Location: Durham, North Carolina 27701
Closed date: 05/31/2016
Performs responsible work in rendering emergency and non-emergency medical care and life-saving measures to critically ill or injured persons of all ages on basic and advanced life support levels. Requires successful completion of the North Carolina State Emergency Medical Services training program or an equivalent training program. Employment is contingent on passing a assessment center, physical agility test, pre-employment drug screen, skills validation program, clinical and operational clearance during the yearlong probationary period.
Requires successful completion of the North Carolina State Emergency Medical Services training program or equivalent training program. North Carolina Office of Emergency medical Services Paramedic certification or and must have a valid NC driver's license with a three year acceptable driving record. Candidates without NC certification must apply for legal recognition at www.ncems.org .
Please submit copy of paramedic certification with application.
*Salary is contingent upon the employee working the required scheduled hours per pay period.
*Pay for attending mandatory continuing education events.
THERE ARE MULTIPLE FULL-TIME POSITIONS AVAILABLE.
If you are selected to participate in an upcoming assessment center, you will be contacted by Durham EMS regarding the assessment center dates. You must meet the minimum requirements for the position in order for your application to be forwarded to EMS by Human Resources.
Durham County (299sq. miles), located in the heart of the Piedmont area of North Carolina serves a population of nearly 300,000. Durham County has evolved into a progressive local government with forward-thinking leadership that has enabled Durham to be a place of both local and global interest. Approximately 1,800 employees within 27 departments that deliver primarily human services power Durham County Government. With a wide array of services, Durham County is at the heart of a rapidly growing, vibrant and diverse community offering residents and visitors exciting opportunities to live, work and play.
Education Paramedic Certification
Additional Requirement :
We are a growing agency. Our staff was 112 people in 2013; it is now 172 and is expected to top 200 in the next year. We currently operate 19 ambulances at peak hour, falling to 10 ambulances overnight. We provide medical support to a large and growing number of community and collegiate special events, with a bicycle emergency response team, a major incident support unit, and a variety of specialized response resources. Our tactical EMS unit provides support to two law enforcement special operations (tactical) teams, and several medics are members of the Biological-Chemical Emergency Response Team (B-CERT).
Salary: $35,418-63,767 annual
Durham County EMS
201 N. Roxboro St.
Durham, North Carolina 27701
How To Apply
An assessment process will be held on May 23, 2016 to fill our July Academy.
If you are selected to participate in an upcoming assessment center, you will be contacted by Durham EMS regarding the assessment center dates.
All candidates must have an application on file with Durham County Human Resources.
To apply visit: http://bit.ly/1O0BSnO
To attend the assessment process on May 23, 2016, please register here: http://svy.mk/1VUGeVg