Firefighter resume example with 20+ years of experience

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  • Guest services
  • Inventory control procedures
  • Merchandising expertise
  • Loss prevention
  • Cash register operations
  • Product promotions
Education and Training
Tecumseh High School Lynnville, IN Expected in : College Lane - GPA :
Ivy Tech Community College Of Indiana Evansville , IN Expected in Ph.D. : Emergency Services ( EMT) - GPA :
Ivy Tech Community College Evansville , IN Expected in : Emergency Sciences (EMT) - GPA :
Xanterra Parks & Resorts - Firefighter
Williams, AZ, 01/2007 - Current
  • Administered emergency treatment and medical care to people injured in accidents and fires.
  • 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.
  • Informed and educated local community members about fire prevention and safety.
  • Responded directly to residential and business emergency situations to serve community.
  • Extinguished flames and embers to suppress fires using shovels and engine- or hand-driven water or chemical pumps.
  • Examined and assessed hoses by laying out and checking connections to fire hydrants for effective fire suppression.
  • Stayed in close contact with dispatchers to obtain and relay current information about fire status, supplies and personnel.
  • Checked all equipment, including hoses and breathing masks after fire calls to determine proper functionality.
  • Located victims trapped by fires, extricated and rendered first aid.
  • Employed systematic search and rescue procedures and location and excavation devices to safely locate and evacuate victims.
  • Answered emergency situations quickly and assessed conditions to contain fires, assist victims and prevent escalation.
  • Set up and operated hydraulic, pneumatic, manual and power tools in emergency situations.
  • Collaborated with other emergency personnel when responding to accident scenes or acute illness calls requiring emergency medical care.
  • Cleaned, serviced and maintained fire apparatus in condition of readiness and performed general maintenance of fire department property.
Evangelical Community Hospital - Emergency Medical Technician
Lewisburg, PA, 01/2007 - Current
  • Evaluated patients' medical status and monitored vital signs during transit.
  • Assessed emergency situations and prioritized medical care for patients.
  • Rendered direct patient care, including stabilizing patients and determining course of action based on triage.
  • Monitored patients from scene to hospital transfer while conducting in-transit care.
  • Performed CPR and used cardiac defibrillator to revive patients in cardiac arrest or arrythmia.
  • Managed care in field and in-transit, including performing standard testing and administering necessary medication.
  • Developed strong rapport with other medical professionals to foster quality and efficient patient care.
  • 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.
  • Demonstrated dedication to providing quality care through continued training and education.
  • Delivered emergency care to individuals involved in motor vehicle accidents, falls and all other emergency incidents.
  • Remained level-headed and proactive during emergency situations.
  • Documented all calls in reports detailing type of incident and course of treatment.
Midland Care Connection - Daycare/Preschool Owner
Valley Falls, KS, 04/2000 - Current
  • Cultivated safe and happy child-friendly environment by implementing effective security, sanitation and care policies and procedures.
  • Implemented creative and educational curriculum to promote expression and individuality with varying daily activities.
  • Executed administrative plan and procedures to define staff responsibilities, equitable workloads and supervisory roles.
  • Observed daycare activities to assess quality and provided feedback to staff to improve service.
  • Achieved budgetary targets by monitoring expenses and resource utilization, cutting waste and strengthening revenue streams.
  • Established and enforced modern educational standards to support student needs.
  • Set and enhanced program schedules to meet expected demands and enhance student learning opportunities.
  • Maintained current knowledge of applicable codes and required procedures to optimize learning environments.
  • Worked with parents and staff to improve student behavioral and learning issues with proactive approaches.
  • Interpreted government codes to meet safety and security codes.
Visiting NurseS Association - CMA
City, STATE, 06/1996 - 06/2000
  • Organized charts, documents and supplies to maintain team efficiency.
  • Relayed messages from patients to physicians about concerns, condition updates or refill requests to facilitate effective treatment.
  • Assessed, documented and monitored vital signs for more than 8 patients per day.
  • Scheduled appointments for patients via phone and in person.
  • Performed preliminary physical tests, such as taking blood pressure, weight and temperature, accurately recording results in patient history summary.
  • Interviewed patients to verify information, record medical history and confirm purpose of visit.

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School Attended

  • Tecumseh High School
  • Ivy Tech Community College Of Indiana
  • Ivy Tech Community College

Job Titles Held:

  • Firefighter
  • Emergency Medical Technician
  • Daycare/Preschool Owner
  • CMA


  • Some College (No Degree)
  • Ph.D.
  • Some College (No Degree)

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