Volunteer Firefighter Resume Samples

A Volunteer Firefighter serves the communicating by responding quickly to fire and other emergency calls. The main duty of the firefighter is to assist people in distress and rescue them or the property from the disaster or after-effects of the fire accident. A professional Volunteer Firefighter Resume mentions the following core duties and tasks – inspecting and maintaining fire trucks and ladders and hoses; checking regularly the equipment for cracks, leaks and signs of damage; administering first aid to victims; using a variety of techniques to control and extinguish fires; driving emergency vehicles; and determining the cause of the fire.

To become professional in this area, the following skills are required – operational knowledge of various firefighting equipment, operating and monitoring skills; ability to provide basic medical attention; ability to rescue people from dangerous situations; and experience in administering basic life support. Successful resumes show a certificate of a fire academy program or apprenticeship.

 

Senior Volunteer Firefighter Resume

Summary : To obtain a responsible position in a highly professional managed organization where one can apply and acquire skill and experience, working in a team and environment with continuous growth and contributing to the main objective of the organization. To reach a great height along with the organization through my commitment, sincerity, adaptability, and veracity.

Skills : Customer Service, Fire prevention and protection

Description :

    1. Prevents fire damage by conducting surveys and inspections for hazards; enforcing codes.
    2. Perform technical work to rescue trapped or endangered people. Prepares citizens to prevent fire damage by developing and conducting educational and training programs.
    3. Ensures availability of water at fire scene by testing hydrants; requesting and expediting repairs; verifying repair.
    4. Minimizes fire damage by responding to alarms; driving and operating equipment; regulating water pressure; combating and extinguishing fires; rescuing and reviving people.
    5. Ensures operation of equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements; following manufacturer's instructions; troubleshooting malfunctions; notifying supervisor of needed repairs; evaluating new equipment and techniques.
    6. Maintains operations by following policies and procedures; reporting needed changes.
    7. Provides information by completing reports.
    8. Maintains technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; studying publications; participating in scheduled drills.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Science


Volunteer Firefighter/ EMT Resume

Summary : Seeking a career with a leading corporate of hi-tech environment with committed & dedicated people, which will help to explore oneself fully and realize their potential. Willing to work as a key player in challenging & creative environment of Fire service.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Leadership, Communication

Description :

    1. Prevents fire damage by conducting surveys and inspections for hazards; enforcing codes.
    2. Prepares citizens to prevent fire damage by developing and conducting educational and training programs.
    3. Ensures availability of water at fire scene by testing hydrants; requesting and expediting repairs; verifying repair.
    4. Minimizes fire damage by responding to alarms; driving and operating equipment; regulating water pressure; combating and extinguishing fires; rescuing and reviving people.
    5. Ensures operation of equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements; following manufacturer's instructions; troubleshooting malfunctions; notifying supervisor of needed repairs; evaluating new equipment and techniques.
    6. Maintains operations by following policies and procedures; reporting needed changes.
    7. Provides information by completing reports.
    8. Maintains technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; studying publications; participating in scheduled drills.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Associates


Associate Volunteer Firefighter Resume

Headline : A level-headed Associate Volunteer Firefighter who remains calm and effective in extremely difficult and stressful situations. To get a challenging professional career with your esteemed organization through a continuous learning process. To work in a learning and challenging environment which can provide opportunities to utilizes the practical knowledge and technical skills into value for an organization as well as personal growth.

Skills : Mathematics, Nutrition & Fitness, Firefighting.

Description :

    1. Responded to emergency & non-emergency calls.
    2. Provided medical services and medical transportation when necessary.
    3. Inspect, test, clean and maintain station facility, property, fire suppression, emergency medical apparatus, and vehicles.
    4. Respond to emergency calls for fire suppression and extinguishment.
    5. Participate in daily training exercises and instruction to increase performance and skill set.
    6. Manage the front house & back of house operations for high volume restaurants.
    7. Oversaw employee relations including but not limited to recruitment, training, daily performances and annual performance evaluations.
    8. Effectively led and motivated employees through the implementation of in-house training and incentive plans, resulting in increased productivity levels and employee satisfaction.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Science

Cadet/Volunteer Firefighter Resume

Summary : To pursue a career in a competitive organization, holding a responsible position, which would enhance the skill to work and thus enable to curve a winning. To increase and share knowledge in order to add value to the organization and oneself. To work for a progressive organization in a highly motivating and challenging environment that provides the best opportunities to grow and utilize the potential to the fullest to achieve the organization's goal while achieving personal goals.

