Position Type: Full Time
Posted Date: 8/15/17
Open until position(s) filled
Wintergreen Fire and Rescue is seeking motivated candidates to join our team. We're a dynamic organization that strives to provide the best EMS and fire services to the community of Wintergreen and surrounding Nelson and Augusta Counties.
We handle the trauma and call volume associated with a popular ski resort, the high-angle rescue associated with the Blue Ridge Parkway, and the incredible challenge which comes from transport times averaging 40 minutes as we transport to 4 different hospitals in 3 different regions.
Candidates must possess a valid Virginia driver’s license, high school diploma (or equivalent) and must be nineteen (19) years of age or older. Certifications Required Upon Employment: Nationally Registered AEMT, NREMT-I, or Virginia EMT-I (Nationally Registered EMT-P/NRP is preferred), EVOC Class 3, and Fire Fighter I. Fire Fighter II and Aerial Operator preferred.
Candidates will provide emergency medical care, respond to fire alarms and other emergencies as required; extinguish fires and protect life and property against the hazards of fire; exercise prudent use, care and maintenance of fire/rescue apparatus and property; and operate fire/rescue apparatus. Will perform other related work as required/assigned. Candidates will work a 24/48 schedule.
All candidates are required to successfully complete the Wintergreen Fire and Rescue PAT within the first year of hire and will be tested every six (6) months thereafter. For more information and details on the PAT and position requirements, refer to our website; https://www.wtgfireresq.org/careers/. All Wintergreen employees must sign a non-tobacco use agreement as well as successfully complete drug screens.
Pay and benefits are competitive within our region and dependent upon qualifications.
Interested applicants should submit your resume to Mike Riddle, Chief of EMS Operations via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.