Volunteer Fire Fighter resume example with 12+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - -

Dedicated Police Officer talented at implementing safe security measures and conflict resolution techniques. Trained in preventive policing techniques to reduce community crime rates. Specializes in non-lethal intervention techniques to resolve potentially dangerous situations. Hardworking Police Officer with 8 years of success in law enforcement leadership. Patrolled Dublin, VA, built positive relationships with community and investigated suspicious behavior. Scheduled, trained and counseled officers to improve performance of squad. Personable Firefighter with experience offering emergency response and collaborating with teams. Deep knowledge and practice extinguishing fires quickly and rescuing individuals. Smart and poised with background working extremely well in high-pressure situations and dedicated to protecting public. Vigilant Firefighter with 3+ years of experience performing firefighting and emergency medical duties. Passionate about protecting lives and property through dedicated service. Committed and physically fit professional. Works cooperatively with other first responders to gain control of emergency scenes. Expertise in HAZMAT handling, hostile fire events and mass casualty events.

  • Defense and Arrest Tactics (DAAT)
  • Radar speed measurement
  • Arrest techniques
  • Surveillance expert
  • Search and seizure laws familiarity
  • Patrol procedures
  • Human relations
  • Conflict resolution tactics
  • Search and rescue
  • Calm under pressure
  • CPR/First Aid certified (Instructor)
  • Evidence collection and evaluation
  • Felony laws knowledge
  • Law enforcement
  • Community relations
03/2018 to Current
Volunteer Fire Fighter Dublin Volunteer Fire Dept City, STATE,
  • Laid hose lines and operated nozzles, pumps, hydrants and fire extinguishers.
  • Cleaned, serviced and maintained fire apparatus in condition of readiness and performed general maintenance of fire department property.
  • Checked hoses and breathing masks after fire calls to determine proper functionality.
  • Answered emergency situations quickly and assessed conditions to contain fires, assist victims and prevent escalation.
  • 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.
  • Informed and educated local community members about fire prevention and safety.
  • Extinguished flames and embers to suppress fires with shovels and hand-driven water or chemical pumps.
  • Participated in fire and life safety inspections of commercial and residential properties and checked operating condition of hydrants.
  • Stayed in close contact with dispatchers to obtain and relay current information about fire status, supplies and personnel.
  • Assessed nature and extent of fire, condition of buildings, danger to adjacent buildings and water supply status to determine crew or company requirements.
  • Employed systematic search and rescue procedures and location and excavation devices to safely locate and evacuate victims.
  • Followed safety practices to protect all team members.
  • Maintained tools and fire vehicles, contributing to rapid response capability.
  • Demonstrated strong knowledge of industry equipment.
08/2013 to Current
Police Officer, Uniformed Road Patrol Town Of Dublin City, STATE,
  • Investigated criminal and traffic offenses.
  • Apprehended suspects, prepared case reports and testified in courtroom hearings.
  • Mediated domestic-related disturbances and protected victims from harm.
  • Responded to and investigated security and burglar alarms.
  • Adhered to safety protocols and properly handled equipment, weapons and materials.
  • Made arrests for violations of criminal laws and conducted background investigations.
  • Served active warrants and subpoenas.
  • Directed and controlled crowds at parades, funeral processions and sporting events.
  • Responded to calls related to DWI, felonies, misdemeanors, domestic abuse and animal rescue.
  • Searched vehicles, buildings, homes and property for evidence and stolen property.
  • Communicated with subjects and witnesses to acquire and verify information relevant to roadway accident investigations.
  • Wrote, reviewed and approved reports entered in county database.
  • Assessed crime scenes upon arrival and secured areas.
  • Conducted field sobriety tests and used portable breathalyzers to perform tests.
  • Gathered preliminary investigation information as first responder to crime scenes.
  • General Instructor and Speed Measurement Instructor for Local Police Academy
12/2016 to 12/2019
Infantryman (11B) Army National Guard VA City, STATE,
  • Maintained rifles, machine guns, mortars and hand grenades, verifying weapon locations and supporting magazine operations.
  • Patrolled restricted areas and authorized access for permitted personnel.
  • Led detailed trainings on weapons systems for subordinates, enhancing overall team safety and cohesion.
  • Conducted ground reconnaissance and reported to leadership for strategic planning.
  • Placed explosives and coordinated land-based minesweeping.
  • Established, camouflaged and maintained forward and support infantry positions.
05/2009 to 07/2016
Heavy Equipment Operator Squad Leader United States Marine Corps City, STATE,
  • Operated front end loader to move dirt and different base materials.
  • Performed pre-shift and post-shift equipment inspections and accurately completed reports to support company policy.
  • Operated excavators and other construction equipment to properly grade land.
  • Employed heavy equipment operation best practices resulting in minimal complaints or incidents.
  • Promoted company's strict safety protocols for operation of machinery to reduce accidents and injuries.
  • Kept equipment fueled and ready for immediate use to support scheduling demands.
  • Transported materials around construction sites to work locations.
  • Learned about new equipment and related attachments while maintaining knowledge of items used daily to meet job requirements.
  • Followed signals from ground crew and other operators to safely move materials and prevent dangerous interactions or missed cues.
  • Maintained equipment on-site with regular maintenance and repairs.
  • Loaded and moved dirt, rocks, equipment and materials.
  • Kept records of material or equipment usage and completed entries in production logs.
  • Coordinated machine operations with other site personnel to keep materials moving smoothly and prevent accidents.
Education and Training
Expected in
: General Studies
New River Community College - Dublin, VA
Expected in 06/2008
High School Diploma:
Pulaski County Senior High School - Dublin, VA
  • FireFighter 1 and 2
  • Hazardous Materials Operations Level
  • CPR/AED/First Aid Certified Instructor
  • Emergency Vehicle Operations 1, 2 & 3
  • Basic Pump Operator
  • Incident Command (ICS) 100. 200, 700 & 800
  • Crisis Intervention (CIT)
  • ALL Virginia Law Enforcement Certifications
  • Multiple Vehicle and Heavy Equipment Operator Licenses

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • New River Community College
  • Pulaski County Senior High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Volunteer Fire Fighter
  • Police Officer, Uniformed Road Patrol
  • Infantryman (11B)
  • Heavy Equipment Operator Squad Leader


  • Some College (No Degree)
  • High School Diploma

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