EMS Training Officer - Johnston County Emergency Services

Johnston County Emergency Services - EMS Training Officer

EMS Training Officer


$46,521.80 - $82,914.42 Annually

Location: Smithfield, NC

Job Type:  Full-Time

Department:  Emergency Services

Job Number:  01211


Closing  6/28/2019 11:59 PM Eastern




The Johnston County Emergency Services Department has an immediate opening for an EMS Training Officer. **Please note hourly rate does not include overtime.**

Duties and Responsibilities

This position is responsible for overseeing and recording the training activities of all agencies providing EMS services in the County, and administering the day-to-day training activities of the County's EMS staff. Through consultation with the department's division managers and Emergency Services Director, designs training objectives, schedules instructors, and coordinates the department's Continuing Education Program Maintains training records and performs administrative work required for re-credentialing of applicable staff; maintains continuing education records and mandatory class requirement compliance for employees. Schedules, oversees, and evaluates emergency response drills and exercises for the EMS Division, assists in the development of other multi-jurisdictional exercises where needed or required for other department divisions, and prepares and delivers oral and/or written reports pertaining to the efficiency of staff.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Ability to plan, co-ordinate and evaluate the work of others. Ability to exercise sound judgment in emergency situations. Ability to maintain effective working relationships with the public and employees. Ability to effectively communicate both orally and in writing. Considerable knowledge and understanding of instructional and training principles, methods, and techniques for successful instruction of staff. Considerable knowledge and understanding of departmental and county personnel policies and procedures. Thorough knowledge of advanced emergency medical procedures and techniques. Thorough knowledge of the equipment and supplies used in various emergency settings including the emergency care of patients and accident victims. Thorough knowledge of the laws, regulations, and policies governing various emergency services functions including emergency medical care and operations. Initiative and independent judgment are required.

Physical Requirements:

May include sitting for extended periods of time, walking, bending, stooping, and lifting books and files of approximately 35 lbs. or less. Work may include extended periods of time viewing a computer video monitor or operating a keyboard. Work includes operation of a motor vehicle. Employee may be exposed to hazardous materials.

Desired Education and Experience

Associate's Degree from an accredited college or university in Emergency Medical Services or other relevant area with 5 years of Paramedic experience in Emergency Medical Services, including some supervisory and training experience; or an equivalent combination of training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the duties of the position; knowledge of Emergency Medical Dispatch procedures; Paramedic certification and a valid driver's license are required; current provider and instructor certifications with the N. C. Office of Emergency Medical Services and/or community college system are preferred and are required within six months of employment. Candidates must provide certified copies of driving record of DMV, criminal record from county of residence and copies of all EMS related certifications.

Special Requirements:

Certification from the State at the Paramedic level of Emergency Medical Technician. Certified as a Level I Emergency Medical Instructor as approved by the North Carolina Office of Emergency Medical Services. Current Certification in CPR, ACLS, PALS/PEPP, PHTLS/BTLS. Possession of a valid North Carolina driver's license.


Must apply online at https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/johnston

For additional information regarding this position contact, Assistant Chief Brad Baker at 919-938-5828 or email brad.baker@johnstonnc.com 


Closing Date (If Any): 
Friday, June 28, 2019
Certification Level: