Section 16-28 Duties of Captain

(a) The captain shall formulate a set of rules and regulations to govern the rescue squad and emergency medical services department, and shall be responsible to the mayor and council for the personnel, morale and general efficiency of the department.

(b) The captain shall determine the number and kind of companies of which the department is to be composed and shall determine the response of such companies to alarms.

(c) The captain shall conduct such suitable drills or instructions in the operation and handling of equipment, first aid and rescue work, in the town and all other matters generally considered essential to good rescuemanship and safety of life.

(d) The captain shall see that complete records are kept of all rescue calls performed, apparatus and minor equipment, personnel and other information about the work of the department.

(e) The captain shall report upon the request of the mayor and council the conditions of the apparatus and equipment; the number of rescue calls during the month, their location and cause, and the date of same; the number and purpose of all other runs made; and the number of members responding to each rescue call; and any changes in membership.

(f) The captain shall make a complete annual report to the council within one month after the close of the fiscal year.
(Ord. of 6-4-90, § 1)