Person County Paramedic

To apply:
General Statement of Duties

Performs paramedic level life support, stabilization procedures, and emergency medical care in the Emergency Medical Services unit of the County.

An employee in this class performs professional advanced life support work in operating an approved mobile medical unit, rescuing victims and performing advanced emergency care including the administration of life sustaining treatment to patients on-site and while en route to  area hospitals. Work involves responding to the scene of emergency and non-emergency calls, applying necessary medical treatment to sick or injured persons, and transporting persons to a medical facility.  Employees serve as a member of a response and are responsible for the medical care administered to the patient.  Employees perform emergency medical procedures at the certified Paramedic level.  Work requires considerable independent judgment in assessing the condition of patients and applying short-term relief. Employees are exposed to the normal hazards of emergency rescue work, including risk of exposure to human body fluids and infectious diseases, thus the work is subject to the OSHA requirements for bloodborne pathogens.  Work is performed in accordance with established EMT and medical procedures and under departmental and local medical director approved protocols. Work is performed under the supervision of an Paramedic/Shift Supervisor and is evaluated through peer review, conferences, observation, discussion of procedures at emergency scenes, and public feedback.


Minimum Education and Experience


Successful completion of paramedic program and certification as a Paramedic including classroom and clinical time; or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.


Special Requirements/Qualifications


  • Certification by the State of North Carolina as a Paramedic
  • AHA Healthcare Provider CPR certification
  • ACLS, PALS and ITLS/PHTLS certifications preferred
  • NIMS ICS 100, 200, 700, 800 within six months
  • EVD or EVOC within one year
  • Possession of a valid driver's license.

Candidate must meet the minimum qualifications before proceeding to the next steps in the candidate process:

First Step:     Passing a Physical Ability Test (PAT)
Second Step:     If PAT is passed you will proceed to the assessment centers.
Third Step:   If assessment centers are passed you will proceed to the oral interview phase.

Dates are not scheduled at this time but please check your email frequently as directions will be sent regarding the first step. 

Resume, cover letter and certifications required.

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An Equal Opportunity/E-Verify Employer


Person County Government

304 South Morgan Street, Room 207

Roxboro, North Carolina, 27573



Closing Date (If Any): 
Wednesday, June 5, 2019
Statewide (No County)
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