Position Desriptions

Fire Chief Position Summary

Perform the administrative functions of planning, organizing, directing, coordinating and controlling the operations of the Department and the personnel under the jurisdiction of the Town Board. It also involves specialized work in the instruction and training of the public and Fire Department personnel in the techniques of fire safety and the ability to develop, coordinate and conduct an effective program of fire prevention and education.
This position involves the utilization of manpower, development and training of personnel, performance evaluation, organization morale, safety of personnel, equipment maintenance and utilization, budget preparation, the enforcement of the codes and ordinances of the Town of Greenville and the Wisconsin State Statutes as well as the rules and regulations of the Greenville Fire Department. This position includes tracking data entry into the Apparatus & Inventory module and issuing work orders out of the computer. Coordinating annual equipment, hose and ladder checking, and pump testing programs. Must be able to wear and to work in SCBA and lead crews of personnel assigned to them in all fire ground functions. Examples of this are but not limited to attack lines, backup lines, ventilation, search/rescue and investigations of possible fires and odors. This position will also include some light maintenance on equipment as well as scheduling apparatus maintenance and repairs with the town shop or private vendor.

Fire Chief - Characteristic Work of the Position

A. Definition: This work, in the field of administration, prevention, suppression, and public safety education is to be performed in a professional manner.
B. Nature: At the direction of the Town of Greenville Board of Supervisors, and Administrator perform such duties and activities as may be required by the codes, ordinances, State statutes, and rules and regulations of the Fire Department.

Fire Chief - Fundamental Duties and Ancillary Responsibilities

A. Supervise all fire prevention, public education, rescue and fire suppression activities of the Department.
B.  Review reports and records of Department activities and operations and take appropriate action when required to assure they are effective.
C.  Respond to fires and other emergencies, determining what apparatus and equipment is needed, making decisions as to the best methods of controlling and extinguishing fires and direct the work of Department members.
D. Establish minimum standards of training and technical competence for all Fire Department personnel.
E. Develop rules, regulations and standard operating guidelines governing both the emergency and non-emergency operations of the Department.
F. Supervise the fire prevention inspection program as required by local codes and ordinances and State statutes.
G. Supervise the administration of the Department by budget preparation, developing and maintaining an effective system of reports and records of personnel actions, alarm responses, fire and casualty reports, fire inspections, and investigations, personnel training, quarters, apparatus, equipment maintenance and testing.
H. Develop long range plans for the training, operations, staffing, and equipment requirements of the department.
I. Develop and maintain effective working relationship with inter-town departments and local government agencies.
J. Supervise the investigation of fires and analyze findings to determine causes of fires.
K. Develop and implement public safety education programs for civic, fraternal educational, institutional, or industrial organizations or agencies.
L. Assist (Oversee)the Training Officer with(for the) planning, organizing, supervising, and coordinating the Fire Department Training Program.
M. Participate in local, regional, state, and national conferences and seminars on fire administration, prevention, public education and suppression to maintain a continuing level of professional and technical competence

Qualifications
A. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relations with the Fire Department personnel, community officials and the general public.
B. Thorough knowledge of Fire Department administration, fire prevention practices, firefighting techniques, training and the scientific principles involved in fire suppression.
C. Extensive knowledge of and skill in supervision of the operation of various types of firefighting equipment and apparatus.
D. Considerable knowledge of public relations.
E. Considerable knowledge of explosives, hazardous properties and potential reactions of chemicals, liquids and gases as well as the combustion qualities of materials used in the construction of commercial and residential structures and aboveground and underground storage tanks.
F. Ability to plan, assign, direct and supervise firefighting equipment and personnel under emergency conditions.
G. Ability to evaluate fires, recognize danger, use sound judgment and react calmly under emergency conditions.
H. Extensive knowledge of the geography of the community, the location of streets the nature and location of hazardous premises, principal buildings, fire communications equipment, fire hydrants and other water sources.
I. Ability to express ideas clearly, concisely, orally, and in writing to groups and individuals.
J. Thorough knowledge of the use of firefighting tools and equipment and an ability to demonstrate their use to others.
K. Considerable knowledge of teaching methods and aids with the ability to organize and supervise drill sessions and instruct personnel.
L. Thorough knowledge of fire prevention codes and ordinances, fire hazards, methods and techniques of fire inspection and investigation.
M. Ability to plan, coordinate and supervise assignments within the Department.
N. Ability to perform job analysis and evaluate Department operations.
O. Minimum Training and Experience: Such training as may have been gained through participation in fire prevention, public fire safety education, fire suppression or administration courses. Ten years of verifiable experience, five of which shall have been as a supervisory fire officer.
P. Possession of a valid Wisconsin Motor Vehicle Operators License.

