Firefighter Paramedic resume example with 19 years of experience

(555) 432-1000,
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
Energetic recent MPA graduate with years of public service and university teaching experience. Hardworking leader looking for an opportunity to utilize my education and real world knowledge.
Core Qualifications
  • Personable
  • Innovative thinker
  • Proven leader
  • Public speaking skills

  •  Leadership knowledge
  • Excellent under stress
  • Inventory control
  • Staff training
Education and Training
Glendale Community College Phoenix, AZ Expected in 2002 GED : - GPA :
San Antonio College San Antonio, TX Expected in 2012 Associate of Arts : - GPA :
University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio, TX Expected in 2014 Bachelor of Science : Emergency Health Science - GPA : Cum Laude
University of Texas Rio Grande Valley Edinburg, TX Expected in 2016 Master of Arts : Public Administration - GPA : Top 10% of Class
  • PHTLS Coordinator/Instructor
  • CPR Instructor
  • ACLS Instructor
  • PALS Instructor
  • NRP
  • FF-1
  • Critical Care Certified
  • Hazmat Certified
  • Pi Alpha Alpha honors society member.
  • Paramedic of the year candidate.
  • Initiated training program which resulted in a major departmental performance increase.
  • Created updated inventory control for multi-million dollar emergency service operation.
  • Hired as youngest instructor in university paramedic program.
  • Spearheaded research project for a public housing authority.
  • Created HD-CPR program which improved cardiac arrest management.
  • Received multiple awards for outstanding care on critical patients.
  • Asked to speak at multiple major events.

Professional Experience
City Of Rock Island - Firefighter/Paramedic
Rock Island, IL, 06/2014 - 01/2015
  • Daily tasks include emergency fire suppression and health care treatment to the sick and ill in life threatening situations
  • Making critical decisions such as utilizing paralytics to save someone's life
  • Working with multiple people as a team in emergency situations
  • Working first hand with the community to strengthen awareness and prevention
City Of Rock Island - Firefighter/Paramedic
Rock Island, IL, 09/2012 - Current
  • Daily tasks include working together as a team with 7 other people to perform duties such as fire suppression and emergency medical care
  • Performing and creating daily training activities to strengthen and sharpen necessary duties
  • Volunteering for special events to represent my department and city
  • Working extra 24 hour shifts without notice to help out the department when needed
Allegiance Mobile Health - EMT-B/EMT-P Clinical Skill Instructor and Preceptor
Portland, TX, 02/2012 - Current
  • Daily tasks include precepting students while at hospital doing clinical rotations
  • Reviewing students assessment and procedure critiquing as needed
  • Instruction and review of National Registry Skills in preparation for Registry
  • Evaluate and grade National Registry Skills determining whether student performs minimum requirements to obtain certification
  • Mentoring to students in a way that is positive and enthusiastic to create future confident medics
Children's Mercy Hospital - Critical Care Paramedic
Wichita, KS, 10/2009 - Current
  • Daily tasks include emergency transport of the sick and injured
  • Critical decision making in the interest of a patient in a life or death situation
  • Being responsible for the scene of an emergency call and having to properly delegate treatment decisions based on proper protocol while using each team member from first responder all the way up to Paramedic in the most efficient manner
  • Being in charge of patient care from the scene all the way to the hospital
  • Having a working relationship with nurses, doctors and other hospital staff to benefit our patient's treatment plan
  • Being a role model in my community to present our career field in a positive light
Dover Corporation - EMT
San Diego, CA, 2009 - 10/2009
  • Daily tasks include private patient care and transportation along with emergency aid patient care and transportation, completing informative reports on assessment and treatment provided to each patient and maintaining and updating inventory log for ambulance
  • Also responsible as a driver to follow all procedures in emergencies to transport patient to the hospital in a safe and time efficient manner
Westlake Chemical - Supervisor
Obetz, OH, 07/2006 - 2009
  • Daily tasks include applying protective measures for application of paint to commercial and residential buildings, structures and or furniture
  • Attention to detail is essential upon completion
  • Job settings usually include 4-5 crew members under my supervision
Real Painting - Crew Chief
City, STATE, 05/2002 - 07/2006
  • Daily tasks include preparing surfaces for paint on residential custom homes
  • Promotion to crew leader by second year of employment
  • Responsibilities as crew leader included punctuality with time lines concerning projects, on the spot decision making of recruiting or dismissal of crew members, logging employee hours, keeping track of job materials, maintaining work tools, as well as initiating client survey of colors, finishes and details
Intermountain Tower - Tower Expert
City, STATE, 04/2002 - 07/2006
  • Job entailed constructing, erecting, maintaining and disassembling communication towers around the United States
  • Traveling several times a month, driving long distances, working in various weather, performing in hazardous situations for extended periods of time were all essential in this position
Pi Alpha Alpha
Interpersonal Skills
Inventory Control
Advanced Problem Solver
Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint proficient
Public Relations
Employee Scheduling
Quality Improvement
Staff Development
Team Player

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School Attended

  • Glendale Community College
  • San Antonio College
  • University of Texas Health Science Center
  • University of Texas Rio Grande Valley

Job Titles Held:

  • Firefighter/Paramedic
  • Firefighter/Paramedic
  • EMT-B/EMT-P Clinical Skill Instructor and Preceptor
  • Critical Care Paramedic
  • EMT
  • Supervisor
  • Crew Chief
  • Tower Expert


  • GED
  • Associate of Arts
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Master of Arts

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