Firefighter Emt Basic resume example with 20+ years of experience

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

Enthusiastic Mechanic eager to contribute to team success through hard work, attention to detail and excellent organizational skills. Clear understanding of Institutes fleet operations and expectations and training in Fleet management. Motivated to learn, grow and excel. obtained training needed for fuel site operations and management .

Confident Firefighter works effectively as part of cohesive team. Highly trained individual with great mechanical aptitude and background in medical response and fire suppression. Handles issues quickly and resolves conflicts successfully.

  • Cooperative relationships
  • Training program participation
  • Conditions assessment
  • Community education
  • Firefighting Activities
  • Fire Containment
  • Emergency Support
  • Team Leadership
  • Triaging
  • Fire alarm response
  • Fire safety regulations knowledge
  • Fire safety plan creation
  • Community Relations
  • Fuel site operator course certified
  • Fleet manager course completed
Quincy Vocational Tech Quincy, MA, Expected in 06/1990 High School Diploma : - GPA :
  • Majored in automotive technology
  • Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)
  • Firefighter 1 & 2 Training @ maryland fire rescue institute
  • Emergency Vehicle operator training
  • Pumps and Truck ops training

Multiple individual recognition awards for demonstrating ability to go above the normal job expectation

several individual and unit citations for service to the community

Work History
Kar Auction Services - Firefighter /EMT-Basic
Taylorsville, UT, 03/2012 - Current
  • Drove and operated structural pumpers, tankers, ladders and service vehicles to aid in rescue operations.
  • Assessed active fires and consulted with fire fighters to devise optimal approach and containment strategies.
  • Maintained close contact with dispatch to receive and share information about current fires, equipment movements and incoming personnel.
  • Removed individuals from dangerous situations and offered emergency assistance for minor and critical concerns.
  • Responded to emergency medical calls to perform lifesaving procedures and other emergency medical services.
  • Educated public and community members on fire safety and prevention methods to provide life-saving techniques.
  • Notified fire dispatchers to detail any difficulties encountered, request additional firefighters and obtain emergency supplies.
  • Filled firetrucks with water, sandbags and gas to maintain proper supply of materials in trucks.
  • Operated pumping engine to direct water pressure in hose and nozzle for most efficient operation.
  • Inspected all equipment following each fire call to ascertain effective functionality of hoses, breathing masks and fire tools.
  • Operated on multiple emergency incidents under stressful conditions
Smithsonian Institute - Automotive Mechanic
City, STATE, 11/2011 - Current
  • Assessed vehicle maintenance status and completed mileage-based services, including changing out belts, filling fluids and replacing gaskets.
  • Checked brake systems and determined need of pad replacement, disc turning or other maintenance requirements.
  • Troubleshot and diagnosed faults with vehicle systems and components using OEM-specific code readers, diagnostic trees and online knowledgebase.
  • Test drove vehicles to determine problems and test repairs.
  • Changed vehicle oil and replaced filter.
  • Diagnosed malfunctions and developed effective resolutions with minimal oversight.
  • Maintained cleanliness, safety and efficiency of garage.
  • Broke down complex mechanical information into simpler parts for individuals with little or no understanding of system operations.
  • Responded to customer telephone calls, emails and in-person requests for assistance.
  • Wrote work orders and updated accounts in workshop computer.
  • Trained and coached junior employees on procedures for completing various types of repairs and maintenance on cars and light trucks.
  • Maintained fleet vehicles in good working order by following preventive and corrective maintenance schedules according to OEM.
Export Enterprises - Heavy Duty Driver
City, STATE, 07/1998 - 10/2010
  • Fastened chains, straps, covers and binders to secure load during transit.
  • Answered roadside assistance calls for tows and other vehicle support.
  • Secured vehicle to tow truck and checked all attachments for safe operation.
  • Maintained telephone and radio contact with supervisor to receive delivery instructions.
  • Completed preventive maintenance checks and basic repairs to vehicles.
  • Completed basic maintenance and minor repairs to keep vehicle neat and running properly.
  • Recovered vehicles, completed private tows and managed involuntary pick-ups on behalf of business and law enforcement professionals.
  • Operated with safety and skill to avoid accidents and delays.
  • Operated Heavy duty Wreckers and Ramp trucks to tow Various types of heavy trucks and Construction Equipment
  • Operated on Heavy Duty recovery operations under all types of conditions

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School Attended

  • Quincy Vocational Tech

Job Titles Held:

  • Firefighter /EMT-Basic
  • Automotive Mechanic
  • Heavy Duty Driver


  • High School Diploma

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