Deputy Fire Chief Resume Samples

A Deputy Fire Chief is regarded as the command of a fire department. The roles and responsibilities listed on the Deputy Fire Chief Resume include the following – leading the team in the absence of the fire chief; supervising and coordinating the activities of the battalions, responding to emergencies, providing proper training, managing firefighters, conducting training, and ensuring that the department policies and procedures are followed, assisting the fire chief in setting goals for the department, meeting with union representatives, preparing the budget, reviewing equipment for safety and purchasing new equipment as needed; and handling grievances.

Those seeking this job role must be able to mention on the resume the following skills – physical strength and endurance; knowledge of safety measures and adhering to necessary protocols, driving license, and strong communication skills. Education requirements for this post vary from state to state, but typically a bachelor’s degree in public administration or fire administration is expected. Experience as a fire battalion chief is also needed.

Deputy Fire Chief Resume example

Deputy Fire Chief Resume

Summary : More than forty years of increasingly responsible fire service experience. Master of Administrative Science degree in Management. Bachelor of Science degree in Fire Administration. Associate in Arts degree in Fire Science. Extensive experience in fire protection and fire ground operations, fire prevention and code enforcement, emergency medical services, hazardous materials, national fire data, public fire education, personnel management, training, budgeting, apparatus maintenance, purchasing, planning, and technical writing.

Skills : Construction, Management, Fire Safety, Public Safety, Heavy Equipment Operator, Tractor Trailer Experience, Safety.

Description :

    1. Managed three ARFF/Structural/Technical recuse Fire stations-an assigned category 10 airport for a contract fire department at the busiest operated contingency base in the world.
    2. Work accomplished in accordance with DoD standards and Scope of Work set by the Department of the Army.
    3. Averaged run volume of 1500 emergencies; serve a population of 35K personnel.
    4. Performed duties up to the Assistant Fire Chief level when staffing requirements required.
    5. Assigned as Department Training Officer.
    6. Developed and implemented Emergency Vehicle Operators course that qualified 45 Driver Operators in a three-day period.
    7. Effort corrected major deficiency identified by the USG prior to assignment.
    8. Served as department SME for hazardous materials; worked on the base-wide planning committee for two major base exercises.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Associate In Fire Science


Deputy Fire Chief Resume

Headline : 18 years in the safety profession as Instructor, Manager, and component individual for various construction, environmental, and operations projects for both the public and federal sector. Fully capable of implementing and managing safety programs as well as conducting training on various safety-related subjects for these projects and companies.

Skills : Instructing Skills, Assisting Skills.

Description :

    1. Responsible for all operational/ response aspects of the fire department.
    2. Ensured the absolute best possible outcome for the public on between 3200-4000 emergency responses per year.
    3. Responsible for writing and completing all mutual aid agreements, which encompassed numerous agencies in over six counties.
    4. In charged of the premier DOD wildland training location.
    5. Assigned to the wildland team have been sought after and assigned on all large wildland fires for the last ten years.
    6. Afforded the opportunity to build and staff a remote fire station.
    7. Implemented fire safety procedures, investigates cause and effects of fires, reviews and corrects fire safety deficiencies.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Diploma


Deputy Fire Chief Resume

Objective : A current Deputy Fire Chief with 15 total years of experience whose professional responsibilities include areas of Operational Management, Incident Command, Staff Training, Fire Prevention, and Public Education Activities.

Skills : MS Office, Fire Chief.

Description :

    1. Served as second in command to the Fire Chief.
    2. Provided management control of an assigned shift and assists the Fire Chief in the supervision of firefighting operations.
    3. Submitted a budget to the Fire Chief outlining the cost, in dollars and man-days, to cover additional time and supplies needed to accomplish the mission.
    4. Reviewed work in progress or upon completion gives advice, counsels, or instructs employees to ensure accuracy, adequacy, and adherence to procedures.
    5. Took corrective action as necessary.
    6. Set performance standards for employees after receiving their input advises them of performance requirements and keeps them informed individually of their progress in meeting the requirements.
    7. Assisted the Fire Chief in developing, planning, and implementing the fire protection/prevention programs.
    8. Performed routine administrative duties and recommends policy changes.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
MPA In Public Administration

Deputy Fire Chief Resume

Headline : Have a diversified work history and formal educational background. Have spent twenty years (20) years in the fire service with extensive experience as a supervisor of personnel, bookkeeping, public information/media relations, safety/environmental, and payroll/human resources.

