Fire Chief Resume Samples

A Fire Chief will typically carry out all operations and supervise the staff of the Fire fighting organizations. The day-to-day essential tasks are mentioned on the Fire Chief Resume as follows – overseeing and managing the fire team, performing firefighting, medical and rescue services; helping in coordinating fire control, and rescue process, working with emergency response team in medical treatment efforts and hazardous material clean-up duties, enforcing municipal fire codes and ensuring public safety by inspecting fire alarms and other protection systems.

Those who want to enter this profession should depict the following skills – strong understanding of codes and ordinances; knowledge of national and state fire and safety codes; familiarity with fire protection systems, water supply, and direct fire/rescue operations. This post necessitates fire training, relevant college course work, and satisfactory experience. To increase the likelihood of job promotion, candidates would need a firefighting license and advanced training.

Fire Chief Resume example

Fire Chief Resume

Summary : The fire chief is responsible for carrying out the day-to-day tasks of running a firefighting organization.

Skills : Operating Skills, Technical Skills.

Description :

    1. Assisted Chief for fire response area coverage, as well as district coverage as Acting Chief.
    2. Assumed Chief of Department duties with significant time spent working on fire district organization/formation.
    3. Managed and created all fire department functions to serve a badly-underserved, minority and retired community with professionally-trained firefighters and paramedics.
    4. Responsible for daily fire/EMS operations in a rural environment, providing administrative and incident command.
    5. Managed a very small budget, while working on acquiring additional funding, including grant management.
    6. Required good, thoughtful, sound planning and fiscal responsibility.
    7. Maintained a professional leadership presence while building relationships with area Fire Chiefs and local fire district Chiefs.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Management


Fire Chief III Resume

Summary : Experienced professional with a unique combination of technical expertise, managerial experience, business leadership, and entrepreneurship skills.

Skills : Strong interpersonal skills, Management.

Description :

    1. Responsible for day to day operation of the Fire and EMS Department with full-time employees.
    2. Developed policy and procedure manual, medical standing orders, and standard operating guidelines for Fire department operations.
    3. Lowered the unit cost of response by Grantwriter with success funding Fire Apparatus, Facilities, equipment, and operating funds.
    4. Reduced the insurance rating for the Girdwood Valley by points saving residents hundreds of thousands of dollars in insurance costs.
    5. Developed mutual aid agreements with Anchorage, Whittier, and Cooper Landing Fire departments.
    6. Provided technical consultant services support, performed fire investigations and generated reports as required.
    7. Responsible for the management and operation of the department.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Paramedic Technology


Fire Chief/Representative Resume

Summary : Builder of new homes, remodeled homes and additions. Supervised the overall project to the detailed planning of all stages of construction including workers, equipment and materials.

Skills : Firefighting, Rope Rescue, Paramedic, Instructor.

Description :

    1. Directed and coordinated department administrative duties.
    2. Implemented and maintained city policies and training programs.
    3. Provided counsel on policy interpretation and procedure application.
    4. Evaluated fire prevention and fire control policies.
    5. Supervised, counseled and evaluated employees Conducted public relations activities Training firefighters in the fire.
    6. Ensured compliance with fire and safety regulations.
    7. Organized, directed and implemented fire prevention, suppression, and emergency medical services to prevent or minimize the loss of life.
    8. Commanded day to day operations of a combination Fire Rescue and EMS service.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Safety Operations Management

Fire Chief III Resume

Summary : Working with other emergency response leaders, a fire chief helps coordinate fire control, rescue, hazardous material clean-up and medical treatment efforts.

Skills : Emergency Services, Fire Instructor.

Description :

    1. Assigned firefighters to jobs at strategic locations to facilitate the rescue of persons and maximize the application of extinguishing agents.
    2. Provided emergency medical services as required, and perform light to heavy rescue functions at emergencies.
    3. Assessed nature and extent of the fire, condition of the building, danger to adjacent buildings, and water supply status to determine crew or company requirements.
    4. Instruct and drilled fire department personnel in assigned duties, including firefighting, medical care, hazardous materials response.
    5. Compiled and maintained records on personnel, accidents, equipment, and supplies.
    6. Prepared activity reports listing fire call locations, actions are taken, fire types and probable causes, damage estimates, and situation dispositions.
    7. Evaluated the performance of assigned firefighting personnel.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Diploma

Fire Chief II Resume

Headline : A fire chief uses his or her experience in fire protection and prevention to direct the response of firefighters to limit damage, danger and loss of life.

Skills : Construction, Forklift.

