EMS Assistant Training Officer Iredell County

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES: An employee in this class works closely with the department’s Training Coordinator and implements training and quality assurance programs on an assigned shift, assisting in the development and implementation of new employee training and other employee continuing education. The employee oversees the work of assigned Field Training Officers who provide hands-on training to assigned personnel, scheduling trainee assignments, reviewing training records and documentation, following up with the Field Training Officers on completed training records and employee evaluations and assuring maintenance of training documentation and certification requirements. Work also includes serving in a Quality Assurance (QA) role, reviewing all tickets generated on the shift for appropriate documentation of care and adherence to established medical protocols; following up with employees to determine if additional training and/or remediation is needed. The employee works with Shift Supervisors and the departmental Training Coordinator on shift operations and issues, and may fill in for the Shift Supervisor as needed; when needed the employee schedules personnel and finds replacements when necessary. Work involves frequent public contacts and considerable independent initiative and judgment. The employee is subject to hazards in the emergency management and medical services work including working in both inside and outside environmental conditions, hazardous fumes, dusts, odors, mists, and gases. Work may expose the employee to human blood or body fluids and thus the job is subject to the OSHA requirements on blood borne pathogens. Work is supervised by the Shift Supervisor and the Training Coordinator and is evaluated through conferences, results of work, reports, and feedback from the Medical Director and the public. Emergency Medical Technician-Paramedic job description should also be referenced for this role.


MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Graduation from High School and a minimum of three (3) years of EMT-Paramedic experience in Emergency Medical Services to include some supervisory experience. ACLS, BTLS or PHTLS, PALS or PEPP, GEMS, and National Registry status are strongly preferred at the time of hiring. Instructor Certifications in PALS or PEPP, ACLS, BTLS, OR PHTLS are preferred. NC EMS Instructor Level 1 at the Paramedic Level preferred. Field Training Officer experience preferred.


SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Certification by the State of North Carolina as an EMT at the Paramedic Level and ability to obtain other certifications required by the department within timeframes established by the County, especially Instructor certifications. Possession of a valid North Carolina Driver’s License.

WORK SCHEDULE: Sunday – Saturday / 6:00 p.m. – 6:00 a.m. / 36-48 hour weeks


SALARY RANGE: $40,563.84 - $62,914.75 / Base Pay PLUS $0.50 or $1.00/Hour Night Shift Premium PLUS Prorated Holiday Pay added to each paycheck.


DEADLINE DATE: 5:00 p.m., Friday, May 26, 2017


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 Card.

Closing Date (If Any): 
Friday, May 26, 2017
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