Box 1, Folder 14, Document 42

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Box 1, Folder 14, Document 42

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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 Harch 1967
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 Board deems a list necessary 9 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.
Satisfactcry 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 9 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 io a permanent vacancy in a
temporary capacity 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 Dispatcher and will furnish the Fire Promotion Board a list of
qualified applicants and their grades.
17.
Non-firefighting personnel desiring to return to firefi ghting must
serve one year as full- pay Firemen before being eligible to comfe te
in . promotional examinations. Members of the Training Division are
considere d to be firefighting personnel.
18.
Upon return to the Fire Department , reenployed Firemen ~ including
those who were formerly on the eligible r e gister for Fire Lieutenant
or other promotional registers, must serve one year as full-pay
firemen before being eligible to compete in promotional examinations.
19.
Seniority will be recognized by the addition to the final attained
passing grade of ona-h a lf ( ½) point f or e c ch year of service in the
Fire Department beyond the first five (5) years to a maximum of five
(5) points in any case . For promotion to the rank of Captain and
higher, s eniority will b2 recognized by giving one- half (!2) point for
each year of service on next lower rank only, to a maximum of five
(5) points.
20.
In the e vent of a tie in final grades after addition of s eniori t y
points, the man with the hi ghest s eniority will be plc}ce d highest
on the e ligib l e register. If s enior ity points ar e the s ame 9 the
man with the highest wr i tten grade will be placed hi ghe st on the
e li gible regi ster .
21.
Fire Department personnel serving i n t he armed f orces will accrua
seniori t y as t hough serving in t he Fire Departr.1ent.
22.
Fire Department pers onnel on mi l itary leeve may be given the promotional examination for which they are eligible and will be notified
of the opening and closing dates of application for all examinations
for classes to which they may apply.
�23.
Lin8men , reechinists , fire equipment mochanics, and fire carpenters
may be qualified by th~ Personnel Department from open competitive
registers. Fire Department personnel who qualify may be certified
ahead of others on the list if desired. Fire Department personne l
may be qualified by th e Personnel Department from promotional examinations from within the Fir€ Department.
24,
A schedule of eligibility for promotion and who may apply for the
various classes is shown in Table I.
25.
Examinations will be conducted according to the schedule of weights
and phases listed in Table II.

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