Fire Fighter Resume Sample

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CERTIFIED FIRE FIGHTER

Well respected professional with highest regard for public accountability in all aspects of departmental operations. Innovative with sharp analytical and problem solving capabilities. Regarded for consistently making effective use of all available resources. Share power horizontally and vertically to promote team building. Clear, articulate communicator with individuals from all levels and backgrounds. Provide a stabilizing influence during unpredictable and hectic environments. Core competencies include:

• Rational Decision Making
• Media / Public Relations
• Training & Presentations
• Budget Development
• Contracts & Negotiations
• Strategic Planning

 
MANAGEMENT & BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION HIGHLIGHTS
• Platoon Chief directing 23 career firefighters. Accountable for recruitment, training, scheduling, performance evaluations and enacting disciplinary measures as required.
• 30 years of service results in effective training of others in all aspects of fire fighting, fire prevention, emergency medical servicing, and optimal career counseling.
• As Command Officer, oversaw the termination of the emergency, and initiated fire cause determination procedures.
• While serving as interim District Fire Chief / Fire Captain, assisted in the development of programs, personnel policies, and organizational goals, in addition to forecasting and adhering to annual operating and capital budgets.
• Continuously provide high level public relations, particularity when dealing with media, public enquiries and complaints, all staff, municipalities, and government agencies.
• Manage conflict, mediate dispute, and assist in reaching consensus during labour management negotiations and on a daily basis with platoon members.
 
LEADERSHIP SUCCESSES
Spearheaded the introduction and implementation of the well received "Enhanced Customer Service Program" for Barrie. Wrote the standard operating guideline to improve the quality of communication and service the public receives from fire fighters during emergency incidents. Ensured respect is given to property and possessions. This includes details like wearing disposable boots when entering a building and making a clean cut in a wall for simpler repair and improved esthetics. A recovery box is now used to collect important mementos and vital medications.
Recognized the necessity to introduce the City of Barrie to the "Line of Duty Death" protocol. Established all procedural and logistical requirements.
As Command Officer, oversaw the termination of the emergency, and initiated fire cause determination procedures.
Created Barrie's Fire Department's first Communications Operator Training Program.
Co-ordinate and promote, school presentations, toy / food drives and fund raising initiatives. "Sparky" Committee Chair for Simcoe County Mutual Fire Association.
Extensive leadership and chairing responsibilities with Barrie Fire and Emergency Services. Committee involvement includes Captain's Professional Development/ Standards, Critical Incident Stress Management Team, Station #4 Design and "Vision" Implementation. Guided these initiatives while concurrently serving in other senior capacities for the regional Fire Aid Association and Blue Bay Fire Fighter Association.
Selected for secondment to instruct 100-hour Volunteer Fire Fighter Program.
 
CAREER PATH
City of Blue Bay, Fire and Emergency Services, Blue Bay, Ontario
 
FIRE FIGHTER - CAPTAIN - PLATOON CHIEF
 
Township of Waterspring Fire Department, Jackson County, Ontario
1994 - 1995
FIRE FIGHTER - CAPTAIN - DISTRICT FIRE CHIEF
 
Metropolitan Toronto Ambulance Service, Toronto, Ontario
1988 - 1993
EMERGENCY MEDICAL CARE ATTENDANT
 
EDUCATION
Dalhousie University
2003
Certificate of Fire Service Administration
 
Ontario Fire Marshal's Office, City, State
2002
Career Fire Fighter - Provincial Certification
 
Dalhousie University
2001
Fire Service Leadership Program Certification
 
Association of Municipal Managers, Clerks and Treasurers of Ontario
2000
Municipal Accounting & Finance Program
 
Ontario Fire College
2001
Fire Fighter Certification (Components 1-3)
 
Georgian College
1992
Municipal Law, Council & Administration
 
Ontario Ministry of Health
1977
Certified Emergency Medical Care Assistant
 
Humber College
1977
Ambulance & Emergency Care
 
Computer Skills
 
Windows environments for Fire Incident Reports (i.e. Firehouse, ESC) Word, Works, Power Point, Excel, Publisher, Outlook and Internet Research.
 
SIGNIFICANT RECOGNITION
Recognition for both Service and Life Saving Actions Springwater Township
Recipient Fire Services, Long Service Medal Government of Canada (1994)
Recipient Fire Services, Long Service Medal, Government of Ontario (1999)
 
PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS
Ontario Professional Fire Fighters Association
Canadian Professional Fire Fighters Association
Ontario Municipal Management Institute
Association of Municipal Managers, Clerks and Treasurers of Ontario
Canadian Association of Fire Investigators
 
COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT
Member and past Secretary Treasurer for the Blue Bay Bassmasters Club.
Public awareness and programs associated with Bass Anglers Sportsman Society and Ontario Federation of Anglers and Hunters.

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