wildland firefighter resume example with 7+ years of experience

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

A self-motivated Wildland Firefighter that possesses quick thinking abilities in extreme conditions and is able to maintain calm in high pressure situations. With also conducting regular maintenance and repairs on various equipment such as fire engines, chain saws and hand tools ; using complex equipment to control and fight against fire, controlling wildfire immediately.

  • First aid certified
  • Fire suppression tactics
  • Fire suppression work
  • Public safety and security
  • Emergency Response
  • Semi-annual drills
  • Class B CDl
  • Tanker endorsement
  • FFT1 Task book open
  • IC5 task book open
  • Materials handling and transport
  • Pallet jacks
  • Able to lift and carry 200 lbs.
  • Freight labeling
  • Shipping and receiving
  • Invoice verification
  • Inventory organization
  • Forklift certified
  • Critical thinking
  • Warehouse operations
  • Prescribed burn setup
  • Alarm response
  • High-pressure nozzle changes
  • Apparatus maintenance
  • Truck driving
  • Meteorological readings
05/2021 to Current Wildland Firefighter Viejas Enterprises | Alpine, CA,
  • 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.
  • Operated pumps connected to high-pressure hoses.
  • Minimized devastating wildfires by employing hand tools, dozers and air drops for containment operations.
  • 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.
  • Answered emergency situations quickly and assessed conditions to contain fires, assist victims and prevent escalation.
  • Kept station in peak working order by inspecting facilities, equipment and personnel.
  • Demonstrated strong knowledge of industry equipment.
  • Maintained tools and fire vehicles, contributing to rapid response capability.
  • Performed fundamental firefighter and driver duties.
  • Worked successfully with diverse group of coworkers to accomplish goals and address issues related to our products and services.
  • Worked closely with team members to deliver project requirements, develop solutions and meet deadlines.
  • Juggled multiple projects and tasks to ensure high quality and timely delivery.
  • Planned work and determined appropriate tools and equipment.
  • Operated chainsaws and other power tools to complete production requirements.
  • Maintained equipment such as wedges, lifts, saws and saw blades by inspecting before and after use and completing timely repairs.
  • Assessed tree cutting site, terrain, and weather conditions prior to performing work.
  • Assessed cut logs for size and usability and sorted for movement to logging trucks and transportation to processing locations.
  • Prioritized and organized tasks to efficiently accomplish service goals.
  • Demonstrated self-reliance by meeting and exceeding workflow needs.
  • Followed relevant codes, regulations and safety techniques.
  • Patrolled burned areas to locate and eliminate hot spots.
  • Tested and inspected tools, equipment and gear to maintain readiness for different fire scenarios.
  • Patrolled previously burned areas after fire containment to locate and eliminate dangerous hot spots.
  • Observed strict safety protocols to maintain personal and coworker safety.
  • Attended trainings to maintain wealth of knowledge in firefighting techniques and suppression methods, enabling quick decision making during actual emergencies.
  • Rehabilitated fire hoses, portable water tanks and other equipment.
  • Located trees and forest plots through use of GPS, aerial and satellite data.
  • 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.
  • Completed field assessments of active fires and planned optimal approaches.
  • Conducted fire drills at schools and businesses.
  • Established and managed water supplies to support suppression activities.
03/2018 to Current Assistant Baseball Coach Garfield School District Re-2 | Rifle, CO,
  • Conducted practices with conditioning, placement of players on defense, batting, bunting, base running and sliding.
  • Prepared strong program focused on skill-building, practice and conditioning.
  • Maintained standards of play by following established baseball rules.
  • Coordinated team's schedules, travel arrangements and equipment for efficient operations.
  • Verified scoring calculations and tracked player statistics.
  • Inspected baseball sporting equipment and examined participants before play, complying with event and safety regulations.
  • Utilized gestures and audible signals to regulate play and communicate to participants and officials.
