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Skillful Fire Captain resume

Nathan Padula
Summary
Five years service as Fire Captain at Arcata Fire District. Highly successful at bringing positive organizational and cultural changes to the Arcata Fire District including how we currently operate at and suppress structure fires. Created and implemented a program for the Arcata Fire District designed to attract and retain support personnel at emergency incidents and various other department functions. Seeking to obtain position as a Battalion Chief for the Arcata Fire District. 
Education
2013
Columbia Southern University Orange Beach, AL, United States of America Associate of Science: Fire Science
2002
Chandler High School Chandler, AZ, United States of America High School Diploma
Experience
November 2012
to
Current
Arcata Fire District Arcata, CA Fire Captain
  • Implements department goals and objectives
  • Coordinates departments operations, training, inspections, and maintenance
  • Is the officer-in-charge of emergencies for assigned shift
  • Assumes role of commander at incidents to determine overall plan of action until command is transferred
  • Direct subordinate fire personnel to appropriate assignments to ensure safe execution of the plan
April 2011
to
November 2012
Arcata Fire District Arcata, CA Fire Lieutenant
  • Acts in place of the Fire Captain to perform the same duties as stated above 
November 2007
to
April 2011
Arcata Fire District Arcata, CA Firefighter
  • Respond to fire emergencies, medical aids, hazardous materials incidents, extrication's and other emergencies
  • Assist in the maintenance of equipment, fire apparatus, and fire stations
  • Attend training courses and educational programs in order to continually advance my knowledge of the fire service.
June 2007
to
November 2007
CAL FIRE Fortuna, CA Seasonal Firefighter
  • Performs same duties as stated above for Firefighter
November 2006
to
June 2007
Humboldt Regional Occupational Program Eureka, CA Vocational Instructor
  • Instructed students of the Firefighter 1 Academy on basic skills of fire ground operations, tactics, and strategies 
  • Assisted with lectures and hand-on training
  • Ensured the students' safety and use of proper techniques during the course
September 2004
to
November 2007
Arcata Fire District Arcata, CA Volunteer Firefighter
  • Performs same duties as stated above for Firefighter
Achievements and certifications
CSFM Fire Officer         CAL FIRE 67 hour Firefighter Academy
CSFM Fire Prevention Officer         Large Animal Rescue
Rescue Systems 1                 Firefighter Survival
I-400                 Big Rig Auto Extrication
Auto Extrication         Rapid Intervention Crew Tactics
CA EMT-B         HAZ-Mat FRO
S190/S290/S130                 CPR & AED Professional Rescuer
NIMS 700         Confined Space Awarness 
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Jason Barclay
Professional Summary

Highly motivated Firefighter / EMT with over 17 years of combined career / volunteer experience. Detailed knowledge in fire suppression, technical rescue, driver-operator, hazardous materials, fire inspections, and fire prevention. Effective at quickly assessing situations and responding with effective solutions. Highly reputable for superior performance, accuracy, attention to detail, and decision making abilities.

Highlights
  • Self-motivated
  • Strong verbal communication
  • Extremely organized
  • Team player
  • Safety conscious
  • Resourceful
Experience
Fire Captain Sep 2018 - Current
Harrisburg International Airport Fire Department Middletown, PA

• Assign tasks to assigned personnel, lead/manage/coordinate the completion of assignments, and complete required paperwork to document shift activity and work accomplished. Delegate duties and tasks as necessary. 

• Command firefighting crews (on-airport and mutual aid) in the proper selection of response equipment, extinguishing agent, and to lead the firefighters in firefighting and rescue operations. 

• Responsible for one or more major department duties, which may include, but not limited to fire and life safety inspections, hydrant inspections, fire extinguisher inspections, fuel facility inspections, EMS/QRS program, fire equipment and apparatus testing, etc.

 • Ensure that shift personnel comply with all Standard Operating Procedures. 

• Monitor the status of the ARFF emergency response vehicles to ensure compliance with Part 139. 

• Monitor the status, capabilities, performance, and wellbeing of shift personnel and inform the Fire Chief of irregularities and conditions, which would impact a Firefighter's ability to perform their job.

• Ensure response to emergency incidents including, but not limited to aircraft, buildings, property, facilities, vehicles, medical, hazardous materials, and other incidents endangering life and/or property and they are handled appropriately. 

• Conducts preliminary investigation of fire cause and origin to determine need to notify appropriate authorities per SOPs. Secure incident scenes and establish fire lines to prevent unauthorized persons from entering incident area to protect and preserve incident area for post-incident investigation.

