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HAYWOOD COUNTY

Emergency Medical Services

 

EMT-Intermediate or Paramedic

 

General Description of Position

 

This position will provide routine and specialized emergency care. The position is responsible for serving as an EMT-Intermediate or Paramedic 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-Intermediate or Paramedic, 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 part-time position with a flexible schedule of 12 or 24 hours per shift.  Hours and shifts may vary.  Part-time personnel are required to work a minimum of 36 hours per calendar quarter and preferably, at least 12 hours of work per month.  Position requires that part-time staff attend a minimum of 4 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 not included in compensation.

Salary

 

The pay grade assigned to the Intermediate position is 61 with an hourly wage of $12.51

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

 

Deadline for Applications

 

Interested applicants should submit an updated county employment application and resume to Haywood County, Susan Layton, Human Resources Director, 215 North Main Street, Waynesville, NC  28786 by 5:00 p.m. April 28th, 2010

 

Applicants must score a minimum of  70% on the entrance exam for the credential level. Selection process will be conducted with a structured interview along with skills assessment and successful completion of Oral Boards.  Applications will be reviewed to select the best-qualified applicants for admission to the interview. Position is available as of May 3, 2010.