Skills : Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Powerpoint, Multi-Line Phone System, Customer Service, Filing.

Description :

    1. Aided in firefighter operations & training. Wide experience in serving as Firefighter Volunteer Operational knowledge of fire protection equipment Familiarity with evacuation procedures 
    2. Performed search and rescue of victims during fire accidents.
    3. Directed traffic and controlled crowd at accident scenes.
    4. Worked with other volunteers to control the fire situations.
    5. Positioned and operated fire service equipment such as fire hoses, extinguishers, generators, and sprinkler system Evacuated people from accident sites.
    6. Provided emergency medical care including first-aid and CPR to victims.
    7. Identified building dangerous conditions and provided mitigation activities.
    8. Perform proper loss control techniques during salvage and overhaul operations.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Science

Volunteer Firefighter/EMT Resume

Summary : A Self-motivated Volunteer Firefighter/EMT with significant years of supervisory-level experience. Organized and detail orientated individual who exemplifies professionalism, and an ability to manage multiple projects and tasks at any given moment. To work for a progressive organization in a highly motivating and challenging environment that provides the best opportunities to grow and utilize the potential to the fullest to achieve the organization's goal while achieving the personal goals.

Skills : Customer Service Skills, Cash Handling, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel

Description :

    1. Assist in structure fires, wildfires, vehicle accidents, hazardous material incidents, ATV accidents and any medical calls that may arise.
    2. Ensuring that the trucks at the fire station are running and ready for the next call or new season.
    3. Come with all Personal Protective Equipment and mentally prepared for all situations that may arise during an incident.
    4. Taking direction from commanding officers, Tooele Dispatch and any police on the scene and ensuring that safety is first.
    5. Operate all apparatus' and pumps, and utilize all firefighting tools for every type of fire and situation.
    6. Keep records of incidents and file all reports with the National Fire Reporting System for the records.
    7. Filling out all BLM and wildland fire reports and paperwork.
    8. Interpret the international fire codes, and assist in inspections.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Science

Lead Volunteer Firefighter Resume

Summary : Lead Volunteer Firefighter with multiple years of customer service and report writing. Responsible for high-value properties, assets, employees, and reports. Professional attitude and lots of experience in high-stress situations. Experience in operating heavy machinery and equipment. To be a part of the organization, grow along with it and to obtain a challenging and progressive position

Skills : Microsoft Office, Management, Emergency Services, Training & Development, Procurement.

Description :

    1. Assess fire-related situations and communicate with crew and supervisors on action plans.
    2. Conduct building inspections for evidence of fire hazards and to ensure compliance with fire safety codes.
    3. Provide emergency medical services as required, and perform light to heavy rescue functions at emergencies.
    4. Control environmental accidents involving hazardous chemicals risking fires or toxic spills/leaks.
    5. Respond to life-threatening emergencies ranging from 1 to 5 alarm fires, flooding, and accidents.
    6. Administer emergency medical services such as first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation to injured persons.
    7. Inspected vehicles and fire extinguishing equipment for defects, repairs, and replacements.
    8. Attend in-service training classes to remain current in knowledge of codes, laws, ordinances, and regulations.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Consultant
Education
Education
Bachelors of Science

Junior Volunteer Firefighter Resume

Objective : Junior Volunteer Firefighter, quick and eager to learn while providing outstanding customer service. Excellent interpersonal and analytical skills. Excellent learner, capable of learning things at a faster pace. Effectively managing issues and escalation handling.

Skills : Microsft Office, Multi-Line Phone System, Customer Service, Filing.