• Directs, coaches, and conducts training for personnel on shift to include, but not limited to aircraft rescue firefighting, structural firefighting, hazardous materials, water rescue, vehicle rescue, fire inspections, fire instruction, vehicle operations, emergency medical services and other courses as assigned by the Department.

 • Develop and/or maintain fire, rescue, life safety, and/or emergency medical training programs in accordance with state and national guidelines and regulations. 

• Establish Incident/Unified Command at an incident site as required, and take command until relieved by the appropriate officer per the Incident Command SOP. 

• Communicate with co-workers, Command Post, Emergency Operations Center, mutual aid, and others during emergency situations by two-way radio, phone, in person, or other methods of communication. 

• During roll call, assigns tasks and schedules duties to assigned personnel in order to accomplish assigned tasks and duties as set out in the SOPs and other assigned duties in coordination with the Fire Chief. In the absence of the Fire Chief conducts roll call with assigned personnel. 

• In the absence of the fire chief performs operational duties of the fire chief. 

• Complete reports, forms, and journal entries on daily activities, emergency incidents, non-emergency incidents, fire inspections, equipment inspections, and vehicle inspections 

• Perform complimentary customer service functions

Firefighter/EMT-Basic May 2016 - Sep 2018
Harrisburg International Airport Fire Department Middletown, PA
  • Worked on a 4 platoon system, 24 hour shifts, 42 hours per week.
  • Respond to fire and medical emergencies, operate fire equipment at an emergency incident site (including but not limited to fire vehicles, hoses and hand lines, hand and rescue tools, ladders, river rescue equipment, etc.)
  • Render first aid to injured, apply CPR and/or artificial respiration as necessary.
  •  Selects hose nozzle, depending on type of fire, and directs stream of water or chemicals onto fire.
  • Maintains fire fighting apparatus, equipment, and hydrants.
  • Participates in drills and training in hydraulics, pump operation and maintenance, safety, and firefighting techniques, and other courses as assigned by the Department.
  • Knowledgeable, skilled, and able in topics, such as airport familiarization, aircraft familiarization, firefighter safety, emergency communications, fire hose, nozzles, turrets, extinguishing agents, aircraft evacuation, ARFF firefighting operations, structural fire and rescue equipment use for ARFF, aircraft cargo hazards, and duties under the airport emergency plan.
  • Ability to operate, inspect and service emergency vehicles.
  • Communicate with co-workers, command cost, emergency operations center, mutual aid, and others during emergency situations by two-way radio, phone, in person, or other methods of communication
Firefighter/EMT-Basic (Part-Time) Nov 2019 - Current
York Area United Fire Rescue York , PA
  •  Part Time Position
  • Respond to fire and medical emergencies, operate fire equipment at an emergency incident site (including but not limited to fire vehicles, hoses and hand-lines, hand and rescue tools, ladders, river rescue equipment, etc.)
  • Render first aid to injured, apply CPR and/or artificial respiration as necessary
  • Selects hose nozzle, depending on type of fire, and directs stream of water or chemicals onto fire, maintains fire fighting apparatus, equipment, and hydrants.
  • Participates in drills and training in hydraulics, pump operation and maintenance, safety, and firefighting techniques, and other courses as assigned by the department.
  • Ability to operate, inspect and service emergency vehicles.
  • Communicate with co-workers, command post, emergency operations center, mutual aid, and others during emergency situations by two-way radio, phone, in person, or other methods of communication
Firefighter/EMT- Basic (Part Time) May 2018 - Current
York Township Fire Department York , PA
  • Part Time Position
  • Respond to fire and medical emergencies, operate fire equipment at an emergency incident site (including but not limited to fire vehicles, hoses and hand-lines, hand and rescue tools, ladders, river rescue equipment, etc.)
  • Render first aid to injured, apply CPR and/or artificial respiration as necessary.