Skills : Management, Microsoft Office.

Description :

    1. Assumed the Fire Chief's administrative duties and responsibilities in his absence.
    2. Assisted the Fire Chief, company officials concerning the department directives, policies, and regulations regarding the operation of the fire department.
    3. Supervised up to 51 employees assign and one (1) fire station.
    4. Utilized reporting procedures established and local protocol directives.
    5. Administrated initial and ongoing training procedures, remediation, promotions, disciplinary action procedures, and records management.
    6. Supervised the fire prevention branch.
    7. Recommended changes or modifications to existing conditions to reduce fire hazards.
    8. Directed preventive maintenance, tactical deployment of resources, readiness, and response protocols.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
BS In Fire Science

Deputy Fire Chief Resume

Summary : Experienced professional seeking a full-time opportunity in the manufacturing/production industry where skills and abilities will be used to assist others all while accomplishing the task/s at hand.

Skills : Executive Management, Budget Development, Budget Management, Career Development, Professional Development, Fire Service Leadership, Community Needs Assessment, Policy Development, Strategic Planning, Operations Management, Fire & EMS Education.

Description :

    1. Performed professional work, managing the Operations Division of the Fire & EMS Department.
    2. Duties included management of fire and EMS operations, serving as the liaison with the Martinsville Volunteer Fire Company, coordinating/instructing in-house fire and EMS training, and coordinating/instructing high school EMS programs.
    3. Although new or unusual problems may be referred to the Fire Chief for advice and assistance, work is ordinarily performed independently according to accepted principles and practices.
    4. Worked involves performing the duties of the Fire Chief in the latter's absence and as delegated.
    5. Worked is performed under the general supervision of the Fire Chief and is reviewed through conferences and reports.
    6. Directed supervision is exercised over the Assistant Fire Chiefs, volunteers, instructors, and relief personnel.
    7. Managed total daily operations for the entire fire department for 45 firefighters.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Diploma

Deputy Fire Chief Resume

Objective : A visionary leader and 26 years of experience deliver extensive expertise in the areas of Crisis and Emergency Response, Fire Management, Fire Protection Operations and Safety, Quality Assurance, Logistics, Human Systems Integration, Environmental Engineering, Civil Engineering (CE), and phenomenal project management.

Skills : Microsoft Office Quality Assurance, Project Management.

Description :

    1. Oversaw Fire Prevention and Operations assists Fire Chief with Senior Officer duties to include high-level staff meetings with Army, Air Force, DCMA, Prime contractor, and numerous other agencies.
    2. Attended Technical Plans Review meetings for BAF's infrastructure improvements.
    3. Responsible for BAF's F&ES NFPA 1500 program Manages vacations/R&R's and ensures department manning/staffing compliance.
    4. Air Force Certified Emergency Evaluation Team member for Bagram during base-wide exercises.
    5. Represented BAF Fire & Emergency Services during Emergency Management and BAF improvements meetings.
    6. Fire rep for the Joint Emergency Operations Center which provides subject matter expertise, request assets, briefs Army Commander, Air Force Wing Commander, and Generals during major incidents.
    7. Privileged to provide 27 years of DoD Fire & Emergency Services mentorship experience to junior Fire Officers and fills the position of Fire Chief every 90 days in 3-week increments in his absence.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
MS In Management

Deputy Fire Chief Resume

Summary : Reliable, self-motivated, independent, and a team player; strong personal values and integrity; ability to work in a fast-paced environment.

Skills : Quality Control, Security, MS Office.

Description :

    1. Managed the development, coordination, and implementation of fire training and safety programs for a municipal fire department with a staff of 130.
    2. Managed budget preparation and administrative processes to ensure operations were cost-effective.
    3. Represented PAFD on various City and county committees, as needed.
    4. Oversaw Department's Disaster Preparedness function.
    5. Acted as a liaison on the Labor-Management committee.
    6. Assumed Department management role as Fire Chief during his absence.
    7. Designed and implemented training programs to meet the needs of answer personnel and to comply with OSHA.
    8. Responded to emergency incidents and assume command as appropriate.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
MS In Human Resources And Organization Development

Deputy Fire Chief Resume

Objective : Highly qualified Deputy Fire Chief with experience in the industry. Enjoy creative problem solving and getting exposure to multiple projects, and would excel in the collaborative environment on which your company prides itself.

