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Emergency Medical Services EMT- Paramedic/Intermediate   

General Description of Position


This position will provide routine and specialized emergency care. The position is responsible for serving as an EMT- Paramedic or Intermediate on a two-person advanced life support team and other emergency service related duties as assigned.

 Minimum Training and Experience 

Requires high school diploma, GED and associate’s degree or vocational technical degree or specialized training that is equivalent to satisfactory completion of two years of college education. NCOEMS EMT-Paramedic or Intermediate, BCLS, ACLS. ITLS or PHTLS, PEPP or PALS may be required.  Requires a minimum of six months of emergency service experience or clinical experience.  Paramedic credential preferred.


Work Hours/Benefits


This is a full-time position with scheduling of 24 hours per shift. This will either be a 24 hours on and 48 hours off rotation or a 24 hours on and 72 hours off rotation. Scheduling for this position will be dependant upon potential movement of a current full time staff. Position requires that full-time staff attend minimum of (8) scheduled classes of Haywood County ALS Continuing Education per calendar year and maintain a minimum of 24 hours of ALS continuing education per year.  County benefits such as health, dental, drug, life, retirement, 401(k), vacation and sick leave are included in compensation.



The pay grade assigned to the paramedic position is 64 with an hourly wage of $14.00.


Deadline for Applications


Current part-time employees wishing to apply should submit a letter of intent and updated resume to Haywood County, Susan Layton, Human Resources Director, 215 North Main Street, Waynesville, NC  28786 by 5:00 p.m. on January 1, 2009.


External applications and resumes should be directed to the Employment Security Commission, 1170 N. Main Street, Waynesville, NC. Open until January 1, 2009


Selection process will be conducted with a structured interview along with skills assessment.  Applications will be reviewed to select the best-qualified applicant for admission to the interview. Position is available as of February 1, 2009.


An Equal Opportunity Employer

Posted 12-17-08