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  • 4 Years
  • Improving
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Being Captain, well I won't lie it is challenging but, to me it is just a title and more responsibilties. I still get in there with my firefighters and first responders to make sure that we can do everything possible to help save someones life or property. Do I enjoy it? That would be an understatement, I Love What I Do even if it is just Volunteer, I work with quite possibly the Greatest Bunch of Men and Women in Marion County. I have followed orders and have given orders and I could not ask for any better people to work with but I am always open to what the future can hold for me.

  • 10+ Years
  • Intermediate
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I have been in the emergency field pretty much all my life, as a young child i helped my parents wire up radios and red lights on ambulances thet they owned and operated. As I got older I went to Ozarka Technical College in Melbourne, Arkansas where I recieved my Arkansas Certified Nursing Assistant Certification it was only a 13 week course which I completed with a B average and was cetrified in CPR and AED. I worked as a CNA for (4 1/2) four and a half years. After a couple of years in the Army I joined a local volunteer Fire Department in Summit, Arkansas where I went through the ranks to become a Lieutenant and Training Officer while with them I also became a First Responder and also joined the Pyatt Volunteer Fire Department and was a Training Officer for them as well. After (7 1/2) years with Summit and only (6) months with Pyatt I took a short break for a year and went back to Fire Fighting accept I joined a different Fire Department in Yellville, Arkansas which incidently is a (1/4) Quarter mile south of Summit. When I joined Yellville Fire Department I started out at the bottom as usual but I was still a Training Officer, I worked my way up to Captain and done the Bridge Over Class from Training Officer to Instructor I. When I first joined Yellville Fire Department we were running 200-250 runs a year and we recently jumped to 400 runs per year.

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Work History

Driver

Parsons Hauling

June 2013 - December 2013

Drove 3/4 ton truck pulling a 30 foot gooseneck trailer hauling different items from state to state.

Laboror

Marion County Transfer Station

January 2013 - June 2013

Work involved recycling and helping educate people on the importance of recycling and assisting the elderly and disabled unload there trash and operating a forklift and backhoe. Left to drive truck for Parsons Hauling inc.

Laboror

Ranger Boats Manufacturing

April 2012 - October 2012

I built lids for boats using fiberglass and resin, built per order, cleaned machine and work area daily.

Driver

Fed-Ex Ground

November 2011 - April 2012

Drove company truck to and from different locations picking up and delivering packages to customers. Loaded truck every morning and drove assigned route delivering and if a customer had something to send i would take it back to the terminal.

Pest Technician

Hopper Environmental Services Inc

May 2007 - October 2010

Drove company truck to from different job sites applying pest control products when and where needed among selling pest services to potential customers along with doing inventory once a month on products carried in truck while maintining the trucks maitenance and cleanliness.

Level II / Material Cutter

St.Louis Music Electronics Div

May 1997 - March 2007

Cut material for (4) four lines of production using (3) three different saws, done inventory on all material cut and uncut every week, operated forklift to put up and get material down and work on the lines of production when not cutting material along with general housekeeping practices along with being a key member of the Safety Team.

Qualifications & Certifications

Ozarka Technical College

Melbourne Public School

Fire Fighter Studies

Southern Arkansas University

Loye Hellums

Mountain Home, AR, USA