Fire Chief Resume

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Career Objective:

Highly energetic, result-driven and safety inclined firefighter with over 5 plus year of experience of working in the domain. Familiar with emergency firefighting techniques and conducting evacuation operations in minimal time. Ability to lead team and maintain composure in panic situations.

Summary of Skills:

  • Extensive knowledge of modern fire fighting equipment, and different fire suppression techniques

  • Ability to supervise a team of 100+ fire personnel while handling situations by giving appropriate instructions

  • Capable of tactfully and courteously deal with public to avoid untoward incidents during fire suppression

  • Ability to demonstrate courage in tough conditions, and foster individual growth by conducting regular training sessions

  • Comprehensive experience in emergency management, CRR and performing different fire suppression operations

  • Team leader with effective communication skills and good decision-making power

Work Experience:

Deputy Fire Chief

Seattle Mobile Fire Rescue Department, Seattle, WA

November 2016 – Present

  • Maintaining up-to-date knowledge of modern firefighting, emergency management, and CRR strategies

  • Liaising with the Fire Division, County Departments and other agencies

  • Serving as an adviser in matters of policy rules, training sessions, equipment selection, personnel assignment for emergencies, etc.

  • Developing short and long range strategic plans, programs, and conducting mock projects for the Division of Fire to spread fire-safety awareness

  • Answering calls for unusual incidents, taking personal charge for handling them, and notifying team for immediate actions to reduce the harmful consequences

Battalion Chief

Orange County Fire Authority, Seattle, WA

April 2015 – October 2016

  • Performed the role of officer-in-charge for the assigned shift and deployed fire personnel for missions requiring immediate response

  • Supervised the completion of incident reports by inspecting the site location, and determined the possible causes

  • Evacuated trapped people from site, and transported the casualties, injured individuals to the nearest medical center

  • Assisted Fire chief for the allocation of departmental budget, and determining specifications for the new equipment

  • Played the role of incident commander, and handled 50+ minor fire incidents in a month in absence of the supervisor

  • Conducted weekly station inspections of the station, fire equipment, fire brigades, water hoses, and other tools to ensure proper maintenance

Fire Captain

Orange County Fire Authority, Seattle, WA

December 2013 – March 2015

  • Supervised and coordinated various activities of firefighters for the assigned areas, and ensured the team was ready for emergencies

  • Performed regular inspections of station house, facilities, and examined fire brigades, equipment like ladders and hoses to ensure compliance with the state’s safety standard

  • Documented precise report by noting details of the emergency call, and investigated location to list down possible causes, number of injuries and estimated damage

  • Answered emergency calls and performed the role of officer-in-charge to carry out rescue operations for the trapped victims at the site to get timely medical aid

  • Supervised and developed the schedule for 300+ fire personnel by planning their work shift, staffing levels and areas

  • Took responsibility to coordinate department operations, regular inspections, equipment maintenance and training sessions under the guidance of Fire Chief

  • Recommended corrective measures for possible fire hazards, and safety violations for real estate projects after checking blueprint


Augusta Fire Station, Seattle, WA

August 2011 – November 2013

  • Coordinated with the team to perform firefighting work including preventing, combating and extinguishing fires

  • Successfully operated fire equipment and tools, and performed their general maintenance

  • Attended training classes, mock drills to inform public about measures to be taken in emergency situations

  • Participated in evacuation and special rescue missions to assist in protecting lives, property, and environment

  • Took responsibility to prevent fire damage by doing periodic surveys of the assigned area and conducting educational programs

  • Ensured availability of water at the fire scene by testing hydrants, water hoses, and other tools

  • Provided emergency medical care and first-aid to the site victims, and arranged their transportation in ambulance to the nearest health center


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Fire Science

    Seattle University, Seattle, WA 98195



  • Firefighter License I and II, 2013

    EMT and Paramedic Certified, 2012


  • American Society of Firefighters – Member since 2012

    International Fire Chief Association – Member since 2015


On request.

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