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Summary
 9 year uniformed professional Firefighter/EMT, serving in suburban and rural fire suppression operations. Committed to teamwork and customer service,  while maintaining tradition of excellence.
Skills
  • Team building
  • High stress tolerance
  • Problem solving
  • Honesty and fortitude
  • Instructing and training
  • Conflict resolution
  • Budget creation
  • Civic involvement
  • Leadership development
  • Interpersonal skills



  • Competitive
  • Adaptable
  • Time management
  • Negotiation skills
  • Active listener
  • Highly observant
  • Flexible
  • Detail oriented
  • Professional and mature
  • Accurate and detailed

 

Experience
12/2006 to 12/2007
911 Dispatcher/Call taker Harford Count Emergency Operations Center Hickory , MD In this position I answered and dispatched emergency and non emergency calls. This included calls for police, fire, emergency medical services, and public works. I worked with my co workers as a team, to handle incidents safely and properly. I was required to perform good communication and listening skills, excellent typing and computer skills, and good documentation and writing abilities. I resigned from this position, to take a conditional job offer for the Baltimore City Fire Department.
06/2005 to Current
Fire Lieutenant Bel Air Volunteer Fire Company Bel Air, MD In my position I respond to fire and rescue calls, emergency medical calls, and public service calls safely, quickly, and effectively. I currently hold the position of Lieutenant 3, the senior Lieutenant position in the fire department. I am also the chair person for the fire prevention and life safety committee, a member of  fire orientation for new members and training, and a member of the apparatus replacement committee. I have served as a fire officer for 5 years, 3 years in the position of Sergeant, and 2 years in the position of Lieutenant. I have gained knowledge, experience, and have taken substantial hours of training. I Participate in community outreach and other community groups, to promote public understanding of fire safety and what the fire department does. I have also obtained excellent inter personnel skills, by being an active member of the department for 12 years, and being very involved in the community.
12/2007 to Current
Firefighter/EMT Baltimore City Fire Department Baltimore, MD

My position involves responding safely and professionally to fire, rescue, emergency medical calls, and public service calls. I participate actively in the community by doing community outreach and neighborhood projects with citizens. Demonstrate high standards of performance, including team work, communication and compassion. Maintain apparatus and station duties, so we will be operational and safe and ready to serve. Trained with other departments to facilitate mutual aide response, and have directed adjustments to procedures and enforced department compliance with prevailing laws.

Education and Training
2004
GED: General Bel Air High School Bel Air , MD, United States
College level fire department classes : Fire Department University of Maryland (MFRI) College Park , MD, United States
Activities and Honors

I take continuing education and leadership classes on a regular base to keep up with my skills and better my self. I have received 2 Unit citations, 1 CPR save, and a mutual aide citation while working for the Baltimore City Fire Department. When I was a 911 dispatcher I received 2 citations for helping deliver 2 babies successfully over the phone to a 911 caller.

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Summary

Fire Officer with management experience and exceptional people skills. Versed in Leadership ability and intelligent decision making capability. 

Desires a challenging role as a successful leader within the City of Freeport. 

Skills
  • Results-oriented
  • Excel in Leadership
  • Proficiency in Emergency Situations 
  • Training and development 
Education and Training
Bachelor of Science: Emergency Management Administration 2018 West Texas A&M University Canyon, Texas, US
  • Fire and EMS Administration 
  • Public Relations 
  • Finance
  • Administrative Law
  • GIS Technology 
Associate of Applied Science: Fire Science 2012 Blinn College Bryan, Texas, US
  • Coursework includes Fire Science
  • Firefighter Training Program certification
  • Top 10% of class
Activities and Honors

* Vice President of The Freeport Fire and EMS Association 

* Elected Paramedic class “Best in Leadership Ability”

* Honors Society recipient



Experience
Fire Lieutenant 08/2013 to Current Freeport Fire & EMS Department Freeport, TX
  • Extinguished residential,, structural, wildland and automobile fires with handheld tools and equipment.
  • Completed continuing education classes in firefighting, rescue and emergency services.
  • Maintained supplies and materials on fire and rescue vehicles.
  • Prepared reports of fires, accidents and emergencies for accurate transfer of information.
  • Developed, revised and oversaw the implementation of department rules, goals, procedures and work standards.
  • Established and met objectives for improving organizational effectiveness.
  • Cooperatively and supportively interacted with coworkers and supervisors.
  • Kept abreast of emerging trends in fire service and relevant legislations, regulations and policies.
  • Replaced fleet with modern fire fighting equipment.
  • Promotion to Lieutenant after 31 months.
Firefighter 01/2011 to 08/2013 Freeport Fire & EMS Department Freeport, TX
  • Extinguished residential, structural, wildland and automobile fires with handheld tools and equipment.
  • Presented fire safety presentations for regional schools and civic events.
Executive Foreman 02/2006 to 06/2009 Aggieland Masonry College Station , Texas
  • Supervisory duties for multimillion dollar projects
  • Developing and evaluation of tactics for completion of commercial construction 
  • Bidding of high level University masonry projects 
Construction Laborer 05/2004 to 02/2006 Boenigk Masonry College Station, TX
Certifications
  • TCFP Firefighter Intermediate
  • Texas DSHS Paramedic
  • TCFP Fire Officer
  • TCFP Fire Instructor 
  • NIMS 100, 200, 300, 400, 700, 800
  • ACLS, ITLS, PALS, PEPP
  • Leadership Development 
  • Pro board Industrial Fire Brigade
  • IFSAC credentialed Firefighter 1 and 2

