King County Medic One - Paramedic Trainee
King County Medic One - Kent, Washington
- Application Deadline:
- Entry Level:
- $$20.67 + Overtime (~$60,000 annually during training); $35.40 + Overtime (upon certification) hourly
King County Medic One is a public service organization, a critical link in our regional Emergency Medical Service system, providing high quality, advanced patient care. Founded in 1976, King County Medic One paramedics are trained by the world renowned University of Washington / Harborview Medical Center / Seattle Fire Department paramedic training program.
Due to the high standards of training and education established by the Seattle training program, Seattle was called the "Best place in the world to have a heart attack", after a "60 Minutes" story in 1974. To this day, the Medic One programs throughout King County are considered models for much of the world.
The Medic One System is a concept of advanced medical care that was born in the early 1970s in Seattle and now covers all of King County. King County Medic One is the sole provider of 911 ALS Paramedic services for South King County, an area comprised of approximately 500 square miles and population of roughly 750,000 people. Each year, The eight 24hr all ALS Paramedic staffed units in this area provide ALS only level response to approximately 15,000 calls for service.
King County Medic One plans on hiring up to 4 in 2020! All testing, Firefighter & EMT written exams, must be completed by April 1, 2020. Please make sure to have your personal history statement (PHS) completed and uploaded into your account by the April 1, 2020 deadline!
All applicants must complete a separate application directly with King County! This application will be available starting March 1, 2020 and can be found via this link: https://www.governmentjobs.com/jobs
- Age: 18
- Education: High School Grad/GED
- Experience: Minimum of 3 year’s experience as EMT or Paramedic working in a urban / rural prehospital care delivery system. Twelve consecutive months of that experience must be with one agency.
King County Medic One requires candidates to complete both the FST written exam and a basic EMT test based on the “AAOS Emergency Care and Transportation of the Sick and Injured – Eleventh Edition”. No CPAT test is required for this position.
Public Safety Testing
How to Apply
View the requirements for application and sign up to take the written Firefighter and EMT exams at https://www.publicsafetytesting.com/departments/king-county/paramedic.
In addition to having passing written PST test scores for KCMO, all applicants must complete a separate application directly with King County. This application will be available starting March 1, 2020 and can be found via this link: https://www.governmentjobs.com/jobs