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JAMES PARRY 18 Teresa Place • Bridgeport, Connecticut 06606 203.549.8143 • OPERATIONS MANAGER Environmental Protection / Public Health & Safety Respected, hands-on operations leader with over 20 years experience spearheading difficult jobs in dangerous places. Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills, able to clearly explain public health and safety principles to diverse groups. Consistently exceeds customer quality and service expectations. Solid administrative skills. Known for finding win-win customer solutions, and earning repeat business. Skilled at creating effective, cohesive teams, and maintaining sharp group focus. Especially effective in fluid, high-stress environments. Personable, hard-working leader and mentor, inspiring confidence and trust in both customers and staff. Project Management • Environmental Protection • Public Health & Safety Problem Solving • Operational Streamlining • Policy/Procedure Development • Scheduling Public Relations • Educational Programs • Account Management • SOP’s • Hazmat Confined Space Rescue • Vehicle Accident Response • Physical Fitness and Survival High Angle Rescues • Public Speaking • Staff Mentoring • Team Training & Leadership PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE ALL COUNTY PEST CONTROL, Stamford, Connecticut • 2004 - 2008 Pest Control Technician Independently serviced 500+ residential and commercial properties each month. Applied rodent, ant, roach, bed bug, and bee pesticides and baits. Prospected for new business. Resolved customer conflicts and concerns. Building lasting customer loyalty. Selected Contributions: • Landed several profitable new accounts. • Maintained uncompromising levels of customer satisfaction. PILLAR TO POST, Fairfield, Connecticut • 1998 - 2004 Regional home inspection company. Home Inspector Conducted comprehensive residential real estate inspections for prospective buyers. Explained home maintenance procedures to first-time buyers. Selected Contributions: • Nurtured strong working relationships with key area realtors. • Consistently earned positive post-inspection reviews, and high referral rates. Field Safety, North Branford, CT 1997-2000 Environmental Health and Safety company Instructor/ Site Safety Officer Selected Contributions: • Taught Hazardous Waste Operations and other safety classes • Appointed Site Safety Officer at several Hazardous Waste clean up sites FAIRFIELD FIRE DEPARTMENT, Fairfield, Connecticut • 1980 - 2002 100-Person municipal fire, EMS, Haz Mat, and emergency response department. Fire Lieutenant Led fire prevention, protection, suppression, and education efforts for 60,000+ population. Oversaw pre-emergency planning, drills and inspections. Trained and supervised fire, and search and rescue teams. Conducted extensive hazmat operations training. Dispatched fire, police, and EMS units. Commanded emergency response sites. Developed and taught OSHA compliant courses in workplace safety. Created concise status reports for senior management. Represented fire department to school and civic groups. Maintained multi-million dollar stationhouse, fire engines, and rescue equipment. Selected Contributions: • Led 12-person New York City rescue crew immediately after 9/11 • Completely reorganized Department’s Hazardous Materials Team. • Drafted standard operating procedures for hazardous materials response and confined space rescue. • Earned reputation as a fearless, but level-headed leader from fellow workers and superiors. EDUCATION Master of Science – Fire Science University of New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut Bachelor of Science – Health Education Southern Connecticut State College, New Haven, Connecticut ADDITIONAL TRAINING CPR and CPR Instructor Certification Fire Officer I, Firefighter II, and Fire Service Instructor I Fire/Arson Investigation, Fire Service Instructional Methodology, Incident Command System Haz Mat Technician and Instructor [State of Connecticut and IAFF] Special Rescue Technician Confined Space Rescue Instructor Connecticut CDL Class B with Haz Mat, Tanker, and Passenger Endorsements


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JAMES PARRY 18 Teresa Place • Bridgeport, Connecticut 06606 203.549.8143 • Dear Sir/Dear Madam: Having contributed to the profitability and success of major environmental, public health and safety organizations, I am now seeking the opportunity to join a company such as yours as Operations Manager. With over 20 years of experience protecting human life and property, and making the world a safer place, I feel confident in my abilities to generate superior results for your team. A sample of my highlights includes: • Successfully prospecting for new business. • Building lasting customer loyalty, and nurturing strong business relationships. • Being appointed Site Safety Officer on various construction and EPA cleanup projects. • Reorganizing hazardous materials teams. • Drafting standard operating procedures for hazardous materials responses and confined space rescues. • Skillfully resolving customer conflicts and concerns. • Maintaining uncompromising levels of customer satisfaction. • Consistently earning positive customer reviews, and high referral rates. • Earning a reputation as a fearless, level-headed leader from fellow workers and superiors. • Leading a 12-person New York City rescue crew immediately after the 9/11 tragedy. For a more detailed presentation of my operations expertise, please review the enclosed resume. I believe a personal meeting would provide us with a more effective platform to discuss my offerings and have included my contact information above for your convenience. Sincerely, James Parry

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