Job Description and Jobs
- 1) Directs and coordinates firefighting activities of battalion of fire companies in municipality: Determines plan of action of fire companies for answering calls in fire, salvage, and rescue operations.
- 2) Directs inspections of commercial buildings to ensure compliance with fire and safety regulations.
- 3) Enters fire site during fires to coordinate and supervise fire fighting activities of companies on-site, and reports events to superior, using portable two-way radio.
- 4) Plans for purchase of new equipment and use of new techniques in rescue, first aid, and firefighting operations.
- 5) Directs personnel in use of firefighting equipment.
- 6) Inspects fire stations, equipment, personnel, and records of assigned companies to ensure efficiency and enforcement of departmental regulations.
- 7) Recommends awards for personnel for superior service.
- 8) Prepares reports of accidents involving equipment and personnel.
- 9) Keeps equipment and personnel records.
- 10) May direct investigation of causes of incendiary and arson cases.
- 11) May determine cause of fire and appraise amount of fire loss to building and other property.
- 12) May promote fire prevention activities by organizing and training fire brigades in industrial plants.
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