CITY OF PHILADELPHIA PERSONNEL DEPARTMENT

6B13
FIRE BOAT PILOT


GENERAL DEFINITION

This is skilled marine work piloting a diesel engine fireboat in fire fighting and other emergency operations on an assigned shift. Work involves participation in fire fighting activities, maintenance of the pilothouse and deck equipment and the training of firemen to qualify as fireboat pilots.

work is performed under the general supervision of a fire officer. Assignments require evaluative thinking and are performed in accordance with standard marine practices and general work instructions. Employees are responsible for the movement and positioning of fireboats. Work involves regular exposure to uncontrolled and/or unpredictable conditions and requires light physical effort.


TYPICAL EXAMPLES OF WORK (ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY)


REQUIRED KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

KNOWLEDGE OF:

SKILL IN:


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.)

PHYSICAL AND MEDICAL REQUIREMENTS



PAY RANGE: 305
Class Established: 1/1953
Reviewed but no revised: 2/1980

RH/sb/ps


END OF JOB CLASS SPECIFICATION - 6B13