I am a highly motivated individual hoping to advance my career with a large, progressive department. I learn new things very quickly, and am always looking to expand my knowledge and skills. I welcome the challenge of moving forward in my career path and look forward to growing in the fire service.
Fire Officer I
HazMat Technician with Chlorine Specialist
Nationally Registered EMT
ASHI First Responder Instructor
IOW for 1210-Emergency Vehicle Driver's Training
IOW for 2132-Building Construction: Combustible
Currently registered to take IOWs for 2118-PICO, 2119-STICO, 2173-Leadership III, 2153-I-300
Fluent in the use of Microsoft Office including Outlook, Word, Excel and Powerpoint
Fire Instructor I
Numerous Rescue Certifications
Fire Marshal Certification
IOW for 1152-Fundamentals
IOW for 2130-Building Construction: Noncombustible
IOW for 2147-NIMS ICS
Skilled in use of Personal Computers
Extremely fast and willing learner for unfamiliar technology
Fire Marshal/Training OfficerBoiling Springs Fire Department – Boiling Springs, SC Responsible for all training matters for a medium-sized combination fire department. Responsibilities include delivering shift training for career personnel, delivering evening training to all volunteer members, scheduling classes for all members, as well as proper record management to ensure all standards and requirements are met. Also responsible for all fire and life safety inspections and code compliance for all occupancies in the district. Responsibilities include acting as a source of code information to all occupancy representatives, proper record management to ensure compliance with all codes and regulations, educating the public on matters of fire prevention and safety, as well as ensuring the department's compliance with applicable codes.
01/2011 to 03/2012
Training Officer/Shift SupervisorNew Prospect Fire Department – Inman, SC Responsible for the management of all members of the shift, as well as responding volunteer members during an incident. Acted as a member of a team, of both career as well as volunteer members, to serve the citizens of the community. Performed work as assigned by officers, responded to incidents, performed fire prevention and education responsibilities, station and apparatus maintenance, as well as assisting with record management. Responsible for all training matters for a smaller combination department. Served as the department's resident fire marshal and handled fire and life safety inspections throughout the district.
10/2010 to 03/2012
Shift LieutenantBoiling Springs Fire Department – Boiling Springs, SC Responsible for assisting the shift captain with all day to day operations on the shift. Responsibilities included fire suppression, HazMat response, rescue response, medical response, fire prevention and public education, accountability of shift personnel as well as responding volunteers on incidents, as well as proper record management as required by the administration.
07/2007 to 10/2010
FirefighterBoiling Springs Fire Department – Boiling Springs, SC Acted as a member of a team, of both career as well as volunteer members, to serve the citizens of the community. Performed work as assigned by officers, responded to incidents, performed fire prevention and education responsibilities, station and apparatus maintenance, as well as assisting with record management.
03/2005 to 01/2011
FirefighterNew Prospect Fire Department – Inman, SC Acted as a member of a team, of both career as well as volunteer
members, to serve the citizens of the community. Performed work as
assigned by officers, responded to incidents, performed fire prevention
and education responsibilities, station and apparatus maintenance, as
well as assisting with record management.
03/2003 to 10/2006
Head Waiter/Shift SupervisorClock of Boiling Springs – Boiling Springs, SC Responsible for serving customers while maintaining a great attitude and professional appearance, various cleaning and maintenance responsibilities throughout the restaurant, as well as managing other members of the wait staff and promoting a positive and efficient environment, as well as various other tasks assigned by supervisors.
Associate of Arts: Business Administration Spartanburg Community College - Spartanburg, SC Currently enrolled as a full-time online student. I am currently enrolled in the University Transfer Program, with intentions of transferring to a four-year university to obtain my bachelor's degree in Business Administration. I currently have a 4.0 GPA and have been on the Dean's List for academic excellence since enrollment.
1136 - Flammable Liquids and Gas Firefighting 1139 - Rescuing the Rescuer 1151 - Recruit Firefighter 1152 - Fundamentals of Basic Interior Structural Firefighting 1153 - Firefighter I 1154 - Firefighter II 1160 - Truck Company and Support Operations 1210 - Emergency Vehicle Driver's Training 1220 - Pump Operations I 1250 - Basic Aerial Operations 3310 - Rope Rescue Operations 3330 - Basic Auto Extrication 3350 - Water Rescue Operations 3390 - Confined Space Entry Operations 3392 - Confined Space Rescue I 2722 - Hazardous Materials Operations 2723 - OSHA HazMat Technician 2736 - Emergency Response to Chlorine Incidents 2100 - Fire Officer I 2118 - Preparation for Initial Company Operations 2119 - Strategies and Tactics for Initial Company Operations 2128 - Firefighter Safety and Survival 2130 - Building Construction: Noncombustible 2132 - Building Construction: Combustible 2147 - NIMS Incident Command System 2150 - Incident Safety Officer 2153 - Intermediate ICS (I-300) 2172 - Leadership II 2173 - Leadership III IS-100 IS-200 IS-700 IS-800 8507 - Fire Marshal Certification 4171 - Fire Instructor I 1952 - IOW for Fundamentals of Firefighting 1997 - IOW for Emergency Vehicle Driver's Training 2930 - IOW for Building Construction: Noncombustible 2932 - IOW for Building Construction: Combustible 2947 - IOW for NIMS Incident Command System Child Passenger Safety Seat Technician with Senior Checker Designation
More than tripled the ISO Credit for Training from the prior ISO inspection for New Prospect Fire Department
Have rebuilt two departments' training programs from the ground up and successfully helped both through ISO inspections
Assist with teaching various classes in the region, including assisting with the latest Spartanburg County Rookie School
Officer of the Year for Boiling Springs Fire Department in 2011 and 2012
Employee of the Year for Boiling Springs Fire Department in 2010 and 2011
Officer of the Year for New Prospect Fire Department in 2011