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.