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An employee in this class is responsible for managing the activities of a number of firefighting companies within a district of the city. These employees participate in the development, implementation and application of departmental rules, regulations and standard operating procedures. Considerable initiative and independent judgment are required in: observing work at emergencies for evaluation of tactics and employee behavior; in directing fire suppression; evacuation and rescue activities; in rendering fire scene command decisions of considerable impact; and, in scheduling employees to ensure adequate staffing at all stations in the assigned area.
- Responds to employee requests for overtime and leave; ascertains that necessary personnel are assigned to apparatus; reviews all line of duty injury reports; coordinates replacements for those on leave; determines which company to put out of service if such action becomes necessary.
- Conducts personnel and equipment inspections; participates in budget review for capital improvements; participates in review of requests for major purchases with all shifts.
- Performs related work as required.
- Acts as division/district commander and participates in administering, managing and directing activities of an assigned group of uniformed fire employees; advises subordinate employees on the application and interpretation of rules, regulations, policies, and standard operating guidelines and enforces; supervises and coordinates information dissemination and training.
- Completes performance evaluations or oversees their completion by subordinates; reviews personnel certifications, including driver’s licenses and emergency medical cards annually;
- responds to first and second step grievances; is responsible for non-exempt employee transfers within district.
- Handles manpower planning requirements for district; plans for multiple company drills and is responsible for training and readiness of companies in district; coordinates and manages fire ground operations; evaluates and supervises determination of Cause and Origin.
- Provides recommendations to upper management; participates in promotion panels and organizational meetings; is responsible for district goals under the work management program; makes recommendations regarding merit increases for exempt personnel.
- Maintains records and prepares reports.
- Analyze complex fire problems and situations and to adopt quick, effective courses of action with regard to surrounding circumstances; appraise the principle fire hazards in an assigned district; command and lead a group of fire companies in an effective manner;
- direct, train and supervise subordinate personnel; prepare administrative and technical reports and to present them effectively, both orally and in writing; deal courteously and firmly with the public and maintain good public relations; Establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees, subordinates, officials, and the public.
- A valid Florida driver’s license
- A current State of Florida EMT–B
- Paramedic License.
Company: City of Tampa
Vacancy Type: Full Time
Job Functions: Information Technology
Job Location: Tampa, FL, US
Application Deadline: N/A