City Emergency Service Coordinator

Overview:  Coordinates the best path for emergency services, such as police, firefighters and ambulance, to arrive quickly and provide assistance in emergencies.

Geography at work:  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.

Skills: GPS; GIS; optimal path routing; transportation planning.

 

Written by Kaleigh Shuler