  • Selects hose nozzle, depending on type of fire, and directs stream of water or chemicals onto fire, maintains fire fighting apparatus, equipment, and hydrants.
  • Participates in drills and training in hydraulics, pump operation and maintenance, safety, and firefighting techniques, and other courses as assigned by the department.
  • Ability to operate, inspect and service emergency vehicles.
  • Communicate with co-workers, command post, emergency operations center, mutual aid, and others during emergency situations by two-way radio, phone, in person, or other methods of communication
Collection & Distribution Technician Nov 2013 - May 2016
Manheim Area Water Sewer Authority Manheim, PA
  •  Worked Monday - Friday 07:00 - 15:30 ( 40 hours per week )
  • Daily activities supporting the 24-hour, 7-day operations and maintenance of a wastewater treatment plant and drinking water filtration plant.
  • Specific duties include meter and transmitter repairs and/or replacements, routine maintenance of the collection and distribution lines, along with assisting in complying with all aspects of regulatory compliance.
Education
High School Diploma 2006
Donegal High School Mount Joy, PA
Vocational Degree: HVAC/R 2006
Lancaster County Career & Technology- Brownstown Campus Ephrata, PA
Associate of Science: Fire Science Columbia Southern University Orange Beach, AL
Certifications
  • Pro-Board Firefighter I
  • Pro-Board Firefighter II
  • Pro-Board Aircraft Rescue Firefighter (ARFF)
  • Emergency Medical Technician ( EMT-B)
  • Pro-Board Fire Officer I
  • Pro-Board Fire Officer II
  • Pro- Board Fire Officer III
  • Pro-Board Fire Officer IV
  • Pro-Board Fire Instructor I
  • Pro-Board Fire Instructor II
  • Pro-Board Fire Inspector I
  • Pro-Board Fire Inspector II
  • Pro-Board Hazardous Materials Awareness
  • Pro-Board Hazardous Materials Operations
  • Pro-Board Hazardous Material Technician
  • Pro-Board Driver-Operator Pumper
  • Pro-Board Incident Safety Officer
  • Pro-Board Vehicle Machinery Technician Level I
  • Pro-Board Vehicle Machinery Technician Level II
  • Pro-Board Confined Space Technician Level I
  • Pro-Board Confined Space Technician Level II
  • Pro-Board Trench Rescue Technician Level I
  • Pro-Board Trench Rescue Technician Level II
  • Pennsylvania State Fire Academy Supression Instructor
  • CPR / AED For The Professional Rescuer
  • NFPA 1006 Technical Rescue
  • NIMS 100,200,300,400,700,800
  • Vehicle Rescue Technician
  • Special Vehicle Rescue Technician
  • Water Rescue Emergency Response
  • Water Rescue Emergency Boat Operations
  • Advanced Line System Rescue
  • Ice Rescue
  • Rapid Intervention Team Level I
  • Rapid Intervention Team Level II
  • Truck Company Operations
  • Structure I - Engine Company Operations At Residential Fires
  • Structure II - Fire Operations At Large Structures
  • Fire Instructor Development (ZFID)
  • Fire Attack At Basement Fires
  • Fire Attack At Attic Fires
  • Flashover Recognition
  • Fire Dynamics Strategy & Tactics
  • Fire Dynamic Fundamentals
  • Forcible Entry
  • Large Area Search
  • High Angle Rope Rescue
  • Elevator Operations Rescue
  • Basic Ropes & Rigging
  • Building Construction
  • Atmospheric Monitoring
  • Pump Operations
  • Emergency Vehicle Operator Course (E.V.O.C)
  • CDL Class B with Air-Brake And Tanker Endorsements
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ALLEN SANCHEZ
Professional Summary
Managed personnel, directed operations during emergency calls, Instructed company members in fire suppression, rescue, emergency medical care, hazardous materials, fire prevention and pre-fire planning. Problem solver coaching and mentoring employees. Safety Officer enforcing overseeing compliance procedures. Interpersonal communication skills, functioning at different levels such as a PIO, giving situational updates to government officials and also as a classroom instructor. Technical understanding of multiple communication systems to include 2-way radio communication, interoperable communication patches. phone systems, experiences in strategic planning for budgets and programs.
Core Qualifications
• Disaster response and preparation skills• Comprehensive risk management and disaster recovery abilities• Proficient in the use of all relevant computer programs • Excellent problem solving and analytical skills• Good internal and external communications abilities• Ability to work flexible hours as warranted• Strong leadership skills
References

