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Portsmouth, Virginia 23704-3822
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Title:
EMS PARAMEDIC
Department:
FIRE, RESCUE, & EMERGENCY SERVICES
Location:
FIRE, RESCUE, & EMERGENCY SERVICES
Closing Date:
Open Until Filled
Original Advertised Date:
06/30/14
Job Description:
The City of Portsmouth is seeking a full-time EMS Paramedic to provide appropriate, efficient and timely pre-hospital advanced and basic life support care to include transportation of the sick and injured in accordance with local, regional, state and national standards of practice. The Paramedic salary will increase to $40,090 after successful completion of EMS Field Training and Evaluation Program. Must be a U.S. citizen, 19 years of age at the time of submission of application.
Education/Experience:
Must possess a High School Diploma or GED. Certified paramedic by the Commonwealth of Virginia and/or nationally registered. Requires a minimum of one (1) year experience in the provision of emergency medical care.
Special Req: Possession of a valid Driver’s License issued by the Commonwealth of Virginia. The following certifications are required: Advance Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), Pediatric Advance Life Support (PALS) or Pediatric Education for Pre-hospital Professionals (PEPP), International Trauma Life Support (ITLS) within 90 days of hire. CPR (AHA or Red cross), Emergency Vehicle Operator Course (EVOC) or other state approved driving program, and Hazardous Materials Awareness within 90 days of hire. Must be Tidewater EMS Council Sanctioned or have the ability to obtain within 90 days of hire. Applicants will have to pass a background investigation process, which will include but not limited to a polygraph, criminal history check and a DMV driving history.
Salary:
$ 34,631
Full Time / Part Time:
Full-Time
Job Code / Department #:
49386 / 42010
Apply At:
HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT

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