Fire Captain Resume Samples

The position description involves administering, supervising and managing the Fire department. The essential day-to-day duties and tasks performed by the Fire Captain is mentioned clearly on a well-drafted Fire Captain Resume as follows – serving as the confidential staff advisor, assisting in researching and implementing new policies and procedures; executing department goals, performing officer-in-charge duties of fire and medical operations for the assigned shift, deploying appropriate personnel to various activities; supervising and instruction crew members; and evaluating work performance of employees.

A successful resume mentions the following skills and abilities – strong administrative and coordination skills, knowledge of using and operating fire suppression and emergency equipment, manual dexterity to climb heights and work in extreme heat conditions, potential to withstand smoke, cold, and intense heat; and adherence to safety practices and protocols. A Firefighter certification and license to work is the common requirement.

Fire Captain Resume example

Fire Captain Resume

Summary : Results-oriented communications manager and Fire Captain with a proven record of identifying and implementing processes to improve preparedness and response time.

Skills : Military, Technical Skills.

Description :

    1. Performed administrative duties, such as compiling and maintaining records, completing forms, preparing reports, or composing correspondence.
    2. Trained workers in skills such as parachute jumping, fire suppression, aerial observation, or radio communication, in the classroom or on the job.
    3. Observed fires or crews from air to determine firefighting force requirements or to note changing conditions that will affect firefighting efforts.
    4. Inspected stations, uniforms, equipment, or recreation areas to ensure compliance with safety standards, taking corrective action as necessary.
    5. Maintained knowledge of forest fire laws and fire prevention techniques and tactics.
    6. Responded to alarms as an officer of a firefighting company to perform a variety of firefighting functions including line officer.
    7. Supervised for a fire station, fire truck, and a three-man crew. Operate wildland fire engines or hose lays.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
BS


Fire Captain III Resume

Summary : Experience in multiple disciplines of emergency services, with prior service as a Public Safety Officer and Fire Captain serving a large college community.

Skills : Hard Working, Technical Skills.

Description :

    1. Directed the crew within the incident command system.
    2. Ensured proper and safe operation of personnel and equipment at fire scenes with compliance to correct procedures and safety rules.
    3. Enforced department and Town policies and procedures thru daily supervision and performance documentation. 
    4. Counseled subordinates to improve and correct any skill deficiencies, ensured that the crew was properly qualified and trained by leading drills.
    5. Filled out fire reports and submitted fire reports to the Orange County Fire Marshall's office for state compliance.
    6. Performed administrative details such as daily activity reports, daily supervisor documentation, and timesheets for assigned Battalion.
    7. Supervised the operations of several Town functions during activation and notifying supervisors of incidents.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
BS


Fire Captain II Resume

Headline : Results-oriented, high-energy, hands-on professional, with a successful record of accomplishments in fire service, training, communication, and coordinating tactical decision during stressful situation.

Skills : Skilled in development of safety, Training curriculum.

Description :

    1. Analyzed evidence and other information to determine a probable cause of fire or explosion.
    2. Assigned firefighters to jobs at strategic locations to facilitate the rescue of persons and maximize the application of extinguishing agents.
    3. Provided emergency medical services as required, and perform light to heavy rescue functions at emergencies.
    4. Assessed the nature and extent of the fire, condition of a building, danger to adjacent buildings, and water supply status to determine crew or company requirements.
    5. Directed investigation of cases of suspected arson, hazards, and false alarms and submit reports outlining findings.
    6. Instructed and drilled fire department personnel in assigned duties, including firefighting, medical care, hazardous materials response, fire prevention.
    7. Inspected and test new and existing fire protection systems, fire detection systems, and fire safety equipment to ensure that they are operating properly.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Leadership

Fire Captain III Resume

Summary : Utilize education, knowledge and experience to provide a positive impact in the Fire and Life Safety Service.

Skills : Microsoft office, excel, Hard Working.

Description :

    1. Responded to fire alarms and other calls for assistance, such as automobile and industrial accidents.
    2. Assessed fires and situations and report conditions to superiors to receive instructions, using two-way radios.
    3. Action to contained hazardous chemicals that might catch fire, leak, or spill.
    4. Participated in fire drills and demonstrations of fire fighting techniques.
    5. Prepared written reports that detail specifics of fire incidents. Inform and educate the public on fire prevention.
    6. Inspected fire sites after flames have been extinguished to ensure that there is no further danger.
    7. Inspected buildings for fire hazards and compliance with fire prevention ordinances, testing and checking smoke alarms.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
BS

Fire Captain III Resume

Summary : Dedicated and resourceful mechanic with an acceptable safety regulation knowledge base. Ability to assist in and perform strenuous and hazardous work on a regular basis.

Skills : Strong Work Ethic, Positive Attitude, Good Communication.

