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Employer: Franklin County
Division: Emergency Medical Services
Job Title: 40 Hour EMT, A EMT, OR Paramedic
Salary: $38736.00 Annually

Job Description:

Position Title:     EMT, EMT A, or Paramedic 40 Hour

Department:        Emergency Medical Services


Position Summary:

The EMT, A EMT, or Paramedic is expected to meet the urgent health care needs of all patients regardless of age or co-morbidity, consistent with their defined scope of practice.  The EMT, A EMT, or Paramedic is a unique healthcare professional in that they provide medical care and transportation in and out-of-hospital settings with medical oversight.  Therefore the EMT, A EMT, or Paramedic must be able to exercise considerable judgment, problem-solving, and decision making skills.  Work is performed under general supervision of the EMS Chief, Assistant Chief, Division Chief and/or Captain who reviews work methods and results through reports and inspections.

Franklin County participates in the Kansas Public Employees Retirement System (KPERS & KP&F).

How to Apply:   Complete On-Line Application at www.franklincoks.org or at www.HRePartners.com.

Base Rate:  EMT:  $38,736 annually depending on qualifications

                    A EMT:  $45,386 annually depending on qualifications

                    Paramedic:  $47,752 annually depending on qualifications

Date Opened:  Wednesday, July 31, 2019

Date to Close:  Sunday, August 18, 2019

Hours:  Wednesdays & Fridays 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.  Sundays 24 hour shift starting at 8 a.m.  Overtime may be required.

Questions regarding this job announcement shall be directed to the Human Resources Department at 785-229-3444 or via e-mail at humanresources@franklincoks.org.

Additional Information:

          Kansas EMT, EMT A, or Paramedic Certification required.  High School Diploma or GED required.  Current & valid CPR/BLS provider certification, ACLS certification, Class C operator’s license are required.  Two to three years related experience or training required.  CPR certification required.

          May use equipment (based on competency level) such as but not limited to, defibrillator, electrocardiograph, performs endotracheal intubation to open airways and ventilate patient, inflate pneumatic anti-shock garment to improve patient's blood circulation.

          Provide basic and advanced emergency medical care and transportation for critical and emergency patients that access the emergency medical system in a timely, professional and compassionate manner.

          Employee is expected to have acquired the necessary skills and knowledge to perform at an acceptable level within six months of being awarded the position.

          Franklin County conducts background checks and drug screening on all potential candidates.

         Anyone with a disability who needs a reasonable accommodation related to a selection process is requested to contact the Human Resources Department at 785-229-3444 at least two days prior to the scheduled test or interview.

          Duties listed on the job description are intended only as illustrations of the various types to work performed.  Omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.  The attached job description does not constitute an employment agreement and is subject to change as the County’s needs and requirements of the job change.

The State of Kansas and Franklin County are At-Will Employment jurisdictions.

Franklin County is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

A full job description for each of these positions is available upon request.


Vacancy Number: FR2019-31

Open Date: 7/31/2019 12:00:00 AM
Close Date: 8/18/2019 11:59:59 PM