     IFSAC credentialed Hazmat Awareness and Ops

  • • LNG Fire Training 

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Experience
New Haven, CT Firefighter/EMT 07/2014 to Current
  • Structural and EMS fire response in the Urban environment.
RagTop Fire Helmets and Restoration LLC 02/2010 to Current
  • Repair and restoration of leather & composite fire helmets.
  • Fire equipment sales; Distributor for Dragon Fire gloves & Majestic Fire apparel.
State of Connecticut Air National Guard Fire Department East Granby, CT Fire Lieutenant 01/2009 to 07/2014
  • Employment directly correlated with 6 year service in CT Air National Guard as an NCO in Fire protection USAF).
  • Supervise a firefighting staff of 6 firefighters.
  • Structural and airport firefighting operations.
  • On base fire code compliance inspections and enforcement for US Air Force operations.
State of Connecticut Military Department Hartford, Connecticut Fire/Life Safety Coordinator 01/2008 to 01/2009
  • Inspect military facilities in accordance with State of CT Fire Code Advise Facilities Maintenance with best means of correcting violations Research and present information on upgrading Fire Alarm Panels Ensure Sprinkler, foam, and Aircraft suppression systems meet insurance and Fire Code Implement NFPA Life Safety 101 with current building modifications.
Fire Protection Journeyman for United States Air Force 12/2003 to 12/2007
  • Grand Forks AFB, North Dakota) Structural, Aircraft and Medical Firefighting Duties Instructing Firefighting classes, building safety inspections, Pre-fire plans Review and implement NFPA Life Safety Code 101 on Base structures Certified CPR/BLS Instructor for the Military Training Network Educate over 3,500 Base residents on fire safety annually Four month voluntary duty for the GFAFB Base Honor Guard; burial and remembrance ceremonies for fallen military members.
Ali Al Salem AB Fire Dept, USAF CENTCOM Driver/Operator 09/2006 to 01/2007
Driver/Crew Chief of first run Engine Co
  • Building safety inspections, Pre-Fire Plans.
  • Combat Support Operations of Operation Enduring Freedom.
  • Responsible for instructing and supervising 12 Airman during their upgrade training; 100% pass rate.
  • Two time Firefighter of the month; September and December 2006.
Fire Prevention Inspector 01/2004 to 05/2004
  • for Kirkuk Regional AB, USAF CENTCOM (Kirkuk, Iraq) Inspected and maintained 120+ Army and Air Force structures; ensuring 100% NFPA and OSHA standards Safety instructional lessons to 2,500 Air Force and Army personnel Joint Combat Operations in Operation Iraqi Freedom Trained over 350 Iraqi National Guard Firefighters and EMS personnel Civil Engineer Warrior of the month; April 2004.
Education
Present Community College of the Air Force, Park University State of Connecticut Firefighter 1 & 2 DoD Aircraft Rescue and Firefighting DoD Driver Operator ARFF, Pumper and Mobile Water Supply DoD Fire Instructor 1, Fire Inspector 1, Fire Officer 1 HazMat Technician NFPA 472 All certifications with the exception of DoD Fire Inspector have received reciprocity with the State of Connecticut Commission on Fire Prevention and Control
Recruit class 57 (2014) 2002 City of New Haven Fire Academy
High School Diploma Hamden High School, Hamden, CT
Additional Information
  • ACHIEVEMENT Global War on Terrorism medal Air Force Expeditionary medal w/gold border National Defense Service medal Iraqi Campaign medal Senior Airman Below the Zone-Meritorious promotion to a senior grade Air Force Achievement Medal for actions in support of Operation Enduring Freedom, Kuwait
Skills
Air Force, Army, Civil Engineer, CPR, Facilities Maintenance, Fire protection, Inspector 1, Inspect, Inspector, Instructor 1, Instructor, Instructing, insurance, Network, personnel, Research, Safety, sales, supervising, Technician, upgrading, upgrade