2.02 - Deputy Chief – Training Chief Position Summary
Works under the general supervision of the Fire Chief. Serves as the department’s Training Chief, oversees planning, scheduling, the writing of lesson plans and implementing new and existing training programs to satisfy the requirements of regulating agencies and to continuously update staff members in ever-changing fir fighting techniques and procedures. Is a working supervisory position responsible for the setting up of training of personnel. Training Chief carries out instruction on the related engine company equipment and functions. Acts as a chief officer in the absence of the chief. Must be able to wear and to work in SCBA and lead crews of personnel assigned to them in all fire ground functions. Examples of this are but not limited to attack lines, backup lines, ventilation, search/rescue and investigations of possible fires and odors. Shall be able to work along with chief officers in budgeting and specifications for new or replacement apparatus or equipment. Shall be able to prepare incident reports. Shall be able to handle minor disciplinary matters. Reports to the appropriate officer all instances of malfunction or non-function of equipment and apparatus.

Qualifications
A. Valid driver’s license and a driving record acceptable with the Town's insurance carrier.
B. Ability to work with limited supervision, lead and motivate personnel in an effective manner. Skills in supervision. Ability to plan, assign, direct and supervise firefighting equipment and personnel under emergency conditions.
C. Good attendance at department meetings, drills both regular and extra, seminars and classes held by or related to the department.
D. Ability to adapt to conflict situation that will result in a positive outcome.
E. Knowledge of policies, rules, regulations and standard operating guidelines of the fire department and the Town.
F. Knowledge of the Town's sanitary water system.
G. Knowledge of advanced first aid and CPR.
H. Thorough knowledge of the uses, maintenance requirements and locations of all fire fighting and emergency equipment, tools and apparatus used by this department and the ability to train others.
I. Good physical condition.
J. Knowledge of hazardous materials to the level of first responder operations.
K. Knowledge of basic fire chemistry, suppression techniques, explosives, hazardous properties and potentials of chemicals, liquids and gasses as well as safety considerations to fire fighters and the public. Knowledge of building construction as well as the abilities to apply all of the above.
L.Knowledge of or at least the willingness to learn the use and operation of the computer system.
M. The ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
N. Knowledge of fire hazard characteristics, causes and fire investigation. Knowledge of streets and addressing in the town.
O. The ability to work in adverse weather conditions.
P. A minimum of five years experience as an active fire fighter with at least three of those years as a creditable fire officer.

2.03 - Captain – EMS Assistant Coordinator Position Summary
This position shall include assisting with coordinating and training with the EMS-First Responders as well as our rescue program. This position will also include light maintenance on rescue/EMS equipment. The EMS Assistant Captain is a member of the training committee, helps writes lesson plans, carries out instruction on related equipment and functions. Must be able to wear and to work in SCBA and lead crews of personnel assigned to them in all fire ground functions. Examples of this are but not limited to attack lines, backup lines, ventilation, search/rescue and investigations of possible fires and odors. Shall be able to work along with chief officers in budgeting and specifications for new or replacement apparatus or equipment.

Qualifications:
A. Valid driver’s license and a driving record acceptable with the Town's insurance carrier.
B. Ability to work with limited supervision, lead and motivate personnel in an effective manner. Skills in supervision. Ability to plan, assign, direct and supervise firefighting equipment and personnel under emergency conditions.
C. Good attendance at department meetings, drills both regular and extra, seminars and classes held by or related to the department.
D. Ability to adapt to conflict situation that will result in a positive outcome.
E. Knowledge of policies, rules, regulations and standard operating guidelines of the fire department and the Town.
F. Knowledge of the Town's sanitary water system.
G. Working knowledge of the operation and maintenance of EMS and rescue equipment.
H. Thorough knowledge of the uses, maintenance requirements and locations of all firefighting and emergency equipment, tools and apparatus used by this department and the ability to train others.
I. Good physical condition.
J. Knowledge of hazardous materials to the level of first responder.
K. Must be first responder certified.

2.04 - Captain – Truck Captain Assistant Position Summary
This position will assist the Truck Captain in training of personnel to drive and operate firefighting apparatus. Also shall help make sure apparatus inspections are getting done.
Shall act as Incident Commander as the first arriving ranking officer until properly relieved by a chief officer or acting chief officer. Must be able to wear and work in SCBA's and lead crews of personnel assigned to them in all fire ground functions. Examples of this are, but not necessarily limited to attack lines, back up lines, ventilation, search/rescue and investigations of possible fires and odors. Shall be able to work closely with chief officers in budgeting and specifications for new or replacement equipment. Shall be able to prepare incident reports. Shall be able to handle minor disciplinary matters. Reports to the appropriate officer all instances of malfunction or non- function of equipment and apparatus.

