Class Specifications - J.10
Rescue Operations Supervisor - 5206
Rescue Worker - 5207
Assistant Rescue Worker - 5208

August, 1973

Series Concept

Rescue Workers perform or supervise paramedical and rescue assistance; conduct safety training pr .ograms; and perform other related duties as required.

Incumbents typically provide first aid service and operate ambulances and other rescue vehicles such as boats; search for lost persons; provide resuscitation for heart attack and drown~ng victims; : organize and conduct training -programs in first aid, defensive driving. bicycle -safety,.,diug -edtlcation , water and boat safety; attend student and community meetings; provide emergency orderly service for the Student Health Service; and clean, repair and maintain equipment and facilities.

The class concepts for the Rescue Worker series reflect three levels of difficulty in the operation and supervision of paramedical and rescue assistance. Rescue Operations Supervisor is the supervisory level; Rescue Worker is the operational level; and Assistant Rescue Worker is the sub-operational level.

Class Concepts

Rescue Operations Supervisor

Under direction, incumbents plan, ~rganize, direct and coordinate campus rescue operations as outlined in the Series Concept; direct working team members during a shift in providing first aid and paramedical services as needed; organize and coordinate various training programs for rescue personnel, other campus employees and students; typically supervise one or more Rescue Workers and several Assistant Rescue Workers; supervise the preparation of work schedules, statistics, records and unit reports; represent the rescue unit at campus police department meetings; and plan and conduct safety programs.

Rescue Worker

Under general supervision, incumbents perform first aid and paramedical services during a shift; record information for accident reports; typically give work direction rescue vetraining employees to Assistant Rescue hicles; maintain vehprograms and safety and students. Workers; operate icles; repair equiclasses for rescue ambulances, pment; and personnel, boats conduct other and other various campus

Assistant Rescue Worker

Under supervision and on a part-time basis, incumbents perform routine suboperational paramedical and rescue operations; record information for accident reports; operate and clean equipment; assist with safety classes; and serve as orderlies dur~ng emergencies.

Minimum Qualifications

Rescue Operations Supervisor

Graduation from college, completion of a re~ognized paramedical course, and two years of related experience includ~ng one year in a supervisory capacity; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Must possess an Advanced First Aid certificate, a University of California 100 Hour SCUBA Diving Certificate, and a valid California driver's license; must pass a complete physical examination, an agility test, and a swinnn~ng test.

Rescue Worker

Graduation from high school and one year of related experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Must possess an :Advanced First Aid certificate, a University of California 100 Hour SCUBA Diving Certificate, and a valid California driver's license; must pass a complete physical examination, an agility test, and a swinnning test.

Assistant Rescue Worker

Graduation from high school. Must possess a First Aid certificate and a valid California driver's license; must pass a complete physical examination.