Description :

    1. Performed process equipment troubleshooting, minor repairs, improvements and preventative maintenance utilizing appropriate processes and disciplines to ensure safe, reliable, and efficient operation of the entire plant.
    2. Conducted monthly training on emergency response protocols for the entire site.
    3. Participated in annual Community Awareness & Emergency Response team drills and annual fire and rescue training.
    4. Safely stored and transferred 43,000lbs of hazardous materials weekly.
    5. Ensured all protocols were followed for proper disposal with no incidents during tenure with the company.
    6. Led product-sampling project for six months, which led to a 3% decrease in impurities in the company's main chemical product leading to a 2 million pound increase in product for the year.
    7. Participate in scheduled training and shift work, assist in the maintenance and operation of stations and equipment, assist in fire inspections for conformance with fire and life safety laws and regulations education programs
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Science

Volunteer Firefighter Resume

Summary : Volunteer Firefighter with abilities and experiences in many various aspects of the work force. Motivated leader and strong team player with critical thinking skills, and proactive in getting work done. Customer and goal oriented with strong determination to meet business objectives and mission. Professional and patient in fast paced settings.

Skills : Licensed First Responder, Microsoft Office, Management, Emergency Services

Description :

    1. Rescue victims from burning buildings and accident sites.
    2. Administer first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation to injured persons.
    3. Respond to fire alarms and other calls for assistance, such as automobile and industrial accidents.
    4. Assess fires and situations and report conditions to superiors to receive instructions, using two-way radios.
    5. Participate in fire drills and demonstrations of fire fighting techniques.
    6. Participate in courses, seminars and conferences, and study fire science literature, to learn firefighting techniques.
    7. Assess the nature and extent of illness or injury to establish and prioritize medical procedures.
    8. Communicate with dispatchers or treatment center personnel to provide information about the situation, to arrange reception of victims, or to receive instructions for further treatment.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Associates

Executive Volunteer Firefighter Resume

Headline : Motivated, multi-faceted Executive Volunteer Firefighter with 5 years of Fire Service and a successful track record of successfully handling extra duties above pay grade. Talent for quickly learning new responsibilities and being a team player. Diplomatic and tactful with professionals and non-professionals at all levels. Flexible and versatile - able to maintain a sense of urgency and focus under pressure. Poised and competent with demonstrated ability to easily transcend cultural differences.

Skills : Radio Operations, Report Preparation, General Office Skills, Hazmat Operations, Certified Firefighter I&II, Certified Rescue Operations, Hazmat Technician.

Description :

    1. Responded as a volunteer firefighter to motor vehicle accidents, rescue situations, structure fires, and medical emergencies.
    2. Also trained and on-call as a "weather spotter" during severe weather conditions.
    3. Completed in-house taught classes and certification for Firefighter I & II qualification.
    4. Within the first month of being on the department, successfully responded to several fully involved structure fires due to local arsonist.
    5. Helped provide pertinent information for the investigation.
    6. Quickly learned to operate and maintain all apparatus on the department, ran all pumps and used all extrication equipment.
    7. Learned quickly to make entry and wear appropriate gear to do so (SCBA).
    8. Participated in weekly training, to include CPR/AED training and practice response for a local hospital.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Diploma

Sr. Volunteer Firefighter Resume

Summary : A responsible, organized, deadline-oriented Sr. Volunteer Firefighter with more than ten years of leadership experience. Strong verbal communication skills. Has excellent customer interaction and persuasion skills. Also interacts well with others. Highly motivated and enthusiastic, Thinks logically to solve problems, Excels in leadership positions

Skills : Microsoft Office, Radio Operations, Report Preparation, General Office Skills, Hazmat Operations

Description :

    1. Respond to fire and EMS calls with the department team; participate in fire search and rescue operations.
    2. Carry appropriate apparatus on each call; perform hazardous duties and remove persons from danger.
    3. Maintain the fire engines, conduct air pack checks, and ventilate structures during fire emergencies.
    4. Know how to open hydrants and operate fire hoses.
    5. Possess knowledge of fire district street locations, building construction, and water supply sources.
    6. Carry heavy equipment and hoses, climb ladders, and work outdoors for many hours in all types of weather.
    7. Administer first aid and CPR as a first responder.
    8. Successfully complete basic firefighter training and departmental requirements within expected time frames.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Consultant
Education
Education
Associates