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Jessica Claire
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Summary

Flexible hard worker ready to learn and contribute to team success. Personable and dedicated firefighter with over 23 years experience, offering emergency response and collaborating with teams.

Deep knowledge and practice extinguishing fires quickly and rescuing individuals, with experience in planning, building and maintaining fire breaks and trails, conducting risk assessments and hazard reduction burns, working extremely well in high-pressure situations and dedicated to protecting public.

Skills
  • Fire Suppression Work
  • Apparatus Maintenance
  • Fire Suppression Tactics
  • Emergency Response
  • Human and Animal Evacuations
  • Alarm Response
  • Community Education
  • Rescue Equipment Proficiency
  • Medical Response
  • Water and Chemical Streams
  • Ladder Operation
  • Public Assistance and Support
  • Conditions Assessment
  • Post-Fire Inspection
  • Station and Equipment Cleaning
  • Hot Spot Location and Elimination
  • Burning Building Entry Tactics
  • Industrial Accidents
  • Ladder Positioning and Operation
  • Victim Rescue
  • Detailed Reporting
  • Fire Suppression Techniques
  • Building Access Strategies
  • Ladder Truck Operation
  • Accident Site Response
  • Two-Way Radio Coordination
  • Safety Equipment Inspection
  • Fire Prevention Education
  • Smoke Suppression and Removal
  • Property Protection and Salvage
  • Pump and Hose Management
  • Drills and Demonstrations
  • Hazard Identification
  • Waterproof Salvage Covers
  • Personal Protective Equipment PPE
Experience
Senior Firefighter, 03/2007 - Current
Fire And Rescue NSW City, STATE,
  • Laid hose lines and operated nozzles, pumps, hydrants and fire extinguishers.
  • Assessed nature and extent of fire, condition of buildings, danger to adjacent buildings and water supply status to determine crew or company requirements.
  • Responded immediately to alarms for fires, vehicle accidents and other emergency situations.
  • 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.
  • Collaborated with other emergency personnel when responding to accident scenes or acute illness calls requiring emergency medical care.
  • Administered emergency treatment and medical care to people injured in accidents and fires.
  • Communicated with other firefighters and emergency personnel to relay observations, equipment needs and other relevant information.
  • Answered emergency situations and assessed conditions to contain fires, assist victims and prevent escalation.
  • Analyzed situations to quickly adopt courses of action with regard to surroundings and circumstances.
  • Extinguished flames and embers to suppress fires with shovels and hand-driven water or chemical pumps.
  • Checked hoses and breathing masks after fire calls to determine proper functionality.
  • Participated in on-call schedule to respond to requests for assistance after hours and on weekends or holidays.
  • Controlled and extinguished fires using manual and power equipment.
  • Informed and educated local community members about fire prevention and safety.
  • Participated in fire and life safety inspections of commercial and residential properties and checked operating condition of hydrants.
  • Combatted fires by holding nozzles and directing streams of fog, chemicals or water.
  • Held nozzles and directed streams of fog, chemicals or water to combat fires.
  • Employed systematic search and rescue procedures and location and excavation devices to safely locate and evacuate victims.
  • Ascended and descended ladders, stairs and ramps in smoke-filled areas.
Firefighter, Eventual Captain , 09/2009 - 10/2009
NSW Rural Fire Service City, STATE,
  • Responded immediately to alarms for fires, vehicle accidents and other emergency situations.
  • 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.
  • Collaborated with other emergency personnel when responding to accident scenes or acute illness calls requiring emergency medical care.
  • Administered emergency treatment and medical care to people injured in accidents and fires.
  • Laid hose lines and operated nozzles, pumps, hydrants and fire extinguishers.
  • Answered emergency situations and assessed conditions to contain fires, assist victims and prevent escalation.
  • Analyzed situations to quickly adopt courses of action with regard to surroundings and circumstances.
  • Communicated with other firefighters and emergency personnel to relay observations, equipment needs and other relevant information.
  • Extinguished flames and embers to suppress fires with shovels and hand-driven water or chemical pumps.
  • Checked hoses and breathing masks after fire calls to determine proper functionality.
  • Participated in on-call schedule to respond to requests for assistance after hours and on weekends or holidays.
  • Controlled and extinguished fires using manual and power equipment.
  • Informed and educated local community members about fire prevention and safety.
  • Combatted fires by holding nozzles and directing streams of fog, chemicals or water.
  • Participated in fire and life safety inspections of commercial and residential properties and checked operating condition of hydrants.
  • Ascended and descended ladders, stairs and ramps in smoke-filled areas.
  • Employed systematic search and rescue procedures and location and excavation devices to safely locate and evacuate victims.
  • Held nozzles and directed streams of fog, chemicals or water to combat fires.
  • Maintained cleanliness of service area by sweeping, mopping and organizing.
  • Notated damages to vehicles to reduce exposure to risk and lawsuits.
  • Prepared records and reports of company responses to fires or other emergencies.
  • Conducted search and rescue operations, quickly analyzed medical emergencies and administered first aid to injured persons.
