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ALS Training Specialist
Non-Exempt - EMS Educator/Trainer
Augusta County Fire-Rescue
Verona, VA
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Position Number: N/A
Pay Rate: 44942 to 69856 (Salary)
Closing Date: Wednesday, May 29, 2019

Augusta County Fire-Rescue is seeking an individual who is a public servant, highly motivated, professional, and team-oriented, to serve the citizens of Augusta County as an ALS Training Specialist. We invite you to join a growing organization that operates under the High Performance Organization (HPO) model, striving to develop personnel, operate under a core set of values including Integrity, Continuous Improvement, Rewards, and Communication. ALS Training Specialist The position is responsible for providing for the planning, organization, administration, review, evaluation, assessment and development and instruction of Emergency Medical Services training programs; maintaining records and files; preparing reports; assisting in Department's emergent responses as requested or is dictated by situation. The ALS Training Specialist will be responsible to: • Provide oversight and delivery of accredited initial-certification EMS Education Programs, coordination of clinical and field internship for certification programs including management of field preceptor cadre • In cooperation with the Operational Medical Director and EMS Administration, develop, coordinate and deliver advanced life support and basic life support EMS training and continuing education to field personnel • Maintains and directs care of training facility and equipment. Ensures care and cleanliness and meets manufacturer’s standards/recommendations for equipment maintenance. • Provide oversight, management and delivery of annual ALS and BLS skills drills for career and volunteer staff • Identify, define, and develop funding services to support existing and planned program activities through the development, writing, and submission of grant proposals • Assists other Training Division staff with preparing annual budgets • Subject to call back or respond to major incidents; fill various positions within the Incident Command System as assigned or required. Education and Experience Demonstrated experience in the delivery of pre-hospital emergency care at the Paramedic certification level. Experience developing and implementing curricula based on EMS education standards and applying standards of EMS education accreditation, national registration and the requirements for state certification preferred. Demonstrated commitment to meeting students’ learning needs and empowering students in their learning endeavors. Minimum Qualifications Applicants must possess the following: • High school diploma • Virginia Paramedic in good standing with the Virginia Department of Health, Office of Emergency Medical Services. • Education Coordinator, Virginia Department of Health, Office of Emergency Medical Services. • Emergency Vehicle Operator Course Class 2 Preferred Qualifications or Ability to Obtain • Associate’s Degree or higher in EMS sciences or related studies • Three years of experience as a Paramedic • Nationally Registered Paramedic • Experience in prehospital or interfacility critical care • Emergency Vehicle Operator Course Class 3 • Experience with online instruction via a course management system Salary / Benefit The position is a grade 24 with a salary range of $44,942 - $69,856. Non-Exempt, Paramedic Incentive Pay, VRS-Eligible, Benefits-Eligible. The salary range does not include the actual Paramedic incentive pay that will be added to the base. Currently, Augusta County pays Paramedic providers up to a maximum of 20% on top of the base salary once they are released to practice with our department. The hiring range for this position will be $44,942.00 to $53,930.40.

Contact Information

Name: Faith Duncan
Address: P.O. Box 590 18 Government Center Lane Verona, VA 24482
Phone: 540-245-5617
Secondary Phone:
Fax: 540-245-5175
Email: jobs@co.augusta.va.us
WebSite: https://www.co.augusta.va.us/government/fire-rescue
Details: Director of Human Resources

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