Fitch Rona EMS District - Verona, Wisconsin
- Application Deadline:
- 54000 annual
The Fitch-Rona EMS District is a joint-municipal EMS district that provides 911-response coverage for the City of Fitchburg, City of Verona, and Verona township. Fitch-Rona is also responsible to providing ALS care to neighboring BLS services in the form of mutual aid, and ALS intercepts for those services transporting to Madison area hospitals.
The service area covers approximately 72 square miles, and has a population of 42,000 residents. In 2018, Fitch-Rona was called for service 3,245 times. With this hiring, the district will open a third station, and staff a third full-time ambulance, to provide those responses.
Our paramedics work a 24/48 schedule with a Kelly day every three weeks. They rotate between the stations every six months to maintain familiarity with the district.
In addition to 911-responses, Fitch-Rona provides standby coverage for area sporting and community events, and provides safety education such as CPR and Stop-the-Bleed programs at area businesses and community centers.
Paramedics are represented by IAFF Local 311
- State of Wisconsin licensed Paramedic, or eligible for reciprocity
- Current American Heart Association BLS, or equivalent
- Current American Heart Association ACLS, or equivalent
- Valid driver's license
- EVOC/CEVO certified, completed within 6 month of hire
- Completion of NIMS/ICS/FEMA 100 and 700 within 6 months of hire
- Age: 18
- Education: High school diploma; GED
- Experience: Two year's of field experience as at the paramedic level, preferred
- High school diploma; GED
- Associate-degree as a Paramedic Technician, preferred
- Two year's of field experience as at the paramedic level, preferred
- Employees must meet and maintain driving insurability requirements as defined by Dane County EMS
- Employees will be screened for non-regulated compounds prior to employment
- A criminal background review will be done on all employees
- Must pass a physical agility test as part of the hiring process. A sample of that test can be found at the following link. Fitch-Rona EMS PAT