EMS Officer II - Lieutenant

Operations Manager or Director
Bennington Rescue Squad - Bennington , Vermont


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Job Description

The EMS Officer II is a supplemental job description which is paired with a clinical job description (AEMT or paramedic). The EMS Officer II is responsible for assuring adequate resources are available for on-duty BRS crews, facilitating transfer requests, managing the immediate scheduling needs of BRS, and acting as the lead ICS officer for smaller incidents when no supervisor is present. The EMS Officer II may be delegated on shift duties by the Supervising EMS Officer. The EMS Officer II carries the rank and title of Lieutenant.

Bennington Rescue provides medical insurance, combined time off, officer pay differential, uniform allowance, continuing education (in-house & employee fund), and much more.

Additional Information

Come join a progressive department in a great corner of the world with a great crew.  Bennington Rescue is the second largest, by volume, agency in Vermont.  We service three communities and provide interfacility transport and ALS intercept services to the regional area.  Our crew received AHA Mission:Lifeline EMS Silver 2016 recognition for excellence in STEMI care.

Bennington is conveniently located in the southwestern corner of the state and is within an hours drive of Albany, NY and numerous ski areas and other seasonal sports venues.  See www.bennington.com for more information about the Bennington region. 

Job Requirements

1. Certification/Licensure:

a. National Registry of EMTs certification as an AEMT or paramedic (required for Vermont licensure)

i. Preferred criteria include: paramedic certification, critical care paramedic certification

2. Education:

a. Possession of a high school diploma or General Education Diploma (GED)

i. Preferred criteria include: associate, bachelor, or graduate level degree from a regionally accredited post-secondary educational institution

3. Length of Service:

a. Full time employee status (0.9 or 1.0 FTE) for Bennington Rescue as an AEMT or Paramedic

b. Minimum of 2 years of experience as a field provider

i. Preferred criteria include: 3 or more years of experience as a field provider at the AEMT or paramedic level

4. Skills: Ability to effectively communicate verbally and in writing. Specifically:

a. Ability to utilize word processing and spreadsheet software to prepare letters, memo, and reports.

i. Preferred criteria include the ability to use the Microsoft Office or similar software including but not limited to: Word, Excel, Outlook, OneNote

b. Ability to utilize electronic patient care reporting software to generate patient care reports and review routine data.

c. Ability to identify and operate at all levels of the incident management system. Possession of NIMS ICS 100 and 200

i. Preferred criteria include successful completion of ICS 300 and/or ICS 400

Contact Informaton

Bennington Rescue Squad
120 McKinley St
Bennington , Vermont 05201
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