Village of Bald Head Island Public Safety

Public Safety Officer Paramedic ~ The Village of Bald Head Island is currently accepting applications for the position of Public Safety Officer Paramedic. PSO Paramedics are responsible for performing work in the areas of fire suppression, law enforcement, emergency medical and rescue services to protect the lives and property of the Village and residents and visitors of Bald Head Island. Responds to calls, patrol the Village and Island providing services in law enforcement, firefighting, emergency medical response and water rescue. good judgment, initiative and calm control when performing duties. When dealing with the public must possess good communication skills and the ability to be tact and decisive in all interactions. Employees typically work a 24.5-hour shift working 1 day on and 3 days off. High School graduation or equivalent supplemented by training courses in law enforcement, firefighting and certified as a Paramedic with considerable knowledge of public safety work. Special requirements: valid Class B NCD. Before assignment to sworn duties, must have completed at least the minimum requirements established by the NC Justice Training and Standards Commission for certified law enforcement officers. Paramedic Certification and approved to practice by the County Medical Director and Firefighter I & II Certification. Physical requirements: must be able to perform heavy work exerting up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 50 pounds of force frequently and /or up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects. Must possess the visual acuity to operate a vehicle and distinguish details and differences when observing people, places or things. Hiring salary for fully qualified candidate: $47,154. Village benefits include 5% 401k contribution; NC Local Government Employees Retirement System enrollment, retiring officer separation allowance, medical, dental, life and paid vacation and sick leave. To apply please submit a copy of the Village Application found on www.villagebhi.org

Closing Date (If Any): 
Monday, June 8, 2020
County: 
Statewide (No County)
Certification Level: 
Paramedic