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File #: 22-400    Version: 1 Name: Revised Classification Specification and Recruitment Bulletin: Fire Captain
Type: Minute Order Status: Action Item
File created: 10/11/2021 In control: CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION
On agenda: 11/3/2021 Final action:
Title: Consideration of Approval of a Revised Classification Specification and Recruitment Bulletin: Fire Captain
Attachments: 1. 2021-11-03 - ATT 1 Proposed Classification Specification for Fire Captain.pdf, 2. 2021-11-03 - ATT 2 Final Proposed Classification Specification Fire Captain.pdf, 3. 2021-11-03 - ATT 3 Proposed Recruitment Bulletin for Fire Captain.pdf, 4. 2021-11-03 - ATT 4 Final Proposed Recruitment Bulletin Fire Captain.pdf
Consideration of Approval of a Revised Classification Specification and Recruitment Bulletin: Fire Captain
Meeting Date: November 3, 2021

Contact Person/Dept: Amy Webber / Administrative Services

Phone Number: (310) 253-5640

Fiscal Impact: Yes [] No [X] General Fund: Yes [] No []

Public Hearing: [] Action Item: [X] Attachments: [X]

Public Notification: (Email) Meeting and Agenda (10/29/21); (Email) All City Staff (10/29/21)

Department Approval: Serena Wright-Black, Assistant City Manager (10/21/21)


Staff recommends that the Civil Service Commission approve the revised Classification Specification and Recruitment Bulletin for Fire Captain.


The Culver City Fire Department (CCFD) is comprised of six divisions: Office of the Chief, Fire Suppression, Emergency Medical Services, Emergency Preparedness, Community Risk Reduction, and Telecommunications. Fire Captains are Company Officers in Fire Suppression at each fire station, Emergency Medical Services and as a Training Officer in Fire Administration.

CCFD actively participates in national accreditation. The accreditation process occurs every five years and allows the Department to maintain fire industry standards. These standards ensure the City's fire and emergency services are provided safely to the Culver City community and residents.

Classification Specification

In 2019, CCFD's accreditation outcomes included that the Department require an Incident Safety Officer present at all incidents, fire or emergency medical services. The Department's current Rules and Regulations require that a Fire Captain, as the Company Officer, is present at all incidents.

Human Resources staff met with Fire Management to review the accreditation outcome. The review resulted in Human Resources staff recommending that the Fire Captain classifica...

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