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Firefighters are first responders who protect others in dangerous situations, such as fires, vehicle accidents, and water rescues. Responsibilities highlighted on example resumes of Firefighters include participating in general firefighter duties, including responding to fires and emergencies of medical and automobile-related natures, as well as to smoke and carbon monoxide alarm-related situations. Those interested in becoming Firefighters must be at least 18 years old and have a high school diploma listed on their resumes. Applicants must also take the entrance fire exam, though some choose to attend college first to learn more about the career.

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1

Wildland Firefighter

Maintained and operated fire engines, chainsaws, GPS units, pumps, radios, data entries and hand tools

  • Safely assessed and removed hazard trees that posed a safety threat to other firefighters and potential fire spread
  • Effectively communicated with co-workers, civilians, dispatchers and other firefighters to ensure safety and productivity
  • Performed leadership skills by assisting and directing firefighters towards incidents in a safe and organized manner.
Candidate Info
2
months in
workforce
1
month
at this job
BS
Agricultural Business
BS
Forestry Management
2

Paramedic/firefighter

Accurately used radio communication to dispatch police, fire, helicopters, state patrols, emergency rooms and command staff.

  • Used radio dispatch program.
  • Maintained current level of Paramedic and Firefighter knowledge and applied to calls.
  • Provided assistance to community for emergency calls.
  • Debriefed staff following fire calls.
  • Successfully responded to 911calls, provided Firefighting and Medical Care, and patient transportation.
  • Conducted maintenance checks, stocked inventory for vehicles, station and gear.
  • Cleaned and repaired equipment.
  • Compiled data, created and input incident reports and provided reports to hospitals.
  • Completed Training officer duties and coaching to staff.
  • Cleaned, cooked and learned new vehicle procedures.
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
3

Paramedic/firefighter

Accurately used radio communication to dispatch police, fire, helicopters, state patrols, emergency rooms and command staff.

  • Used radio dispatch program.
  • Maintained current level of Paramedic and Firefighter knowledge and applied to calls.
  • Provided assistance to community for emergency calls.
  • Debriefed staff following fire calls.
  • Successfully responded to 911 calls, provided Firefighting and Medical Care, and patient transportation.
  • Conducted maintenance checks, stocked inventory for vehicles, station and gear.
  • Cleaned and repaired equipment.
  • Compiled data, created and input incident reports and provided reports to hospitals.
  • Completed Training officer duties and coaching to staff.
  • Cleaned, cooked and learned new vehicle procedures.
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
Varied
4

Firefighter/paramedic

Managed maintenance on water hoses and nozzles

  • Assisted in cleaning and maintaining firefighting equipment and tools
  • Managed inventory and supplies
  • Provided office assistance in terms of correspondence and other paperwork
Candidate Info
44
years in
workforce
12
years
at this job
AS
Fire Science
Education
5

Firefighter/instructor

Organized emergency response with multi-jurisdictional emergency teams.

  • Initial attack incident commander on wildfires.
  • Provided instruction for: Southern Area Engine Academy in Basic Firefighting, Structure
  • Facilitated inter-departmental communication to effectively provide customer support.
  • Trained Staff on operating procedures and company services.
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
BS
Elementary Education
Business Administration
6

Firefighter/emt-b

Provided basic and advanced life support care

  • Performed fire suppression and fire prevention duties to protect life and property
  • Provided emergency rescue
  • Utilized various tools and power equipment in rescue operations
  • Maintained department equipment, vehicles and facilities
  • Performed related duties as assigned
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
7

Firefighter/emt-b

Provided basic and advanced life support care

  • Performed fire suppression and fire prevention duties to protect life and property
  • Provided emergency rescue
  • Utilized various tools and power equipment in rescue operations
  • Maintained department equipment, vehicles and facilities
  • Performed related duties as assigned
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
8

Firefighter/paramedic

Responsible for pre-hospital patient care on a BLS and ALS level

  • Performed IV's as needed
  • Administered medications, cardiac monitoring and interpretations as well as performing intubations on ALS patients
  • Conducted daily inventory and stock of Fire Rescue truck
  • Performed duties as a firefighter
Candidate Info
18
years in
workforce
12
years
at this job
C
Firefighting
C
Emt
C
Paramedic
9

Advanced Firefighter

  • Firefighter 1, 2, and Georgia Fire Academy Hazardous Materials technician
  • Mentored probationary firefighters in daily tasks to include emergency responses
  • Trained as a member of Savannah Fire Department's Technical Rescue Team
  • Performed daily preventative maintenance and inventory on fire apparatus
  • Imported data into "firehouse" software for record and maintenance posterity
  • Worked on teams that put out hazardous fires which threatened civilian personnel and property, extricated people from car accidents, and performed searches on burning buildings.
Candidate Info
15
years in
workforce
8
years
at this job
HS
Biomedical Equipment Technology
HS
High School Diploma
BS
Applied Physics
10

Firefighter/driver Engineer

Driver/Engineer: "Qualified" Engine, 3000 gal. Tanker/Pumper, Mobile SCBA replenishment system

  • Answer emergency situations quickly, assess conditions, and act appropriate to contain fires, assist victims, and prevent escalation
  • Administer first aid and artificial respiration to those adversely affected or injured by fire, smoke, or trauma
  • Assess patient needs and provide life support services during medical emergencies
  • Maintain updated knowledge of safety guidelines, fire fighting techniques, treatment protocols, response requirements, and quality assurance procedures
  • Responsible for equipment maintenance and upkeep
Candidate Info
22
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
Applied Science, Mechanical

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