1. #1
    Lt. Vandll
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    Post Job descriptions

    I have to write a description of my duties. Do any of you have job descriptions for Lieutenant and/or Training Officer that you could fax me.
    Thanks for your help, stay safe.

  2. #2
    FPOfficer308
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    E-mail me your fax number.

    FPO Glen S. Wilcox
    C.O.M.M. Fire
    gwilcox@commfiredistrict.com

    Mention Lt/Training Officer in e-mail
    ( my brain is getting old. LOL)

    [This message has been edited by FPOfficer308 (edited 02-21-2001).]

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    james35
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    GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES FOR FIRE LIEUTENANT

    GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES: Supervises the activities at a fire substation and at headquarters on an assigned shift; directs and controls firefighting and emergency response operations; performs full scope of firefighter responsibilities; does related work as required.
    Assists the Fire Department's Chain of Command in planning organizing and directing the operation and activities of the Fire Department; responsible for equipment, training of personnel and other duties as may be assigned.

    DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS: An employee in this classification is responsible for supervising the activities of fire suppression personnel at a substation. Work is performed under the supervision of a Battalion Chief and/or operations Chief who review work based on the accomplishment of assigned tasks and conformance to departmental policies and procedures. supervision is provided to Firefighters and Drivers/Engineers.
    Works with but under the general supervision of the Fire Department' Chain of Command which evaluates work for conformance to department policy and effectiveness.

    SUPERVISION EXERCISED

    Is responsible to exercise Independent judgment In the use of equipment, assignment of personnel, discipline and to effectively recommend through the chain of command. discharge of Department personnel as outlined by Department S.O.P's . Responsible to direct subordinate personnel In all aspects of Department operations and to Initiate and/or adjust grievance concerning Department personnel.

    EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES: (Illustrative only. Any single position of a class may or may not involve all of the essential duties listed, and many positions will involve duties which are not listed.)

    1. Assigns and reviews work of station crew to ensure a safe and effective operation.

    Assists In analyzing Department fire problems; assists In development of both short and long range plans and Improvements to provide adequate fire protection for the Department.

    2. Evaluates performance of subordinates; provides counseling/coaching in areas of performance deficiency; recommends disciplinary action as appropriate.

    Assist the Fire Chief and ***'t Chief with area planning of for fire protection and EMS coverage In the event of Major disasters.

    3. Directs and controls firefighting and emergency response operations until relieved by superior officer.

    Responds to all fires and EMS calls and supervises or assists In supervising of firefighters and equipment or assists In the correction of the emergency.

    4. Maintains logs and special activity reports.

    Assists In development of plans for maintenance and replacement of Department facilities and equipment with the supervision of the chain of command.

    Participates in the selection of new employees and volunteers by interviewing candidates or being a member of an oral board.

    5. Fill out reports at all Emergency calls and Training classes.

    6. Trains and drills on fire and emergency medical related subjects, procedures, and techniques.

    Assists with development and execution of Department policies and SOP.

    7. Drives and operates fire apparatus which includes driving to and from fires and other emergency calls; positioning apparatus; hooking up water supply lines; and regulating water pressure.

    Assist In establishing. Implementing and monitoring Department safety policies, procedures and related subjects.

    8. Checks apparatus for proper operation and performs routine maintenance

    Assist In teaching and training of all Department firefighters.

    9. Performs necessary testing and maintenance of fire hydrants, fire hose and other departmental equipment.

    Responsible for supervision of all EMS and Fire suppression equipment.

    10. Provides instruction on the operation of apparatus and firerelated areas of expertise to other department personnel.

    Supervision and assists In cleaning and repairing all apparatus and equipment.

    11. Responds to fire and other emergency calls which includes laying hose; directing streams of water or chemicals onto fires; ventilating structures; searching buildings; and rescuing individuals from buildings-or other hazardous situations.

    Supervision and assists In apparatus checks and stocking for service.

    12. Provides emergency medical services.

    Perform any other duties or task assigned by the Fire Departments Chain of Command

    13. Performs routine housekeeping and maintenance of facilities and grounds.

    Attends schools. classes and various meetings to keep abreast of new techniques, developments, laws and regulations to property. effectively, and efficiently assist with overall department operation.

    14. Performs fire inspections as part of company inspection program; performs pre-fire planning.

    15. Presents fire prevention/safety information to schools, organizations, businesses, etc.; conducts fire station tours.

    16. Performs specialized fire and safety functions as assigned and trained (e.g. hazardous materials, marine fire safety association, emergency medical services).

    17. Trains and drills on fire and emergency medical related subjects, procedures and techniques.

    WORK ENVIRONMENT: Works a 56 hour per week shift; 24 hours on/off. Must be able to respond to fire-related emergencies and is subject to call-out. Work can be extremely strenuous at times and is hazardous. May work with hazardous substances. Residency requirement applies.

    DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS:

    KNOWLEDGE OF: Considerable knowledge of fire suppression and prevention methods, principles, practices and procedures; the operation and maintenance of firefighting and emergency medical equipment and 'apparatus; water systems and supplies; emergency medical procedures; hazardous materials; fire ground/fire incident command. Some knowledge of the principles of supervision and personnel practices.
    Knowledge of the modern principles, practices and techniques of sound fire department and operation; ability to analyze the effectiveness of the Department and to correlate Its development with changing conditions in the Department; ability to plan, assign and direct the work of a number of subordinates; knowledge of operation and maintenance of various types of firefighting apparatus and equipment and effective use on fires, training practices and techniques; knowledge of fire prevention codes, laws and regulations; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships within the Department and with the general public; react quickly and calmly In direction work of subordinates In emergency situations; ability to speak and write effectively.

    ABILITY TO: Assign and review the work of others; communicate effectively both verbally and in writing; establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees and the general public; make good judgments, issue appropriate orders and act effectively and calmly in emergency situations; perform strenuous activities under hazardous and dangerous circumstances; maintain logs; perform the duties of a firefighters

    SKILL IN: Efficient and safe operation of fire equipment and apparatus.

    EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING: High School graduation or equivalency, preferably supplemented with specialized training in fire science; and three years of progressively responsible experience in fire suppression; or any equivalent combination of experience and training which demonstrates the knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the above described duties.
    Three years of progressively responsible experience In the public service. Demonstrate abilities the ability to supervise and lead subordinates In the performance of emergency tasks.

    NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Emergency medical certification as a First Responder; possession of or ability to obtain a valid driver's license; safe driving record.


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    GENERAL STATEMENT Of DUTIES FOR TRAINING OFFICER

    Assists In planning, organizing and directing the operation and activities of the Fire Department; responsible for all training. Accreditation and record keeping; responsible for Fire Prevention and other duties as may be assigned.
    The Training Officer will design and develop a training course for suppression personnel on the techniques of inspecting target hazards. The training course will include all items necessary for the identification of potential hazards and recommendations for their elimination based on the local fire prevention code and nationally recognized good practices. Progress reports on course development will be submitted weekly to the chief of training. all work will be completed prior to the last day of October.

    SUPERVISION RECEIVED

    Works with, but under the general supervision of the Fire Chief and ***'t Chief. who evaluates work for conformance to department policy and effectiveness.

    SUPERVISION EXERCISED

    Is responsible to exercise independent judgment In the use of equipment. assignment of personnel discipline and to effectively recommend through the chain of command discharge of Department personnel as outlined by Department S.O.P's . Responsible to direct subordinate personnel in all aspects of Department operations, and to Initiate and/or adjust grievance concerning Department personnel.

    EXAMPLES OF PRINCIPLE DUTIES

    1. Assists In analyzing Department fire problems assists In development of both short and long range plans and Improvements to provide adequate fire protection for the Department.

    2. Assist the Fire Chief and ***'t Chief with area planning of for fire protection and EMS coverage in the event of Major disasters.

    3. Responds to all fires and EMS calls and supervises or assists In supervising of firefighters and equipment or assists In the correction of the emergency .

    4. Responsible for scheduling all training. accreditation and all record keeping for the Department.

    5. Fill out reports at all Emergency calls and Training crassest

    6. Responsible for fire prevention and commercial inspection.

    7. Assists with development and execution of Department policies and SOP'S.

    8. Assist in establishing. implementing and monitoring Department safety policies. procedures and related subjects.

    9. Assist in teaching and training of all Department firefighters.

    10. Responsible for supervision of all EMS and Fire suppression equipment.

    11. Perform any other duties or task assigned by the Fire Chief. ***'t Chief or Chief Engineer Officer.

    12. Attends schools, classes and various meetings to keep abreast of new techniques, developments, laws and regulations to property, effectively, and efficiently assist with overall department operation.

    KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITY

    Knowledge of the modern principles, practices and techniques of sound fire department and operation; Ability to analyze the effectiveness of the Department and to correlate its development with changing conditions In the Department; ability to plan. assign and direct the work of a number of subordinates; knowledge of operation and maintenance of various types of firefighting apparatus and equipment and their effective use on fires, training practices and techniques knowledge of fire prevention codes. laws and regulations; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships within the Department and with the general public; react quickly and calmly in direction work of subordinates in emergency situations; ability to speak and write effectively.

    EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING

    Seven years of progressively responsible experience In the public service. Not less than four years as a fire officer. Demonstrate abilities the ability to supervise and lead subordinates In the performance of emergency tasks.


  4. #4
    troll911
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    Man, that last post would have taken me two hours to type. Got fat, dumb fingers!!

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    Peace,
    TROLL

    Just my opinions, not my departments. If they are alike, it usually means somethin's gonna happen!

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