Hard working professional driven to succeed, skilled at creative problem solving. Self starter and independent thinker accomplished in supervising crews to reach a common goal. Well versed in many leadership roles, and intensive labor, I take pride in doing a job correctly and efficiently.
Ensure completion of assignments
Meet objectives In a timely fashion
Maintain and repair equipment and tools
Manage Crews and equipment
Provide supervision and Leadership
I have performed all of the previous tasks on a regular basis, under stressful life threatening situations.
Serve as a supervisor (Assistant Engine Captain) on a wildland fire engine. Performed wildland fighting work and supervise crews performing such work directly related to wildland fighting work and supervise crews performing such work directly related to wildland suppression and control activities including suppression, preparedness, prevention, monitoring, hazardous fuel reduction, and prescribed burning.
Directed and participated in fireline construction, backfiring and burnout operations, tree falling and holding/patrol/mop-up. Prescribed fire operations including preparation, ignition, and fire data collection.
Ensure correct positioning of engine and crews, starting/priming pump, adjusting engine speed pump valves, laying hose, and using appropriate nozzles and nozzle adjustment in effective use of water and additives
Directed the operation of a wild land fire engine used for initial and extended attack on wildland fire, prescribed fire, and wildland-urban interface incidents. Supervised crew of 2-7 firefighters. Ensured safety of crew members and operations at all times.
Trained and directed others in starting pump engine, priming pump, adjusting engine speed and pump valves, laying hose, and using appropriate nozzles and nozzle adjustment in effective use of water and additives.
Ensured type 6 engine maintained in state of readiness for emergency incident dispatch, including pumps, foam system, and equipment/engine supply inventory.
Provided technical and administrative supervision to crew members. (EPAP, Time, JHA's, GOV Trip, Risk Assessments, IDP's, EXT.)
Appointed Crew Boss on several wild land fire incidents involving hand crews, steep mountain terrain, helicopter operations, extended attack, mop-up, and burning operations.
Provided Incident Command on multiple type-IV & regularly transition with type- III Incident Commander on wildland fire incidents.
Directed ignitions personnel as FIRB on several wildland and complex prescribed fire burning operations.
Appointed Project Leader and Chief of Party for several fuels management, trail construction, and weed management projects. Ensured safe operations, crew motivation, and productiveness throughout all projects. Frequently called on to perform complex/hazardous tree removal on wildfire incidents and at public recreational areas.
Assistant Instructor for S131, S190, S130 and engine crew members. Instructor for S290, S212. Signed task books for regular and “detailed” engine and hand crew members.
Prepared entire Kitchen for evening dinner shift, including food.
Washed, dried, and replaced all dishes in a timely fashion.
Cleaned and maintained entire kitchen post dinner shift.
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