CITY OF PHILADELPHIA PERSONNEL DEPARTMENT

7C38
HEAVY DUTY WRECKER OPERATOR


GENERAL DEFINITION

This is skilled equipment operations work operating heavy duty wrecker automotive equipment used for towing larger vehicles. An employee in this class operates a heavy duty wrecker capable of towing a variety of large automotive equipment such as tractor trailers, compactors, and heavy duty dump trucks and performs light maintenance on downed vehicles. A significant aspect of the work involves rigging to facilitate towing and righting overturned vehicles. Work is performed under the supervision of a crew chief or group leader.


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 09/02.)

AND
GENERAL EXPERIENCE

AND
SPECIFIC EXPERIENCE

OR

Any equivalent combination of education and experience determined to be acceptable by the Personnel Department which has included the Specific Experience described above.

PHYSICAL AND MEDICAL REQUIREMENTS

LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS AND/OR CERTIFICATES


PAY RANGE: 14

Class Established:
CSC: 9/84, Ad Board: 11/84

Latest Spec. Revision:
CSC: 05/02, Ad Board: 09/02

WEH/lds /sb


END OF JOB CLASS SPECIFICATION - 7C38