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Jessica
Claire
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(555) 432-1000,
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Summary

15 year professional firefighter with the City of Newark. Have been certified in Hazmat and the urban search and rescue team (USAR). My current assignment is a firehouse that is responsible for operating two fire boats for any marine emergency or any buildings only accessible from waterways. Able to work in all and any conditions with clear and concise problem solving capabilities. Work well under pressure. My prior experience working on the waterfront has allowed me to learn the inner workings of the port as well as being able to operate various types of heavy machinery. I am very capable and dependable in any situation and I look forward to being relied on as a valued member of any team needing to overcome any and all obstacles that may present themselves. I am bilingual and able to work with people from all walks of life. I take pride in being able to get the job done in a timely fashion safely and to the highest standards.

Skills
  • Rescue equipment proficiency
  • Human and animal evacuations
  • Ladder operation
  • Fire suppression tactics
  • Proficiency in operating machinery
  • Leadership qualities and teamwork skills
  • Adaptability in adverse situations
  • Operating at a high level and capable doing so with safety as a priority
  • Hard work and dedication in setting goals and seeing them through
  • Incident safety
  • Apparatus maintenance
Education and Training
Queen of Peace High School North Arlington, NJ Expected in 06/2002 High School Diploma : - GPA :
Lincoln Technical Institute - Union Union, NJ Expected in : Automotive Mechanics - GPA :
Lincoln Technical Institute Union , Expected in : - GPA :
Experience
State Of Oregon - Firefighter
Heppner, OR, 10/2006 - Current
  • Trained continuously to maintain required physical fitness for demanding work.
  • Laid hose lines and operated nozzles, pumps, hydrants and fire extinguishers.
  • Cleaned, serviced and maintained fire apparatus in condition of readiness and performed general maintenance of fire department property.
  • 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.
  • Participated in fire and life safety inspections of commercial and residential properties and checked operating condition of hydrants.
  • 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.
  • Developed hazard training programs for emergency response team.
  • Maintained tools and fire vehicles, contributing to rapid response capability.
  • Demonstrated strong knowledge of industry equipment.
  • Kept station in peak working order by inspecting facilities, equipment and personnel.
  • Handled routine custodial maintenance of breathing, resuscitation and apparatus equipment.
  • Promptly responded to incidents and demobilized pertinent equipment, including water tenders and fire engines.
  • Planned, developed, implemented and monitored fire safety plans to address specific fire and life safety systems.
  • Assessed nature and extent of fire, condition of buildings, danger to adjacent buildings and water supply status to determine crew or company requirements.
  • Checked hoses and breathing masks after fire calls to determine proper functionality.
  • 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.
  • Extinguished flames and embers to suppress fires with shovels and hand-driven water or chemical pumps.
  • Performed fundamental firefighter and driver duties.
  • Inspected schools, theaters, offices and various other buildings to check for proper fire precautionary measures.
  • Organized fire caches and positioned equipment for most effective response at emergency calls, which resulted in quicker action times.
  • Kept team responsive to emergency situations through [Timeframe] drills.
Guida's Dairy - Longshoreman
Lumberton, NC, 05/2003 - 09/2006
  • I operated straddle carriers to move containers to and from row locations and train car designations.
  • Also operated a reach stacker machine to physically load and unload containers off of and onto rail cars.
  • Applied “shoes” as locking devices between containers in order to lock or unlock cargo.
  • Employed heavy equipment operation best practices resulting in minimal complaints or incidents.
Circuit City Stores - Warehouse Worker
City, STATE, 07/2002 - 03/2003
  • Organized warehouse design to maximize space for stock while allowing for high volume traffic zones.
  • Established and maintained good relations with customers, vendors and transport companies.
  • Monitored work areas for cleanliness and functionality and removed obstacles for safety.
  • Used pallet jacks to move items to and from warehouse locations.
  • Recognized defective material and reported issues to management.
  • Staged and sorted multiple types of products for loading.
  • Moved large and bulky items manually or with equipment such as pallet jacks or forklifts.
  • Generated shipping documents, including packing lists and invoices.
  • Unloaded cargo from trucks with mechanized equipment.
  • Logged unit quantities and entered data into inventory database.
  • Accessed elevated products from manlifts and high-reach ladders.

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School Attended

  • Queen of Peace High School
  • Lincoln Technical Institute - Union
  • Lincoln Technical Institute

Job Titles Held:

  • Firefighter
  • Longshoreman
  • Warehouse Worker

Degrees

  • High School Diploma
  • Some College (No Degree)

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