Deputy Station Commander
Fire and Rescue New South Wales
Duties and Responsibilities:
Assume responsibility for supervision of station work on return from fires and other emergencies, leaving the Captain free to carry out their specific duties.
Assist the Captain in administrative duties by preparing information, eg. Fire reports, hose test returns. Participate in community based fire prevention, public education and Hazmat programs.
Responsible to the Captain for the keeping of Station inventory and reporting discrepancies or damage to Brigade equipment.
Assist in training of the station staff in conjunction with and as directed, by the Captain.
Maintain record of hydrant inspections and Brigade exercises.
Monitor hose tests and submit report on results.
Maintain records Brigade equipment.
Maintain records, including In Orders and other administrative records. In the absence of the Captain.
Carry out the duties and responsibilities of the Captain, as per provisions of Clause 7, higher duties of the Retained Award.
Attend fire and other emergencies and in the absence of Captain, or Station Officer where appointed, take command of Brigade at fires, other emergencies and at the station.
Comply with EEO, OH&S and the Charter of Principles for a Culturally Diverse Society.