Position:Emergency Medical Technician, Advanced EMT, and Paramedic
Position Status:Full Time- (Multiple Positions)
Department:Emergency Medical Services
Salary Range:$30,765 – $47,983 (dependent on certification)
Opening Date:November 23, 2021
Closing Date: December 7, 2021
Interview Date:December 13, 2021
The employee works as part of a two-person crew to provide emergency medical care and transportation of sick and injured patients in the pre-hospital setting. Duties include ambulance operation, direct patient care, inventory and stocking supplies, documentation, and routine station tasks. Heavy lifting is regularly required. The work schedule is 24 hours on duty/ 72 hours off duty rotation schedule. This position has the potential to work overtime.
• Graduation from high school or GED is required and three years’ experience as an emergency medical technician or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
• Certification from North Carolina Office of Emergency Medical Services as an Emergency Medical Technician and enroll in the North Carolina Office of Emergency Medical Service Paramedic program within one year from the date of hire.
• Certifications in CPR, ICS 700, 800, 100 & 200 are required.
• Must possess a valid NC driver’s license and have a good driving record.
Who We Are:
Located in the Foothills region of North Carolina, Alexander County is primarily rural in nature. Bordered by the Brushy Mountains to the north and the Catawba River to the south, residents can enjoy a quiet, more isolated area in the country or a more urban setting with lakeside living. The county is rich with history and demographically distinguished by a small town and several rural communities. Alexander County is governed by a five-member Board of Commissioners who are elected at-large, serving four-year terms, with a general operating budget of $43 million and approximately 700 employees. The County offers a wide range of training opportunities, a supportive work culture, and an excellent benefits package.
Applications may be filed online at www.alexandercountync.gov or by mail to Alexander County Human Resources, 621 Liledoun Road, Taylorsville, NC 28681. Applications must be completely filled out, a résumé should not be substituted in lieu of a complete application.
Pre-employment screening including drug and alcohol testing, criminal background check and a physical are required following a conditional offer of employment. Alexander County does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, national origin, religion, age, or disability in employment or provisions of service.