ROBERT L. BOONE JR.
1513 Hillway Road
Apopka, Florida 32703
P R O F E S S I O N A L E X P E R I E N C E
K & J Consulting Services, Inc December 2007 to present
Orlando Field Office
F I R E / LIFE S A F E T Y S P E C I A L I S T
Assigned to Central Florida Regional Transit Authority (LYNX)
grant management for 2007 Department of Homeland Security
(DHS) Fast Track Terrorism Training
Completed 100% training of employees for TARR and 99%
training for TO SPOT training.
Facilitated required classes from the DHS Training matrix
Provided and managed documentation for grant funds
reimbursement and state required reporting forms. Also,
maintained records of classes for managers of LYNX
Coordinated instructors schedules for TARR and TO SPOT
Developed scope of work for RFPs for additional DHS Fast
Assisted as instructor in DHS classes including Security
Awareness Class, IS-800 (Jacksonville) and TARR, TO SPOT,
Transit Explosive, Control System Readiness and Bus
Hijacking at Central Florida Regional Transit Authority (LYNX).
Assisted with collecting data for SEPP and COOP for LYNX
Orange County Fire Rescue June 1999 to March 2007
C A P T A I N , EMS S U P E R V I S O R
Thirty years of service with progressive responsibility in
Orange County Fire Rescue Department. Held the position of
EMS Captain for Battalions 1 and 2 and served as Lieutenant
for 14 years.
Supervision of 52 personnel including Paramedics and
Emergency Medical Technicians between two Districts
containing 13 fire stations.
Duties encompass command of fire incidents, coordination of
medical scenes and other emergency incidents.
Acted as Safety Officer on emergency incidents, performed
quality assurance of transport billing and monitoring of
Emergency Medical patient reports for compliance.
Duties also included investigation/intervention of citizens’
complaints along with interagency concerns.
Orange County Fire Rescue May 1991 to June 1999
Promoted to Lieutenant for Orange County Fire Rescue
Division. Assumed the responsibilities for a 5-member crew
and day-to-day station management.
Duties included cross training for the SQUAD, and answering
Fire and EMS calls. During this time period frequently filled in
temporarily as EMS Supervisor until permanent assignment
Filled the Battalion Chiefs position on several occasions,
assuming all required duties of supervision of an entire
Battalion, manning and payroll.
January 1977 to May 1991
Taft Fire Control District
F I R E F I G H T E R / E M E R G E N C Y M E D I C AL T E C H N I C I A N
Hired as Fire Fighter/EMT with Taft Fire Control District and
Orange County Fire Department.
Received state certification as an EMT and Paramedic.
Duties included orientation and precepting of
firefighter/paramedics and EMT students.
Periodically filled in as EMS Battalion Chief.
Columbia Southern University
Currently pursuing Bachelors of Science degree in Business
Valencia Community College
Associate of Science Degree / Paramedic
Valencia Community College
Associate of Science Degree / Fire Science
National Fire Academy, Emmitsburg, Maryland
Incident Safety Officer Course
Train the trainer for Incident Safety Officer
Managing Company Tactical Operations Course
Emergency Response to Terrorism
Management of Emergency Medical Services for the Fire Services
Fire Department Instructors Conference Indianapolis, Indiana
Definitive Mass Casualty
Art of Reading Smoke
How Firefighter’s Die
Rule of Air Management and Capnography for the Fire Department
Developing Command Competence
Managing the Mayday
Mass Casualty Operations Seminar
DHS Related Training
T-4, St. Petersburg, Florida
TARR Train The Trainer, Orlando, Florida
TO SPOT Train The Trainer, Orlando, Florida
TSA-FEMA Roundtable for 2007 – 2008 DHS Grant, St. Petersburg, FL
FEMA Related Training
IS-800.B National Response Framework, Introduction, April 2008
IS-100 Introduction to Incident Command System, April 2006
IS-200 ICS for Single Resource and Initial Action Incident, April 2006
IS 700 National Incident Management System (NIMS), May 2005
CERTIFICATIONS / REGISTRATIONS
Certified Florida State Paramedic
Certified Orange County Supervisor
Certified Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)
Certified Basic Life Support Instructor
Certified Hazmat Medical Technician
Co-designed marketed and patented the Pedi-Immobilizer, U.S. Patent
Office number 4,979,520. This is a pediatric spinal immobilization device
for emergency use. Available worldwide.
Meritorious Service Award (2 citations), Unit and Community Service
Assisted in developing and coordinating the Orange County Explorer Post
Currently holding the position of Advisor.
Nominated for Paramedic of the year by the Association of the
Emergency Medical Services Providers 1989 (Runner-up)
Awarded Paramedic of the year for the VFW 1987
ADDITIONAL PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITES
Participated in an exchange program with Crita-Care EMS from Canada
and assisted them with developing their Preceptor program.
At the request of District Chiefs, submitted for approval SOP for overtime
hiring of EMS Supervisor.
Volunteered to write and distribute the EMS Supervisor guidebook.
Assisted in designing the area map book for the opening of Station 27 in
Northwest Orange County.
Took part in the "Train the Trainer" class for the Life-Pack 12 with
subsequent distribution county wide of 75 cardiac monitors.
Participated in the 3 day "Train the Trainer" class for the Lotus Notes
EMS reporting system. Subsequently instructed District personnel.
Participated in "Train the Trainer" program for Terrorism.
Assist with Explorer Post 2 community service projects including annual
holiday visit with the Russell Home, Healthy Kids Day at YMCA, food
distribution projects, Car Seat check points, Fire Safety Day and others.
DIVIDENDS Volunteer for Seminole County School Systems.
Completed CDC training for Vaccine Preventable Diseases for
participation in community health fairs to increase vaccination rate of
school age children.
Volunteered for Hurricane Task Force, Community Assistance 2004