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December 18, 2019
Greenville, North Carolina
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Job Summary

The purpose of this position for the Greenville Fire/Rescue Department is to play a multi-functional role by providing basic and advanced life support emergency medical care and transportation for the sick and injured.

Come join the more than 160 professionals committed to serving the diverse needs of our community through high-quality response to a full range of emergency services, outreach and prevention programs. We have 6 stations city-wide and hold the Commission on Fire Accreditation International.
EMTs are expected to work approximately 40-hour weeks, Monday through Friday. Work hours vary between the hours of 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Occasional weekend and holiday hours may be required.
Examples of Duties

  • Provides emergency and non-emergency responses to EMS, Rescue and other requests for service.
  • Provides public education around child passenger seat installation and other safety techniques.
  • Performs inventory on supplies along with restocking after each emergency and non-emergency response.
  • Maintains medical and vehicle equipment in good working order.
  • Cleans emergency vehicles and evaluates operational readiness.
  • Operates emergency vehicles in order to respond and transport sick and injured patients to and from emergency care.
  • Interviews patients and bystanders to determine nature of emergency.
  • Interviews and assesses patients for injury and illness.
  • Lifts and carries equipment, stretchers and patients.
  • Takes and records vital signs and enters data into electronic databases and communicates with emergency providers.
  • Maintains station by cleaning, dusting, mopping, sweeping, vacuuming and performing other related duties.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications

Education and Experience:
? High school diploma or GED required.
? No specific experience requirements.

Required Certifications:
? North Carolina state certified EMT-Basic (or ability to obtain by reciprocity)

Preferred Completed Training:
? NIMS 100, 200, 700, 800

Additional Requirements:
All applicants must:
? Be at least 18 years of age;
? Have a valid driver's license and a safe driving record;
? Be a United States citizen or a non-citizen who can provide proof of identity and authorization to work in the United States;
? Be of good moral character;
? Possess the mental, physical, and medical health to perform the duties of an Emergency Medical Technician;
? Be highly motivated with an interest in the emergency services field.

Special Requirements

Boarded to practice as an EMT-B in Pitt County by the Medical Director or able to able to obtain within one month from date of employment;
? Must obtain a N.C. Class "B" driver's license within one month from date of employment.

The City of Greenville offers a comprehensive benefits package to all regular full-time employees including vacation, holiday, and sick leave as well as medical, dental, vision, life and short-term disability insurance. Employees in designated part-time positions may participate in some of the benefit programs offered to regular full-time employees.

Visit the City of Greenville Human Resources Websitefor a more in depth summary of our benefits.

The following actions may result in your application not being considered:

  • Voids or gaps in requested information. If a question does not apply to you, please indicate "N/A".
  • Incomplete information such as references, previous employers, etc. Make sure complete address and telephone numbers are provided for employers and references.
  • A gap of employment greater than 90 days without an explanation.
  • Insufficient explanation for why you left a job. Do not list "personal" as a reason for leaving a job; explain in full.
    • I have read and complied with the above statements.
    Are you at least 18 years old?

    • Yes
    • No
    What is your highest level of education?

    • Less than high school
    • High school diploma or GED
    • Some college; no degree
    • Associate's degree
    • Bachelor's degree
    • Master's degree or higher
    Do you have a valid driver's license issued by N.C. or another state? (Note: a valid driver's license is a current driver's license that is not revoked, suspended, or subject to limited restoration or conditional operation privileges.)

    • Yes
    • No
    Are you currently certified as an EMT-B (or higher) with the state of North Carolina or have the ability to obtain by reciprocity?

    • Yes
    • No
    Are you currently approved by the Pitt County Medical Director to function as an EMT-B in or able to obtain within one month of employment date?

    • Yes
    • No
    This position requires that you be able to work between the hours of 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Are you willing and able to work within these hours and the occasional weekend and/or holiday?

    • Yes
    • No
    This position requires the lifting and/or carrying of heavy objects. Are you able to lift and/or carry 50 pounds frequently and up to 100 pounds occasionally along with the other duties required for this position?

    • Yes
    • No
    I do hereby authorize a review of and full disclosure of all records concerning myself to any duly authorized agent of the City of Greenville, whether the said records are of a public, private, or confidential nature. The intent of this authorization is to give my consent for full and complete disclosure of the records of educational institutions; the records of commercial or retail credit agencies (including credit reports and/or ratings; and other financial statements and records wherever filed; medical and psychiatric treatment and/or consultation including hospitals, clinics, private practitioners, and the U.S. Veteran's Administration; employment and pre-employment records, including background reports, efficiency rating, complaints or grievances filed by or against me and the records and recollections of attorneys at law, or of other counsel, whether representing me or another person in any case, either criminal or civil, in which I presently have or have had an interest. I understand that any information obtained by a personal history background investigation which is developed directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, upon this release authorization, will be considered in determining my suitability for employment. I also certify that any person(s) who may furnish such information concerning me shall not be held accountable for giving this information; and I do hereby release said person(s) from any and all liability, which may be incurred as a result of furnishing such information.

    • I agree.
    • I do not agree and therefore withdraw my application from further consideration.

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