Volunteer Fire Fighter resume example with 20+ years of experience

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

Upbeat, customer-focused, flexible and approachable, with strong organizational and time management skills. Able to deliver memorable guest experience through welcoming interactions and willingness to learn new ideas. The day we quiet learning is the day we quiet living.

  • Ladder operation
  • Alarm response
  • Public assistance and support
  • Weather condition assessment
  • Apparatus maintenance
  • Rescue equipment proficiency
  • Medical response
  • Fire response team direction
  • Incident safety
  • Time and resource allocation
  • Staff development and leadership
  • Staff scheduling
  • Evacuation direction and guidance
  • Public safety and security
  • Report preparation
  • Facility and equipment maintenance
  • First aid certified
  • Life and property protection
  • Scheduled maintenance
  • Diagnostic procedures
  • Safety processes
  • Parts replacement
  • Proper parts storage
  • Reporting and documentation
  • Repair work
  • Wiring systems
  • Machinery testing
  • Supervision
  • Reliable and trustworthy
  • Friendly, positive attitude
  • Team building
  • Retail merchandising expertise
  • Documentation and recordkeeping
  • Money Transfer Systems
  • Communication
  • People skills
  • Team management
Education and Training
NorthWest Arkansas Community College Bentonville, AR Expected in : EMT - GPA :
Lincoln High School Lincoln, AR, Expected in 05/1984 High School Diploma : - GPA :
  • Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)
  • Auto Extrication Certified
  • Swift Water Certified
  • Ropes Certified
  • Confined Space Certified
  • Track Recovery Specialist
  • SCBA (Self Contained Breathing Apparatus) minor maintenance certified
Dk Security - Volunteer Fire Fighter
Haslett, MI, 10/1993 - Current
  • Answered emergency situations quickly and assessed conditions to contain fires, assist victims and prevent escalation.
  • Cleaned, serviced and maintained fire apparatus in condition of readiness and performed general maintenance of fire department property.
  • Administered emergency treatment and medical care to people injured in accidents and fires.
  • Collaborated with other emergency personnel when responding to accident scenes or acute illness calls requiring emergency medical care.
  • Attended trainings to maintain wealth of knowledge in firefighting techniques and suppression methods, enabling quick decision making during actual emergencies.
  • Located victims trapped by fires, extricated and rendered first aid.
  • Set up and operated hydraulic, pneumatic, manual and power tools in emergency situations.
  • Trained continuously to maintain required physical fitness for demanding work.
  • 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.
  • Extinguished flames and embers to suppress fires using shovels and engine- or hand-driven water or chemical pumps.
  • Checked all equipment, including hoses and breathing masks after fire calls to determine proper functionality.
  • Rehabilitated fire hoses, portable water tanks and other 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.
  • Responded directly to residential and business emergency situations to serve community.
  • Responded to medical emergencies, alarms and bomb threats.
  • Stayed in close contact with dispatchers to obtain and relay current information about fire status, supplies and personnel.
  • Employed systematic search and rescue procedures and location and excavation devices to safely locate and evacuate victims.
  • Served 12 years as Secretary/Treasure I kept minutes at all meeting & maintained dept checkbook
Mccoy's Building Supply - Security Officer (Corporal)
Carlsbad, NM, 02/2010 - 02/2021
  • Investigated alarms and disturbances to maintain safety.
  • Monitored security cameras and fire, building and alarm systems.
  • Oversaw premises to identify security risks to promote employee and visitor safety.
  • Inspected parking lot to verify parking permits and ticketed or towed all unauthorized vehicles.
  • Provided security presence for over special events.
  • Documented all security-related situations and submitted in-depth reports to.
  • Responded to emergency situations quickly to minimize risk and injury.
  • Circulated among patrons and customers to keep abreast of emergent security situations.
  • Investigated suspected incidents of fraud, employee theft and embezzlement and reported findings to law enforcement.
  • Enforced security regulations and escorted non-compliant individuals off property.
  • Checked footage and live feeds from surveillance cameras for trespassers and criminal activity.
  • Surveilled all areas within facility to identify suspicious behavior.
  • I held the rank of Corporal (shift Supervisor) I monitored other Security Officers & Trained new Officers.
Northwest Arkansas Mall - Security Supervisor
City, STATE, 12/1991 - 02/2021
  • Recorded required data from Officers incident reports for management team.
  • Demonstrated ability to think fast and remain calm under pressure.
  • Provided security team leadership and contributed to on-call duties.
  • Supplied internal and external security of the mall property.
  • Oversaw highly effective security team and managed scheduling and resource allocation.
  • Implemented new security protocols to prohibit trespassing and increase safety.
  • Managed staff schedules for all shifts and events to minimize overtime costs
  • Implemented training procedures for all newly hired personnel.
  • Supervised property entrances and exits and monitored employee safety.
  • Reduced general liability claims through enforcing safety protocols, detailed statements and training.
  • Issued criminal trespass warnings to possible suspects and assisted police in apprehending and processing shoplifters.
  • Trained new security officers on safety protocols and company standards.
  • Communicated and enforced compliance with state and local laws while emphasizing company standards of professionalism and safety.
U S Army National Guard (SVC Btry 2/142 FA) - Track Vehicle Mechanic
City, STATE, 12/1982 - 12/2003
  • Assessed equipment to determine cause of issue or malfunction and identified appropriate repairs.
  • Completed regular preventive maintenance on field artillery equipment.
  • Disassembled equipment using hand tools and hoists to begin repair work.
  • Troubleshooted, diagnosed, Located, and/or removed outdated, malfunctioning and worn components to repair, refurbish or replace with new parts.
  • Worked in shop and field to handle heavy equipment repair, maintenance and commissioning needs.
  • Removed defective wiring systems, hydraulics and braking systems and replaced with new parts, enabling machines to return to service.
  • Kept accurate records of all machine and equipment repair work that had been performed.
  • I held the rank of Staff Sargent I was a track Recovery Specialist of a M88A2 (Heavy Recovery Track Vehicle) & a squad leader, I supervised lower ranking soldiers.
Walmart - Sales Floor Associate
City, STATE, 01/1988 - 12/1991
  • Engaged positively with each customer, providing professional and polite support for sales and service needs.
  • Maintained current store, product and promotional knowledge to drive consistent sales.
  • Replenished floor stock and processed efficient shipments to maintain optimal product availability for customer demands.
  • Reduced store theft by observing customers, identifying security risks.
  • Welcomed customers, offered to help locate items and suggested merchandise without being intrusive or pushy.
  • Counted cash, made change and stored coupons to keep organized and balanced cash register drawer.
  • Restocked shelves, racks and bins with latest merchandise and changed signage to promote special items.

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School Attended

  • NorthWest Arkansas Community College
  • Lincoln High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Volunteer Fire Fighter
  • Security Officer (Corporal)
  • Security Supervisor
  • Track Vehicle Mechanic
  • Sales Floor Associate


  • Some College (No Degree)
  • High School Diploma

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