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Fire Lieutenant - TrainingCITY OF IOWA CITY - Job Description Job Class #38-01 FLSA Non-Exempt Civil Service Identification Position Title: Fire Lieutenant/Training Officer Assignment Department: Fire Division: Fire Immediate Supervisor: Battalion Chief Job Summary Performs work in the personal growth and development of fire personnel. Performs related work as required. May be assigned as Lieutenant. Job Scope Reports directly to the assigned Battalion Chief. Functional supervision of personnel during training exercises and at emergency scenes. Evaluates subordinates. May discipline or recommend discipline of employees. Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities Plans, develops and coordinates in-house training program for Fire personnel. Prepares reports, maintains appropriate training records, and coordinates training as required to meet OSHA and NFPA standards. Submits all required documents and reports (incident reports, purchasing card statements, evaluations, timesheets, payroll change forms, inspections, etc.) consistent with department policies and deadlines. Operates radio equipment, mobile data computers and computer equipment. May serve as incident scene safety officer. Serves on the Health and Safety Committee. Directs in-house training under the direction of the Battalion Chief in charge of training. Coordinates training for personnel on three shifts operating out of four stations. Trains and drills department personnel in subjects related to job performance. Coordinates department training and events calendar. Responds to alarms as needed. Reports to Battalion Chief in charge of training and equipment. Job Class #38-01 Fire Page 2 Updated 11/18/2021 Exercises functional supervision over assigned Firefighters. Conducts self in a manner which promotes and supports diversity and inclusivity in the workplace and community. Performs other related duties as assigned. Physical and Environmental Conditions Required physical activities include climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, finger dexterity, grasping, feeling, talking, hearing, repetitive motions, and twisting. Participates in department Physical Fitness Program. Physical characteristics of work include very heavy work requiring exertion in excess of 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or in excess of 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or in excess of 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects. Environmental conditions include work performed inside or outside and includes being exposed to cold, heat, liquids, mud, slippery surfaces, moving machinery and tools, exposure to infectious agents, hazardous substances, noise, poor visibility, sharp objects, vibration, confined spaces, cramped body positions, heights, smoke, dust, mechanical hazards, electrical hazards, atmospheric conditions that affect the respiratory system, oils, grease, radiation, noxious odors, use of Self- Contained Breathing Apparatus, and weather elements (including sun, rain, snow and ice). The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Minimum Education, Experience, and Certification High school diploma or equivalent required. Certificate in fire science from an educational institution accredited by a DOE recognized accreditation body with a minimum of 18 semester hours of fire science technical courses and three years as a Firefighter with the Iowa City Fire Department required. Thirty hours of coursework toward an associate degree in fire science or a related field from an educational institution accredited by a DOE recognized accreditation body may substitute for certificate. Instructor I certification is required. Two years’ experience as a Company Officer with the Iowa City Fire Department required. Iowa or National EMT certification required. Must live within 17 miles of the corporate limits of Iowa City, Iowa within one year of appointment to the position. Valid driver’s license with satisfactory driving record required. Must be at least 18 years of age per Iowa Code 92.8. Must pass criminal background check. Preferred Education, Experience and Certification Experience in public education, hazardous materials, technical rescue and the Fire Prevention Bureau preferred. Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Thorough knowledge in the areas of fire behavior, firefighting evolution, firefighting tactics, incident management system, emergency medical services, technical rescue and inspection techniques and methods. Instructional methodology, Fire department rules and regulations, City Administrative Policies and other related standards associated with emergency response; ability to supervise others; willingness to perform any task assigned; ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions; Job Class #38-01 Fire Page 3 Updated 11/18/2021 ability to keep records and make reports; aptitude for mechanical work; conscientiousness and dependability; strength and ability to do prolonged strenuous manual and mechanical work under adverse conditions; ability to drive fire apparatus carefully and safely in accordance with local traffic laws; ability to effectively communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing; ability to operate technical equipment, such as computers and related software, defibrillators, combustible gas indicators, power tools, and equipment, etc.; must possess effective communication skills and social skills; must be in good physical condition. The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified in this position.