Battalion Chief Self-Evaluations will be completed by the BC in July of each year using the Scoring Matrix. The evaluation will be returned to the BC’s Supervisor (Fire Chief). The BC will meet to review and discuss the scoring of each question. After reviewing the completed form, the BC, with the Supervisor’s assistance, will establish goals for the rest of the year and document them in the appropriate location. Both parties will sign the form in the July section. The Supervisor (Fire Chief) will retain the original and the BC will be provided a copy to refer to over the next nine months.
The employee’s knowledge and application of that knowledge as they perform their assigned duties and responsibilities both in the station and at emergency scenes.
Supervisor consistently performs job functions safely and in accordance with the department’s standard operating guidelines, rules, and regulations. The Supervisor assures compliance with safety rules and standard operating guidelines.
Supervisor consistently demonstrates leadership skills and performs their role in a constructive and professional manner and displays a commitment to the team concept. Supervisor acts as a role model for others and accepts and supports team decisions.
Supervisor accepts accountability for job responsibility and performance. Makes ethical decisions. Acts as a positive role model. Sets goals and priorities. Demonstrates positive department image.
Supervisor identifies and assesses problems, offers creative solutions and evaluates outcomes. Employee demonstrates flexibility in adapting to change.
The BC consistently maintains open communications with subordinates, supervisors and the public through formal reports, memo’s, emails, phone, radio and verbal communications. Maintains a professional attitude when in public and at the stations. Demonstrates good listening skills, shows patience and is supportive in all communications.
Supervisor completes work in a timely, accurate and thorough fashion. Ensures that responsibilities and tasks have been satisfactorily met or completed (either by supervisor or delegated). Completes daily assignments and reports in the required time. Completes projects, inspections and training thoroughly and completely.
The BC consistently strives to improve their skills and knowledge of the job through continual education and training. Shares this knowledge through department and crew training. Encourages crew members to increase their knowledge through professional development.
Completes work in a timely, accurate and thorough fashion. Supervisor uses resources and time wisely and demonstrates required competencies. Supervisor ensures that responsibilities and tasks have been satisfactorily met or completed within set timelines.
The BC consistently delivers outstanding customer service to the public on emergency calls, inspections and fire prevention, handles public complaints, personnel issues and daily assignments in a professional, effective and timely manner and doing so at the lowest level as possible.