EMS Assistant Director – Emergency Operations

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES: An employee in this class assists in the management and direction of the Emergency Medical

Services Department, with emphasis on supervising daily operations of the service in conjunction with shift supervisors.

Work includes supervising field crews and working throughout various stations and substations in the County, supervising

the Training Officer and the Regulatory Compliance Officer and the functions those positions oversee. The employee assists

the Director in planning and implementing activities such as leadership, budgeting, grants management, expenditure

monitoring, and in dealing with complaints, and special projects for emergency medical system improvement. Work also

includes evaluating effectiveness of transportation, communications, facilities and systems of emergency medical care and

participating in system planning and projection of needs, service expansion and delivery, while overseeing daily operations

through intervening supervisors, assistant training officers and field training officers. Personnel supervision includes

ensuring comprehensive certified emergency medical services; overseeing program staff and hiring, performance

evaluations and discipline.


The employee has extensive public contacts and must exercise considerable tact and courtesy in dealing with officials at the

local, state, and federal levels, all facets of insurance providers, government subsidized and private EMS providers, nontraditional

EMS practice facilities, and in general dealings with the public. Work is subject to both inside and outside

environmental conditions, extremes in temperatures, noise, vibrations, hazards associated with emergency medical work

including exposures to fumes, odors, dusts, mists, gases, poor ventilation, and oils. Because of the nature of the work, the

employee is exposed to human blood and is subject to the OSHA requirements on blood borne pathogens. Work is

performed under general supervision by the EMS System Director, with clinical input from the Medical Director, and is

evaluated through conferences, observations, and feedback from citizens and staff.


MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Graduation from a four (4) year College with a Degree in Emergency

Medical Services or Business, or related field, and emergency services experience including supervisory experience and

considerable experience as a Paramedic; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.


SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Certification by the North Carolina a Paramedic and associated specialized Certifications

as required by the Department. Possession of a valid North Carolina Driver's License.


WORK SCHEDULE: Monday - Friday / 40-Hour/Week / Overtime as needed


SALARY RANGE: $55,572.60 - $86,193.43 (Grade 36) … HIRING RANGE: $55,572.60 - $70,253.13


DEADLINE DATE: 5:00 p.m., Thursday, February 21, 2019


APPLICATION PROCESS: Please go to www.co.iredell.nc.us to submit an electronic application. Applications are NOT

accepted past the deadline date. All Internal applicants should apply using the link provided.


This position is subject to pre-employment screenings. Iredell County does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion,

color, creed, national origin, sex, age, political affiliation, genetic information, or handicapping condition in employment or

the provision of services.

When uploading attachments to submit with your application, please DO NOT upload any documents that could allow for

discrimination defined in the above paragraph. This may include Driver’s License/Photo ID/Passport, Birth Certificate,

High School Diploma/GED, Marriage License, U.S. Citizenship, Medical Records, and/or Social Security

Closing Date (If Any): 
Thursday, February 21, 2019
Statewide (No County)
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