systematic search and rescue procedures and location and excavation devices to safely locate and evacuate victims.
Education and Training
Expected in 2014
Instructor Certificate-Prevention/Response of Bombing:
New Mexico Tech - Socorro, New Mexico,
  • Certified Instructor for Incident Response to Terrorist Bombings (32 hrs Technical Operations Course)
  • Certified Instructor for Prevention of and Response to Suicide Bombing Incidents (36.5 hrs Technical Operations Course)
Expected in 2003
Certificate: Welding
Spartanburg Technical College - Spartanburg, SC
Expected in 2016
National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians - Greenville, SC,
Expected in 2018
South Carolina Fire Academy - Columbia, SC,
  • Fire Fighter I
  • Auto Operations
  • Fire Fighter II
  • Roper Rescue Operations
  • Confined Space Rescue
  • Positive Pressure Ventilation
  • Pump Operations I
  • Arial Operations
  • Trench Rescue
  • Pumper Testing
  • Hazardous Material Technician

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