Qualifications:
A. The ability to communicate with people both verbally as well as written communications skills.
B. Knowledge of or at least the willingness to learn the use and operation of the computer.
C. Knowledge of the Town's sanitary water system 4. Thorough knowledge of policies, rules and regulations, standard operating guidelines of the fire department and the Town.
D. Knowledge of basic fire chemistry, suppression techniques, safety considerations to fire fighters as well as the public, knowledge of building construction as well as the abilities to apply all of the above.
E. Knowledge of hazardous materials to the level of first responder.
F. Knowledge of advanced first aid and CPR.
G. Good physical condition.
H. A drivers record that is acceptable with the Town's insurance carriers.
I. Thorough knowledge of the uses, maintenance requirements and locations of all fire fighting and emergency equipment, tools and apparatus used by this department.
J. Thorough working knowledge of the operation of major apparatus including pumpers.
K. Ability to adapt to conflict situations that will result in a positive 13. The ability to recognize conflict at its lowest level and resolve same.
L. Good attendance records at incidents, drills both the regular and extra Mondays, seminars and classes held by or related to the fire department.

2.05 - Captain – Truck and Engine Company Operations Position Summary
Is a working lead position responsible for training of personnel in driving and operating the Department's pumping apparatus and related Engine Company equipment. This position shall include some routine maintenance of the Department's pumpers and related equipment. The captain is a member of the training committee, carries out instructions on operating pumpers and related engine company equipment and functions. Shall act as Incident Commander as the first arriving ranking officer until properly relieved by a chief officer or acting chief officer. Must be able to wear and to work in SCBA and lead crews of personnel backup lines, ventilation, search/rescue and investigations of possible fires and odors. Shall be able to work along with Captains and chief officers in budgeting and specifications for new or replacement apparatus or equipment. Shall be able to prepare incident reports.

Shall be able to prepare incident reports. Shall be able to handle minor disciplinary matters. Reports to the appropriate officer all instances of malfunction or non-malfunction of equipment and apparatus.

Qualifications
A.Valid driver’s license and a driving record acceptable with the Town's insurance carrier.
B. Ability to work with limited supervision, lead and motivate personnel in an effective manner. Skills in supervision. Ability to plan, assign, direct and supervise firefighting equipment and personnel under emergency conditions.
C. Good attendance at department meetings, drills both regular and extra, seminars and classes held by or related to the department.
D. Ability to adapt to conflict situation that will result in a positive outcome.
E. Knowledge of policies, rules, regulations and standard operating guidelines of the fire department and the Town .
F. Knowledge of the Town's sanitary water system.
G. Working knowledge of the operation and maintenance of pumpers, including basic hydraulics
H. Thorough knowledge of the uses, maintenance requirements and locations of all firefighting and emergency equipment, tools and apparatus used by this department and the ability to train others.
I. Good physical condition.
J. Knowledge of hazardous materials to the level of first responder operations.
K. Knowledge of basic fire chemistry, suppression techniques, safety considerations to fire fighters as well as the public. Knowledge of building construction as well as the abilities to apply all of the above.
L. Knowledge of or at least the willingness to learn the use and operation of the computer.
M. The ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
N. Knowledge of fire hazard characteristics causes and fire investigation.
O. Knowledge of streets and addressing in the Town.
P. The ability to work in adverse weather conditions.
Q. A minimum of five years experience as an active fire fighter.

2.06 - Captain-MABAS and Mutual/Automatic Aide Coordinator Summary
Works under the general supervision of the Fire Chief. Is responsible for coordinating and keeping up to date the MABAS material and Mutual/Automatic Aide contracts. Must be able to attend MABAS meetings and work well with neighboring department's officers to keep Mutual/Automatic Aide working. Shall act as Incident Commander as the first arriving ranking officer until properly relieved by a chief officer or acting chief officer. Must be able to wear and to work in SCBA and lead crews of personnel assigned to them in all fire ground functions. Examples of this are but not limited to attack lines, backup lines, ventilation, search/rescue and investigations of possible fires and odors. Shall be able to work along with chief officers in budgeting and specifications for new or replacement apparatus or equipment. Shall be able to prepare incident reports. Shall be able to handle minor disciplinary matters. Reports to the appropriate officer all instances of malfunction or non-function of equipment and apparatus.

