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EMS Director

Company: Walkerton LIcoln Fire Territory
Location: Walkerton
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

WALKERTON LINCOLN FIRE TERRITORY EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
SALARY RANGE: $44,000 - $52,000/yr. FLSA STATUS: TO BE DETERMINED

GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES: The position performs responsible administrative work in planning, organizing and directing the Emergency Medical Services Program for the Walkerton Lincoln Fire Territory.

DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE POSITON: This position plans, directs and administers the Emergency Medical Services Program for the Walkerton Lincoln Fire Territory (WLFT). The work includes responsibilities for the selection of equipment and vehicles and for assuring that EMS personnel are properly trained in emergency medical care services. The work is done under the general supervision of the Saint Joseph County Emergency Medical Control and Commission, by review of records, reports, board meetings, and the overall effectiveness of the Emergency Medical Services Program.

EXAMPLES OF WORK (ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY)

--- Plans, organizes, administers and supervises the emergency medical services program
according to established policies and procedures;

--- Coordinates emergency medical services with local medical, fire protection, law
enforcement, rescue agencies and ambulance services;

--- Recruits, supervises and evaluates the work of departmental employees; administers
the evaluation and disciplinary processes and addresses personnel issues;

--- Prepares and administers the emergency medical services budget and works closely
with the Town of Walkerton Clerk to monitor the budget;

--- Attends meetings and conferences: gives talks to service groups and other agencies
about emergency medical services;

--- Responds to disasters to monitor and coordinate emergency medical services in
conjunction with other local officials and agencies;

--- Maintains training and recertification records for emergency medical services
personnel;

--- Serves as a liaison between the department and other agencies by being involved in
attending meetings of various departments and committees;

--- Coordinate with the media, business and public agencies to develop and maintain
public information and educational programs;

--- Plan, organize and administer all training programs to ensure compliance with local,
state and federal regulations;

--- Coordinates and administers a quality assurance and improvement program aimed at
improving the quality of emergency medical services;

--- Plan and/or coordinate the maintenance of EMS facilities and equipment to ensure
continuous readiness for immediate activation if needed; and

--- Works on either an A, B, or C 24 hour shift rotation.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES: The position requires a thorough knowledge of the laws, regulations, and policies of governing emergency medical services and care. Considerable knowledge of advanced emergency care practices, procedures and techniques. Ability to plan, organize and direct operations of an emergency medical services department. Must have a strong ability to communicate orally and in writing and to maintain effective working relationships with employees and other agencies. A thorough knowledge and skillset related to the management of employees is required, including the ability to motivate, discipline, and develop a quality workforce. Ability to prepare clear and concise records, reports and files. Knowledge of computers and effective procedures for their use, including an ability to use Excel, ESO, and other applicable software. Ability to read, analyze, and interpret complex documents. Ability to respond effectively to the most sensitive inquiries and complaints. Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as fractions, percentages ratios and other functions. Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical
instructions and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

ACCEPTABLE EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING: Graduation from an accredited four year college or university with major course work in public or business administration or a field related to emergency medical care is preferred, or real life experience. Experience in advanced life support as an EMT supplemented with a minimum of five years of progressively responsible emergency medical care supervisory and management experience. Equivalent combinations of experience, education and training, which provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities, will be considered.

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS: Ability to obtain a valid driver's license issued by the State of Indiana and an Advanced EMT license in Indiana as soon as possible.

OTHER REQUISITES: From time to time the incumbent may be assigned special duties by the WLFT EMS Board of Directors or, on a temporary basis, may be asked to assist other local Governments and public agencies. This job description should not be construed as an
all-inclusive statement of every task required of this position, but as a fair representation of
the great majority of the work. Every effort will be made in advance to inform the incumbent of the temporary additional assignment, which under no circumstances are intended to constitute a demotion.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Task involves the regular, and at times sustained, performance of heavier physical tasks such as walking over rough or uneven surfaces, bending, stooping, working in confined spaces, and lifting or carrying moderately heavy (20-50 lbs.) items.

ENVIRONMENTAL REQUIREMENTS: For the majority of tasks the work is performed in a controlled office environment. There are however exposures to adverse environmental conditions during emergency activities.

SENSORY REQUIREMENTS: Task requires color perception and discrimination. Task requires sound perception and discrimination. Task requires odor perception and discrimination. Task requires depth perception and discrimination. Task requires texture perception and discrimination. Task requires visual perception and discrimination. Task requires oral communications ability.
Please email any questions or inquiries to:
mschalliol@walkerton.org and cwinchell@jgsc.k12.in.us
Deadline for Applications: - December 06, 2021
Salary Range: - $44,000 - $52,000/yr. based on experience
Benefits Package includes Health/Dental/Vision/Retirement plan
Position requires working 24 hour rotation on the Rig in addition to the administrative duties.
Visit: http://www.walkerton.org/wordpress1/now-hiring/ , for a more detailed job description/qualifications, downloadable application, and personal history questionnaire. - All applications are to be turned into the Walkerton Town Clerks Office, located at 301 Michigan Street Walketon, IN 46574. - Applications and Personal history questionnaires may be emailed to: - terri@walkerton.org and cc: mschalliol@walkerton.org and cwinchell@jgsc.k12.in.us
Only fully completed applications and personal history questionnaires will be accepted.

Keywords: Walkerton LIcoln Fire Territory, South Bend , EMS Director, Executive , Walkerton, Indiana

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