Niko’s Resume



American University, School of Public Affairs (SPA), Washington, DC                             May 2024 Bachelor of Arts in Political Science

Minor: Public Policy

GPA: 3.89

SPA Leadership Program

Relevant Courses and Projects: Selected to study and develop leadership skills through advanced practical training and by implementing social action projects for communities at large

Connetquot High School, Bohemia, NY                                                                                           June 2020

Honors: Graduated in top 3% of class, GPA 4.0, NYS Attorney General’s Triple “C” Award, Office of the State Comptroller Student Achievement Award


Intern, Office of Congressman Andrew Garbarino, Washington, D.C.     August 2021-Present

  • Answer calls from constituents wishing to share various comments and concerns, policy opinions, and requests for the Congressman and evaluate the information received to provide the assistance/response of best fit
  • Conclude any phone calls with frustrated and/or angry constituents in a professional, kind, and productive manner
  • Respond to correspondence from concerned residents of New York’s 2nd Congressional District


Dispatcher, Bohemia, Holbrook Fire Districts, Suffolk County, NY           March 2021- Present

  • Dispatching of Fire and EMS alarms with an average annual emergency response total between 1,500 and 2,500 alarms per agency, for eight agencies
  • Utilization of Red Alert and SCM dispatching software, Suffolk County Signal Codes, and radio communications through Zetron MAX and Motorola dispatch systems
  • Engage in routine cleaning of fire district building, grounds, and apparatus when necessary and applicable


Assistant Manager, Sayville Cinemas, Sayville, NY                            February 2018- March 2020

  • Supervised three to five employees and facilitated the completion of day-to-day operations such as food preparation, routine cleaning, consumer transactions, and customer service
  • Developed necessary proficiencies including but not limited to people skills, organization, leadership, and mediation
  • Creation of movie playlists and subsequent problem solving in the event of power outages, computer crashes, software changes, etc.



Firefighter, West Sayville Fire Department, West Sayville, NY                        May 2019- Present

  • Earned certifications in Firefighter 1, Hazmat First Responder Operations, Fire Police, EVOC, Ladder Company Operations, and ICS 100, 200, and 700
  • Fostered an improved affinity for teamwork and service to others by responding to various emergencies within my community at all hours of the day and night
  • Achieved the highest firefighting certification exam score in Suffolk County for the year of 2019



  • Computer: Microsoft Office, Google Suite, IndiGov, Instagram, Facebook, and Snapchat, Workplace, GroupMe, Alpine Red Alert and SCM Dispatching Software, Zetron MAX and Motorola dispatch systems
  • Practical Skills: CPR/AED, First Aid, Administration of Naloxone