sfeo resume example with 12+ years of experience

(555) 432-1000,
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Focused individual with 13 years of experience as a key member of crews and engines while fighting numerous fires across the nation in multiple types of terrain and in varied weather conditions. Duty, respect, and integrity are my foundation and I instill that in those I lead, along with great work ethic.

  • Critical thinking
  • Problem resolution
  • Work ethic
Education and Training
Prospect High School Prospect, OR, Expected in 06/2005 High School Diploma : - GPA :
Davey Tree - SFEO
Yuba City, CA, 03/2021 - Current

Supervised employees on a type 6 engine module performing fire suppression, fuels and prevention work. Performed administrative and human resource management relative to the personnel I supervised. Out lined guidelines and SOP's for performance expectations. Provided on the job training that is relative to the wildland firefighting and safety. Coordinated daily operations and assignments involving wildland fire and all-risk situations.

Used technical equipment such as programmable two way radios, GPS units including avenza, collector and survey 123, weather monitoring equipment, computers for accessing fire weather, and fire modeling and mapping programs. Responded to frequent shifts from one technical assignment to another or substantially different tasks. Was responsible for technical decisions involving defining and implementing appropriate strategy and tactics. Recognized, reacted to and communicated changes in predicted weather, fire behavior, topography and fuel types. Adapted planned strategies and tactics to identify and relocate firelines, escape routes, and safety zones. Performed as incident commander, as well as many different single resource positions involving wildland urban interface working along side other agency or state resources. Planned and implemented work activities such as fire management, thinning and slashing, trails work, fuelbreak construction, facility and grounds maintenance, road brushing, and fire hazard reduction. Setting priorities, identifying objectives, coordinating resources, vehicles, supplies and equipment. Assigned resources, conducted safety meetings, monitored work quality and quantity, tracked budget expenditures, and reported work progress and project accomplishments, while Coordinating with other disciplines to implement management objectives. Worked with fire managers, agency administrators and other resource managers in the development and implementation of prescribed burn plans. Executed prescribed burns as the burn boss, firing boss or holding boss.

USDA Forest Service - Handcrew Supervisor
City, STATE, 03/2018 - 03/2021

In 2020 I detailed into the crew supervisor position. I worked towards converting our 10 person module into a type 2 WFM module. Working closely with our fire staff, region and regional WFM coordinator.

Duties include performing fire suppression and fire prevention duties to protect life and property, which includes but not limited to, scouting potential line for containment, coordinating with adjoining resources, directing air drops from SEATS, VLATS, and helicopters. Building sling loads, hooking up helicopter loads, and constructing helispots and sling sites. Conducting and coordinating high complex firing operations, constructing fire line in adverse conditions using chainsaws and hand tools in steep country and thick fuels, mopping up, and rehabilitation.

Coordinating with fire management on seasonal objectives and day to day operations and relaying that information to my resources and applying those objectives to the ground for a final product.

Admin duties includes posting time to CTR's and transferring time into Connecthr. Doing travel using ETS2 not only for myself but the entire crew and other employees. Inputting documentation into E-safety and filing CA-1 CA-2 and CA-16's in the case of accidents or injuries. On and off boarding new employees, and purchasing items for the module or district.
In the shoulder seasons I was in charge of a resource area which included mapping and coordination of fuels reduction work to be done. Burning hand and mechanical piles, prepping and directing a bulldozer on containment lines for prescribed fires. Implementing prescribed fire as an RXB3, RXB2 (t)or FIRB.

Taking the assigned module off district to incidents around the nation and supporting our local forest with initial attack. Also helping out to staff engines as the engine captain on a type 4 and type 6.

Helping other resource areas out due to lack of numbers, including marking timber, recreation maintenance, in stream fish restoration projects and range management.

Coordinating and instructing classes for temps and perms such as S-212, S-211, ect.

USDA Forest Service - Forestry Technician
City, STATE, 05/2009 - 03/2018

2009 is when i started my career with the forest service as a crew member on the Tiller type 2 IA handcrew. I got my permanent position in late 2013 as the senior on the crew. From there I climbed the ranks into the squadboss roll and held that for a few years before moving to lakeview, OR and taking the assistant supervisor position.

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School Attended

  • Prospect High School

Job Titles Held:

  • SFEO
  • Handcrew Supervisor
  • Forestry Technician


  • High School Diploma

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