Fire Captain

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No.: P-70199 Name: Fire Captain
Type: Civil Service Exams Deadline: 04/27/21 05:00PM
Exam Date: 06/26/21 08:30AM Price: $25.00
Salary: Varies with other agencies
Agency/Dept.: Barnard, Brighton, Gates, Henrietta, Lake Shore, North Greece, Ridge Culver, Ridge Road and St. Paul Boulevard Fire Districts

Description of Duties

This is a supervisory position in a fire district responsible for directing firefighting and other emergency response activities involving the protection of life and property during a shift and in the absence of a Fire Chief.  Duties also involve assisting with administrative duties such as budget implementation, writing reports and planning the operations of the district as well as supervising and directing staff as they perform more routine assignments such as facility, apparatus and equipment maintenance.  Work is performed in accordance with the policies and objectives outlined by the Board of Fire Commissioners and/or Fire Chief.  This position differs from Fire Lieutenant by virtue of the performance of administrative work and the supervision of staff.  The employee reports directly to, and works under the general supervision of a Fire Chief with wide leeway allowed for independent judgment while responding to emergency situations.  General supervision is exercised over firefighters.

Minimum Qualifications

 
Barnard, Brighton, Gates, Henrietta, North Greece, Ridge Road and St. Paul Boulevard Fire Districts:
Candidates must be permanently employed in the competitive class at one of the agencies listed above and must have served continuously on a permanent basis for twenty-four (24) months holding the position Fire Lieutenant immediately preceding the date of the written test.
 
Lake Shore and Ridge Culver Fire Districts:
Candidates must be permanently employed in the competitive class at one of the agencies listed above and must have served continuously on a permanent basis for eighteen (18) months holding the position of Fire Lieutenant immediately preceding the date of the written test.

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