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Ministry Of Forest Lands & Natural Resources Protection Branch - Fire Crew Supervisor Resume Example

Grace Gray
Professional Summary

I've been working my entire professional career for an opportunity to work at a municipal fire hall. I believe, with my experience in construction and forest fire fighting, I would be a valuable asset to the municipality of Fort St. John.

  • 4 IFSAC Seals- Fire Fighter 1, Firefighter 2, Hazmat Awareness, Hazmat Operations
  • Licensed Emergency Medical Responder
  • Occupational First Aid Level 3
  • Class 1 Drivers Licence- no restrictions
  • Red Sealed Journeyman Sprinkler Fitter
  • 9 years of Forest Firefighting experience
  • Pleasure Craft Operator
  • Team builder/ team player
Ministry of Forest Lands & Natural Resources- Protection Branch Fort St. John, BC Fire Crew Supervisor Apr 2015Present
  • Leading and coordinating specialized fire crews, helicopters, and heavy equipment during fire suppression and project work duties and all other crew functions.
  • Exercising the Incident Commander role as Incident Commander Type 3 or 4 on an assigned fire or until the fire is extinguished, controlled or events dictate Fire Centre re-assignment.
  • Providing initial and ongoing assessment of fire behavior and conditions, including the measurement of wind speed and humidity, and establishing escape routes to ensure the safety of the crew.
  • Directing crew briefings before fire duties and de-briefs after completion of duties.
  • Liaising with senior Fire Centre and Zone staff regarding tactical deployment procedures involving initial and/or sustained action crews.
  • Liaising with crew leaders regarding strategic deployment of crew.
  • Planning and organizing project work with Branch, Fire Centre, Zone and Regional/ District staff.
  • Acting as the Ministry's on-site supervisor at the fire base and fires.
  • Appraising trainee performance and recommends formal certification or de-certification of training to the supervisor, Protection Officer.
  • Correcting unsafe work practices.
  • Assisting in coordinating and implementing field training sessions with other agencies (i.e. fire departments)
  • Ensuring all operations are in strict accordance with the "Safe Work Directives" of the Fire Crew Training Standard Manual and Safety Program.
  • Resolving operational field and/or fire base problems by formulating new procedures or re-enforcing standards.
  • Instructing basic training courses for recruits and advanced courses for Crew Leaders which may include specialized training.
  • Developing, implementing and leading the physical fitness regime.
  • Coordinating payroll, overtime and leave management for up to 19 seasonal staff.
  • Ensuring preparedness and the condition of critical crew equipment through scheduled and spot inspections of work site and/or checking for proper use, transportation and storing of equipment/supplies.
  • Establishing crew communication protocol and organizational structure.
West Central Fire Protection Fort St. John, BC Journeyman Sprinkler Fitter Oct 2006Present
  • Installing fire suppression systems and equipment to the specifications of the designer, engineer, inspector, fire department and the NFPA13.
  • Interpreting blue prints and installing materials accordingly.
  • Installing fire suppression systems in various types of building construction including building renovations and new construction. (i.e. high rises, factories, mills, commercial buildings, town houses, four story walk ups, houses, warehouses, hospitals, etc.).
  • Performing tasks with basic hand tools and power tools.
  • Maintaining work tools and equipment used on the job site.
  • Operating scissor lifts and boom lifts to accomplish high level installations of fire suppression systems.
  • Working around cranes and suspended loads.
  • Using harness' and tie off equipment to perform work related tasks at higher elevations.
  • Performing different knots to secure pipe loads, ladders and other work related items around the job site.
  • Determining time, tools, materials and amounts of materials needed to accomplish a job.
  • Assigning tasks and mentoring new apprentices.
Ministry of Forest Lands & Natural Resourses- Protection Branch Fort St. John, BC Crew Leader Mar 2012Oct 2014
  • Directing initial or sustained action crew members, helicopters and heavy equipment in fire suppression activities.
  • Acting as certified Incident Commander Type 4 to fire dispatches and performs on-site role of Incident commander until fire is extinguished, controlled or events dictate Fire Centre re- assignment.
  • Formulating a fire attack plan based on current and predicted fire behavior and estimates time for containment and mop up.
  • Providing initial and ongoing assessment of fire behavior and conditions, including the measurement of wind speed and humidity, and establishing escape routes to ensure the safety of the crew.
  • Directing on-site resources and activities in a safe and efficient manner.
  • Directing a crew of up to ten crew members in fire line assignments including the creation of fire guards, establishment of water supply systems and fire mop up.
  • Maintaining frequent communication with the Crew Supervisor, dispatcher and Fire Centre regarding progress on the fire line.
  • Coordinating Crew Members in all operational activities, fire base/camp assignments and project work.
  • Directing tasks to support the general maintenance and cleaning of base facilities.
  • Assisting with the developing and directing base improvement projects.
  • Directing and organizing community educational programs regarding forest fire prevention.
  • Ensuring crew and equipment are in good operational readiness at all times according to preparedness levels.
  • Monitoring the maintenance and security of the crew vehicle and all assigned equipment.
  • Maintaining a direct line of communication with dispatchers while on standby and ensuring that crews are informed, prepared and available for dispatch.
  • Checking daily alerts, standby requirements, fire weather forecasts, fire indices and resources available to crew/squad, and ensures that crew members are similarly briefed.
    Ministry of Forest Lands & Natural Resources- Protection Branch Fort St. John, BC Forest Fire Fighter May 2006Oct 2010
    • Working on a team to execute specific fire line and non-fire line tasks given by the crew leader.
    • Keeping a professional appearance and attitude in the presence of the public and working personnel in and out of the assigned unit.
    • Performing physically demanding tasks for extended periods of time.
    • Maintaining physical fitness through out the fire season.
    • Performing maintenance on specific fire line equipment (i.e. pumps, trucks and hoses).
    • Performing the role of Danger Tree Faller and various other chainsaw related activities.
    • Performing the role of Designated Level 3 First Aid Attendant.
    • Following protocols and work directives communicated by the crew leader.
    • Utilizing radio communications effectively in adherence to the Ministry procedures, fire line guidelines and proper radio etiquette.
    • Working with and around helicopters, air tankers and heavy machinery.
    • Recognizing dangerous situations and maintaining personal safety and the safety of others as a top priority.
    • Reporting to the direct supervisor and following the chain of command.

    Pacific Vocational College LTD Burnaby, BC Interprovincial Standard Sprinkler System Installer: Sprinkler Fitting Dec 2011
    Langley Secondary Langley, BC High School Diploma Jun 2004
    Community Service
    • Queensborough Boxing Club- Boxing coach and mentor
    • Charlie Lake Fire Department- Forest Fire Fighting pump and hose training
    • Local Fort St. John Elementary Schools- Forest Fire Fighting awareness presentations
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    Previous Companies:

    • Ministry of Forest Lands & Natural Resources Protection Branch
    • West Central Fire Protection
    • Ministry of Forest Lands & Natural Resourses Protection Branch

    Previous Job Positions:

    • Fire Crew Supervisor
    • Journeyman Sprinkler Fitter
    • Crew Leader
    • Forest Fire Fighter


    • Pacific Vocational College LTD
    • Langley Secondary

    Level of Education:

    • Interprovincial Standard Sprinkler System Installer
    • High School Diploma

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