  • Drafted reports of fires, equipment and personnel.
  • Supported continuing operations and rehabilitation of firefighting equipment by identifying new community resources.
  • Provided clear and decisive leadership by rapidly assessing and responding to changing field conditions.
  • Responded to fire and emergency alarms and evaluated emergency to direct company operations.
  • Conducted fire prevention and suppression operations.
  • Oversaw station efforts to continuously deliver timely and quality responses in areas of fire, medical and public safety administration.
  • Developed and implemented training procedures for newly hired personnel.
  • Located hydrants and operated pumps at proper pressure to evaluate adequacy of water system and availability of water supply.
  • Managed staff schedules for shifts and events to minimize overtime costs.
  • Collaborated with Hazmat to clean up chemical and oil spills.
  • Understood and followed oral and written directions.
  • Worked successfully with diverse group of coworkers to accomplish goals and address issues related to our products and services.
  • Demonstrated leadership by making improvements to work processes and helping to train others.
Fire Mitigation Labourer Then Team Leader, 02/2003 - 03/2007
Lake Macquarie City Council City, STATE,
  • Trained continuously to maintain required physical fitness for demanding work.
  • Instructed personnel on environmental hazard reduction and PPE use, driving standardized procedures and supporting team health and performance.
  • Conducted fire prevention and suppression operations.
  • Prepared records and reports of company responses to fires or other emergencies.
  • Provided clear and decisive leadership by rapidly assessing and responding to changing field conditions.
  • Developed and implemented training procedures for newly hired personnel.
  • Managed staff schedules for shifts and events to minimize overtime costs.
  • Managed daily work assignments by delegating tasks and monitoring progress.
  • Read and followed blueprints when planning and implementing construction phases.
  • Kept track of supplies and materials to prevent inventory losses.
  • Communicated effectively with customers and workers alike, answering inquiries and questions and responding to complaints.
  • Performed work safely and effectively in high and precarious places.
  • Maintained quality standards and monitored work for corrective action.
  • Supervised aspects of construction projects, lending communication and hands-on assistance.
  • Reviewed documentation and safety materials and implemented work site procedures in accordance with regulations.
  • Assigned projects and tasks to employees based on competencies and specialties.
  • Assessed usage of equipment by crews to prevent accidents, damage and safety violations.
  • Checked crew timesheets and logs for accuracy and submitted on schedule.
  • Inspected, serviced and repaired equipment to maintain functionality and project timelines.
  • Estimated time, employee expenses and material costs for projects.
  • Led weekly status meetings and reviewed daily staff reporting.
  • Removed and properly disposed of debris to maintain worksite safety.
  • Trimmed dead and excess branches from trees and cleared branches around power lines.
  • Maintained hand and power tools through proper operation, cleaning and maintenance.
  • Operated loaders, boom trucks and tractors to complete tree trimming work.
  • Inspected equipment before and after use to increase longevity and maximize safety.
  • Pruned and trimmed trees and hedges with shears, pruners, or chain saws.
  • Filled out job or shift report forms for supervisors.
  • Understood and followed oral and written directions.
  • Worked successfully with diverse group of coworkers to accomplish goals and address issues related to our products and services.
  • Demonstrated leadership by making improvements to work processes and helping to train others.
Education and Training
Cert 2 And 3 Emergency Operations Fire. Senior Firefighter: , Expected in 06/2014
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FRNSW - Sydney, NSW,
GPA:
Status -
High School Diploma: , Expected in 1999
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Whitebridge High School - Whitebridge, NSW
GPA:
Status -
: Cert 2 And 3 Gas Industry Operations, Expected in
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Agility/AGL - Sydney, NSW,
GPA:
Status -
  • Trainee of the Year 2000 Recipient
: Basic Firefighter To Crew Leader Courses, Expected in
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NSWRFS - Lake Macquarie NSW,
GPA:
Status -
: Recruit To Level 1 Firefighter, Expected in
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NSW Fire Brigades - Sydney NSW,
GPA:
Status -
  • Firie's Firie Recipient
: Senior First Aid And Basic Life Support, Expected in
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Emergency First Aid - Robina, QLD,
GPA:
Status -
: Aerial Appliance Operator, Expected in
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NSW Fire Brigades - Sydney, NSW,
GPA:
Status -
: Rural Fire Driver, Expected in
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NSWRFS - Lake Macquarie NSW,
GPA:
Status -

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • FRNSW
  • Whitebridge High School
  • Agility/AGL
  • NSWRFS
  • NSW Fire Brigades
  • Emergency First Aid
  • NSW Fire Brigades
  • NSWRFS

Job Titles Held:

  • Senior Firefighter
  • Firefighter, Eventual Captain
  • Fire Mitigation Labourer Then Team Leader

Degrees

  • Cert 2 And 3 Emergency Operations Fire. Senior Firefighter
  • High School Diploma
  • Some College (No Degree)
  • Some College (No Degree)
  • Some College (No Degree)
  • Some College (No Degree)
  • Some College (No Degree)
  • Some College (No Degree)

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