Maryland government jobs EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES COMMUNICATION OPERATOR I in Baltimore City, Maryland

Introduction

The Maryland Institute for Emergency Medical Services Systems (MIEMSS) oversees and coordinates all components of the statewide EMS system (including planning, operations, evaluation, and research), provides leadership and medical direction, conducts and/or supports EMS educational programs, operates and maintains a statewide communications system, designates trauma and specialty centers, licenses and regulates commercial ambulance services, and participates in EMS-related public education and prevention programs.

GRADE

11

LOCATION OF POSITION

653 West Pratt Street, Baltimore, MD 21201

Main Purpose of Job

EMS Communication Operator I provide service to EMS field and hospital personnel. The incumbent also, Coordinates medevac helicopter activity including receiving calls requesting service, assigning and dispatching appropriate aircraft, monitoring aircraft for flight safety, and notifying hospitals.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education: Graduation from an accredited high school or possession of a high school equivalency certificate.

Experience: One year of experience receiving, relaying and dispatching medical information from an emergency medical communication system as an operator or from the field as a pre-hospital care provider.

Note:

  1. Additional experience as described above may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for the required education.

  2. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a non-commissioned officer in Emergency Communications or Management classifications or Emergency Communications or Management specialty codes in the Emergency Management field of work on a year-for-year basis for the required experience.

DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

The ideal candidate will have worked as an Emergency Service 911 Operator, or a dispatcher, or an EMT level field provider or a higher level (Paramedic).

LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS
  1. Employees in this classification must obtain and maintain an Emergency Medical Technician certificate valid in the State of Maryland.

  2. Employees in this classification may be assigned duties which require the operation of a motor vehicle. Employees assigned such duties will be required to possess a motor vehicle operator's license valid in the State of Maryland.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS
  1. Employees are subject to call 24 hours a day and will be required to provide the employing agency with a telephone number where they can be reached.

  2. Employees in this classification are subject to substance abuse testing in accordance with Code of Maryland Regulations 17.04.09, Testing for Illegal Use of Drugs.

SELECTION PROCESS

Please make sure that you provide sufficient information on your application (and on separate pages, if necessary) to show that you meet the qualifications for this recruitment. All information concerning your qualifications must be submitted by the closing date. We will not consider information submitted after this date. Successful candidates will be ranked as Best Qualified, Better Qualified, or Qualified and placed on the employment (eligible) list for at least one year.

EXAMINATION PROCESS

The assessment may consist of a rating of your education, training, and experience related to the requirements of the position. It is important that you provide complete and accurate information on your application. Please report all experience and education that is related to this position. For education obtained outside the U.S., a copy of the equivalent American education as determined by a foreign credential evaluation service must accompany the application. All information concerning your qualifications must be submitted by the closing date. We will not consider information submitted after this date.

BENEFITS

STATE OF MARYLAND BENEFITS

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

For education obtained outside the U.S. a copy of the equivalent American education as determined by a foreign credential evaluation service must accompany the application.

All information concerning your qualification must be submitted by the closing date. We will not consider information submitted after this date.

Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of application.

The Online application process is STRONGLY preferred.

If you are unable to apply online, you may submit a paper application and supplemental questionnaire (by closing date) to:

Department of Budget and Management

Attn: Amanda Karnezis

301 W. Preston Street, Room 608

Baltimore, MD 21201

For inquiries regarding this recruitment, please call 410-767-4850.

As an equal opportunity employer, Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State's diversity.

Appropriate accommodations for individuals with disabilities are available upon request by calling 410-767-3623.

We thank our Veterans for their service to our country, and encourage them to apply.

Bilingual applicants are encouraged to apply.

Department: MD Institute for Emergency Medical Svcs Systems

Date Opened: 8/11/2017 12:00:00 PM

Filing Deadline: 8/25/2017 11:59:00 PM

Salary: $32,364.00 - $50,818.00/year

Employment Type: Full-Time

HR Analyst: Cecelia Smith

Work Location: Baltimore City