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Fire and Rescue Promotional Assessment Center

Publication Date
12/18/2018 12:57 PM EST
Closing Date
01/17/2019 03:00 PM EST
Issuing Organization
City of Suffolk
Solicitation Number

Specifications include, but are not limited to: Obtain the services of a consultant to assist with the development and administration of a promotional process for two ranks, to include Fire Lieutenant and Fire Captain, within the Suffolk Fire & Rescue Department. Development and administration of a promotional testing process to include: a. Development of an annual written examination for each year of the contract and for each rank Fire Lieutenant and Fire Captain. Each written examination developed will be based upon materials to be provided by the Department of Fire & Rescue. These materials will include City Policy, City Code, Department Policy and Procedure Manual and one or more leadership books or periodicals chosen by the Department. Written examinations must be 100 questions in length for each rank tested. The offeror should be prepared to develop 50 questions for each rank, plus 50 additional questions per rank (these may overlap ranks), for a total of 200 questions developed annually. Offeror should also be prepared include extra questions at each rank in the event that the City wishes to remove questions for any reason. b. Development of a written and oral assessment component for each rank listed to include at a minimum, 3 exercises to include any of the following: oral presentation, subordinate counseling, leaderless group exercise, in basket exercise, written problem analysis and planning, or any other exercise similar in nature. The offeror should be prepared to develop four sets of different exercises that measure knowledge, skills and abilities, specific to the job tasks of each rank to be evaluated. Offeror may have the discretion to overlap some exercises over several ranks to the extent that the exercise is pertinent to the rank being tested and the City approves of the overlap. Offeror should provide samples of previous exercises completed in submission. c. On-site training of the assessors for the written and oral assessment component. Assessors will consist of officers from other area departments of equal or higher rank than the rank being tested. The City will identify and procure assessors. d. On-site administration of the written test. The location is to be provided by the City. e. On-site administration of the written and oral assessment component of the promotional process. Location and computers, as needed for this portion of testing will be provided by the City. f. Scoring of written tests and written and oral assessment processes for each rank.

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