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Color Country District BLM - Tanker Base Specialist Resume Example

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Layla Ross
XXX X XXXXXXXXX XX, Cedar City, UT 84721
Professional Summary

A seasoned specialist working at the Cedar City Air Center with more than 26 years of experience in a fast-paced environment.  An efficient time keeper and radio operator with a background in dispatching. Handles work with accuracy and efficiency. Has excellent multitasking and social skills. Works well with other local fire fighting agencies, retardant companies, airport staff and local city representatives, and other tanker bases. 
Follows policy, guide books and safety rules.
Qualified Air Tanker Base Manager. Also Qualified Single Engine Air Tanker Manager.

  • Computer Literate 
  • Monitoring/Recording
  • Social Perceptiveness
  • Clerical
  • Hospitable
  • Mathematics
  • Listening
  • Quick Learning
Tanker Base Specialist May 2000Present Color Country District BLM Cedar City, Utah Seasonal Job: May to October during fire season.
Receive dispatch orders for aircrafts.
Relay orders to air crews, alert retardant crews to load aircraft if needed.
Monitor and record amount of retardant loaded into each plane for aircraft safety and accuracy purchasing retardent. 
Keep exact flight times of all aircraft, and which fires they work on, so the correct fire gets charged and aircraft companies get paid.
Have knowledge of contracts, policies, guides, aircraft, weather, fires, etc to ensure safe, organized and financialy efficient flights.
Provide meals to contract crews during fire activity.
Monitor tactical landings and report to city for landing fees, and ensure city gets paid.
Attend briefings, give briefings.
Train and supervise emergency hire employees. 
Enter purchase requests into FBMS.
Log telephone calls and radio transmissions.
Fire Dispatcher Jun 1974Oct 1987 Dixie National Forest Cedar City, Utah

Seasonal Work during Fire Season. Helped setup first Tanker Base in Cedar City and worked first 2 years as a Mixmaster and Loader, also tested retardant for consistency and salt content.
Next 11 years dispatched in all areas such as: Aircraft,
Logistical, initial attack, and operations. 

High School Diploma May 1974 Cedar High School Cedar City, Utah Studied 2 years at Southern Utah University in Cedar City, Utah
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Previous Companies:

  • Color Country District BLM
  • Dixie National Forest

Previous Job Positions:

  • Tanker Base Specialist
  • Fire Dispatcher


  • Cedar High School

Level of Education:

  • High School Diploma

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