Description :

    1. Restructured the fire department and reorganized.
    2. Trained personal for fire fighting and sent them to school building inspections and performed residential home safety.
    3. Inspected local businesses for code violations and safety issues.
    4. Planned, coordinated, supervised and evaluates Fire operations. Advised on and establishes policies and procedures for Fire.
    5. Planned and implemented Fire programs for the Town in order to better carry out policies and goals.
    6. Reviewed Departmental performance and effectiveness.
    7. Reviewed and recommended the implementation of new and innovative technology.
    8. Formulated programs or policies to alleviate deficiencies.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Diploma

Fire Chief/Co-ordinator Resume

Summary : Responsible for the health, welfare and safety standards of hundreds of volunteers and thousands of residents.

Skills : EMT-B, CPR, Firefighting Certifications.

Description :

    1. Responsible for Fire Department budget preparations, fire equipment contracts, contractors, negotiations, as well as fire and EMS billing services.
    2. Responsible for designing, negotiating and purchasing of all fire-related equipment and fire trucks.
    3. Performed full management responsibility for over firefighters and emergency medical personnel.
    4. Researched and implemented firefighter training to meet all local, state and federal requirements.
    5. Wrote and updated to Fire Department By-Laws, Policies, and Standard Operating Guidelines.
    6. Performed report writing duties, meeting attendance, and fire inspection building requirements.
    7. Responsible for daily operations and managed the fire department.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Management

Fire Chief/Technician Resume

Summary : Working directly with city-wide decision makers to devise plans and solutions to protect citizens and property, and prepare for emergency situations.

Skills : Administration, Technical Skills.

Description :

    1. Responsible for employees both sworn civil service and civilian employees.
    2. Extensive experienceD in labor relations, workED within a partially unionized workgroup.
    3. Financial management of a budget, involved wages, benefits and all operational aspects of the organization.
    4. Directly responsible for meeting budget goals for the Deputy Chief and Chief.
    5. Managed and coordinated analysis of extensive data sets to assist in overall strategic planning and operational adjustments.
    6. Determined the department's work priorities and goals.
    7. Formulated and prescribed work methods and operating procedures.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Casualty Insurance

Lead Fire Chief Resume

Summary : Chief fire officers supervise a fire department. They coordinate the operations of the department, and supervise and lead the fire.

Skills : Management, Strong leadership.

Description :

    1. Responsible for overall operations of progressive, all-hazards emergency response agency.
    2. Routinely collaborated with department members, city administration, and other department heads concerning joint issues and programs.
    3. Worked with a variety of external stakeholders to solicit input and coordinate actions concerning shared efforts.
    4. Possessed the ability to implement changes in a timely manner.
    5. Led and facilitated the efforts of diverse individuals and groups.
    6. Served as the city's Director of Emergency Services, oversaw training and preparedness efforts for all city employees.
    7. Worked at the fire department, until retirement.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Master Of Arts

Associate Fire Chief Resume

Summary : Rescue staff during firefighting and rescue activities to ensure the safety of the staff and limitation of risks.

Skills : Personnel Management, Fire Safety, Fire Inspections.

Description :

    1. Fire Chief responsible for the Airport Fire Fighting and Rescue Department.
    2. Responsible for a Million Dollar Department Budget. Made decisions on purchases and other budget issues.
    3. Developed a system for the airport to inspect Fire Extinguishers.
    4. Web-based training program for the inspection processed, and the hands-on trained portion.
    5. Started a program to help the Airport Terminal building and other facilities.
    6. Coordinated emergencies as they arise (medical, fires, weather spotting, etc.).
    7. Organized monthly meetings Acted as Secretary/Treasurer for nine years.
    8. Maintained financials and record keeping.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
General Studies

Asst. Fire Chief Resume

Summary : A fire chief uses his or her experience in fire protection and prevention to direct the response of firefighters to limit damage, danger and loss of life.

Skills : Time Management, Listening Skills.

Description :

    1. Responded to out of county assignments as an all-risk strike team leader.
    2. Determined the cause and origin of all improvement fires.
    3. Conducted arson investigation and monitor convicted arsonists within the fire district boundaries.
    4. Conducted preplanning of commercial occupancies and multifamily dwellings, ensures these occupancies conforms to the California Fire Code.
    5. Planned a reviewer of all commercial occupancies and proposed subdivisions.
    6. Conducted inner departmental training, Coordinates training with surrounding departments.
    7. Managed fire and rescue scenes. Oversaw management, budget, and training of the fire department.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Management

Fire Chief Resume

Summary : Ensures public safety by inspecting fire alarm and protection systems in existing and new construction.

Skills : Analytical Skills, Problem Solving Skills.

Description :

    1. Compiled of annual property loss prevention reports and surveys.
    2. Performed security, fire pump testing, housekeeping, and SOX audits.
    3. Maintained full compliance with OSHA and NFPA.
    4. Trained all personnel in fire and security best practices.
    5. Coordinated monthly safety meetings and processes payroll.
    6. Coordinated all maintenance, testing, and repairs of fire alarms system.
    7. Collaborated with Engineering in design of new fire alarm system.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
General Studies