Fire Investigator Resume

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Career Objective:

Seeking for a job as a Fire Investigator with Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services where I can use my communication and analytical skills along with the knowledge of various fire investigation methods and practices to provide services into the cause, origin and conditions of fatal explosions and fires.

Summary of Skills:

  • More than 4 years of experience in fire and explosion investigation and analysis field

  • Effective verbal communication and interpersonal skills

  • Ability to liaise with organizations including fire departments, insurance companies, criminal justice institutions; media and the public

  • Skilled in explaining fire code violations, and interviewing witnesses

  • Knowledge and experience with fire investigative techniques, procedures and theories, investigative safety equipment, fire dynamics and chemistry of fire/combustion with scientific and technical principles

  • Excellent analytical and evaluative skills to identify the cause of fire, and fire code violations

  • Knowledge of fire ground procedures, court proceedings, including criminal investigations

  • Ability to conduct fire investigations in compliance with legal requirements and procedures

  • Ability to make sound decisions quickly under stressful conditions

  • Ability to work in team-oriented environment efficiently without any supervision

  • Proficient with computer software such as databases, word processing and spreadsheets to manage and evaluate data and also prepare detailed reports

  • Skilled in modern fire suppression tactics, methods and procedures as well as emergency life saving procedures and also possess working knowledge of fire codes and standards along with the ability to successfully interpret and apply them

  • Have good stamina and ability to work in shifts including nights, weekends, holidays and also under adverse weather conditions.

Work Experience:

Fire Investigator

Sedgwick Claims Management Inc.

Baton Rouge, LA, USA

June 2016 – Present

  • Conducting detailed investigation regarding the origin, cause and circumstances of the fires based on established fire investigation methodology, and also gathering all the information by documenting the fire scene through photographs, sketches, and physical evidence

  • Preparing, maintaining and submitting all the written fire and police reports of investigating findings in a timely manner, and also maintaining all fire investigation equipment, and components to ensure their readiness for further evaluation

  • romoting fire protection, prevention and safety programs and projects, and assisting Fire and Life Safety educators in the development and delivery of proper training

  • Assuring all the investigations are conducted in a completely legal and ethical manner by maintaining up-to-date information in regard to existing laws pertaining to rights of privacy, and availability of public records

  • Utilizing proper physical and legal procedures to identify and preserve evidence required within the investigation and also preparing and giving depositions and expert testimony for court cases

  • Performing other duties as assigned by Senior and Chief Investigator Officers

  • Collecting information regrading the overall fire incidents from others through effective verbal communication and assisting with complex criminal investigations of fire-related offenses including arson, homicide and insurance frauds

Fire Fighter

City of Red Wing

Red Wing, LA, USA

January 2014 – March 2016

  • Performed all basic firefighting services and functions by extinguishing fires, effectively operating equipment, evaluating emergency scenes, and assisting in hazardous material operations

  • Conducted preventative maintenance of fire system as assigned, and also performed monthly inspections and maintenance of fire extinguishers

  • Provided fire and rescue emergency response, and also maintained emergency response equipment and apparatus

  • Participated in all fire prevention and inspection activities, emergency dispatching, and dealing with all phases of fire suppression training

  • Conducted various fire inspection and prevention tasks on a frequently and timely basis including fire safety education to eliminate fire hazards and enforce fire codes

  • Provided medical aid including first aid and CPR, at the EMT-basic level on medical emergencies

  • Assisted with fire prevention and public education and in improvements of existing city and fire departmental policies and functions


  • Associate of Applied Science in Fire Science

    Louisiana State University Eunice, Eunice, LA, USA



  • International Association of Arson Investigators- Certified Fire Investigator (IAAI-CFI)



On request.

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