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Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000, resumesample@example.com
Summary

Firefighter with 15 years of dedicated service to the citizens of Yelm, Rainier and the surrounding areas. Extensive experience in EMS and fire suppression. Possess quick-thinking and calm attitude during high-pressure situations. Seeking a position to lead and support a team in daily station duties, training, and overseeing the safety of personnel on fire & EMS calls.

Skills
  • Medical response
  • Alarm response
  • Rescue equipment proficiency
  • Human and animal evacuations
  • Apparatus maintenance
  • Ladder operation
  • Fire suppression tactics
  • Firefighting techniques expertise
  • Incident safety
  • EMS expertise
  • Emergency Response
  • Ambulance driving
  • Medical assessments
Experience
03/2006 to Current Firefighter Xanterra Parks & Resorts | Keystone, SD,
  • Administered emergency treatment and medical care to people injured in accidents and fires.
  • Cleaned, serviced and maintained fire apparatus in condition of readiness and performed general maintenance of fire department property.
  • Collaborated with other emergency personnel when responding to accident scenes or acute illness calls requiring emergency medical care.
  • Set up and operated hydraulic, pneumatic, manual and power tools in emergency situations.
  • Addressed emergency calls and fire alarms using job-specific equipment, including operating pumps, aerial ladders and auxiliary equipment.
  • Attended trainings to maintain wealth of knowledge in firefighting techniques and suppression methods, enabling quick decision making during actual emergencies.
  • Checked all equipment, including hoses and breathing masks after fire calls to determine proper functionality.
  • Extinguished flames and embers to suppress fires using shovels and engine- or hand-driven water or chemical pumps.
  • Laid hose lines and operated nozzles, pumps, hydrants and fire extinguishers.
  • Responded directly to residential and business emergency situations to serve community.
2003 to 03/2006 Volunteer Firefighter Kings County | Hanford, CA,
  • Answered emergency situations quickly and assessed conditions to contain fires, assist victims and prevent escalation.
  • Administered emergency treatment and medical care to people injured in accidents and fires.
  • Cleaned, serviced and maintained fire apparatus in condition of readiness and performed general maintenance of fire department property.
  • Collaborated with other emergency personnel when responding to accident scenes or acute illness calls requiring emergency medical care.
  • Employed systematic search and rescue procedures and location and excavation devices to safely locate and evacuate victims.
  • Attended trainings to maintain wealth of knowledge in firefighting techniques and suppression methods, enabling quick decision making during actual emergencies.
  • Checked all equipment, including hoses and breathing masks after fire calls to determine proper functionality.
  • Extinguished flames and embers to suppress fires using shovels and engine- or hand-driven water or chemical pumps.
  • Laid hose lines and operated nozzles, pumps, hydrants and fire extinguishers.
  • Responded directly to residential and business emergency situations to serve community.
  • Rehabilitated fire hoses, portable water tanks and other equipment.
  • Located victims trapped by fires, extricated and rendered first aid.
1999 to 03/2006 Customer Service Representative Matthews International | Pa, PA,
  • Assessed customer needs and upsold products and services to maximize sales.
  • Cultivated impactful relationships with customers and drove business development by delivering product knowledge.
  • Delivered service and support to each customer, paving way for future business opportunities.
  • Escalated customer concerns, store issues and inventory requirements to supervisors.
  • Asked probing questions to determine service needs and accurately input information into electronic systems.
  • De-escalated problematic customer concerns, maintaining calm, friendly demeanor.
09/1995 to 03/1999 Missionary Jesus Pan De Vida | City, STATE,
  • Spread faith through various evangelistic means, including preaching, Bible readings and group activities.
  • Completed multiple volunteer trips to diverse areas in various countries to serve impoverished populations.
  • Led retreats to spread work and faith of personal religion to different peoples.
  • Evangelized faith to people by providing individual counseling and leading groups in teaching, song and prayer.
  • Educated people on important skills, including [Skill] and [Skill].
  • Built groups of buildings, including [Type] facilities during missions and group church events.
  • Met individuals to deliver Bibles, spread word of Christ and lead prayers.
  • Worked closely with translators to assist with communication and translation of scripture for community members speaking [Language].
Education and Training
Expected in 06/1992 High School Diploma | North Thurston High School, Olympia, WA, GPA:
Expected in 08/1997 Certificate of Completion | Spanish Harvest Language School, Guadalajara, Mexico, GPA:
Specialized Training & Activities

Advanced Vehicle Extrication

Rapid Extrication Module Services (REMS)

REMS Deployment Team Leader

Special Operations Rescue Team (SORT)

SORT Coordinator for SE Thurston Fire Authority

Rope Technician I & II

Trench Rescue I & II Technician

Structural Collapse Operations

Confined Space Rescue

Red Card - Firefighter II & Firefighter I

State Mobilizations in Washington, Oregon & California - Type 1 & Type 6

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Resume Overview

School Attended
  • North Thurston High School
  • Harvest Language School
Job Titles Held:
  • Firefighter
  • Volunteer Firefighter
  • Customer Service Representative
  • Missionary
Degrees
  • High School Diploma
  • Certificate of Completion

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