Under the supervision of the Fire Captain, the Lieutenant is responsible for the safe operation and transportation of crews and equipment to emergencies and other non-emergency locations, and the proper maintenance of the fire apparatus.

This employee protects the lives and property of the citizens of McPherson by performing fire suppression, technical rescues, hazardous materials responses, and providing emergency medical care. The Lieutenant will assume the duties of the Fire Captain in his/her absence if successful in the promotional process.