Box 1, Folder 14, Document 27

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Box 1, Folder 14, Document 27

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RUL E S
F I R E P R O MO T I O N B O A R D
CITY
Revised l1arch 196 7
OF
ATLANTA
�11.
An examination for Fire Captain will be held annually and the
register established will be valid for one year.
12.
Examinations for all other classes of positions will be held
when the Boa rd deems a list necessary, and the registers established will be valid for one year. The life of such registers
may be extended for an additional year if the Board deems it
practical and expedient to do so .
.13.
Satisfactory completion of a performance test of driving skill
under the supervision of the Fire Training Chief is a prerequisite
to applying for promotion to Fire Rescue Lieutenant.
14 .
When a man on an eligible register for a higher position than his
present class declines an assignment which would allow him to act
as an alternate for the higher position, his name will be moved
down on the eligible list below the name of the man who accepts
the assignment.
15.
If a qualified eligible is serving in a permanent vacancy in a
temporary cap a city at the time of a new examination, he will not
be required to take any further examination.
· 16.
The Fire Alarm Superintendent will qualify men for the position of
Fire Dis pa tche r and wi l l furni s h the Fire Promo t ion Board a list of
qualified applicants and their grades.
17.
Non-fire fi gh t i n g pe rs onnel desiring to retur n to firefi gh t ing mus t
serve one year a s full-pay Firemen be for e being e li gible to cornFe t e
in pr omotiona l examina t i ons . Membe r s of t he Training Division are
cons ide r ed to be firefi ghting pe rsonne l.
18.
Upon return to the Fire Department , r eenployed Firemen, including
those who we r e forme rly on the eli gible r egist e r for Fire Lieut enant
or other pr omoti ona l r egiste rs , must s e rve one ye ar as f ull~pay
fi remen before being e l igible to compe t e in promoti onal examinations .
19.
Seniority wil l be recognized by the a ddi t i on to the f ina l attained
passing grade of ona-hal f (½) point f or ecch year o f service in the
Fire Departmen t beyond the f irst five (5) years t o a maximum of five
(5) points in any c as e . For pr omotion to t he r ~nk o f Cap t a in and
higher., s eniority will b2 recognized by giving one-half (!~) point fo r
each year of service on next l ower r ank only, t o a maximum of five
(5 ) points.
20.
In the event of a tie in finel grades after addition of s eniority
points, the man with the highest seniority wil l be placed highest
on the eligible register. If seniority points are the same~ the
man with the highest written grade will be placed highest on the
eligible register.
21.
Fire Department personnel serving in the arm~d forces will accru2
s eniority as though s erving in the Fire Depart~ent.
22.
Fire Department personnel on military leeve may be given the promotional examination for which they are eligible and will be notified
of the ope ning and closing dates of application for all examina tions
for classe s to which they may apply.
�23,
Linemen 1 machinists; fire equipment mechanics, and fire carpenters
may be qualified by th ~ Personnel Department from open cosp etitive
registers. Fire Department pe rsonnGl who quclify may be certified
ahead of others on the list if desired. Fire Department personnel
may be qualified by th e Personnel Department from promotional examinations from within the Fire Departfilent,
24,
A schedule of eligibility for promotion and who may apply for the
various classes is shown in Table I.
25.
Examinations will be conducte d according to the schedule of weights
and phases listed in Table II.
�I
T ABL E I
SCHEDULE OF ELIGIBILITY FOR PROMOTION
FOR PROMOTION TO :
WHO MAY APPLY:
Fire Appa ratus Operator
Firemen who have completed
two years of service.
Fire Rescue Lieutenant ·
All fire fighting personnel
who have completed five years
of service in the Fire Department.
Fire Dispe tcher
All fire Ugh ting personnel
who have completed five years
of service in the Department
and have had one year of service
in the Signal Division of the
Fire Department.
Fire Lieuten ant
All fire fi ghting pe rsonne l
who have ccopleted five ye ars
of service in the De pa rtment,
Fire Captain
Fire Lieutenants with at l east
3 years' s e rvi ce as Lieutenant.
Fire Drill Instructor, Chie f
All Fire Captains
Fire Battalion Chie f
Fire Captains with a t least
3 years ' service as Captain.
Fi rs t Deputy
All Fire Batta l i on Chiefs
&
Deputy Fire Chief
Fire Investi gator I
All fire fi ght i ng pe rsonne l and
fire dispatchers who h ave complete d
five years of s E.rv:i.ce in the Fire
Departmen t.
Fire Investigat or II
Fire Investigat ors with one year
of service as an Investigator .
As s istant Fire Marshal
Fi re I nves tigator s with 3 years '
s e r vice os Investigator.
Fire Marshal
As sistant Fire ~arshals a~d Fire
Inves tigators with 3 years' service .

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