Johnston County Emergency Services Full-time and Part-Time EMT

EMT/Basic - Full and Part Time Positions




01/24/2021 11:59 PM Eastern



The EMS Department of Johnston County Emergency Services has immediate openings for a North Carolina Certified Emergency Medical Technician. **Please note hourly rate does not include scheduled overtime that is paid at 1.5 times the hourly rate for hours worked over 40 hours in a 7 day work week. Hourly rate also does not include Holiday Pay for the 12 annual approved Holidays.  Beginning hourly rate may increase at 0.5% per year experience as a Practicing Paramedic**

 Application attachments to include current DMV record and Criminal Background information. Applications without required attachments may be rejected.

Duties and Responsibilities

An employee in this class is responsible for responding to the scene of emergency and non-emergency calls, applying necessary medical treatment to sick or injured persons, and transporting persons to appropriate medical facilities. Administers basic level of life support techniques and procedures based on patient assessment. Gathers basic medical and insurance information.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Ability to work a rotating shift, travel to and from assigned stations and to meet the needs of the EMS operations. Serves as operator of emergency medical unit responding to calls for assistance and transports patients to medical facilities as necessary. Successfully completes necessary reports and records for emergency calls. Inspects and tests ambulances and their emergency equipment, maintaining proper inventory of equipment and supplies; cleans and sanitizes ambulance and equipment daily; ensures that they are in proper and good working order; makes routine adjustments, but reports other than minor defects for specialized attention.

Desired Education and Experience

High school graduation and successful completion of the North Carolina State Emergency Medical Services training program. A background screening will be completed to include driving record, criminal record, and state certification status.

Special Requirements:

A valid North Carolina driver's license.


Johnston County


204 S. Second Street
P.O Box 1049
Smithfield, North Carolina, 27577


(919) 938-4700



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Closing Date (If Any): 
Tuesday, March 16, 2021
Certification Level: