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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. 
Columbia Southern University Orange Beach, AL, United States of America Associate of Science: Fire Science
Chandler High School Chandler, AZ, United States of America High School Diploma
November 2012
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
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
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
November 2007
CAL FIRE Fortuna, CA Seasonal Firefighter
  • Performs same duties as stated above for Firefighter
November 2006
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
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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Career Overview

I have 31 years of fire service experience. Advancing from Firefighter to Apparatus Operator to rank of Lieutenant. Duties included but not limited to fire prevention and control to training and public relations to building and equipment maintenance.  

My latest employment as a cabinet installer was brought on by my interest in carpentry. My duties included renovating kitchens and installing new cabinets, refacing existing cabinets or both.  


  • Strong work ethic
  • Solid independent worker
  • Works well with others
  • Honest
  • Dependable
  • Trustworthy
  • Proficient knowledge of tools and there use
  • Good mechanical aptitude
  • Detail orientated
  • Willing to learn
Areas of Expertise

Proficient in the proper and safe use of all tools, hand and power. Able to maintain and repair most anything. Have the ability to see and correct hazards before damage is done. Have common sense and I am mechanically inclined. 

Work Experience
Cabinet Installer
October 2011 to October 2012
At Home Kitchens Windsor, CT

Assisted with manufacture and production of Kitchen and bathroom cabinets. Removed old customer cabinets and prepared space for installation of new cabinets. Installed new cabinets, customer ordered accessories and trim. 

Fire Lieutenant
January 1983 to December 2009
West Hartford Fire Dept West Hartford, CT

Responsible for Fire Control & Rescue in assigned first due area. Supervised fire crew with daily functions of prevention and education, building and equipment maintenance.  

Associate of Science : Fire Science, 1977 Springfield Technical Community College Springfield, MA, USA
High School Diploma : General Studies, 1975 South Windsor High School South Windsor , CT, USA

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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
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
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
  • 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.
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