CITY OF PHILADELPHIA PERSONNEL DEPARTMENT

6J42
FIRE EQUIPMENT DISPATCHER I

Specialties
( Bilingual ) ( General )

GENERAL DEFINITION

This is full performance level emergency radio communications work, on an assigned shift, receiving telephone requests for fire fighting, medical rescue and other services, and dispatching the appropriate personnel and apparatus. Employees in this class use computer terminals to input and retrieve dispatch related data. Work is performed under the supervision of a higher level fire equipment dispatcher.


TYPICAL EXAMPLES OF WORK (ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY)

Both Specialties

In the Bilingual Specialty


REQUIRED KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

KNOWLEDGE OF:

In Both Specialties

ABILITY TO:

In the Bilingual Specialty

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 9/89.)

In Both Specialties

Or any equivalent combination of education and experience determined acceptable by the Personnel Department.

In the Bilingual Specialty

PHYSICAL AND MEDICAL REQUIREMENTS



PAY RANGE: 12
Class Established: 1/1983
Latest Spec. Revision: 8/1989

TOC/sb/ps


END OF JOB CLASS SPECIFICATION - 6J42