Description :

    1. Recruited, trained, evaluated and developed paid call firefighting force.
    2. Maintained readiness of personnel, directed operations during emergency calls, conducted fire investigations and educated the public in fire awareness.
    3. Instructed company members in fire suppression, rescue, emergency medical care, hazardous materials, fire prevention, and pre-fire planning.
    4. Problem solver coached and mentored employees labeled as difficult.
    5. Safety Officer enforced OSHA regulations and overseeing compliance procedures.
    6. Increased staffing levels, enhanced training and reduced response time.
    7. Reduced reportable injuries, and won an Employee Safety Award.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Science

Fire Captain/Representative Resume

Summary : Training academy creating photographic training library , creating training programs, Fire department aviation at Sky Harbor Airport. Creating and delivering FAA required training.

Skills : Fire prevention inspections, Alarm and sprinkler inspection.

Description :

    1. Assisted in the subordinate direction of Fire ground operations.
    2. Directed public Education programs Served as the Departments Public Information Officer.
    3. Implemented the department's public education program. The direct daily operation for the Central Fire Station. 
    4. Directed responsible for several large grants received by the department.
    5. Responsible for the overall management and operation of a Fire Company or Station as assigned.
    6. Daily routined and administrative duties, Incident Commander on all incidents until relieved by a higher rank.
    7. Participated as a volunteer counselor with the Charlotte Fire Department Arson Task Force Juvenile Firesetters Program.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
COSS In Safety

Fire Captain/Executive Resume

Headline : Certified professional firefighter exceptionally skilled in promoting an environment of public safety. Skilled in responding to fire and rescue service calls and supervising a team of firefighters.

Skills : Map reading, Technical Skills.

Description :

    1. Assisted with reducing and/or eliminating potential fire and hazardous materials hazards.
    2. Performed hazardous materials duties involving air traffic and support operations in the high life-hazard environment.
    3. Performed salvage, overhaul, force-entry and rescue operations at emergency scenes under hazardous release conditions.
    4. Performed functional tests and operator maintenance as required of monitoring and response equipment.
    5. Operated engine, HAZMAT tanker, and rescue vehicles.
    6. Responded to all aircraft, structural, medical, hazardous materials and other fire-related emergencies.
    7. Attended emergency response meetings, generated reports, processed paperwork, and managed calendars.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Fire Science

Sr. Fire Captain Resume

Summary : Fire Captain is responsible for the day-to-day operations of a fire department, and is responsible for ensuring that the department is safe, effective and efficient. 

Skills : Perform Maintenance, Lawn Care, Administration.

Description :

    1. Responded to fire, crash and rescue calls. Administered stabilizing medical care to citizens.
    2. Communicated road closures and other obstacles to the response team.
    3. Rescued fire victims and administered emergency medical aid.
    4. Communicated with traumatized and injured people to determine medical needs, fire origins and the number of persons in need of rescue.
    5. Planned, organized and directed facilities' fire suppression procedures including disaster response, emergency response and urban search and rescue program.
    6. Reviewed and identified areas for organizational improvement.
    7. Prepared and recommended long-range plans for the development of the department.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Fire Science

Lead Fire Captain Resume

Summary : An accomplished leader with international experience, and working in safety, emergency response, rescue, manufacturing, and industrial construction environments.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Communication Skills.

Description :

    1. Fire Department Supervised and managed hazardous materials unit.
    2. Inspected fire equipment and facilities ensuring their upkeep and readiness.
    3. Evaluated fire incidents and their hazards before committing personnel and equipment.
    4. Assisted with fire prevention programs and inspections. Was also one of many firefighters serving and protecting the citizens of Shreveport.
    5. Dispatched appropriate equipment and manpower when required.
    6. Evaluated and coordinate personnel and equipment during life-threatening emergencies.
    7. Responsible for the safety and well being of firefighters assigned to command.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Business Administration

Associate Fire Captain Resume

Summary : Organized Truck Driver with proven track record of delivering within specified time frames. Customer-focused and strong communicator with the ability to effectively interact with others.

Skills : Communication Skills, Hard Working.

Description :

    1. Supervised a truck crew of 4 firefighters responding to fire, crash, EMS, and rescue calls.
    2. Administered stabilizing medical care to citizens. Implemented corrective and preventive measures.
    3. Communicated road closures and other obstacles to the response team.
    4. Trained with other departments to facilitate mutual aid response.
    5. Rescued fire victims and administered emergency medical aid.
    6. Communicated with traumatized and injured people to determine medical needs, fire origins and the number of persons in need of rescue.
    7. Responded to emergency fire alarms quickly and effectively.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
BS

Fire Captain Resume

Summary : Highly enthusiastic professional whom is motivated to maintain customer satisfaction and contribute to company success. Detail-oriented and organized individual who exemplifies professionalism.

Skills : Technical Skills, Hard Working.

Description :

    1. Supervised and coordinated activities of the company of firefighters.
    2. Responded to fire alarms and directs firefighting crews accordingly.
    3. Trained firefighters in the use of new equipment and tactics.
    4. Developed and input fire reports into the National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS).
    5. Developed specialized reports for the fire department and the fire department board of directors.
    6. Managed facilities upkeep and maintenance.
    7. Managed personnel and work hours. Conducted Training and Public Education presentations.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
A.A.S