CITY OF PHILADELPHIA PERSONNEL DEPARTMENT

6B06
FIRE DEPUTY CHIEF


GENERAL DEFINITION

This is supervisory firefighting and fire prevention work commanding a fire division composed of a number of fire battalions. An employee in this class directs the activities of one-half of the City's firefighting operations on a rotating shift. One position in this class serves as Fire Marshal with responsibility for directing the City's fire investigation program. 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 10/84.)

EXPERIENCE

PHYSICAL AND MEDICAL REQUIREMENTS



PAY RANGE: 309
Class Established: 1/1953
Latest Spec. Revision: 10/1984

RH/sb/ps


END OF JOB CLASS SPECIFICATION - 6B06