Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000,
Background, Objective
6 year veteran fire professional seeking a responsible and challenging position in a growth oriented progressive organization where my experience and skills will significantly contribute to the overall success of the organization and provide opportunities for my career growth.
  • National Registry EMT-Basic
  • Firefighter I
  • Firefighter II
  • Fire Officer I
  • Fire Officer II
  • FIre Officer III
  • Incident Safety Officer
  • NIMS 100
  • NIMS 200
  • NIMS 700
  • NIMS 800
  • Trench Rescue I & II
  • Confined Space Rescue I & II
  • Fire Instructor I
  • Fire Instructor II
  • HazMat Awareness
  • HazMat Operations
  • HazMat Technician
  • Apparatus Operator: Aerial
  • Apparatus Operator: Pumper
  • Apparatus Operator: ARFF
  • Airport Firefighter
  • Fire Inspector I
  • Fire Inspector II
  • Fire Investigator I
  • NFA Fire/Arson Origin & Cause Investigations
Relevant Experience
  • Applied appropriate extinguishing agents to structural, residential, commercial, industrial, chemical, petroleum, aircraft, vehicle and wilderness fires.
  • Cooperatively and supportively interacted with coworkers and supervisors.
  • Maintained constant public presence to enforce fire prevention laws, including city ordinances.
  • Completed continuing education classes in firefighting, rescue and emergency services.
  • Prepared reports of fires, accidents and emergencies for accurate transfer of information.
  • Ensured that programs conformed to federal, state, county and city codes and laws.
06/2014 to Current Fire Prevention/Investigation Officer Ambulnz | Charleston, SC,
  • Plans review and field inspection on all commercial buildings to ensure compliance with codes and ordinances.
  • Issues permits for applicable structures and services and citations for noncompliance of fire codes and ordinances.
  • Investigates and evaluates the fire scene to determine the area/point of origin, source of ignition, materials ignited, act(s) or activity that brought the ignition source and materials together.
  • Assesses the subsequent progression, extinguishment, and containment of the fire, and secures the fire scene so that all evidence or potential evidence is protected.
  • Documents the fire scene and preserves evidence by using proper physical and legal procedures.
  • Obtains information through interviews and interrogations.
  • Gathers reports, records, equipment, and materials, so that all information is appropriate to the investigation, and is complete and authentic.
  • Ensures that the chain of custody for evidence is maintained and acceptable for court.
  • Comprehensive written report on investigation findings and documentation.
  • Testifies during legal proceedings, gives investigative findings and contents of reports Educates and trains the public and private sector on fire safety related issues.
  • Conducts interviews with the news media on fire safety topics and investigations.
06/2011 to 06/2014 Firefighter/EMT-Basic/Rescue Tech/Hazmat Technician Huntsville Fire & Rescue/Special Operations | City, STATE,
  • Performs required operations on Engine and Truck Company.
  • Perform initial fire attack, utilize ground ladders and fire suppression equipment.
  • Perform ventilation, search and rescue of structures involved in fires.
  • Treatment, transport of ill-injured patients.
  • Operations of cardiac monitors and various other medical equipment, packaging and extrication of ill-injured patients.
  • Serve as member of HAZMAT team in various roles (Decontamination, assist with chemical analysis, and other tasks).
  • Utilize various fire suppression tools, HAZMAT detection and containment equipment, EMS medical equipment.
  • Perform basic maintenance and upkeep of Fire Department properties and facilities, perform basic repairs and daily / weekly checks of Firefighting and EMS equipment.
  • Trained in the use of: SCBA, PASS device, various Firefighting hand tools and power tools, wildfire hand and power tools, hydraulic rescue equipment.
07/2009 to 04/2014 Firefighter Huntsville Fire & Rescue Huntsville, AL Firefighter/EMT-Basic | City, STATE,
  • Participates in controlling and extinguishing fires by utilizing hoses, ladders, and hydrants.
  • Performs work at airfields handling aircraft with high crash or fire potential.
  • Performs Hazardous Materials Operations insuring initial hazardous materials information is collected.
  • Initiates established medical protocols in providing basic life support Utilizes special safety equipment, such as SCBA, encapsulated suits, and radiation monitoring devices.
  • Utilizing communication equipment for dispatching manpower and equipment.
  • Utilizes a variety of motorized firefighting vehicles and maintains firefighting equipment, such as special extinguishing agents and hydraulic pumps.
  • Serves as crew member for the operation of hose lines, ladder, hydrant or rescue operations for the control of extinguishment of fires as directed by a crew leader.
  • Performs basic life support functions and emergency procedures as EMT-Basic.
06/2004 to 06/2009 IT Associate/Liaison LESCO | City, STATE,
  • Utilized computer for operation of data entry in various stages.
  • Liaison between company CEO and building contactors.
  • Provided overall management, supervision, control and direction of building contractors.
Expected in May 2013 Bachelor of Science | Fire Science Columbia Southern University, Orange Beach, AL GPA: Graduated Cum Laude GPA: 3.62
Expected in January 2015 Master of Science | Emergency Services Management Columbia Southern University, Orange Beach, AL GPA: GPA: 3.92
International Association of Arson Investigators
National Fire Academy Alumni
​Huntsville Heros
  • People skills: enthusiastic people person, advanced problem-solving, great organizational skills
  • Fire Prevention: Plans review, Field inspection, documentation of pertinent information
  • Fire Suppression: hand tools, monitors, packaging, power tools, protocols, repairs, 
  • Computer Skills: Data entry, Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint

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