Qualifications:

A. Valid driver’s license and a driving record acceptable with the Town's insurance carrier.
B. Ability to work with limited supervision, lead and motivate personnel in an effective manner. Skills in supervision. Ability to plan, assign, direct and supervise firefighting equipment and personnel under emergency conditions.
C. Good attendance at department meetings, drills both regular and extra, seminars and classes held by or related to the department.
D. Ability to adapt to conflict situation that will result in a positive outcome.
E. Knowledge of policies, rules, regulations and standard operating guidelines of the fire department and the Town.
F. Knowledge of the Town's sanitary water system.
G. Working knowledge of the operation and maintenance of EMS and rescue equipment.
H Thorough knowledge of the uses, maintenance requirements and locations of all fire fighting and emergency equipment, tools and apparatus used by this department and the ability to train others.
I. Good physical condition.
J. Knowledge of hazardous materials to the level of first responder.

2.07 - Captain – Personal Protective Equipment Position Summary
Is responsible for tracking, scheduling maintenance and replacement program of equipment assigned to personnel. This position will also set up and carry out inspections of personnel protective equipment. This Captain may require anyone to perform maintenance on their equipment and may report anyone to the Chief Officers that does not maintain their equipment for further disciplinary action.

Shall act as Incident Commander as the first arriving ranking officer until properly relieved by a chief officer or acting chief officer. Must be able to wear and work in SCBA's and lead crews of personnel assigned to them in all fire ground functions. Examples of this are, but not necessarily limited to attack lines, back up lines, ventilation, search/rescue and investigations of possible fires and odors. Shall be able to work closely with chief officers in budgeting and specifications for new or replacement equipment. Shall be able to prepare incident reports. Shall be able to handle minor disciplinary matters. Reports to the appropriate officer all instances of malfunction or non- function of equipment and apparatus.

Qualifications:

A. The ability to communicate with people both verbally as well as written communications skills.
B. Knowledge of or at least the willingness to learn the use and operation of the computer.
C. Knowledge of the Town's sanitary water system
D. Thorough knowledge of policies, rules and regulations, standard operating guidelines of the fire department and the Town.
E. Knowledge of basic fire chemistry, suppression techniques, safety considerations to fire fighters as well as the public, knowledge of building construction as well as the abilities to apply all of the above.
F. Knowledge of hazardous materials to the level of first responder.
G. Knowledge of advanced first aid and CPR.
H. Good physical condition. A drivers record that is acceptable with the Town's insurance carriers.
I. Thorough knowledge of the uses, maintenance requirements and locations of all firefighting and emergency equipment, tools and apparatus used by this department.
J. Thorough working knowledge of the operation of major apparatus including pumpers.
K. Ability to adapt to conflict situations that will result in a positive
L. The ability to recognize conflict at its lowest level and resolve same.
M. Good attendance records at incidents, drills both the regular and extra Mondays, seminars and classes held by or related to the fire department.

2.08 - Lieutenant – Safety Officer Position Summary
Serves as the department safety officer. Develops and implements safety programs as well as performs the Safety Officer position at emergency scenes as outlined by the incident command system. The safety officer has the responsibility to identify and recommend corrections of violations of safety and health standards. The safety officer has the authority to recommend immediate correction of situations that create an imminent hazard to personnel and to alter, suspend or terminate activities at the emergency scene when he\she judges those activities to be unsafe or an imminent hazard in coordination with the Incident Commander. The safety officer shall ensure the training in safety procedures is provided to all fire fighters. Training shall address corrective actions recommended by accident investigations.

Shall act as Incident Commander as the first arriving ranking officer until properly relieved by a chief officer or acting chief officer. Must be able to wear and work in SCBA's and lead crews of personnel assigned to them in all fire ground functions. Examples of this are, but not necessarily limited to attack lines, back up lines, ventilation, search/rescue and investigations of possible fires and odors. Shall be able to work closely with chief officers in budgeting and specifications for new or replacement equipment. Shall be able to prepare incident reports. Shall be able to handle minor disciplinary matters. Reports to the appropriate officer all instances of malfunction or non-function of equipment and apparatus.