  • Collaborated with community agencies and city departments to provide baseball program opportunities and community involvement programs.
  • Liaised with booster organizations to keep team support strong and maximize spirit at games.
  • Provided one-on-one coaching on unique requirements of each position.
  • Demonstrated correct game play and citizenship behaviors.
  • Devised and implemented successful game strategies.
  • Held 6 weekly practices to train and condition players.
  • Organized and conducted individual and team practices for High school Varsity level players.
  • Took Rimrock to State for the first time since 2006.
05/2015 to 05/2021 Warehouse Worker Wayfair Llc | Hazelwood, MO,
  • Organized warehouse design to maximize space for stock while allowing for high volume traffic zones.
  • Established and maintained good relations with customers, vendors and transport companies.
  • Monitored work areas for cleanliness and functionality and removed obstacles for safety.
  • Used pallet jacks to move items to and from warehouse locations.
  • Received deliveries, scanned packages and updated orders in internal database.
  • Recognized defective material and reported issues to management.
  • Counted and stocked different types of merchandise to comply with inventory control tag requirements.
  • Staged and sorted multiple types of products for loading.
  • Generated warehouse shipping documents, packing lists and invoices.
  • Moved large and bulky items manually or with pallet jacks or forklifts.
  • Satisfied reporting requirements with timely and accurate logging of daily activities.
  • Managed warehouse system updates to increase productivity and reduce errors.
  • Promoted performance improvements by coaching, counseling and disciplining personnel and appraising job results.
  • Complied with local, state and federal requirements involving shipping and handling of hazardous materials.
  • Loaded perishable goods into environmentally controlled trucks.
  • Employed first-in first-out protocols to reduce waste.
  • Accessed elevated products from manlifts and high-reach ladders.
  • Plowed and tilled fields to prepare soil for crop planting.
  • Maintained and repaired farming equipment to provide consistent usability, prime operational condition and alleviate downtime.
  • Operated pallet jacks, forklifts and farm boats.
  • Implemented troubleshooting methods to determine cause of malfunctioning equipment.
  • Swept and blew aisle ways and used pressure washer to maintain a clean Warehouse.
  • Drove tractors according to job needs.
  • Completed operator maintenance, checking and replenishing fluids to proper levels, examining and changing filters, changing and sharpening blades and lubricating equipment.
  • Maintained grounds using lawnmower, tractors and other types of equipment.
  • Performed mechanical and hydraulic connections to attach equipment to tractors.
  • Utilized safety practices and procedures, following established rules and regulations.
  • Observed road and traffic laws and regulations to execute safe driving practices.
  • Dug ditches, leveled grading, and spread gravel.
  • Followed maps and GPS systems to complete tasks efficiently.
  • Executed backhoes and front-loading devices to move trees, dig ditches and unload soil to complete grounds maintenance.
  • Positioned lifting devices around loaded pallets, skids and boxes to secure materials for transport to designated areas.
  • Employed hand signals to communicate effectively with coworkers operating transport vehicles and direct movements from floor.
  • Scheduled or performed needed maintenance on equipment to promote longevity of use.
  • Carefully and precisely manipulated controls of Cat-powered vehicles to navigate throughout facility, thoughtfully selecting routes to avoid obstructions and crowded areas.
  • While working at wolfe pac pellets for 6 years, I implimented private perscribed fires to inculde fuels reduction and land preperation before planting. i was part of fire suppression efforts and prescribed fire implementation. (GS3- Equivalent )
Education and Training
Expected in to to | Criminal Justice Tresure Valley Commmunity College, Ontario, OR, GPA:
  • Certified S-130 Bureau of land Management - 2021
  • Certified S-212 Bureau of land Mangment - 2021
  • Certified S-130 Bureau of land Management - 2021
  • Certified S-190 Bureau of land Management - 2021
  • Certified S-131 Bureau of land Management - 2022
  • Certified S-211 Bureau of land Management - 2022
  • Fork Lift Certified Burea of land Management 2022

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  • Tresure Valley Commmunity College

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