CITY OF PHILADELPHIA PERSONNEL DEPARTMENT

6J45
FIRE EQUIPMENT DISPATCHER ASSISTANT CHIEF


GENERAL DEFINITION

This is supervisory emergency fire and medical communications work with responsibility for maintenance, modification and update of the computer-assisted fire emergency dispatch system. The employee in this class also serves in the absence of the Chief Fire Equipment Dispatcher by directing, through subordinate supervisors, the operation of the emergency fire and medical communications center. Training civilian dispatchers and fire personnel in the operation of the communications center, and repairing and maintaining associated computer console and portable radio communication equipment are significant aspects of the work. The employee reports to the Chief Fire Equipment Dispatcher.

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


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 4/92).

EDUCATION

AND
GENERAL EXPERIENCE

AND
SPECIFIC EXPERIENCE:

Or any equivalent combination of education and experience determined to be acceptable by the Personnel Department that has included the specific experience described above.

PHYSICAL AND MEDICAL REQUIREMENTS



PAY RANGE: EP14
Class Established:
  CSC - 4/1992 ; Ad Board - 5/1992

SK/sr/ps


END OF JOB CLASS SPECIFICATION - 6J45