About Me

Jeff GoochI have been working in the information technology field with an emphasis on public safety since 2006 and have been directly involved in public safety since 2001. I am a graduate of the Public Administration Program from Point Park University with a Bachelor of Science Degree, Fire Science Administration concentration. I hold national certifications as a Firefighter 1 & 2, Fire Instructor 1, and Fire Officer 1 from the National Board on Fire Service Professional Qualifications.

My desire is to effectively combine my knowledge and experience in technology and emergency services to be a forward-thinking leader in the public safety field.

I have experience in developing web sites/applications,software development/implementation, windows desktop and server support, and project management.

My other activities and interests include volunteering for several local non-profit agencies and being a Pittsburgh sports fan.

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Jeffrey L. Gooch

(Full contact information available upon request)
jeff@gooch1.net

OBJECTIVE
My desire is to effectively combine my knowledge and experience in technology and emergency services to be a forward-thinking leader in the public safety field.

EDUCATION
Point Park University, Pittsburgh, PA
Public Administration, Bachelor of Science Degree
Graduate, Class of 2016

Butler County Community College, Butler, PA
Computer Forensics Program

Seneca Valley High School, Harmony, PA
Graduate, Class of 2001

WORK EXPERIENCE
Cranberry Township, Cranberry Twp., PA
Desktop Administrator, March 2010 - Present
Responsible for support and administration of all workstations, mobile devices, terminal servers and thin clients throughout the various Township divisions. Assists with various IT projects, including desktop, server and network upgrades.

STAT MedEvac, West Mifflin, PA
Information Systems Specialist, April 2008 – March 2010
Responsibilities included server management, web/application development, database management, network support, daily support of mission-critical applications, end user support and project management.

STAT MedEvac, Pittsburgh, PA
Communications Specialist, February 2004 - April 2008
Spent four years working in a busy communications center processing emergency requests for ground and air medical transport, assisted with computer aided dispatch administration and technology support.

FYI Networks Pittsburgh, PA
Support Technician, July 1999 – June 2004
Worked in an internet service provider network operations center, responsible for providing technical assistance to Internet customers regarding connectivity, e-mail and hosting services. Also preformed basic Unix server administration, maintenance, and network monitoring.

VOLUNTEER ACTIVITIES
Cranberry Township Volunteer Fire Company
Firefighter/Driver, July 2001 - Present
Certified Firefighter I, Firefighter II, Fire Instructor I and Fire Officer 1

American Lung Association
Firefighter Chair, Pittsburgh Fight for Air Climb, March 2016 - Present
Member of the planning committee for this event representing the First Responder participants.

COMPUTER SKILLS
Web Design and Development
HTML, CSS, JavaScript, WordPress
Operating Systems
Windows 7/8/10/Server 2008+, Mac OS X, Unix/Linux
Software Applications
Microsoft Office 2016, Exchange Server, MS-SQL Server
Network Technology
TCP/IP, DNS, DHCP, Active Directory, Group Policy