firefighter resume example with 18 years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Energetic Fire Chief with over 15 years of experience supporting and leading emergency response. Expert at employing appropriate firefighting techniques and conducting efficient evacuation operations in minimal time. Talented at guiding teams and maintaining composure in high-pressure situations.

  • Budget planning and management
  • Fire department procedures
  • Facility and equipment maintenance
  • Emergency Response
  • Critical thinking
  • Leadership
  • Organizational skills
  • Training & Development
Firefighter, 11/2016 - Current
Lee County Port Authority Fort Myers, FL,
  • Answered emergency situations quickly and assessed conditions to contain fires, assist victims and prevent escalation.
  • Cleaned, serviced and maintained fire apparatus in condition of readiness and performed general maintenance of fire department property.
  • Trained continuously to maintain required physical fitness for demanding work.
  • Rendered direct patient care, including stabilizing patients and determining course of action based on triage.
  • Remained level-headed and proactive during emergency situations.
  • Operated emergency vehicles with caution to keep patients, public and first responders safe.
Fire Chief, 05/2006 - Current
City Of Richmond, Ca Richmond, CA,
  • Managed all aspects of staffing, recruitment, interviewing, and selection of potential team members in alignment with station needs.
  • Developed, implemented and enhanced fire prevention and suppression policies.
  • Coordinated overall department training effort, including all aspects of emergency response and disaster planning for Firefighters and EMT's.
  • Assessed nature and extent of fire, condition of buildings, danger to adjacent buildings and water supply status to determine crew or company requirements.
  • Demonstrated leadership by making improvements to work processes and helping to train others.
Driver/Operator, 06/2003 - Current
Transdevna Leesburg, VA,
  • Completed vehicle recoveries, private tows and involuntary retrievals in collaboration with businesses and police departments.
  • Ran tractor-trailer combination in all weather conditions.
  • Attached or loaded vehicles and reviewed all connections for security.
  • Executed preventive and corrective maintenance on work trucks and other vehicles.
  • Completed repair, maintenance and quality inspections on Towing and Recovery Equipment
Lead Emergency Vehicle Technician, 06/2011 - 11/2016
Mayer Repair City, STATE,
  • Diagnose and repair all types of Emergency Apparatus, including Engines, Aerials, Tenders, and Ambulances.
  • Troubleshot systems to find root causes of problems and determine repair needs.
  • Exceeded customer satisfaction by finding creative solutions to problems.
Education and Training
Associate of Applied Science: Fire Science, Expected in 05/2007
Gateway Technical College - Racine, WI,
Status -
Welding program: , Expected in 2005
Gateway Technical College - Kenosha, WI
Status -
  • Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) Advanced
  • Certified Fire Fighter I and II, Fire Officer I and II, Emergency Services Instructor I, Incident Safety Officer, Blue Card Command, NIMS 100, 200, 300, 400, 700, 800.

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School Attended

  • Gateway Technical College
  • Gateway Technical College

Job Titles Held:

  • Firefighter
  • Fire Chief
  • Driver/Operator
  • Lead Emergency Vehicle Technician


  • Associate of Applied Science
  • Welding program

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