CITY OF PHILADELPHIA PERSONNEL DEPARTMENT

6B05
FIRE BATTALION CHIEF


GENERAL DEFINITION

This is supervisory firefighting and fire prevention work commanding a battalion of fire companies on a rotating shift. An employee in this class has responsibility for directing firefighting operations on a fireground until the arrival of a higher level fire officer and for administering fire prevention activities within a specified geographic district. Work requires physical effort. Dangers inherent in the work can be only partially controlled through preventive measures. Work is performed under the direction of a higher level fire officer.


TYPICAL EXAMPLES OF WORK (ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY)


REQUIRED KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

KNOWLEDGE OF:

ABILITY TO:


MINIMUM ACCEPTABLE TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE

(The following statement represents the minimum training and experience standards which will be used to admit or reject applicants for tests. Applications submitted by candidates for this class will be reviewed based on training and experience requirements as approved on 8/90.)

EXPERIENCE:

PHYSICAL AND MEDICAL REQUIREMENTS



PAY RANGE: 308
Class Established: 1/1953
Latest Spec. Revision: 8/1990

MAH/deb/pls


END OF JOB CLASS SPECIFICATION - 6B05