Lake County Office of EMS - Tavares, Florida

Aug 26, 2021

Application Deadline:
Dec 31, 2021

Salary Information

Entry Level:
$$49,920.00 starting annual

Job Description

The Paramedic serves as the primary team member of a two-person Emergency Medical Service (EMS) team. The position is responsible for responding to dispatched emergencies and transport requests and ensures that proper Basic Life Support (BLS) and Advanced Life Support (ALS) pre-hospital care is provided. Manages the operation of an emergency vehicle and safeguards Lake County Emergency Medical Services equipment and supplies. Maintains the security of drugs and narcotics. Prepares various written reports on actions taken.

This is an essential position which plays a critical role in Public Safety. As such, the position must be staffed daily and will be required to work during significant events impacting Lake County and/or the State of Florida whether it be declared or non-declared. In response to an event of this nature, routine schedules could be altered and may require sequestering.

Additional Information

++Complete Benefit Package++

  • Excellent Benefits

  • Special Risk Retirement (FRS)

  • 24 Hour Shifts

  • Paid Sick Leave

  • Free CEU’s

  • Paid Vacation

  • 911 Focused Transport

  • Progressive Protocols (UF Shands)

  • Advancement Opportunities

  • $8000 sign on bonus with 2 year agreement

Job Requirements

  • Age: 18 or older
  • Education: High School Deploma or equivelant
  • Experience: 911 experience preferred but not required


-Certification as a Paramedic in the State of Florida

-ACLS Certificate

-CPR for Healthcare Providers,

-16 Hour EVOC certificate or equivalent

-Florida Class “E” Driver’s license

Contact Information

Jason White

Lake County Office of EMS
Tavares, Florida 34778
phone: 352-742-3930

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