Powerful Geography
City Emergency Service Coordinator

City Emergency Service Coordinator

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. 

enviroment - human

Written by Kaleigh Shuler