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Fire Captains are responsible for supervising and training fire station employees, overseeing their daily work activities. They also speak with the public at fire safety seminars. Duties highlighted on sample resumes for Fire Captains include supervising a team of firefighters both in the firehouse and during tactical operations at the fire scene, and implementing training courses on the topics of safety concerns, tactical operations and strategy objectives. Fire Captains should be able to list a high school diploma on their resumes, along with experience working as a firefighter.

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Fire Captain

Recruited, trained, evaluated and developed paid call firefighting force. Maintained readiness of personnel, directed operations during emergency calls, conducted fire investigations and educated the public in fire awareness. Instructed company members in fire suppression, rescue, emergency medical care, hazardous materials, fire prevention and pre-fire planning. Problem solver coaching and mentoring employees labeled as difficult. Safety Officer enforcing OSHA regulations and overseeing compliance procedures.

  • Increased staffing levels, enhanced training and reduced response time.
  • Reduced reportable injuries by 80%, and won Employee Safety Award in 2000, 2001, and 2005.
  • Voted Firefighter of the Year in 2000, 2002, and 2003.
  • Received Letter of Commendation for extraordinary job performance during the Williams fire in 2005.
Candidate Info
40
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
C
Commerce
AS
Fire Science And Emergency Management
BS
Business Management And Marketing
2

Fire Captain

Recruited, trained, evaluated and developed paid call firefighting force. Maintained readiness of personnel, directed operations during emergency calls, conducted fire investigations and educated the public in fire awareness. Instructed company members in fire suppression, rescue, emergency medical care, hazardous materials, fire prevention and pre-fire planning. Problem solver coaching and mentoring employees labeled as difficult. Safety Officer enforcing OSHA regulations and overseeing compliance procedures.

  • Increased staffing levels, enhanced training and reduced response time.
  • Reduced reportable injuries by 80%, and won Employee Safety Award in 2000, 2001, and 2005.
  • Voted Firefighter of the Year in 2000, 2002, and 2003.
  • Received Letter of Commendation for extraordinary job performance during the Williams fire in 2005.
Candidate Info
40
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
C
Commerce
AS
Fire Science And Emergency Management
BS
Business Management And Marketing
3

Fire Captain

Managed firefighters assigned to mobile equipment - assigned duties and monitored operations to ensure adherence to proper procedure

  • Oversaw fire prevention, First Aid, crowd control, and first response initiatives at air shows
  • Provided basic life support for burn, smoke inhalation, and accident victims in collaboration with Emergency Medical Services
  • Directed post-dispatch maintenance and inspected equipment to ensure equipment readiness at all times
  • Attended meetings related to mutual aid, wild land firefighting, hazardous material control and containment, and fire prevention on the base
  • Directed hazardous material containment and control procedures
  • Presented training classes on aircraft and fuel storage fire prevention, wild land firefighting, and mass notification systems as well as fire alarm and sprinkler systems with audio and visual devices
Candidate Info
27
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
4

Fire Captain/crew Chief

Supervised and coordinated crews during fire suppression and rescue efforts on airfield, structural, medical, auto extrication, and hazardous materials emergencies.

  • Project managed department wide fire hose testing and maintenance program.
  • Trained subordinates in the use of specialized equipment for fire suppression.
  • Presented programs to the public community to promote fire prevention awareness.
  • Performed duties as Battalion Chief, supervised and coordinated daily activities.
  • Assumed responsibilities as Operation Chief during emergencies.
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
AS
Science
5

Fire Captain/paramedic

Provided immediate responsibility for the development and administration of the department and overall responsibility for all department personnel.

