MUST BE SUBMITTED WITHIN 4 HOURS!
responses must be a minimum of 2 paragraphs totaling 250-300 words. To
answer each of these questions you must apply the information you have
learned within this unit. You must EXPLAIN, provide examples, and cite
outside resources to receive full credit. Make sure to answer these
questions in your own words! Cite all references in APA format.
a job held either by you or a colleague at your current (or past)
employer. State the job title, and conduct either a job-oriented or
person-oriented job analysis using a methodology of your choice (from
Method: In your discussion
board post, please state which methodology you chose to base your
analysis on, and explain how you approached your analysis. It may not be
possible to carry out each step of the formal approach and you should
adapt where necessary. However, you should also explain what you would
have done if you had all resources available.
Describe your findings from the job analysis. The specific elements you
include should reflect your methodology. For example, if you chose to
do your analysis using the Job Components Inventory, you should explain
the employee skills that would satisfy each required job component as
part of your results.
Your response should be at least 200 words
in length. You are required to use at least your textbook as source
material for your response. All sources used, including the textbook,
must be referenced; paraphrased and quoted material must have
Spector, P. E. (2012).Industrial and organizational behavior: Research and practice
(6th ed.). Hoboken, NJ: Wiley.
JOB DESCRIPTION DRIVER/OPERATOR
operate fire apparatus and perform all required functions necessary for
the safe and effective use of such equipment; does other work as
The Driver has the authority to perform the assigned duties in order that the responsibilities of the position will be met.
Checks apparatus daily and performs minor maintenance and cleaning as required.
Perform station and grounds cleaning and maintenance tasks.
Keeps pertinent records and logs.
Drives and operates assigned apparatus safely and effectively.
Maintains inventory of small tools and equipment located on his/her assigned apparatus.
Trains other Department members in the safe and proper operation of pumps, aerial devices and driving techniques.
Serves in capacity of Officer –in-chargewhen required.
Serves as Firefighter when required.
Maintains a valid State of Tennessee Driver license and City of Jackson operator license.
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Knowledge of streets, hydrants, sprinkler, and standpipe systems in his response district.
and knowledge necessary to safely and effectively drive and operate
his/her apparatus in emergency and non-emergency situations in
accordancewith Department, City and State policies, procedures, rules
Skill in the most efficient operation of his/her apparatus.
Knowledge of pump operations and fire hydraulics in order to produce safe and effective fire streams.
Ability to train others in fire apparatus driving and operating skills.
Knowledge of and skill in applying firefighting techniques, fire ground operations and tactics.
Knowledge of proper maintenance practices and schedules for the apparatus he/she operates.
and skill in practices, principles and methods of pump operations and
hydraulics as applied to pumpers and aerial apparatus.
Knowledge, skills, and abilities of a Captain-Operations.
Knowledge, skills, and abilities of a Firefighter.
Knowledge of all applicable policies, procedures, rules and regulations of the Department and the City of Jackson.
for Driver shall be state certified Firefighter II, Pumper Driver
Operator and /or Aerial Apparatus Operator, or Fire Apparatus Operator
and must be licenses on all department equipment and include a minimum
of five years of service with the Department.
Last Review: 2-24-15