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Durham County EMS

Position Title: Paramedic I

Position Type: Paramedic

Closed date: 11/03/2010

Job Description

Performs responsible work in rendering emergency and non-emergency medical aid and life-saving measures to critically ill or injured persons of all ages on basic and advanced life support levels. Requires successful completion of the North Carolina State Emergency Medical Services training program or an equivalent training program. Employment is contingent on passing a physical agility test, pre-employment drug screening and a skills validation program during the probationary period. Pay for attending mandatory continuing education events

Additional Information

Special Requirements: North Carolina Office of Emergency Medical Services EMT-Paramedic certification, valid NC driver's license and a good driving record. Candidates that hold National Registry Certification, must apply for reciprocity by visiting the NC Office of Emergency Medical Serivces Website at www.ncems.org.

Job Requirements

  • Age 18

Salary Information

Salary: $34,594 -59,557 annual

Contact Information

Kathy Mellown
Durham County EMS
226 Milton Rd.
Durham , North Carolina 27712
ph: (919)560-8235
Fax: (919)560-8275

How To Apply

Thank you for your interest in employment with Durham County Government. Durham County offers a comprehensive benefits package to its employees that includes medical, dental, life, retirement savings plans and tax-free reimbursement accounts. The employment page, which is updated every Monday, (http://www.co.durham.nc.us/departments/hrsv/Employment_Opportunities.htmllists jobs) for which applications are being accepted. Durham County applications must be received on the closing date indicated for each position. Your application for any job does not guarantee that you will be contacted by the department for further consideration. If you apply online, you can monitor the status of your application on-line. As a condition of employment, individuals hired by the County are required to present proof of identity and of their legal eligibility to work in the United States before they can begin work. In addition, it is Durham County’s policy that no persons will be hired who owe real or personal property taxes to the County. Gather necessary employment data; i.e. employment history, supervisors, salary, etc. You will need this information to aide in the completion process and prevent system idling. System idling may cause data loss. Please apply for ALL vacant positions. While Human Resources transitions to an online application process, a printable version of the Durham County Employment Opportunities bulletin (www.durhamcountync.gov) and the Durham County Employment Application are provided below. You may complete and submit your application via email to humanresources@durhamcountync.gov

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