Job Title: EMS (Emergency Medical Services) Operations Chief
Posting Dates: June 12, 2019 – Until Filled
Work Location: LaBelle, Florida
Responsible for the administration, direction, planning, daily operations, and personnel management of all functions and employees within the EMS department and County Volunteer Fire departments and responsibilities. This position requires 24/7/365 availability. This position also covers all training of the EMS personnel and the First Response Program.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Serves as supervisor of field personnel directly involved with emergency operations of various types.
Ensure continuity of daily operations.
Coordinates initial response with available resources and expands organizational structure to meet the needs of the incident.
Ensures that the safety of field personnel and operations are conducted using accepted techniques.
Demonstrates sound leadership and judgment during emergency operations.
Applies appropriate resources based upon urgency of the incident.
Ensures efficient emergency management services.
Identifies environmental hazards for subordinate personnel and provides proper safety equipment.
Provides training to the EMS and First Responder personnel.
Maintains proper leadership role with County and City agencies.
Maintains Medical Quality Assurance per Medical Director.
Assists the Company in any necessary duties to achieve Company goals.
Performs other related duties as assigned
Bachelor’s Degree in Public Safety, Management or related equivalent experience required.
Must be a Florida State certified Paramedic.
Must be certified in the State of Florida as a Fire Fighter. (preferred)
Hours of Work
Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Overtime may be required
ANTICIPATED STARTING PAY:
Salary to be determined by candidate’s qualifications/experience.
This is a full-time position that includes County medical benefits and State Retirement.
Hendry County BOCC
PO Box 2340
LaBelle, FL 33975
(Physical address: 640 S. Main Street)
HENDRY COUNTY B.O.C.C. IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER AND DOES NOT DISCRIMINATE ON THE BASIS OF DISABILITY IN HIRING OR EMPLOYMENT PRACTICES
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