wildland firefighter resume example with 6+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
  • H: (555) 432-1000
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I have a lot of determination and persistence as I am continuing to pursue a career in firefighting. I started as a Wildland Firefighter with UFA on the Fuels Crew in summer 2019 and have been continuing on an Engine Crew with UFA this summer. I have my EMT along with multiple certifications gained through college courses and have also gained a lot of experience while working with UFA. I want to further my career by continuing to gain experience on the job, and also getting more education and certifications to help me in the future.

  • Fire suppression tactics
  • Organization
  • Accountable
  • Working well under pressure
  • Following direction
  • Team player
  • Positive attitude
  • Highly responsible and reliable
  • Leadership
  • Friendly and hardworking
  • Team building
  • Experience
  • Ambitious
  • Passionate
  • Equipment operation
  • First Aid/CPR
Wildland Firefighter, 05/2019 - Current
Viejas Enterprises Alpine, CA,

I was on the Fuels Crew during summer 2019 and I am currently working on an engine crew.

  • Improve operations by working with team members and customers to find workable solutions.
  • Demonstrate self-reliance by meeting and exceeding workflow needs.
  • Work closely with team members to deliver project requirements, develop solutions and meet deadlines.
  • Perform fire suppression and fire prevention duties to protect life and property.
  • Work long hours
  • Work in all types of weather and hike rigorous terrain.
  • Maintain tools.
  • Demonstrate self-reliance by meeting and exceeding workflow needs.
  • Assess nature and extent of fire, condition of buildings, danger to adjacent buildings and water supply status to determine crew or company requirements.
  • Organize fire caches and positioned equipment for most effective response at emergency calls, which resulted in quicker action times
  • Extinguished flames and embers to suppress fires using shovels and engine-or-hand-driven water or chemical pumps.

This job has helped me learn to be a better leader and crew member

Apprentice, 10/2019 - 02/2020
Yusen Logistics Doral, FL,
  • Operated hand and power tools and diagnostic equipment to complete various aspects of jobs.
  • Maintained organization, cleanliness and safety in all work areas.
  • Shadowed craft experts and supervisors to learn wide range of simple and complex techniques.
  • Volunteered to take on additional shifts during peak periods to keep projects with tight deadlines moving forward.
  • Inspected quality of finished products, making minor repairs to meet project expectations.
  • Worked alongside senior team members to learn all related job tasks and roles.
  • Installed expansion joints
  • Put together bathroom partitions
  • Installed corner guards
  • Installed wall protection
  • Hung mirrors
  • Installed crash rails and chair rails along with other accessories
Mechanic, 01/2019 - 04/2019
Dupont De Nemours Inc. Wilmington, DE,

I worked here for my cousin while waiting to start my firefighting job.

  • Executed preventive and corrective maintenance on work trucks and other vehicles.
  • Maintained knowledge of updated changes in various models of equipment.
  • Monitored shop equipment to maintain safe working condition.
  • Inspected vehicles to assess damage and strategize repair plans.
  • Adjusted, repaired or replaced defective automotive parts.
Waiter, 05/2014 - 01/2019
Vacasa Sandpoint, ID,

I started this job at 14 years old and worked there up until the beginning of 2019. I started out as a busser/food runner and quickly moved my way up. By the time I left this job, I had experienced all of the positions offered in the restaurant.

  • Maximized beverage sales by suggesting appropriate food and drink pairings to suit unique customer preferences.
  • Maintained knowledge of menu items, garnishes, ingredients and preparation methods to assist guests with menu selection.
  • Prepared salads, appetizers and set up garnish stations to assist kitchen staff.
  • Checked on guests to verify satisfaction with meals and suggested additional items to increase restaurant sales.
  • Completed thorough and accurate opening and closing duties to facilitate smooth restaurant operations.
  • Calculated charges, issued table checks and collected payments from customers.
  • Applied safe food handling and optimal cleaning strategies to protect customers from foodborne illness and maintain proper sanitation.
  • Communicated with kitchen staff frequently to stay up-to-date on supply availability and potential customer wait times.
  • Addressed concerns or complaints quickly to improve service and escalated more advanced issues to management for resolution.
Education and Training
High School Diploma: , Expected in 05/2018
Wasatch High School - Heber, UT
Status -
: Wildland/Forest Firefighting And Investigation, Expected in
Utah Valley University - Orem, UT
Status -

I went to UVU to gain a larger education involving Wildland Firefighting. I spent my time there working towards getting certificates to further help me in my firefighting career.

  • Food Handlers
  • B-faller
  • Ics-100
  • Is-700
  • S-212
  • S-131
  • S-211
  • L-180
  • S-130
  • S-190
  • BLS
  • EMT
  • Class CDL

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School Attended

  • Wasatch High School
  • Utah Valley University

Job Titles Held:

  • Wildland Firefighter
  • Apprentice
  • Mechanic
  • Waiter


  • High School Diploma
  • Some College (No Degree)

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