Qualifications:

A. Valid driver’s license and a driving record acceptable with the Town's insurance carrier.
B. Ability to work with limited supervision, lead and motivate personnel in an effective manner .
C. Good attendance at department meetings, drills both regular and extra, seminars and classes held by or related to the department.
D. Ability to adapt to conflict situations that will result in a positive outcome.
E. Knowledge of policies, rules, regulations and standard operating guidelines of the fire department and Town.
F. Knowledge of the Town's sanitary water system.
G. Working knowledge of the operation and maintenance of pumpers, including basic hydraulics.
H. Thorough knowledge of the uses, maintenance requirements and locations of all fire fighting and emergency equipment, tools and apparatus used by this department.
I. Good physical condition.
J. Knowledge of hazardous materials to the level of initial response operations.
K. Knowledge of basic fire chemistry, suppression techniques, explosives, hazardous properties and potentials of chemicals, liquids and gasses as well as safety considerations to fire fighters and the public. Knowledge of building construction as well as the abilities to apply all of the above.
L. Knowledge of or at least the willingness to learn the use and operation of the computer system.
M. The ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
N. Knowledge of fire hazard characteristics, causes and fire investigation.
O. Knowledge of streets and addressing in the Town
P. The ability to work in adverse weather conditions.
Q. A minimum of four years experience as an active fire fighter.

2.09 - Lieutenant-Training Officer Position Summary

Works under the general supervision of the Deputy Fire Chief. Serves as the department’s Training Officer, planning, scheduling, writing lesson plans and implementing new and existing training programs to satisfy the requirements of regulating agencies and to continuously update staff members in ever-changing firefighting techniques and procedures. Is a working supervisory position responsible for setting up training of personnel. Training officer carries out instruction on the related engine company equipment and functions. Acts as a chief officer in the absence of the chief. Must be able to wear and to work in SCBA and lead crews of personnel assigned to them in all fire ground functions. Examples of this are but not limited to attack lines, backup lines, ventilation, search/rescue and investigations of possible fires and odors. Shall be able to work along with chief officers in budgeting and specifications for new or replacement apparatus or equipment. Shall be able to prepare incident reports. Shall be able to handle minor disciplinary matters. Reports to the appropriate officer all instances of malfunction or non-function of equipment and apparatus.

Qualifications:

A. Valid driver’s license and a driving record acceptable with the Town's insurance carrier.
B. Ability to work with limited supervision, lead and motivate personnel in an effective manner. Skills in supervision. Ability to plan, assign, direct and supervise firefighting equipment and personnel under emergency conditions.
C. Good attendance at department meetings, drills both regular and extra, seminars and classes held by or related to the department.
D. Ability to adapt to conflict situation that will result in a positive outcome.
E. Knowledge of policies, rules, regulations and standard operating guidelines of the fire department and the Town.
F. Knowledge of the Town's sanitary water system.
G. Knowledge of advanced first aid and CPR.
H. Thorough knowledge of the uses, maintenance requirements and locations of all firefighting and emergency equipment, tools and apparatus used by this department and the ability to train others.
I. Good physical condition.
J. Knowledge of hazardous materials to the level of first responder operations.
K. Knowledge of basic fire chemistry, suppression techniques, explosives, hazardous properties and potentials of chemicals, liquids and gasses as well as safety considerations to fire fighters and the public. Knowledge of building construction as well as the abilities to apply all of the above.
L. Knowledge of or at least the willingness to learn the use and operation of the computer system.
M. The ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
N. Knowledge of fire hazard characteristics, causes and fire investigation. Knowledge of streets and addressing in the town.
O. The ability to work in adverse weather conditions.
P. A minimum of five years experience as an active fire fighter with at least three of those years as a creditable fire officer.

2.10 - Lieutenant – EMS Coordinator Position Summary
This position shall include coordinating and training with the EMS-First Responders as well as our rescue program. This position will also include light maintenance on rescue/EMS equipment. The EMS Lieutenant is a member of the training committee, writes lesson plans, carries out instruction on related equipment and functions. Shall act as Incident Commander as the first arriving ranking officer until properly relieved by a chief officer or acting chief officer. Must be able to wear and work in SCBA's and lead crews of personnel assigned to them in all fire ground functions. Examples of this are but not limited to attack lines, backup lines, ventilation, search/rescue and investigations of possible fires and odors. Shall be able to work along with chief officers in budgeting and specifications for new or replacement apparatus or equipment.

Qualifications:

A. Valid driver’s license and a driving record acceptable with the Town's insurance carrier.
B. Ability to work with limited supervision, lead and motivate personnel in an effective manner. Skills in supervision. Ability to plan, assign, direct and supervise firefighting equipment and personnel under emergency conditions.
C. Good attendance at department meetings, drills both regular and extra, seminars and classes held by or related to the department.
D. Ability to adapt to conflict situation that will result in a positive outcome.
E. Knowledge of policies, rules, regulations and standard operating guidelines of the fire department and the Town.
F. Knowledge of the Town's sanitary water system.
G. Working knowledge of the operation and maintenance of EMS and rescue equipment.
H. Thorough knowledge of the uses, maintenance requirements and locations of all firefighting and emergency equipment, tools and apparatus used by this department and the ability to train others.
I. Good physical condition.
J. Knowledge of hazardous materials to the level of first responder.
K. Must be first responder certified.

