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Seek the Challenging Position of Firefighter
A highly talented Firefighter with huge experience in all fire suppression duties necessary to save life and property; combating, extinguishing and preventing fires by rapidly and efficiently performing varied duties as required under emergency conditions (frequently involving considerable hazard).
Summary of Qualifications
More than eight years experience in Firefighting.
Excellent knowledge of fire fighting principles and practices.
Profound knowledge of Emergency Medical techniques.
Thorough knowledge of fire salvage and overhaul operations.
Deep ability to work cooperatively with other employees and the public.
Sound ability to work at heights greater than ten feet.
Remarkable ability to operate power driven machinery such as lawn mowers and Hurst tools.
Immense ability to move objects between 20-50 pounds short distances (20 feet or more).
Deep ability to observe or monitor people's behavior to assess patient condition.
Excellent ability to communicate orally with customers, clients or the public in face-to-face one-on-one settings.
Deep ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions in the English language.
Extensive ability to perceive red, yellow, and blue colors to recognize hazards identified by fire diamonds.
Profound ability to tolerate extreme fluctuations in temperature while performing job duties.
Uncommon ability to work for long periods of time, requiring sustained physical activity and intense concentration.
Deep ability to rely on sense of sight and hearing to help determine the nature of an emergency and make operational decisions.
Uncommon ability to make life and death decisions during emergency situations.
Remarkable ability to comprehend and make inferences from written material in the English language.
Proficient at working in a variety of weather conditions with exposure to the outdoor elements.
Excellent at working safely without presenting a direct threat to self or others.
Strong ability to make fine, highly controlled muscular movements to adjust the position of control mechanisms such as operating levers, pedals, and valves.
New York Fire Fighting Department, NY 1998 - Present
Lay and connect hose, hold nozzles and direct water streams, raise and climb ladders and use chemical extinguishers, bars, hooks, lines and other equipment at the scenes of fires.
Perform salvage operations
Administer EMS to injured persons, frequently using advance techniques to restore cardio-pulmonary functions.
Participate in fire drills and attend classes in firefighting, EMS and related duties.
Perform general maintenance work in the up-keep of the Fire Department property.
Inspect building and premises for compliance with fire laws, check on complaints and aids in the investigation of arson cases.
Inspect commercial and noncommercial buildings.
Sign citations and give testimony in court in connection with fire code enforcement activities.
Organize fire brigades and conduct fire drills in institutions and commercial establishments.
Attend public gatherings to ensure observance of fire safety requirements.
Participate in station radio tests.
Conduct tours of station houses for scout, civic and other interested groups.
Operate Computer Aided Dispatch equipment.
Demonstrate continuous effort to improve operations, decrease turnaround times, streamline work processes, and work cooperatively and jointly to provide quality seamless customer service.
New York Fire Fighting Department, NY 1997 - 1998
Probationary Firefighter (under the supervision of a Certified Firefighter)
Provided emergency medical response and aid.
Performed rescue/extrication operations where necessary to prevent loss of life or further injury from any cause.
Provided service assistance with respect to, but not restricted to the following: police, paramedics and public.
Responsible for station maintenance and upkeep of firefighting equipment and fire department property.
Performed duties in fire prevention, public education and communications as assigned.
Responded to all emergency calls immediately, as directed.
Drove and operated any vehicle or equipment as assigned.
Performed a variety of rescue related duties to protect the public and lessen severity of injuries.
Ventilated buildings and areas to release heat, smoke, or fumes.
Placed salvage covers so as to protect property and prevent water damage.