Skills : Project Management, Team Player, Detail Oriented.

Description :

    1. Responsible for operations for a paid/volunteer fire department of 40 personnel.
    2. Responsible for overall Management, Operations, HAZMAT, EMS, Investigations, and Fire Safety/Inspections for facilities and functions on the installation.
    3. Responsible for development of all policies procedures and train programs within the department Investigations, and Fire Safety/Inspections and training within the department.
    4. Responsible for all emergency responses and procedures.
    5. Oversaw all building inspections for safety-related deficiencies and installed equipment and airfield facilities.
    6. Worked with airfield manager to address and develop operational procedures in accordance with FAR 139 and other safety issues such as RCR airfield lighting, vehicle access, and entry on to airdrome conduct inspections of faculties for fire and safety-related issues.
    7. Managed Fire and EMS Department of 24 personnel including Battalion Chiefs, Captains, and firefighters.
    8. Administered a $1M Fire/EMS budget plus training and public education budgets.
    9. Served as Interim Chief, working with City Manager and Council.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Safety Engineering

Deputy Fire Chief Resume

Objective : Motivated, intelligent and dedicated professional with over 21 years of experience in fire, emergency, and life safety services. A natural leader and outstanding manager; developed theater-level strategic and operational plans with minimal supervision. Superb personal communication skills; ability to maintain exceptional working relationships with customers, subordinates, peers, and senior leaders within a very diverse community; continuously provides the highest level of customer service.

Skills : Supervision, Data Management, Team Management.

Description :

    1. Assisted in the overall management of the Fire and Emergency Services program.
    2. Supervised of 2 Assistant Chiefs of Operations, Training Chief, Fire Prevention Chief, and the Health and Safety Chief; managed 54 subordinate military and civilian personnel.
    3. Realized programs, policies, regulations, and procedures pertaining to firefighter health and occupational safety; continuously analyzing and increasing department capabilities to enhance safety to department and community personnel.
    4. Inspected and maintained installations SCBA's, Level-A and B hazardous materials suits, and other emergency response equipment as necessary; ensured operability and guaranteed necessary maintenance and inspections were accomplished.
    5. Fostered the highest level of customer service and work ethic which continues to propagate throughout the team.
    6. Maintained department personnel and equipment records in accordance with the privacy act and NFPA requirements.
    7. Administered training program to personnel according to IFSAC standards to include test administration and classroom facilitation.
    8. Facilitated department's goals through communication and human relation techniques, helped to maintain strong working relationships with the union, non-union, and military fire department personnel.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Fire Science

Deputy Fire Chief Resume

Headline : Have been involved in Emergency Services, Public Safety, and Emergency Management for many years. This includes Firefighting, 911 Communications, and Emergency Medical Services. Background also includes approximately 20 years of both military and civilian Logistics and Transportation.

Skills : Logistics, Technical Skills.

Description :

    1. Led 71 firefighters, available to respond to any emergency, disaster, or emergency, 24 hrs a day, 7 days a week.
    2. Implemented dept & bases' future vision, goals, and values.
    3. Coordinated & promoted base & local comprehensive public fire safety and emergency.
    4. Completed projects and mutual aid agreements required by AF and DoD.
    5. Demonstrated continuous and current training in emergency operations.
    6. Collaborated with the Program Management and Fire Chief in the development, planning, and implementation of activities, procedures, policies.
    7. Managed total daily operations for the entire fire department for 45 firefighters, ensuring that personnel is properly trained to perform.
    8. Ensured total oversight of the administrative and operational functions of the Fire Department.
    9. Worked independently and collaboratively with the military in a team environment to ensure 6 bases and over 100,000 people were in compliance.
    Years of Experience
    Experience
    5-7 Years
    Experience Level
    Level
    Executive
    Education
    Education
    Fire Science