City Emergency Service Coordinator
Main Topic: Environment and Society
Secondary Topic: Human Geography
Overview: Coordinates the best path for emergency services, such as police, firefighters and ambulance, to arrive quickly and provide assistance in emergencies. In order to make sure that the first responders arrive as quick as possible an emergency service coordinator must use GPS and GIS technology in order to find the best route for the first responders to use.
Geography at work: GIS Specialists
Recommended College Courses: Global Positioning Systems, Geographic Information Systems, Regional Geography, Environmental Management
Skills: GPS; GIS; optimal path routing; transportation planning.
Written by Kaleigh Shuler