Fire Investigator Resume Samples

A Fire Investigator is responsible for understanding the behavior of fire and determine the cause that led to fire accidents at commercial buildings, residences, or properties. The job description entails investigating the site, collecting evidence, and preparing correct reports for the investigating body to investigate. Other responsibilities are mentioned on the Fire Investigator Resume as – determining the origination of fire at the site, processing evidence at scenes where arson is suspected, determining the type of fuel used in fire, collecting and packaging and transporting physical evidence, taking pictures of fire scenes to present as evidence, testifying as expert witnesses in court, performing surveillance work, deciding whether the fire was accidental or arson, arresting suspects, determining negligence and violation of laws, and investigating areas where the explosion took place.

The nature of the job demands the following skills and abilities – the ability to explain building codes, violations to property and building managers, interviewing skills, critical thinking abilities to recognize code violations, detail-oriented nature to pick up small details, and physical strength to move and lift heavy debris and the ability to get a clear understanding of the scene. While a degree is not mandatory, possessing qualifications in criminal justice, criminology, or especially fire science will be quite beneficial.

Fire Investigator Resume example

Fire Investigator Resume

Objective : As a Fire Investigator, Responding to and coordinate emergency operations at events of all levels that affect public safety. Have written emergency operations plans and consulted in developing policy and procedures.

Skills : Fire Investigation, EMS, Community Relations, Microsoft Office, Customer Service, Medical Terminology, Excel, EKG, Public Speaking, Presentation, Interviewing.

Description :

    1. Investigated the origin and cause of all assigned fires.
    2. Documented the scene via digital photography, detailed drawings, electrical, gas systems, and/or other potential causes of fire.
    3. Secured fire scene.
    4. Ensured safety.
    5. Interviewed insured, witnesses, and/or 3rd party involvement.
    6. Provided written, transcripts or recorded statements.
    7. Provided synopsis, detailed and/or summary reports.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Management


Fire Investigator Resume

Objective : Fire Investigator with Fire Department Origin and cause determination specialist, pre-employment background investigator. Working knowledge of building construction. Occupancy safety. Team-oriented task involvement.

Skills : Certified Law Enforcement General Topics Instructor, ICS 100LEB, 100HE, 120A, 200B, 201, ICS 300, 362A, ICS 400, 704.

Description :

    1. Determined the origin and cause of a fire scene.
    2. Examined fire sites and collect evidence such as glass, metal fragments, charred wood, and accelerant residue for use in determining the cause of a fire.
    3. Analyzed evidence and other information to determine the probable cause of fire or explosion.
    4. Photographed damage and evidence related to causes of fires or explosions in order to document investigation findings.
    5. Interviewed witnesses, property owners, and building occupants to obtain information and sworn testimony.
    6. Sweared out warrants, and arrest and process suspected arsonists.
    7. Testified in court cases involving fires, suspected arson, and false alarms.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Diploma


Fire Investigator Resume

Headline : Seasoned professional looking to grow and succeed in a dynamic environment. A proven track record of exceeding departmental goals while initiating operational enhancements to improve quality and reduce costs.

Skills : Inventory Management, Data Entry, Supervisory Management, Computer Software Savy.

Description :

    1. Assigned to work as the lead detective in determining the cause and origin of fires.
    2. Certified through the State of Connecticut as a Fire Investigator.
    3. Maintained organized records of information pertinent to open investigations.
    4. Conducted over hundred fire investigations.
    5. Originated and cause determination of Wildland fires started on federal land to include scene sketches, reading burn patterns, cause indicators, evidence collection, and scene documentation.
    6. Determined negligence and pursuing cases against firesetters.
    7. Interviewed suspects, witnesses, and fellow firefighters along with taking statements to build cases.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Diploma

Fire Investigator Resume

Objective : Seeks to obtain a position where one can be a member of a team, and utilize degree and experience to the fullest.

Skills : Excellent Communication Skills, Investigating Skills.

Description :

    1. Conducted thorough fire scene investigations Composed detailed reports of investigative findings.
    2. Conduct origin and cause investigations of all structures.
    3. Worked with state fire Marshall Taking pictures of a house fire and trying to determine the point of origin.
    4. Supervised people, made sure paperwork is turned in on time, and entering reports into the computer system.
    5. Performed Fire investigation and aided Fire Marshall's Office Case management.
    6. Investigated the cause and origin of fire throughout Jackson County.
    7. Investigated all Fires through DPSST standards.
    Years of Experience
    Experience
    2-5 Years
    Experience Level
    Level
    Junior
    Education
    Education
    BS In Criminal Justice

    Fire Investigator Resume

    Objective : Seeking a Fire Investigator position with an outstanding career opportunity that will offer a rewarding work environment along with a winning team that will fully utilize management skills.

    Skills : Fast Learner, Detail-Oriented, Organized, Communication, Multilingual, Team Player.

