EMT or Paramedic – Full Time (Two Positions)​

position: EMT or Paramedic – Full Time (two positions)
Department: Emergency medical service
Salary range: $ 30,765.23 – $ 47,983.29 (depending on qualifications)
Opening date: 30. June 2021
Deadline: 14. July 2021

The employee works as part of a two-person crew for emergency medical care and the transport of sick and injured patients in the preclinical environment. Tasks include ambulance operations, direct patient care, inventory and stocking of consumables, documentation and routine ward tasks. Heavy lifting is required regularly. The work schedule is 24 hours on duty / 72 hours off duty rotation schedule.

• Graduated from high school with an emergency medical doctor certification from the NC Office of EMS and must be able to pass the North Carolina Office of Emergency Medical Service Paramedic Exam within 6 months of hiring;
• Or certified as a paramedic.
• Must have a valid NC driver’s license and have good driving experience.

who we are:
Alexander County is located in the Foothills region of North Carolina and is mainly rural. Bounded to the north by the Brushy Mountains and to the south by the Catawba River, residents can enjoy a quiet, more secluded area in the country or a more urban setting with life on the lake. The county is rich in history and demographically characterized by a small town and several rural parishes. Alexander County is governed by a five-member Board of Commissioners, elected at large, with a four-year term, with an overall operating budget of $ 43 million and approximately 700 employees. The district offers a wide range of training opportunities, a supportive work culture and an excellent service package.

Applications can be submitted online at www.alexandercountync.gov or by mail to Alexander County Human Resources, 621 Liledoun Road, Taylorsville, NC 28681. Applications must be completed in full, a resume should not be used in place of a full application.

After a conditional job offer, pre-employment screening including drug and alcohol tests, criminal background review and investigation is required. Alexander County does not discriminate based on race, color, gender, national origin, religion, age, or disability in employment or in the provision of services.

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