2.11 - Lieutenant – Safety Officer Assistant Position Summary 

This position will assist the Safety Officer in training personnel on safety procedures and keep them updated on safety issues. Will act as Safety Officer when first Safety Officer is not present or when there is a need for a second Safety Officer.

Shall act as Incident Commander as the first arriving ranking officer until properly relieved by a chief officer or acting chief officer. Must be able to wear and work in SCBA's and lead crews of personnel assigned to them in all fire ground functions. Examples of this are, but not necessarily limited to attack lines, back up lines, ventilation, search/rescue and investigations of possible fires and odors. Shall be able to work closely with chief officers in budgeting and specifications for new or replacement equipment. Shall be able to prepare incident reports. Shall be able to handle minor disciplinary matters. Reports to the appropriate officer all instances of malfunction or non- function of equipment and apparatus.

Qualifications:

A. The ability to communicate with people both verbally as well as written communications skills.
B. Knowledge of or at least the willingness to learn the use and operation of the computer.
C. Knowledge of the Town's sanitary water system 4. Thorough knowledge of policies, rules and regulations, standard operating guidelines of the fire department and the Town.
D. Knowledge of basic fire chemistry, suppression techniques, safety considerations to fire fighters as well as the public, knowledge of building construction as well as the abilities to apply all of the above.
E. Knowledge of hazardous materials to the level of first responder.
F. Knowledge of advanced first aid and CPR.
G. Good physical condition.
H. A drivers record that is acceptable with the Town's insurance carriers.
I. Thorough knowledge of the uses, maintenance requirements and locations of all fire fighting and emergency equipment, tools and apparatus used by this department.
J. Thorough working knowledge of the operation of major apparatus including pumpers.
K. Ability to adapt to conflict situations that will result in a positive 13. The ability to recognize conflict at its lowest level and resolve same.
L. Good attendance records at incidents, drills both the regular and extra Mondays, seminars and classes held by or related to the fire department.

2.12 - Lieutenant – NIFIRS and HAZMAT Coordinator Position Summary
Works under the general supervision of the Fire Chief. Acts as a chief officer in the absence of the chief. Is the Department's coordinator, reviewing reports for accuracy and completion. Provides DOC with report information on a quarterly basis and following DOC guidelines as they request. 
This position shall also be responsible for the management of the department's hazardous materials program. This will include writing hazmat guidelines, training the department as well as outside agencies from time to time, tracking location of hazardous materials, knowing how to identify them and how to deal with them as well as knowing the resources available and how to contact them. The Lieutenant will also be an assistant training officer working with the training officer in developing both long and short range training schedules and goals. Shall be able to prepare incident reports. Must be able to wear and to work in SCBA and lead crews of personnel assigned to them in all fire ground functions. Examples of this are but not limited to attack lines, backup lines, ventilation, search/rescue and investigations of possible fires and odors. Shall be able to work along with chief officers in budgeting and specifications for new or replacement apparatus or equipment. Shall be able to prepare incident reports. Shall be able to handle minor disciplinary matters. Reports to the appropriate officer all instances of malfunction or non-function of equipment and apparatus.

Qualifications:

A. The ability to communicate with people both verbally as well as written communications skills.
B. Knowledge of or at least the willingness to learn the use and operation of the computer.
C. Knowledge of the Town's sanitary water system 4 Thorough knowledge of policies, rules and regulations, standard operating guidelines of the fire department and the Town.
D. Knowledge of basic fire chemistry, suppression techniques, safety considerations to fire fighters as well as the public, knowledge of building construction as well as the abilities to apply all of the above.
E. Knowledge of hazardous materials to the level of first responder.
F. Knowledge of advanced first aid and CPR.
G. Good physical condition 9. A drivers record that is acceptable with the Town's insurance carriers.
H. Thorough knowledge of the uses, maintenance requirements and locations of all fire fighting and emergency equipment, tools and apparatus used by this department.
I. Thorough working knowledge of the operation of major apparatus including pumpers.
J. Ability to adapt to conflict situations that will result in a positive outcome.
K. The ability to recognize conflict at its lowest level and resolve same.
L. Good attendance records at incidents, drills both the regular and extra Mondays, seminars and classes held by or related to the fire department. 

