Job Overview

Department Peach County
TypeFull Time
Salary$80,589.60 ANNUALLY
Deadline Oct 6, 2023 11:59 PM Eastern
Location Fort Valley, GA
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Peach County, GA

Responsible for the development, implementation, and monitoring of both clinical and operational quality assurance and quality improvement initiatives. Is also responsible for the development, implementation, and oversight of mobile integrated healthcare initiatives.


Assists the Director in planning, developing, and directing department programs, services, resources and staff; assists in the formulation of short and long range plans, goals and objectives; assists in developing policies and operating procedures; assists in establishing and implementing EMS guidelines; assists in ensuring that operations comply with policies, procedures and related regulations; and assists in the direction the implementation of programs and services through subordinate supervisors and staff.


Monitors and evaluates department programs, services, and operations; assesses department effectiveness and performance; analyzes operational statistics and staffing needs; and identifies and assists in implementing changes to maximize use of resources, provide optimal EMS responses, and achieve goals and objectives.


Assists in the management of department financial resources; researches, assists in the development and administration the department’s budgets; writes funding grants; assists in the administration of grants awarded to the department and prepares required reports; reviews and approves bills, invoices, purchase orders, contracts, and other financial documents; calculates timesheets; monitors expenditures and ensures compliance with budget levels; and prepares and/or reviews financial reports.


Manages the use of department equipment, vehicles, EMS apparatus, and other fixed assets; ensures proper maintenance and repair of equipment, vehicles, and supplies; directs effective inventory control systems, to include inventory and quality control of narcotics; researches vendor pricing; and works with contractors, vendors, and suppliers regarding the procurement of new equipment and supplies.


Supervises, directs, and evaluates assigned staff, processing employee concerns and problems, directing work, counseling, disciplining, and completing employee performance appraisals. Assists in the direction of employee training and certification activities; assists in the coordination EMS education and development; and ensures employees receive adequate training and obtain required certifications.


Assists in the preparation and/or review of operational and statistical reports on the Department’s programs, services and accomplishments; assists in the presentation of reports to the Board of Commissioners and other County officials to communicate information and provide updates on major projects and initiatives; assists in the presentation of proposals and recommendations regarding department programs and services;  serves as a member of varying task forces, committees, and management and planning teams; represents the department to other County agencies as assigned.


Establishes and maintains partnerships and effective working relationships with other departments, emergency services agencies, community hospitals, local businesses, community groups, and professional organizations; collaborates with other agencies to maximize resources, discusses and initiates projects which cross organizational lines.


Performs public relations and communications work for the department; writes news releases, public notices, publication articles, letters to the community, and other communication materials; resolves citizen complaints; and responds to media requests for information.


Assists in the direction of the establishment and management of department records, files, and databases.


Provides emergency medical services as needed; responds to emergency calls for assistance; implements applicable policies and procedures governing safety, infectious control, and hazardous materials; directs witnesses, family members or other persons at emergency scenes; assesses victims’ conditions and immediate medical needs; extricates patients from vehicles; provides appropriate medical services and treatment to include providing advanced emergency medical treatment and advanced life support procedures; administers medications; and transports victims to hospitals;  as necessary.


Maintains radio contact with emergency dispatch staff and hospitals; drives and operates emergency vehicles to include ambulances; and operates emergency medical equipment. 


Operates a personal computer, and general office equipment as necessary to complete essential functions, to include the use of word processing, spreadsheet, database, or other system software.

Functions in the role of the Director in the absence of the Director.



Performs other related duties as required.


Associate or bachelor’s degree in emergency management, emergency services management, public safety, or a related field; supplemented by minimum five (5) years of progressively responsible experience in emergency services to include managing staff and resources; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job.  Must possess a Georgia Paramedic license and Georgia driver’s license.


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Jobs close at 11:59 PM (Eastern) on the deadline date specified, or when the position capacity has been met, or unless otherwise specified in the announcement. If the deadline date is not specified in the announcement, the agency has sole discretion on setting the deadline and jobs may close without notice. It is the applicant's responsibility to thoroughly read and understand the deadline requirements and capacity limits as outlined by the agency.

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