firefighter resume example with 9+ years of experience

(555) 432-1000,
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor

Committed Firefighter offering 7 years of experience controlling, containing, and extinguishing fires. Expertise in structural and high-rise fires and dispatch operations. Accomplished professional passionate about maintaining safety of local community and saving lives.

  • Fire suppression work
  • Secure zone transportation
  • Community education
  • Medical response
  • Public assistance and support
  • Rescue equipment proficiency
  • Apparatus maintenance
  • Fire suppression tactics
  • Human and animal evacuations
  • Water and chemical streams
  • Ladder operation
  • Ambulance driving
  • Medical assessments
  • Public education
  • Life support services
  • Life and property protection
  • EMS expertise
  • Emergency Response
  • Fire department procedures
  • Fire prevention and enforcement
  • Hazardous materials handling
  • Public safety and security
  • Emergency management
Education and Training
Allstate Career School Tinicum, Pa , Expected in 08/2009 Certificate : Emergency Medical Technology - GPA :
Lincoln Tecnica Institute Philadelphia, PA, Expected in 12/2006 Certificate : Medical Assisting - GPA :
W.B. Saul H.S Philadelphia, Expected in 06/2002 High School Diploma : - GPA :
CCP Philadelphia, Expected in Associate of Science : Fire Science - GPA :
Amentum - Firefighter
Aloha, OR, 03/2015 - 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.
  • 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.
Memorial Healthcare System - Emergency Medical Technician
Fort Lauderdale, FL, 12/2014 - 03/2015
  • Operated emergency vehicles with caution to keep patients, public and first responders safe.
  • Remained level-headed and proactive during emergency situations.
  • Demonstrated dedication to providing quality care through continued training and education.
  • Developed strong rapport with other medical professionals to foster quality and efficient patient care.
  • Reviewed inventory levels prior to shift and restocked ambulance to prepare for service.
  • Performed CPR and used cardiac defibrillator to revive patients in cardiac arrest or arrythmia.
  • Assessed emergency situations and prioritized medical care for patients.
  • Rendered direct patient care by stabilizing patients and determining course of action based on triage.
  • Evaluated patients' medical status and monitored vital signs during transit.
  • Explained to conscious patients steps involved for medical evaluations and need for possible hospital transport.
  • Monitored patients from scene to hospital transfer while conducting in-transit care.
  • Asked patients questions about over-the-counter medications, prescriptions, and illicit drug activity to identify side effects or signs of overdose.
  • Transported patients from accident scenes to hospitals in emergency vehicles.
  • Delivered emergency care to individuals involved in motor vehicle accidents, falls, and other incidents to provide time-sensitive management of acute illness or injury.
  • Trained new hires by offering insight into job duties and assessing shift performance.
  • Evaluated patients at accident scenes to screen, assess, and treat significant injuries.
Phoenix Children's Hospital - Medical Assistant
Houston, TX, 02/2008 - 06/2009
  • Performed preliminary physical tests to accurately record results in patient history summary.
  • Relayed messages from patients to physicians about concerns, condition updates or refill requests to facilitate treatment.
  • Scheduled appointments for patients via phone and in person.
  • Interviewed and engaged patients to obtain medical history, chief complaints and vital signs.
  • Prepared treatment rooms for patients by cleaning surfaces and restocking supplies.
  • Educated patients about medications, procedures and physician's instructions.
  • Organized charts, documents and supplies to maintain team productivity.
  • Contacted pharmacies to submit and refill patients' prescriptions.
  • Secured patient information and maintained patient confidence by completing and safeguarding medical records.
  • Assessed, documented and monitored vital signs for patients within outpatient setting.
  • Maintained inventory, vaccination and product expiration logs to record updated documentation for tracking purposes.
  • Collaborated with local pharmacies to resolve and clarify issues with patient medication.
  • Efficiently performed insurance verification and pre-certification and pre-authorization functions.
  • Assisted with diagnostic testing by collecting and packaging biological specimens for internal and laboratory analysis.
  • Followed principles of asepsis and infection control to meet patient safety guidelines.
  • Led patients to exam rooms, answered general questions and prepared patients for physician by explaining process.
  • Collected forms, copied insurance cards and coordinated patient information for billing and insurance processing.
  • Recorded vital signs and medical history for multiple patients each shift.
  • Recorded vital signs and medical history for [Number] patients each shift.
  • Used epic software to process patient payments and update accounts.
Sloane Toyota - Car Salesman
City, STATE, 12/2005 - 08/2006
  • Greeted customers at arrival to build positive relationships and discuss vehicles.
  • Responded to inquiries from potential customers via email and telephone.
  • Showcased vehicle features and took customers on test drives in local area.
  • Managed sales negotiations and financing options.
  • Maintained high referrals and consistent repeat business due to first-rate customer service standards.
  • Educated customers about sales processes, warranty requirements and service standards.
  • Checked purchased vehicles at delivery time for damage and completed remaining preparations.
  • Adhered to standards of quality and service and industry regulations.
  • Tracked updates to vehicles, changing markets and customer purchasing trends.
  • Consistently exceeded quotas by pursuing and closing sales.
  • Worked with customers and sales management to reach price agreements and explain warranty, sales and option package procedures.
  • Greeted and assisted customers entering showroom or sales lot to answer questions and show vehicles.
  • Answered customer emails and telephone requests for information.
  • Called and emailed leads to update on desired inventory, maintain interest and enhance sales.
  • Closed deals by working with finance and insurance team to provide customers with smooth, comprehensive service.
  • Asked prospective customers open-ended questions to identify needs and desires for next auto purchase.
  • Maximized customer satisfaction by resolving concerns with fast and knowledgeable service.
  • Oversaw customer test drives and demonstrated standard and optional features.
  • Filled out paperwork to register vehicles and complete sales.
  • Met incoming customers at door to guide through showroom and sales lot.
  • Gave detailed information regarding operation of standard and optional vehicle features.
  • Contacted customers after sale to provide owed add-ons, encourage repeat business and request referrals.
  • Accompanied customers during test drives to explain valuable features and monitor safe return of vehicles.
  • Explained options and add-ons to increase customer knowledge and enhance profits per sale.
  • Evaluated vehicles before final pickup to check for damage and completed delivery tasks.
  • Offered customers with updated information on latest models, features and accessories by regularly attending sales training.
  • Formed impactful relationships with current customers while initiating cold and warm calls with prospects.

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School Attended

  • Allstate Career School
  • Lincoln Tecnica Institute
  • W.B. Saul H.S
  • CCP

Job Titles Held:

  • Firefighter
  • Emergency Medical Technician
  • Medical Assistant
  • Car Salesman


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  • High School Diploma
  • Associate of Science

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