Peach County - Full time Paramedic

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Job Overview

Department Peach County
Job TitleFull time Paramedic
Salary$23.29 per hour
Location Fort Valley, GA

Job Announcement

Peach County, GA











The purpose of this classification is to respond to emergency calls and provide needed assistance and medical services, to include advanced emergency medical treatment and advanced life support procedures as needed.




The following duties are normal for this position.  The omission of specific statements of the duties does not exclude them from the classification if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment for this classification.  Other duties may be required and assigned.

Responds to emergency calls for assistance at the scene of a fire, accident, illness and/or life-threatening situation which require emergency medical services (EMS); arrives at the scene; assesses situation and implements applicable policies and procedures governing safety, infectious control, and hazardous materials; directs witnesses, family members or other persons at emergency scenes; and gathers information about emergency incidents.


Assesses victims’ conditions and immediate medical needs; extricates patients from vehicles as necessary; 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. 


Inspects vehicles and equipment; ensures vehicles are properly equipped with emergency medical equipment and supplies; performs preventive maintenance and cleaning; ensures the ready state of equipment and supplies; replenishes supplies as necessary; identifies needed repairs on vehicles; and performs minor repairs are made when possible; and identifies the need for additional, new and/or replacement equipment as appropriate.


Completes and maintains records and required documentation, including records of care and treatment provided to patients at emergency sites; prepares run reports, vehicle maintenance records, County billing forms, and other related operating records.


Assists with public relations activities; and works to educate the public regarding safety, basic emergency medical information, first aid and related topics.  


Serves as a lead worker to less experienced emergency medical services staff; provides guidance and training; and provides assistance at emergency sites as needed.


Assists other emergency services agencies as needed; and works effectively with fire, police and dispatch personnel.



Maintains the EMS station and its equipment; performs general cleaning; and ensures station facility is organized, clean and safe. 

Performs other related duties as required.


Vocational/Technical degree with training emphasis Emergency Medical Treatment and Paramedic courses;  supplemented by up to two (2) years of previous EMS experience; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job. Must possess and maintain a valid Georgia driver’s license with emergency vehicle driver’s endorsements.   Must possess and maintain valid Paramedic, Emergency Medical Technician, CPR, Advanced Cardiac Life Support, and Basic Trauma Life Support certifications.




Data Utilization: Requires the ability to review, classify, categorize, prioritize, and/or analyze data and/or information.  Includes exercising discretion in determining data classification, and in referencing such analysis to established standards for the purpose of recognizing actual or probable interactive effects and relationships. 


Human Interaction: Requires the ability to assist persons by action or interaction in carrying out specialized therapeutic or adjustment procedures. 


Equipment, Machinery, Tools, and Materials Utilization: Requires the ability to operate, maneuver and/or control the actions of equipment, machinery, tools, and/or materials used in performing essential functions.


Verbal Aptitude: Requires the ability to utilize a wide variety of reference, descriptive, and/or advisory data and information.


Mathematical Aptitude: Requires the ability to perform addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division; ability to calculate decimals and percentages; may require ability to utilize principles of fractions and/or interpret graphs.


Functional Reasoning: Requires ability to apply principles of rational systems. Ability to interpret instructions furnished in written, oral, diagrammatic, or schedule form.  Ability to exercise independent judgment to adopt or modify methods and standards to meet variations in assigned objectives.


Situational Reasoning: Requires the ability to exercise the judgment, decisiveness and creativity required in situations involving the evaluation of information against sensory, judgmental, or subjective criteria, as opposed to that which is clearly measurable or verifiable.





Physical Ability:  Tasks require the regular and, at times, sustained performance of moderately physically demanding work, typically involving some combination of climbing and balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, and crawling, and that may involve the lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling of moderately heavy objects and materials (100-200 pounds).


Sensory Requirements: Some tasks require the ability to perceive and discriminate colors or shades of colors, sounds, odor, depth, texture, and visual cues or signals.  Some tasks require the ability to communicate orally.


Environmental Factors: Performance of essential functions may require exposure to adverse environmental conditions, such as dirt, dust, pollen, odors, wetness, humidity, rain, fumes, smoke, temperature and noise extremes, hazardous materials, fire, unsafe structures, heights, confined spaces, electric currents, traffic hazards, disease, pathogenic substances, or rude/irate customers.




Peach County, Georgia  is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, Peach County, Georgia will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.



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