volunteer firefighter resume example with 3+ years of experience

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

Committed Firefighter offering a year and a half of experience controlling, containing and extinguishing fires. I work well with others whether it be coworkers or the public. I also work really well under stressful situations. I am always trying to improve myself not only as a worker but as a person.

  • Alarm Response
  • Conditions Assessment
  • Medical Response
  • Team Collaboration
  • Fire Prevention Education
Education and Training
Cosumnes River College Sacramento, CA Expected in High School Diploma : - GPA :
Sierra College Rocklin, CA Expected in High School Diploma : - GPA :
Kings County - Volunteer Firefighter
Hanford, CA, 07/2021 - Current
  • Trained continuously to maintain required physical fitness for demanding work.
  • 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 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.
  • Responded immediately to alarms for fires, vehicle accidents and other emergency situations.
  • Communicated with other firefighters and emergency personnel to relay observations, equipment needs and other relevant information.
  • Held nozzles and directed streams of fog, chemicals or water to combat fires.
  • Combatted fires by holding nozzles and directing streams of fog, chemicals or water.
  • Participated in on-call schedule to respond to requests for assistance after hours and on weekends or holidays.
  • Analyzed situations to quickly adopt courses of action with regard to surroundings and circumstances.
  • Controlled and extinguished fires using manual and power equipment.
  • Employed systematic search and rescue procedures and location and excavation devices to safely locate and evacuate victims.
  • Maintained tools and fire vehicles, contributing to rapid response capability.
  • Demonstrated strong knowledge of industry equipment.
  • Kept station in peak working order by inspecting facilities, equipment and personnel.
  • Handled routine custodial maintenance of breathing, resuscitation and apparatus equipment.
  • Promptly responded to incidents and demobilized water tenders and fire engines.
  • Performed fundamental firefighter and driver duties.
  • Led and planned periodic fire safety inspections to identify unsafe conditions.
  • Organized fire caches and positioned equipment for most effective response at emergency calls, which resulted in quicker action times.
  • Kept team responsive to emergency situations through scheduled drills and training.
  • Coordinated emergency response and disaster planning for fire fighters.
Taco Bell - Food Champion
Orlando, FL, 05/2021 - 11/2021
  • Memorized food combo numbers and current specials, staying up-to-date on promotions and prices.
  • Worked efficiently to handle high order volumes during rush periods, both at front counter and from drive-thru customers.
  • Operated large-volume cooking equipment to prepare food to company standards.
  • Helped prevent order errors by communicating with kitchen staff about special requests.
  • Maintained clean dining area by clearing tables, emptying trash bins and mopping floors.
  • Guided customers through order selection process by offering advice on menu items and ingredients.
  • Maintained clean and presentable front counter by using slower periods effectively to restock and wipe down surfaces.
  • Accepted orders at counter and drive through, greeting customers enthusiastically and assembling orders with speed and accuracy.
  • Kept drawer accurate by correctly processing cash, card and mobile payments.
  • Attended to dining room and bathrooms multiple times per shift to remove messes, collect trash and replenish supplies.
  • Kept customer and food preparation areas clean and well-organized.
  • Completed side tasks by restocking condiments and cleaning refrigerators.
  • Processed transactions and made change for cash payments or accepted credit cards, debit cards and gift cards.
  • Measured ingredients according to specified recipes to reduce waste.
  • Operated cash register and received payment from customers in cash or credit form.
  • Greeted customers to take food orders and provide information about menus.
  • Served orders to customers at windows, counters and tables.
  • Operated grills, deep fryers and griddles safely to avoid accidents or injury.
  • Modified requested menu items in POS system to customize orders.
  • Promoted food items, beverages and desserts to increase sales.
  • Built brand loyalty and accomplished customer satisfaction by working well with other food service team members.
  • Organized food items on serving trays and in carry-out packages.
  • Made and served coffee, tea and fountain drinks.
  • Maintained neat, well-groomed appearance, impeccable personal hygiene, hair restraint and minimal jewelry to meet company standards.
  • Answered customer questions about food preparation, responding to ingredient and allergen concerns.
  • Recorded customer orders and communicated clearly to confirm each order.
  • Boosted customer satisfaction by quickly addressing and resolving complaints with food or service.
Trevizo Tile And Stone - Tile Setter Helper
City, STATE, 06/2018 - 08/2020
  • Cleaned and leveled surface areas and removed excess grout.
  • Prepared tiling surfaces using waterproofing materials and lath.
  • Formed tile beds using concrete, plaster and mastic materials.
  • Applied cement and arranged tiles according to design plans.
  • Created straight, even and precise patterns using straightedges, levels and squares.
  • Measured, cut and shaped tiles and marble to size.
  • Completed post-installation inspections and processed work invoices.
  • Created decorative wall and floor designs using mosaic tile setups.
  • Removed excess grout and residue from tile and brick joints with sponges.
  • Applied grout between joints and smoothed every line to achieve clean finish.
  • Removed damaged materials and prepared surfaces for optimal installations.
  • Supplied materials to masons for installation, following drawings and numbered sequences.
  • Completed installations by applying caulk and sealants.
  • Erected and broke down scaffolding, ladders and other support structures for installations.
  • Organized and cleaned work area and tools.
  • Prepared and handled materials and masonry tools and equipment.
  • Mixed thinset, mortar, concrete, epoxies and other adhesive or bonding products.
  • Corrected surface imperfections and filled chipped, cracked and broken bricks with fillers and adhesives.
  • Assisted with completing skilled work by preparing supplies and organizing equipment for ease of use.
  • Followed specific project requirements when preparing grout and cleaning solutions.

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School Attended

  • Cosumnes River College
  • Sierra College

Job Titles Held:

  • Volunteer Firefighter
  • Food Champion
  • Tile Setter Helper


  • High School Diploma
  • High School Diploma

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