Box 1, Folder 14, Document 52

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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 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~ 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 registe r for a higher position thau 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 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
qualifie d applicants and their grades.
17.
Non-fi refi ghtin g pe rsonnel desiring to return to fir e fi ght i n g must
serve one year as full-pay Firemen before being eli gible to comp e t e
in promotiona l e xami nations. Membe rs of the Training Division are
conside r e d to be firefighting personne l.
18.
Upon re turn to the Fire Dep a rtment, r ee~ployed Firemen , including
thos e who were forme rly on the eli gible r e gister for Fire Lieut enant
or oth e r pr omotiona l r e gisters , must serve one year as full - pay
fire men before be ing eligible to compe t e in promotional e xar:1inations.
19.
Seniority will be r e co gnized by the addition to the final at t aine d
pass ing grade of one-h a lf ( ½) po in t fo r c~ch year of s e rvice in the
Fi r e Department beyond the fi r st five (5) years to a maximum of five
(5) points in a~y cas e. For promotion to th e r ank of Cap tai n and
h i gher.., s enior i t y will b z r e co gniz e d by giving one-h a lf (!2) point fo r
each year of s e rvice on next lower r ank only , to a max i mum of f i ve
(5) point s.
20.
I n t he event of a t i e in fi nn l grades a f ter ad0ition o f s eni ority
po ints , the man with t he hi ghe s t s en i ority wi l l be placed highes t
on the eligib le regis te r . I f s enio rity po int s are the s ame, t he
man with the hi ghes t written grade will be placed highe s t on the
eligible regis ter.
21.
Fire Department personnel s erving in the armed forces will accru2
seniority as though serving in the Fire Department.
22.
Fire Department personnel on military 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.
Linemen , machinists , fire equipment mechan1.cs, and fire carpenters
may be qualifiGd by th~ Pe rsonnel Department from open comp etitive
registers, Fire Department personnGl who qualify may be ce rtified
ahe ad of others on the list if desired . Fire Department personne l
may be qualified by the Personne l Department from promotional examina tions from within the Fire 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 phas es liste d in Table II.
�T A BL E I
SCHEDULE OF ELIGIBILITY FOR PROMOTION
FOR PROMOTION TO ;
WHO MAY APPLY:
Fire AppBratus 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 Dispa tcher
All fire fighting personnel
who have completed five years
of service in the Department
and have had one yenr of service
in the Signal Division of the
Fire Department.
Fire Lieutenant
All fire fighting personnel
who have co1;1pleted five years
of service in the Department.
Fire Captain
Fire Lieutenants with a t least
3 years' service as Lieutenant.
Fire Drill Instructor, Chief
All Fire Captains
Fire Battalion Chief
Fire Captains with at least
3 years ' service as Captain.
First Deputy & Deputy Fire Chief
All Fire Battalion Chiefs
Fire Investigator I
All fire fighting personnel and
fire dispatchers who h ave completed
five years of service in the Fire
Department.
Fire Investigator II
Fire Investigators with one year
of service as an Investigator.
Assistant Fire Marshal
Fire Investigators with 3 years'
service as Investigator.
Fire Marshal
Assistant Fire Marshals aud Fire
Investigators with 3 years' service.

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