References: Richard Garcia 505-670-1246,   Wilfred Martinez 505-667-6211, Fred Seeds 505-692-0422, Travis Skinner 505-819-8291, Brain Martinez 505-670-5730, Steve Miranda 575-613-0367

Work History
Fiore Industries Fire Lieutenant | Spaceport America | September 2015 - May 2017

Fire Suppression and EMS - structural, wildland and aircraft at Spaceport and surrounding area.  

managing and oversight of fire staff

Support Security Staff

Training of Fire Support Staff 


Code 3 Service Retail Sales Specialist | Taos/Albuquerque New Mexico | February 2017 - June 2017

Sales of two way Radios and Radio equipment to include repeaters, pagers, radio accessories, vehicle lighting and center consoles, computerated  dispatch systems.  

Attend sales meetings, generate price quotes, customer follow up after sale. 

Taos County Taos County Emergency Manager /Taos County Fire Chief | Taos, New Mexico | January 2013 - January 2015
- Emergency Manager | - | January 2013 - October 2014
  • Was the county emergency manager Applying for and administering FEMA grants, working on the community wildfire protection plan (CWPP) with both local state and federal agencies.
  • Development of an Animal evacuation team.Over site of installation of radio equipment for ARES per FEMA requirements.
  • Working with 911 communications, was responsible for maintenance and repair on county-wide repeater sites.
  • Responding to emergencies such as flash floods, brush fires.
  • Responsible for LEPC.


  • Was hired as the 1st Fire Chief for Taos County, was responsible for the oversight for 13 fire districts and their budgets, as oversights on large capital items and would review all procurement requests.
  • Applying for state and federal grants for fire departments, implementing contracts for annual service testing.
  • Respond to Fire and other related emergencies.
  • Interaction with Enchanted Circle Fire Association.
  • I had to meet on a regular basis with US Forest Service, an accusation of surplus wildland firefighting equipment from US Forest Service.
  • Core member of the Taos County 911 implementation committee.
  • Would do an annual inventory inspection of all districts.
  • Would schedule VIN Inspections, plan reviews for single family and residential residents, plan review for cell phone companies wanting to put in new cell phone towers.
  • Became a licensed Amateur Radio operator KG5CBI l.

Cable Installer | January 2011 - January 2013
Integrated Technologies Corporation Installer Technician | Albuquerque, New Mexico | January 1997 - January 2013
  • Was hired to be an escort for un-cleared security clearance workers from ITC.
  • Later was trained on cable installs for Data and Voice communications at Los Alamos National Labs.
  • Cable Runs Cable Punch downs and testing Q-Clearance- security clearance for Los Alamos National Lab.

Los Alamos Fire Department Fire Captain | Los Alamos, New Mexico | August 2005 - December 2010
  • Fire suppression and EMS call management.
  • Station management and other command duties.
  • Station Captain for six years.
  • Was acting Battalion Chief for LAFD safety division for seven months.Fire suppression, EMS, Hazmat, wildfire, other emergency response for Los Alamos National Labs.
  • Work in communications in the area of 2way radios, Cell phones, GPS, Cable installs for Computers, and Phones, Input in how the Dispatch CAD system to interact with radios.
  • Purchase of communications equipment.Training of personal on new apparatus.
  • Fire Engines, Ariel Platforms, and Airport Rescue Units.
Los Alamos County Firefighter | 195 East Road, Los Alamos NM 87544 | August 1997 - August 2005
  • Fire Suppression for structural, Wildland, HAZMAT, EMS both Los Alamos County and Los Alamos National Labs
  • High Angle confined space training as well
  • Special response to LANL for glovebox emergencies, radioactive material emergencies, exotic metals response
  • Communications starting in 2001
  • Issuing and tracking of Radios and phones
  • Training Instructor for Bloodborne Pathogens, Infectious Control
  • Relief Driver,  Pump Operations and Structural Firefighting. 
  • Filled in as Driver Engineer when needed
Education
Bachelor of Science Hotel Management New Mexico State University | 1996 Hotel Management Las Cruces, New Mexco Hotel Management/ 3 credit hours needed for degree Started as a Chemical Engineering major the changed degree plan to Hotel Management. Member of NMSU Pride Bands from 89-96
Certifications
  • National Fire Academy Certificates; Advanced Safety Operations Management, Managing Company Tactical Operations, Incident Command for High riseOperations, Incident Command for Structural collapse incidents, Command and Control of Wildland/Urban Fire Operations for the Structural Chief Officer\' Incident safety officer, Technical Principles and Practices of Fire Prevention
  • New Mexico Firefighter Training Academy; Fire Cause and Determination, Aircraft Rescue and Firefighting Live Fire Practicals, Fire Service Instructor I, Leadership Strategies for Personal and Supervisory Success, Introduction to LPG, Fire Officer I, Pump Operations and Hydraulics, Scene Size Up, Structural Firefighting Tactics Firefighting Essentials of Firefighting
  • Los Alamos County Fire Department; Firefighter I & II, Fire Officer II
  • New Mexico Tech; Homemade Explosives - Awareness, Recognition, and Response program Performace level training course.
  • FEMA/NIMS100, 200, 300, 400, 700, 704, 804, 242b, 001.a, 35.14, IS-240.b, IS-242.b, IS-29, IS-702, Unmanned Aircraft Systems in Disaster Management, Communication technician COMM-T.
Volunteer
1993 to 1996 Volunteer Fire Fighter Dona Ana County Las Cruces NM -Fire Rescue and EMS services;Helped in training of Fire Department members and upkeep and maintenance of Fire Units, Driver Engineer1997 To Current Volunteer Fire Fighter Rio Arriba County Chamita, NM Fire Rescue, and EMS services; Training Captain, EMS Coordinator
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