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EMT/EMS TRANSPORT – City of Sierra Vista (AZ)

Posted on the 17 March 2017 by Firecareers

City of Sierra Vista (AZ) is accepting apps for EMT/EMS TRANSPORT Until: Continuous recruitment. Salary $30,139.20 annually.   For details about thousands of other fire departments looking to hire firefighters Join today…  Fill out your PROFILE and get access to thousands of career firefighter recruitment’s across the Country.  FREE 7 Day Pass


City of Sierra Vista (AZ)

is accepting applications for:


invites applications for the position of:

An Equal Opportunity Employer

SALARY: $30,139.20 /Year

OPENING DATE: 03/07/17

CLOSING DATE: Continuous


EMS TESTING: City of Sierra Vista Fire & Medical Services is conducting open recruitment for the position of EMS Transport (Peak Hours) Crew Member. Interviews are conducted at least once a year.

The next round of interviews is planned for June of 2017.

Testing for the position of EMS Transport Specialist is conducted through the National Testing Network (NTN) and can be scheduled by going to the NTN website and locating the Sierra Vista Fire & Medical Services job posting under the heading for the State of Arizona.

Physical Ability Test (Medic Mile):

Physical ability testing can be scheduled through the NTN. Those candidates invited to interview will be required to present their Medic Mile certificate/verification letter at that time. A valid CPAT (dated no more than 12 months prior to the time of interview) will be accepted in lieu of Medic Mile. Transportation from Sierra Vista to the NTN Testing Center in Phoenix may be available. Please contact Patti Cluff at (520) 439-2236 prior to scheduling your test for more information.   Sierra Vista Fire & Medical Services will reimburse NTN testing fees for any candidate selected for employment. 

Under general supervision, performs a variety of emergency medical services (EMS) duties, primarily focused at 911 emergency responses, and non-emergency local transports throughout the city of Sierra Vista and neighboring areas. Depending on department need, may be EMT Basic or Paramedic. FLSA status: Non-Exempt.

This is a 40 hour per week position working Monday through Friday, 0900-1800.

Essential functions included in the job description may include tasks, knowledge, skills, and other characteristics.  The list of tasks is illustrative only and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and tasks performed by positions in this class.


Performs general maintenance of fire station along with other crew members

Checks tools, equipment, supplies, and materials of each ambulance to ensure that all are in proper operating condition

Responds to structure fires, hazardous materials, or special rescue incidents as medical sector

Performs a variety of emergency medical activities at fire, accident, hazardous material, or other emergency situations as a certified emergency medical care technician EMCT

Initiates pre-hospital medical care to individuals

Provides basic life support and assists paramedic personnel, or provides advanced life support if certified as a paramedic, at emergency scenes

Participates in public education/information events, such as station tours or group presentations

Participates in regular training/drills


Knowledge of:
First aid, CPR, and other basic emergency medical care techniques and methods

Advanced life support techniques, as required of a certified paramedic

Streets, addresses, and locations throughout the city of Sierra Vista, with familiarity of neighboring communities and surrounding areas

Applicable state, federal, and local statutes, codes, and ordinances

The use and purpose of a variety of specialized equipment, tools, and apparatus used in rescue and emergency medical situations

Pertinent OSHA laws, regulations, and requirements

Skills in:
Using a personal computer with basic office software, including word processing, spreadsheets, databases, and presentation applications

Safe and proper use of all specialized EMS equipment, vehicles, apparatus, and materials

Understanding and interpreting complex statues, ordinances, regulations, and standards

Applying basic and/or advanced emergency medical assistance techniques

Working effectively in hazardous environments subject to infectious/contagious diseases, blood borne pathogens, personal injury, quickly changing priorities, and the ability to remain calm during emergency situations

Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with other department EMS personnel, City staff, fire suppression staff, and the general public

Presenting complex subjects to a variety of audiences at an appropriate level of understanding geared for the listeners

Following oral instructions under stressful situation


Required:  High school diploma, or equivalent; Successful completion of Medic Mile physical abilities entrance test OR a valid CPAT (dated no more than 12 months prior to the time of interview) will be accepted in lieu of Medic Mile; Arizona EMCT certifications; Healthcare provider CPR certification. Valid Arizona driver’s license.

Preferred:  Arizona paramedic certification; ACLS/PALS certifications; Associate degree

Degree must be from an institution accredited by one of the six regional accreditation boards:

  1. MSA – Middle States Association
  2. NASC – Northwest Association of Schools & Colleges
  3. NCA – North Central Association of Colleges & Schools
  4. NEASC – New England Association of Schools & Colleges
  5. SACS – Southern Association of Colleges & Schools
  6. WASC – Western Association of Schools & Colleges


1011 N. Coronado Drive
Sierra Vista, AZ 85635
[email protected]

An Equal Opportunity Employer

Job #03 07 17


* 1. Do you have a High School Diploma OR G.E.D.?

Checkbox YES
Checkbox NO

* 2. Which best describes your level of education?

Checkbox Some College
Checkbox Associates Degree
Checkbox Bachelors Degree
Checkbox Masters Degree
Checkbox None

* 3. Do you have a current Arizona EMCT (Emergency Medical Care Technician) certification?

Checkbox Yes
Checkbox No

* 4. Do you have a current Health Care provider CPR Certification?

Checkbox YES
Checkbox NO

* 5. Have you successfully completed the Medic Mile physical abilities entrance test OR do you a valid CPAT (dated no more than 12 months prior to the time of interview)? NOTE: If invited to interview, you must present a valid CPAT certificate/verification letter dated no more than twelve months prior to the day of the interview.

Checkbox YES
Checkbox NO
Checkbox Will Obtain

* 6. Do you possess a valid driver’s license?

Checkbox Yes
Checkbox No

* 7. Do you have a current ACLS (Advanced Cardiac Life Support) certificate?

Checkbox YES
Checkbox NO

* 8. Do you have a current PALS (Pediatric Advanced Life Support) certificate?

Checkbox YES
Checkbox NO

9. Do you have a current National or Arizona Paramedic certification?

Checkbox Yes
Checkbox No

* 10. The City of Sierra Vista supports a drug and alcohol free workplace. Conditional offers of employment will be given for positions that require pre-employment drug and controlled substance tests. Employment is contingent upon negative test results. In addition, employment is contingent upon passing a background investigation including fingerprint records check through the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Arizona Department of Public Safety. Falsifying or omitting information during any stage of the selection process will make you ineligible for City employment at this time and in the future.

Checkbox I have read and acknowledged the above statement.

* 11. The City of Sierra Vista’s primary means of communication with applicants is via email. Please add the domain to your email filter and monitor your spam mail to ensure prompt awareness of correspondences from the City of Sierra Vista.

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