• jobs
  • 6 days ago

jobs description

EMT (Basic, Advance)



Under the general direction of the Chief of Police. The Village of Surfside Beach EMS Department is comprised of individuals that are committed to serving the community through progressive and innovative policing methods This is a safety sensitive and/or DOT position. As such, you will be required to participate in random drug testing at the city.

Attendance is an essential function of this position. The City reserves the right to require an employee in this position to work overtime. This position provides services or performs duties for the benefit of the public during emergency situations. These may include services or duties different from those performed in the usual course and scope of your job. In the event of an evacuation, the incumbent in this position may be required to remain to perform needed services.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES -Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include any of the following representative duties, knowledge, and skills. This is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and duties performed by incumbents of this class; employees may be assigned duties which are not listed below; reasonable accommodations will be made as required. The job description does not constitute an employment agreement and is subject to change at any time by the employer. Essential duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following:

· Serves as crew member on an EMS unit.

· Responds to emergency and non-emergency calls for service.

· Evaluates scenes and responds to conditions as per policies and protocols.

· Assesses patient and provides medical care on the scene and enroute to the hospital.

· Operates response vehicles in emergency and non-emergency traffic modes.

· Delivers patients to hospitals; documents activities, including patient care, via written and electronic media.

· Maintains EMS vehicles and facility, equipment’s and performs routine maintenance.

· Instructs first responders and the public on emergency care, including CPR; attends continuing education for updates on medical procedures.

· Performs other duties as required.

· Works inside and outside in all kinds of weather and is subject to various hazards associated with emergency rescue operations.

· Exposed to persons with unknown illnesses.

· Uncontrolled accident and crime scenes and hazards of city traffic while operating ambulance under routine and emergency conditions.



· Working knowledge of all ECA, EMT-B, EMT-I or EMT-P level objectives as specified by the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) for current certification.

· Working knowledge of the operation of EMS ambulance vehicle.

· Working knowledge of EMS communications and medical equipment.

· Knowledge of EMS medical protocols and medical procedures as well as ACLS and BTLS standards if applicable.

· Ability to carry out all physical and psycho-motor skills necessary for emergency medical care.

· Ability to operate ambulance safely in both emergency (using lights and siren) and non-emergency modes.

· Ability to remain calm and follow oral and written procedures and instructions clearly and accurately in emergency situations.

· Ability to complete written and/or difficult environment.

· Ability to demonstrate compassion to patients and family and good customer relations skills.

· Ability to effectively manage difficult interpersonal situations and conflicts involving patients, family members, bystanders, and other health care or public safety workers.

· Ability to demonstrate effective and positive interpersonal relationship skills with co- workers and supervisors, in both routine and stressful circumstances.

· Ability to correctly apply knowledge of Basic curriculum, medical protocols, and procedures to patient.


· Must have a high school diploma or G.E.D. certificate.

· Must also be able to read and write English.

· At the time of appointment must be at least 21 at the time of application.

· Not prohibited by state or federal law from operating a motor vehicle.

· Must possess current ECA certification or above in good standing with the DSHS or Nationally

· Required to maintain full certification level authorization to practice from the EMS Medical Director.

· Must possess a valid Class C Driver's license with a good driving record.

· Applicant selected for hire will be subject to a background investigation and drug/alcohol screen test.

• Job ID:09302021
• Location: Surfside Beach, Texas, United States
• Position Title: EMT (Basic, Intermediate) PT
• Company Name: The Village of Surfside Beach
• Job Function: EMT
• Salary Range By Levels:

¨ EMT B - $16.00

¨ EMT -ADVANCE - $17.00

¨ EMT PARAMEDIC - $18.00
• Position Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Pay: $16.00 - $18.00 per hour

• Dental insurance
• Health insurance
• Life insurance
• Paid time off
• Vision insurance

• High school or equivalent (Preferred)

• Driver's License (Preferred)
• Paramedic License (Preferred)
• EMT Certification (Preferred)

Shift availability:
• Overnight Shift (Preferred)
• Night Shift (Preferred)
• Day Shift (Preferred)

Work Location: In person
Freeport TX USA


Apply - EMT (Basic, Advance) PARAMEDIC - PT Freeport