CITY OF COVINGTON

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Covington Emergency Management Services Department

The City of Covington is seeking applicants for the Covington Emergency Management Services Department. Covington EMS is seeking to hire several EMT-A, EMT-I, Paramedics and EMT-B on a part time basis. The Covington EMS department will be providing 24/7 coverage to the citizens of Covington utilizing a paid part time work force. All new employees will report directly to the EMS Chief and in his absence the Director of Public Safety. The Emergency Medical Technician field provider is responsible for the direction of patient care while operating in non-emergency and/or emergency settings as an EMT unit in accordance with federal, state, and local regulations and directives. The EMT or Paramedic leads, directs, and participates in the delivery of basic or advanced life support in a pre-hospital or facility situation. The EMT or Paramedic delivers emergency medical care to patients as indicated by medical control or patient care protocols. A detailed job description can be obtained from city hall. If you have already filled out an application we will contact you. This job posting closes August 29, at 5pm. Applications must be turned in to Covington City Hall attention Chief Anthony Morgan.

Job Description
Time will be spent leading, directing, and participating in the delivery of basic life support in a pre-hospital or facility situation.

Gives direction to other crew members when operating as attendant-in-charge on patient care and medical issues.

Examines patient’s reports findings to receiving medical staff or physicians.

Delivers emergency medical care to patients as indicated by medical control or patient care protocols.

Operate the ambulance in accordance with safety rules and regulations; company policies; federal, state and local laws, regulations and statutes.

Responsible for completing and recording all required reports or runs made by the crews.
Assuring the assigned vehicle is completely stocked and in good running order at the beginning of each shift, after every response and at the end of each shift.

Cleaning patient care compartment and vehicle in accordance with company-adopted infection control and maintenance guidelines.

Fuel unit at the end of every shift to maintain emergency readiness of unit.

Ability to lift, carry, and balance a minimum of 125 pounds equally distributed and 250 pounds with assistance, to a height of 33 inches and a distance of 10 feet.

Maintaining office, vehicles, and vehicle parking area in a neat, clean and orderly fashion.
Attending training sessions and orientations as required to maintain valid Virginia EMT Certification and requirements of the company.

Maintain all required certifications as an active EMS provider and supply the Director of Public Safety with valid copies of all certifications and driver’s license prior to their expiration date.

Performing other related duties as required by management.

Other

Emergency Vehicle Operators Course (EVOC) at time of hire. Must be qualified to operate Medical Transport emergency vehicles in both emergency and non-emergency situations.

RATE OF PAY EMT B 16HR; EMT A/I 18HR; PARAMEDIC 20HR

The City of Covington is seeking applicants for the Covington Emergency Management Services Department. Covington EMS is seeking to hire several EMT-A, EMT-I, Paramedics and EMT-B on a part time basis. The Covington EMS department will be providing 24/7 coverage to the citizens of Covington utilizing a paid part time work force. All new employees will report directly to the EMS Chief and in his absence the Director of Public Safety. The Emergency Medical Technician field provider is responsible for the direction of patient care while operating in non-emergency and/or emergency settings as an EMT unit in accordance with federal, state, and local regulations and directives. The EMT or Paramedic leads, directs, and participates in the delivery of basic or advanced life support in a pre-hospital or facility situation. The EMT or Paramedic delivers emergency medical care to patients as indicated by medical control or patient care protocols. A detailed job description can be obtained from city hall. If you have already filled out an application we will contact you. This job posting closes August 29, at 5pm. Applications must be turned in to Covington City Hall attention Chief Anthony Morgan.

Job Description
Time will be spent leading, directing, and participating in the delivery of basic life support in a pre-hospital or facility situation.

Gives direction to other crew members when operating as attendant-in-charge on patient care and medical issues.

Examines patient’s reports findings to receiving medical staff or physicians.

Delivers emergency medical care to patients as indicated by medical control or patient care protocols.

Operate the ambulance in accordance with safety rules and regulations; company policies; federal, state and local laws, regulations and statutes.

Responsible for completing and recording all required reports or runs made by the crews.
Assuring the assigned vehicle is completely stocked and in good running order at the beginning of each shift, after every response and at the end of each shift.

Cleaning patient care compartment and vehicle in accordance with company-adopted infection control and maintenance guidelines.

Fuel unit at the end of every shift to maintain emergency readiness of unit.

Ability to lift, carry, and balance a minimum of 125 pounds equally distributed and 250 pounds with assistance, to a height of 33 inches and a distance of 10 feet.

Maintaining office, vehicles, and vehicle parking area in a neat, clean and orderly fashion.
Attending training sessions and orientations as required to maintain valid Virginia EMT Certification and requirements of the company.

Maintain all required certifications as an active EMS provider and supply the Director of Public Safety with valid copies of all certifications and driver’s license prior to their expiration date.

Performing other related duties as required by management.

Other

Emergency Vehicle Operators Course (EVOC) at time of hire. Must be qualified to operate Medical Transport emergency vehicles in both emergency and non-emergency situations.

RATE OF PAY EMT B 16HR; EMT A/I 18HR; PARAMEDIC 20HR

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When positions are available they will be advertised in the local newspaper, Virginian Review and/or the Roanoke Times. Applications for employment may be obtained from the local Workforce Services office (Virginia Employment Commission located at 106 N. Maple Avenue, Covington, VA 24426) or by download from Download Central on our website. The City of Covington is an EEO Employer.

The City of Covington presently employs the following:

  • Accounting Clerk, Administrative Assistant, Administrative Secretary, Animal Warden, Automotive Mechanic, Automotive Mechanic Supervisor
  • Building Official
  • Cemetery Sexton, Communications Officer, Crew Supervisor, Custodian
  • Deputy Commissioner of Revenue, Deputy Treasurer, Director of Central Accounting
  • Equipment Operator
  • Landfill Foreman
  • General Maintenance Mechanic
  • Heavy Equipment Operator
  • Laborer, Landfill Scalehouse Attendant
  • Maintenance Superintendent
  • Parks and Recreation Director, Police Chief, Police Officer, Property Code Enforcer, Public Works Director
  • Refuse Collector
  • Senior Center Coordinator
  • Treatment Plant Chief Operator, Treatment Plant Operator, Truck Driver
  • Utility Worker, Utility Worker/Pump Station
  • Water Service Technician

The City of Covington's benefit package for fulltime employees consists of Local Choice Health Insurance, Minnesota Life Insurance, VRS, annual leave, sick leave, and holiday pay with additional optional benefits.

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