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Essay 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.
Choose 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 the textbook).
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.
Results: 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 accompanying citations.
Spector, P. E. (2012). Industrial and organizational behavior: Research and practice
(6th ed.). Hoboken, NJ: Wiley.
JOB DESCRIPTION DRIVER/OPERATOR
Drivers operate fire apparatus and perform all required functions necessary for the safe and effective use of such equipment; does other work as required.
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.
Skill and knowledge necessary to safely and effectively drive and operate his/her apparatus in emergency and non-emergency situations in accordance with Department, City and State policies, procedures, rules and regulations.
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.
Knowledge 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.
Requirements 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