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Jessica
Claire
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(555) 432-1000,
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Professional Summary

Currently retired from municipal code enforcement, yet still maintaining and conducting public education and fire safety inspections with Liverpool Fire Prevention as a volunteer.

When time permits attempt to keep up with current building and fire code updates and training with the NYS Department of Homeland Security Code Division via internet and classroom training.

Skills
  • Hot Spot Location and Elimination
  • Drills and Demonstrations
  • Medical Emergency Response
  • Alarm Response
  • Building Access Strategies
  • Staff Development
  • Property Protection and Salvage
  • Post-Fire Inspection
  • Public Education
  • Educational Programs
  • Administration and Management
Education
New York State Code Enforcement Training Various Locations NYS, Expected in No Degree : Code Enforcement - GPA :
Onondaga Community College Syracuse, NY Expected in 05/2018 Associate of Science : Fire Science - GPA :
Bishop Ludden High School Fay Road, Syracuse NY, Expected in 06/1967 High School Diploma : - GPA :
Work History
Amentum - Firefighter
New Cumberland, PA, 08/1970 - Current
  • Initiated first aid measures to alleviate further injury and prepared victims for transport to medical facilities.
  • Evaluated situation at emergency sites to determine and execute most effective methods for saving life and property.
  • Responded to emergency medical calls to perform lifesaving procedures and other emergency medical services.
  • Oversaw equipment and vehicle upkeep to maintain emergency readiness.
  • Educated public and community members on fire safety and prevention methods to provide life-saving techniques.
  • Responded to confined space incidents, EMS and hazardous material incidents.
  • Removed individuals from dangerous situations and offered emergency assistance for minor and critical concerns.
  • Drove and operated structural pumpers, tankers, ladders and service vehicles to aid in rescue operations.
  • Inspected buildings for pre-fire plans, fire hazards and compliance with fire prevention ordinances.
  • Operated pumping engine to direct water pressure in hose and nozzle for most efficient operation.
  • Conducted thorough tests and inspections of gear, equipment and tools to stay ready for every type of fire.
  • Provided station tours, pre-incident surveys and installed smoke detectors to provide fire education to public.
  • Inspected alarms, hydrants, sprinkler systems and standpipe systems for operational use to minimize incidents.
  • Inspected fire and life safety systems and equipment for proper placement at properties.
City Of Garland, Tx - Code Enforcement Officer
Sunnyvale, TX, 01/2015 - 09/2017
  • Enforced compliance with city regulations and ordinances pertaining to land use, zoning, nuisance housing, building codes, and health and safety.
  • Conducted various field investigations.
  • Patrolled assigned area to identify and evaluate problems.
  • Prepared evidence in support of legal actions taken.
  • Prepared documentation by writing notes, organizing official interview records, compiling inspection reports and maintaining supporting documents.
  • Conducted follow-up site visits to check compliance with corrective actions implemented to address violations.
  • Provided expert testimony in court proceedings regarding relevant fire codes, safety concerns, findings of investigations and noted violations.
  • Recorded scene layout, damage and findings by drafting diagrams, numbering items and taking photographs.
  • Worked with building owners and users to outline actions required to bring structures in compliance with relevant fire code regulations, laws and accepted standards.
  • Inspected and tested building manual and automatic response fire suppression systems.
  • Inspected physical condition of automatic sprinkler systems to report conditions and suggest repairs.
  • Checked various multi-family residential and business construction sites to determine fire code compliance.
  • Reviewed new fire safety construction documents for extinguisher placement, exit locations and standpipe locations.
  • Prepared recommendations to eliminate potential fire and safety hazards at establishments.
  • Identified safety concerns and documentable fire code violations in new constructions and existing structures.
  • Completed thorough reviews of kitchen hoods, ductwork and exhaust systems to determine hazardous conditions and remove materials of concern.
City Of Garland, Tx - Code Enforcement Officer
Denton, TX, 08/2011 - 10/2013
  • Enforced compliance with NYS and local code regulations and ordinances pertaining to land use, zoning, nuisance housing, building codes, and health and safety.
  • Conducted various field investigations.
  • Patrolled assigned area to identify and evaluate problems.
  • Prepared evidence in support of legal actions taken.
City Of Garland, Tx - Code Enforcement Officer
Nevada, TX, 02/1988 - 07/2011
  • Enforced compliance with NYS Building and Fire Code and city / county local regulations and ordinances pertaining to land use, zoning, nuisance housing, building codes, and health and safety.
  • Conducted various field investigations.
  • Prepared documentation by writing notes, organizing official interview records, compiling inspection reports and maintaining supporting documents.
  • Conducted follow-up site visits to check compliance with corrective actions implemented to address violations.
  • Worked with building owners and users to outline actions required to bring structures in compliance with relevant fire code regulations, laws and accepted standards.
  • Inspected and tested building manual and automatic response fire suppression systems.
  • Inspected physical condition of automatic sprinkler systems to report conditions and suggest repairs.
  • Checked various multi-family residential and business construction sites to determine fire code compliance.
  • Reviewed new fire safety construction documents for extinguisher placement, exit locations and standpipe locations.
  • Prepared recommendations to eliminate potential fire and safety hazards at establishments.
  • Identified safety concerns and documentable fire code violations in new constructions and existing structures.
  • Administered frequent fire drills to evaluate fire exits, structures and proper functioning.
  • Created, initiated and optimized policies and procedures for fire prevention and suppression in regional structures and by emergency personnel.
  • Assisted over 28 Onondaga County owned correctional, government public assembly businesses, healthcare and educational facilities by writing and maintaining fire safety and evacuation plans.


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School Attended

  • New York State Code Enforcement Training
  • Onondaga Community College
  • Bishop Ludden High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Firefighter
  • Code Enforcement Officer
  • Code Enforcement Officer
  • Code Enforcement Officer

Degrees

  • No Degree
  • Associate of Science
  • High School Diploma

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