EMT/Paramedic

Employer
Virginia Fire Department
Location
Virginia, Minnesota
Salary
$2900.00 - $3300.00 per month
Posted
Feb 10, 2021
Closes
Mar 12, 2021
Contact
Sherry Erickson
Category
Government, Other
Job Type
Employee
Employment Status
Full Time

DUTIES

  • Respond to emergency medical calls, render and administer medical aid to injured persons.
  • Responsible for vehicle operation for out-of-town transfers, maximizing patient care and responsibility.
  • Clean and prepare equipment, assist in inspecting, maintaining, and repairing as needed.
  • Perform housekeeping duties as part of the team at the Fire Department.
  • Assist in public education duties and participate in department training.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A high school diploma or equivalent
  • Certification with the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians as an EMT or Paramedic and able to be certified as an EMT or Paramedic in the State of Minnesota.
  • Current CPR card. ACLS and PALS or pediatric equivalent required for Paramedic.
  • Valid vehicle operator equivalent to Minnesota class “D” and able to obtain MN class “B” if necessary.
  • Successfully pass the City of Virginia pre-employment medical examination, background check, and other exams as requested by the City of Virginia.

BENEFITS:

  • GREAT STARTING PAY -  Single Role Paramedics$3429.33/month; Single Role EMTs $2992.20/month
  • SET SCHEDULE OF WORK – New Schedule of 12 hour shifts based on a rotating shift schedule starting in March 2021
  • EXCEPTIONAL BENEFITS – Medical, Dental, Life Insurance available
  • LEAVE TIME – Sick Leave, Vacation, and Personal Days (available after probationary period)
  • ON THE JOB TRAINING – Maintain, improve and grow your knowledge and skill by training and working with some of the best Firefighters/Paramedics in the State

For full job description and application: www.virginiamn.us/employment or contact Sherry Erickson, HR Director at 218-748-7500.  Applications must be returned to City Hall, 327 1st Street South, Virginia MN 55792

THIS POSTING IS OPEN UNTIL WE FILL ALL CURRENT VACANCIES

QUESTIONS:

If you have any questions about the position, the department or any aspect of the job, we would love to talk to you! Please call 218-748-7520 between the hours of 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday and ask for Deputy Chief Scott Frederickson.