Fire Captain

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Nilda Nagar

nilda.nagar@gmail.com | (670) 189-6793 | Rogers, AR

Summary


Experience


Fire Captain at Ozark Fire Department, ARApr 2022 - Present

  • I led my team of firefighters to extinguish a three-alarm fire in an apartment complex.
  • I was responsible for training new recruits on fire safety procedures and protocols.
  • I oversaw the development and implementation of a new evacuation plan for our department.
  • I coordinated with other agencies during large-scale wildfires, ensuring that our resources were used effectively.

Assistant Fire Captain at Hot Springs Fire Department, ARJul 2019 - Mar 2022

  • Led a team of firefighters in responding to an apartment complex fire. The fire was extinguished within 30 minutes and all residents were evacuated safely.
  • Trained new recruits on proper safety procedures and equipment use.
  • Reviewed building plans for new construction projects to ensure compliance with fire codes.
  • Conducted monthly inspections of the fire station and equipment.
  • Responded to 100+ emergency calls per month, including fires, medical emergencies, and car accidents.".

Fire Lieutenant at North Little Rock Fire Department, ARAug 2015 - Jun 2019

  • Led a team of firefighters in responding to an apartment fire. The fire was extinguished within 30 minutes and all occupants were safely evacuated.
  • Trained new recruits on proper safety procedures and equipment use.
  • Developed and implemented a new shift schedule that increased productivity by 20%.
  • Reviewed building plans for potential hazards during emergency situations.

Education


High School Diploma at North Little Rock High School, North Little Rock, ARSep 2011 - May 2015

I've learned how to study for and take tests, how to do research, and how to write papers.

Skills


  • Fire suppression
  • Fire prevention
  • Emergency medical services
  • Hazardous materials response
  • Rescue operations
  • Public education and relations • Administration/management

Cyndal Montel

cyndal.montel@gmail.com | (963) 458-5594 | Hammond, IN

Summary


Experience


Fire Captain at Indianapolis Fire Department, INJun 2022 - Present

  • Led a team of firefighters in responding to an apartment complex fire. The fire was extinguished within 30 minutes and no one was injured.
  • Trained new recruits on proper safety procedures and equipment usage.
  • Responded to a total of 100 fires over the course of my career, averaging 10 per year.
  • Was recognized by the department for exemplary performance during my tenure as captain.

Assistant Fire Captain at Fort Wayne Fire Department, INSep 2021 - Apr 2022

  • Trained and supervised 50 firefighters.
  • Responded to 1,000 emergency calls.
  • Led investigation of 200 fires.
  • Wrote 100 reports.
  • Presented at 10 conferences.
  • Authored 5 articles for firefighting journal.

Fire Lieutenant at South Bend Fire Department, INSep 2015 - Aug 2021

  • Led a team of firefighters in responding to an apartment complex fire. The fire was extinguished within 30 minutes and no injuries were sustained.
  • Successfully completed the investigation of over 100 fires, determining the cause and origin in each case.
  • Trained new recruits on proper safety procedures and equipment useage.
  • Was commended by the Fire Chief for exemplary performance during a difficult structure collapse rescue operation.
  • Led my shift in completing all required tasks related to fighting fires, including ladder climbs, hose handling, etc., with a high degree of accuracy and efficiency.

Education


High School Diploma at Ben Davis High SchoolSep 2010 - May 2015

I've learned to be organized, to manage my time, and to study independently.

Skills


  • Fire Science
  • Fire Suppression Systems
  • Building Construction
  • Hazardous Materials Handling
  • Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Coordination
  • Incident Command System (ICS)