  • Supervised three firefighting companies on assigned shift. Directed daily activities and monitored work performance; motivated subordinates and maintained company morale; planned, scheduled and assigned station duties; provided technical training in fire prevention and suppression, cited personnel problems, and issued corrective advice.
  • Responsible for technical, executive, administrative, and supervisory work in planning, organizing, directing and implementing fire prevention, suppression and emergency medical services.
  • Instructed and utilized Advanced Life Support EMS, rescue, inspection, code enforcement, etc.
  • Planned, developed, reviewed, implemented and evaluated department policies.
  • Monitored the condition of all company equipment and of station facilities. Insured readiness and function ability of all fire suppression and rescue apparatus and equipment; reported maintenance and replacement needs; ensured proper inventory and security of all city equipment, apparatus and stations under assigned command.
  • Awards: Young Outstanding Firefighter of the Year - 1995.
Candidate Info
42
years in
workforce
19
years
at this job
Medical Technician
6

Fire Captain/emt-intermediate

Responsible for day-to-day operations of Station 113, with six volunteer responders and 24-hour paid medic crew

  • Provide training opportunities both within the agency as well as outside for career and volunteer firefighters
  • Represent District to public and neighboring fire agencies in regards to daily operations and training activities
  • Outstanding incident response record including multiple opportunities to serve as incident command
  • Founded and chaired the District Recruitment and Retention Committee
  • Selected to chair District Safety Committee
  • Chosen as the Volunteer Representative to the Lane Rural Fire/Rescue-Lane County Fire District #1 Merger Committee
Candidate Info
36
years in
workforce
10
years
at this job
BA
Bachelor of Arts
MA
Master of Arts
MA
Master of Arts
7

Shift Fire Captain

Operational, Training and Administrative Manager (Fire Captain)

  • Coordinated and directed all activities of assigned firefighter, Search and Rescue, and paramedic personnel. Managed the on duty shift personnel across three fire and rescue stations, including preparing rosters, training, and fire prevention duties.
  • Led daily activities of lieutenants and other staff.
  • Served as acting battalion commander, responding to and managing operational aspects of emergency incidents. Also served on various committees, such as Senior Staff Member, and the Fire Department Training Committee.
  • Planned public relations programs and community outreach, such as Fire Prevention Week, school visits, and station visits.
  • Inspected buildings for compliance with state/county fire prevention codes, issued violation notices, and conducted follow-up inspections.
Candidate Info
14
years in
workforce
11
months
at this job
AS
Emergency Medical Services
AAS
Fire Science
BA
Public Administration
8

Fire Captain

Supervised personnel's course of action on emergency runs

  • Responsible for the safety and welfare of company members and the public by assessing fire, medical and bomb emergencies to determine the respective resources to resolve incidents
  • Conducted performance reviews and addressed disciplinary issues for the company
  • Developed a fire hydrant and building inspection program in alignment with department guidelines and city ordinances
  • Conducted needs assessments and designed pre-fire plans for city buildings and businesses based upon the findings and to ensure compliance with national, state, and city fire codes
  • Selected to serve on DeKalb County, Georgia Fire Department's Assessor Panel evaluating candidates for promotion to Lieutenant
  • Developed a training program between the United States Coast Guard and the Cincinnati Fire Division for the operation of Cincinnati's Fire Boats on the Ohio River
Candidate Info
19
years in
workforce
19
years
at this job
Voc
Manufacturing Technology
Business Administration
9

Fire Captain-shift Supervisor

Supervised on duty crew consisting of seven employees at two locations

  • Served as Incident Commander on emergency scenes, making decisions on deployment of crews, strategy, tactics, and need for additional resources
  • Coordinated Fire Training Program-scheduled, planned, and tracked fire trainings
  • Coordinated Paid-On-Call Program- reviewed applications, conducted interviews, conducted physical ability testing, conducted and coordinated orientation process, including classroom and practical skills
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
BA
Public Safety Management
MA
Organizational Management
10

Fire Captain/ Training Officer (volunteer)

Performed fire suppression, rescue and emergency medical services as a company officer.

  • Developed and instructed department training including live fire evolutions.
  • Supervised firefighters in emergency and non-emergency situations
  • Maintained staff training records
Candidate Info
14
years in
workforce
14
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
Fire Science And Criminal Justice Programs

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