    Description :

      1. Photograph all medical and fire scenes.
      2. Write reports of investigations.
      3. Educate staff as needed.
      4. Responded to and investigated fires to determine cause and origin.
      5. Determined fire origin and cause for approximately 1,000 fires (some with fatalities).
      6. Prepared cases for trial.
      7. Collected and analyzed data from the fire scenes.
    Years of Experience
    Experience
    0-2 Years
    Experience Level
    Level
    Entry Level
    Education
    Education
    BS In Criminal Justice

    Fire Investigator Resume

    Headline : Seeks to attain a most challenging position addressing the needs of inner-city youth through community outreach and diverse avenues of communication.

    Skills : PowerPoint, and Excel. Bilingual. Autocad, Microsoft Office, Technical Plan Execution, Fast Learner.

    Description :

      1. Collected evidence as needed.
      2. Prepared and maintained reports of investigation results, and records of convicted arsonists and arson suspects.
      3. Instructed children about the dangers of fire.
      4. Responded to fires deemed suspicious or fires with no ordinary cause for ignition to investigate the cause and origin of the fire.
      5. Created reports and document findings at these fires.
      6. Conducted on-scene fire investigations to locate the origin and make the initial determination of the cause.
      7. Investigations included vehicles, maritime vessels, and residential, commercial, industrial structures.
    Years of Experience
    Experience
    5-7 Years
    Experience Level
    Level
    Executive
    Education
    Education
    BS In Criminal Justice

    Fire Investigator Resume

    Headline : Seeks to secure a position with a company that will allow utilizing strengths and abilities, which includes strong communication, leadership, motivational, and negotiating skills to further the progress and success of your company.

    Skills : Coordinating, Planning, Managing, Strong Leadership, Team Player.

    Description :

      1. Conducted burn pattern investigations; Fire/police report forensic analysis.
      2. Conducted fire investigations and analysis to determine the origin and cause of fires make necessary arrests and prepare case material for prosecution.
      3. Conducted bomb and environmental crimes investigations.
      4. Responded to fire scenes to assist local fire departments with fire cause determinations and collection of fire-related evidence.
      5. Responded to any reports of structure and other type fires, assist in the determination of cause and origin, and subsequent investigation if deemed.
      6. Completed independent fire investigations determining cause and origin for various insurance carriers.
      7. Visited loss sites to conduct cause and origin investigations in a timely manner with an unbiased analysis.
                Years of Experience
                Experience
                5-7 Years
                Experience Level
                Level
                Executive
                Education
                Education
                BS In Criminal Justice

                Fire Investigator Resume

                Objective : Looking to acquire a position that will enable utilizing knowledge, education, and experience. Combining strong interpersonal and communication skills, and committed to continual performance development in the workplace.

                Skills : Criminal Justice, MS Office.

                Description :

                  1. Investigated fires of a suspicious, incendiary, or undetermined cause.
                  2. Interviewed witnesses, compiled evidence, served arrest and search warrants, interrogated and arrested suspects; testified in civil and criminal.
                  3. Performed new construction and annual fire inspections of commercial and residential buildings.
                  4. Witnessed fire suppression system acceptance tests.
                  5. Performed fire investigations under the direction of the Fire Marshall.
                  6. Code enforcement.
                  7. Developed public safety education materials.
                Years of Experience
                Experience
                2-5 Years
                Experience Level
                Level
                Junior
                Education
                Education
                BS In Criminal Justice

                Fire Investigator Resume

                Objective : Lead teams of software engineers for large enterprise projects. Proficient in just about every major language in use in enterprise systems today and have a 20+ year proven track record of leadership and technology-driven success.

                Skills : Strong Oral/Written Communication, Organization, Inventory Management.

                Description :

                  1. Provided expert in-court testimony in cases relating to fire origin and cause
                  2. Followed up on victims of fire-related incidents relating to fire origin and cause, nature of injuries, etc.
                  3. Attended continual job-related training as required to keep current with the latest technologies, techniques, and public awareness with activities relating to the investigation of the fire.
                  4. Manufactured preliminary and complete reports on fire origin and cause based on observations and interviewing of witnesses from fire scene investigations.
                  5. Assigned to the Fire Investigation Bureau as a fire investigator responsible for determining the origin and cause of fires.
                  6. Performed miscellaneous duties and experiences including Inspection of high hazard facilities throughout the village.
                  7. Performed miscellaneous duties and experiences including Inspection of high hazard facilities throughout the village, an inspection of local pyrotechnic displays, and coordination of interdepartmental appointments.
                Years of Experience
                Experience
                2-5 Years
                Experience Level
                Level
                Junior
                Education
                Education
                Management

                Fire Investigator Resume

                Objective : Interested in a long-term career, involving extensive people interaction and diverse corporate projects, would like a challenging position, which rewards ambition, initiative and offers opportunities for professional and financial growth.

                Skills : Fire Safety, MS Office.

                Description :

                  1. Assisted sick and injured people in the hospital.
                  2. Neutralized corrosive materials.
                  3. Recaptured and packed unsafe chemicals.
                  4. Investigated the cause and origin of fires.
                  5. Managed investigation data using the Bomb Arson Tracking System (BATS).
                  6. Taught Fire Safety to children through Safety Trailer.
                  7. Traveled up to a 100-mile radius for performing investigations.
                Years of Experience
                Experience
                2-5 Years
                Experience Level
                Level
                Junior
                Education
                Education
                MS