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A fire chief position requires a person to have a high sense of responsibility, with developed leadership skills, so as he can guide the fire team effectively even in most adverse situations. Fire department is responsible for fighting and suppressing the fire breakouts, and save the material and lives at danger. Considering the important role played by fire department in saving lives and materials, it becomes important to ensure that it is run by efficient department heads, for smooth operations. The local fire departments also have additional responsibility of organizing awareness campaigns for local residents, so that any fire risk or hazard can be eliminated before any unwanted incident occurs. Thus it becomes important that the person who heads the fire department is highly experienced and capable of handling challenging opportunists.

All this calls for need to draft a befitting fire chief resume, which not only promotes the desired skill-sets, but does so in a professional and inciting manner, so that employers are provoked to meet the candidate. This would eventually win candidates the much desired interview call, and an opportunity to personally justify their candidature suitability. Acknowledging the important role played by resume in helping the candidates win the opportunity to step inside the interview room, we have shared a professional fire chief resume example, which can be referred to, and modified appropriately.

Resume Example
(For experienced firemen)

Margaret S. Edwards
3177 Hidden Pond Land
White House
Tennessee - 37188
Tel: (615) 672 5069

Career Objective:

In quest of challenging opportunities to lead a team of fire professionals, and help save life and materials from fire threats, with scope of exploring skills and knowledge to help achieve the organizational goal of providing effective fire prevention and rescue services.

Career Summary:

With 8 years of experience in fire fighting and prevention, I have worked and supervised various fire rescue calls, and saved many lives and materials. As a fire rescue team leader, I have trained many fire professionals and headed community awareness campaigns, giving me an opportunity to develop my skill and share the expertise with others.

Work experience:

Assistant Fire Chief
Crockett County Fire Department, Bells St., Alamo, TN
(2009 - Present)

Duties and responsibilities:

  • To lead the fire team on a rescue call
  • Provide medical assistance (first aid) for causalities
  • Work in tandem with the medical team for transporting the fire victims to safe place
  • Coordinate with local police in investigating the cause of fire
  • Manpower planing
  • Organize community awareness campaigns
  • Train the new members of the team for using various fire rescue tools and equipment
  • Plan and develop training schedules for team members
  • Visit the site for giving permission for fire works
  • To be part of investigation team for fire insurance claims settlement
  • Inspect and generate report for Fire chief to review and approve new projects for fire safety adherence

Crockett County Fire Department, Bells St., Alamo, TN
(2005 - 2009)

Duties and responsibilities:

  • To attend to fire rescue call
  • Provide medical assistance (first aid) to victims
  • Transport casualties to medical camp in coordination with the medical rescue team
  • Inspect all fire fighting equipment on daily basis
  • Coordinate with team members and deputy fire chief for successful fire fighting operations
  • Attend to training programs
  • Participate in the fire safety awareness drives
  • Assist Deputy Fire Chief in inspecting the sites for issuing fire safety compliance certificates
  • Assist investigation teams for fire insurance claims settlement

Probationary Fireman
Crockett County Fire Department, Bells St., Alamo, TN
(2004 - 2005)

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Participate in fire fighting training programs
  • Maintenance of fire fighting equipment
  • Attending to fire rescue calls
  • Upkeep of Fire station
  • Administer on-site first aid to fire victims

Educational Qualifications:

Course: Certificate course in Fire Safety and Management
Year: 2005 - 2006
Institute: Tennessee State Fire Department

Course: BBM (Bachelors in business management)
Year: 2001 - 2004
Institute: Daymar College, Nashville, TN

Professional Skills:

  • Certified Hazardous material handler
  • Heavy and light motor vehicle driving license
  • Certified Fire Safety technician
  • MS Office expertise
  • Training skills
  • Management skills


Johnson S. Clark
(Chief Fire Officer)
Crockett County Fire Department
Bells St.
Tel: (866) 863 0957


I hereby confirm that the credentials shared above are true, and can be supported with appropriate documentary proofs, if required.

Name: Margaret S. Edwards
Signature: ####Date: March 06, 2014Place: White House, TN

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