CITY OF PHILADELPHIA PERSONNEL DEPARTMENT

6J44
CHIEF FIRE EQUIPMENT DISPATCHER


GENERAL DEFINITION

This is second supervisory level emergency communication work directing the operation of an emergency fire and medical communications system. The employee in this class directs, through subordinate supervisors, a staff of dispatchers engaged in handling calls from the public for emergency fire and / or emergency medical services.

The employee in this class also has responsibility for supervising, through a subordinate supervisor, the Fire Communications Center's Training and Quality Assurance Programs and Fire Survey Unit.

Coordinating continuous 24 hour-a-day coverage of the communications system and overseeing the continuous maintenance of communications equipment are significant aspects of the work.

Work is performed under the general supervision of a Deputy Fire Commissioner.

ALLOCATING FACTORS: (The following conditions must be met for a position to be allocated to this class.)


TYPICAL EXAMPLES OF WORK (ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY)


REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES


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 7/03.)

PHYSICAL AND MEDICAL REQUIREMENTS

LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS AND/OR CERTIFICATES


PAY RANGE: EP19

Class Established: 1/53

Latest Spec. Revision:
CSC: 2/03, Ad Board: 7/03

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END OF JOB CLASS SPECIFICATION - 6J44