Under supervision of a Fire Captain, the Lieutenant shall perform supervisory and skilled firefighting work, emergency first aid, hazardous materials incident management, search and rescue, and fire prevention duties on an assigned shift in the protection of life and property. The employee, in accordance with departmental regulations and instructions from a ranking officer, is responsible for the coordination, supervision, discipline and performance of firefighters, volunteer firefighters or other volunteer personnel, as assigned. The Lieutenant is responsible for the proper maintenance of fire apparatus, equipment, and facilities. Responsible for effectively and efficiently extinguishing a fire until relieved of command by a superior officer; work may involve considerable physical exertion and potential hazard to health and safety. Reports on administrative matters; at the scene of a fire may be under the command of a Fire Captain or other officer of higher rank. Exercises direct command over firefighters and fire-fighting equipment in the absence of a Captain.
These positions participate in fire suppression, prevention, public education, rescue activities aimed at protecting life, property and the environment, and to provide first responder service within our jurisdiction.
The firefighter/EMT protects life and property by performing fire fighting, emergency first aid, rescue, hazardous materials and fire prevention duties. The Firefighter/EMT ensures that all fire equipment, apparatus and facilities are maintained and response ready at all times. The Firefighter/EMT may assist to coordinate, instruct or supervise the work of volunteer firefighters, new recruits, part-time department personnel and other temporary or seasonal employees as assigned.
Under the direction of the Director of Public Safety, is responsible for performing a wide variety of professional administrative duties in support of the activities and services of the Director of Public Safety. Coordinates office services and provides information and assistance to the public regarding the assigned department or division. May exercise direct supervision over assigned staff. Develops and ensures the deployment of the strategic plan to promote increased responsible pet ownership through enforcement, stray pet population control and increasing the live release rate of animals. Coordinates assigned activities with other city departments and outside agencies, and evaluates and makes recommendations related to animal care procedures and methods. Exercises direct supervision over professional, technical, and clerical staff. Working conditions are primarily in an office environment.