Resume

 


 

Niko’s Resume

 

EDUCATION

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

EXPERIENCE

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.

 

COMMUNITY SERVICE

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

 

SKILLS

  • 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