2.13 - Lieutenant-Assistant Training Officer Position Summary

Works under the general supervision of the Training Officer. Serves as the department’s Assistant Training Officer, assists with planning, scheduling, writing lesson plans and implementing new and existing training programs to satisfy the requirements of regulating agencies and to continuously update staff members in ever-changing firefighting techniques and procedures. Is a working supervisory position responsible for assisting in setting up training of personnel. Assistant Training officer carries out instruction on the related engine company equipment and functions. Acts as a chief officer in the absence of the chief. Must be able to wear and to work in SCBA and lead crews of personnel assigned to them in all fire ground functions. Examples of this are but not limited to attack lines, backup lines, ventilation, search/rescue and investigations of possible fires and odors. Shall be able to work along with chief officers in budgeting and specifications for new or replacement apparatus or equipment. Shall be able to prepare incident reports. Shall be able to handle minor disciplinary matters. Reports to the appropriate officer all instances of malfunction or non-function of equipment and apparatus.

Qualifications

A. Valid driver’s license and a driving record acceptable with the Town's insurance carrier.
B. Ability to work with limited supervision, lead and motivate personnel in an effective manner. Skills in supervision. Ability to plan, assign, direct and supervise firefighting equipment and personnel under emergency conditions.
C. Good attendance at department meetings, drills both regular and extra, seminars and classes held by or related to the department.
D. Ability to adapt to conflict situation that will result in a positive outcome.
E. Knowledge of policies, rules, regulations and standard operating guidelines of the fire department and the Town.
F. Knowledge of the Town's sanitary water system.
G. Knowledge of advanced first aid and CPR.
H. Thorough knowledge of the uses, maintenance requirements and locations of all fire fighting and emergency equipment, tools and apparatus used by this department and the ability to train others.
I. Good physical condition.
J. Knowledge of hazardous materials to the level of first responder operations.
K. Knowledge of basic fire chemistry, suppression techniques, explosives, hazardous properties and potentials of chemicals, liquids and gasses as well as safety considerations to fire fighters and the public.
L. Knowledge of building construction as well as the abilities to apply all of the above.
M. Knowledge of or at least the willingness to learn the use and operation of the computer system.
N. The ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
O. Knowledge of fire hazard characteristics, causes and fire investigation. Knowledge of streets and addressing in the town.
P. The ability to work in adverse weather conditions.
Q. A minimum of five years experience as an active fire fighter with at least three of those years as a creditable fire officer.

2.14 - Fire Investigation Committee Position Summary
Is a working supervisory committee responsible for heading up the Department's fire investigation program under the direction of the chief of the department. Included is chairmanship of the Department's investigation team. Responsible also for organizing the functions of and assigning of team personnel at a scene. This position is also responsible for instructing department members on basic fire cause and origin as well as evidence preservation. This position includes some tracking, report writing and data entry into the computer system. This position shall assist with any of the larger annual functions. Must be able to wear and to work in SCBA and lead crews of personnel assigned to them in all fire ground functions. Examples of this are but not limited to attack lines, backup lines, ventilation, search/rescue and investigations of possible fires and odors.

Shall be able to prepare incident reports. Shall be able to handle minor disciplinary matters. Reports to the appropriate officer all instances of malfunction or non-function of equipment and apparatus.

Qualifications:

A. Valid driver’s license and a driving record acceptable with the Town's insurance carrier.
B. Ability to work with limited supervision, lead and motivate personnel in an effective manner.
C. Good attendance at department meetings, drills both regular and extra, seminars and classes held by or related to the department.
D. Ability to adapt to conflict situation that will result in a positive outcome.
E. Knowledge of policies, rules, regulations and standard operating guidelines of the fire department and the Town.
F. Working knowledge of the operation and maintenance of all equipment in general
G. Good physical condition.
H. Knowledge of hazardous materials to the level of first responder operations.
I. Knowledge of basic fire chemistry, suppression techniques, explosives, hazardous properties and potentials of chemicals, liquids and gasses as well as safety considerations to fire fighters and the public.
J. Knowledge of building construction as well as the abilities to apply all of the above.
K. Knowledge of or at least the willingness to learn the use and operation of the computer system.
L. The ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
M. Knowledge of fire hazard characteristics, causes and fire investigation.
N. Knowledge of streets and addressing in the Town.
O. The ability to work in adverse weather conditions.
P. A minimum of five years experience as an active fire fighter.

