EMT-BASIC

Salary 

$35,963.00 - $46,752.00 Annually

Location 

Kill Devil Hills, NC

Job Type

Full-time

Department

Emergency Medical Services

Job Number

2021-00262

 

 

About the Position

Performs intermediate technical work providing Basic level emergency medical care, maintaining records and files, preparing reports, and related work as apparent or assigned.  Work is performed under the moderate supervision of the EMT-Lieutenant and EMT-Captain.

Job Duties

 

  • Responds to emergency calls, drives equipment and administers first aid, transports victims to emergency care facilities.
  • Observes patient responses and maintains accurate and complete records.
  • Checks and prepares equipment and supplies for treatment.
  • Assists with the rescue of accident victims utilizing specialized equipment.
  • Performs general maintenance work and upkeep on vehicles, apparatus, equipment, and station.
  • Participates in continuing training and instruction program by individual study of technical material and attendance at scheduled drills and classes.

 

Position Qualifications

General knowledge of the principles and techniques of emergency care, including diagnosis, proper treatment and automobile extraction and transportation; general knowledge of the reading of electrocardiograms; general knowledge of the principles of anatomy, physiology and chemistry in relation to the respiratory and circulatory systems; thorough knowledge of the street system and geography of the County; ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions; ability to keep simple records and prepare reports; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with supervisors, associates and the general public.

Education, Experience and Supplemental Information

High school diploma or GED and minimal experience as an Emergency Medical Technician/Basic, or equivalent combination of education and experience. Must hold valid state or national certification at the level of the position.

Special Requirements
EMT-B and CPR certifications Valid driver's license.

Benefits:

A competitive benefits package is provided:

  • 12 - 20 paid vacation days per year, based on length of service
  • 12 paid sick days per year
  • 12 paid holidays per year
  • Employer-paid medical insurance for employee
  • Life Insurance
  • Local Government Retirement System
  • 401(k) Plan
  • Longevity Pay Plan
  • Employee Assistance Counseling Program
  • Transfer of sick leave from another North Carolina state or local government agency will be considered
  • Elective supplemental insurance including short-term disability, vision, dental, term life

Employees have the option to cover their dependents on the County's group policy at their own expense through payroll deduction. 

Note:  Part-time positions do not include benefits.  If this is a part-time position, it will not include benefits.

Agency
County of Dare
Address

PO Box 1000
954 Marshall C. Collins Drive
Manteo, North Carolina, 27954

https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/darenc?keywords=EMT

 

County: 
Statewide (No County)
Certification Level: 
EMT