2.15 - Firefighter Position Summary
Firefighting requires skill in combating and extinguishing fires, performing rescues and preventing unnecessary damage, in operating and maintaining Fire Department equipment, apparatus, and facilities.
The position involves extensive training in the operation of apparatus, tools and equipment, performance of hazardous tasks under emergency conditions, which may require strenuous exertion under such handicaps as smoke and cramped surroundings and in the inspection of buildings for fire hazards to prevent fires from starting.
Firefighter Characteristic Work of the Position

A.Definition: This work is performed at a professional level in the fields of fire prevention, suppression, rescue, training, and public fire safety education.
B. Nature: Under the supervision of a fire department officer, perform such duties and activities as may be required by the codes and ordinances, State statutes, and rules and regulations of the Fire Department.

Firefighter Fundamental Duties and Ancillary Responsibilities:
A. Attend training courses, read and study assigned materials related to fire prevention, suppression, and rescue.

B. Respond to alarms according to the Department Standard Operating Guidelines, lay and connect hose, maneuver nozzles, and direct fire streams, raise and climb ladders, use extinguishers, protective clothing, breathing apparatus, and forcible entry tools.
C. Ventilate buildings by opening windows and skylights or by cutting holes in roofs and floors.
D. Perform rescue operations in a team setting.
E. Perform salvage operations by placing salvage covers, controlling water damage and removing debris.
F. Participate in department drills and attend outside courses in fire prevention, suppression, and rescue techniques.
G. Relay instructions, orders and information, know response routes and location of major structures.
H. Perform general maintenance work in the upkeep of Fire Department apparatus equipment and property.
I. Perform related work as required or directed to do so by a department officer.
J. May be asked to perform inspection duties.
K. Drive and operate fire apparatus under special instructions and limited qualifying conditions.
L. Perform assigned public relations and education duties.
M. Learn new skills as necessary to perform additional duties or new services when implemented by the fire department.

Qualifications:
Essential Knowledge Skills and Abilities:
A. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other members of the Department, community officials, and the general public.
B. Ability to learn the location of streets, the nature and location of hazardous premises, principal buildings, fire alarm reporting equipment and fire hydrant or other water source locations.
C. Ability to climb ladders and work at considerable heights, ability to learn a wide variety of firefighting duties and skills within a reasonable working test period.
D. Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions.
E. Skill in operating large, heavy fire apparatus and fire pumps under emergency conditions.
F. Knowledge and appropriate application of Department Standard Operating Guidelines.
G. Special Requirements:

  1. Successful completion of employment and training requirements.
  2. Possession of a valid Wisconsin Motor Vehicle Operators License.
  3. Have, at a minimum, Fire Fighter 1 State Certification.
  4. Maintain active fire department status as outlined in S.O.G.'s and bylaws.

2.16 - Driver/Operator Position Summary
Definitions:
Driver/Operator: any active employee of the fire department who will be driving any motor vehicle that is insured by the Town of Greenville.
Authorized Driver/Operators: any active employee issued an in-house certificate by the chief of the department based on assigned officer recommendation and evaluation shall be considered an authorized driver/operator.
Certified Driver/Operator: any active employee who has received and maintained state certification in the State of Wisconsin shall be considered a certified driver/operator for vehicles indicated on the certificate. 

Minimum Training and Experience:
Fire fighters recognized as being authorized or certified to drive and operate emergency vehicles shall comply with the following:

1. Meet all requirements for pumper operators as outlined by ILHR 30. This shall include:
A. Authorized - completion of an in-house training program equivalent to or more restrictive than course requirements as outlined by the Wisconsin Board of Vocational, Technical, and Adult Education.

a. Level I Authorized – 5371, 5381 and 5382
b. Level II Authorized – 5321, 5361 and 5362
Or B. Certified - completion of a formal course sponsored by the Wisconsin Board of Vocational, Technical, and Adult Education and successful achievement of state certification.

2. Written approval by the assigned fire department officer.
3. Additional written approval by the department mechanic if the department officer elects to utilize this optional 3rd party assessment.
4. Possession of a valid Wisconsin Vehicle Operators License (CDL preferred).
All certified or authorized driver/operators shall maintain their state certification or in-house authorization.
Driver/operators may be periodically reviewed by their assigned officer or training officer.
Certified driver/operators will be given preference over authorized drivers when both parties are available for duty assignment. 

Driver/Operator Training
If a new fire fighter has completed six months of service, has the State of Wisconsin driver/operator certification, he/she may begin driving or pumping during non-emergency training drills. A fire department officer or officer-approved certified driver must accompany the trainee at all times. If an alarm is assigned to the vehicle, the trainee shall immediately be replaced with an authorized or certified driver. Before official authorization or certification, the firefighter must have at least one year of verifiable experience.