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King County Medic One - PARAMEDIC

  • King County Medic One plans on hiring up to 4 in 2018! All testing, Firefighter & EMT written exams, must be completed by March 31, 2018. Please make sure to have your personal history statement (PHS) completed and uploaded into your account by the March 31, 2018 deadline!

    All applicants must complete a separate application directly with King County!  This application will be available starting March 1, 2018 and can be found via this link: http://www.kingcounty.gov/depts/health/jobs.aspx.

     

    If you reside outside of Washington State and interested in testing for this agency, please visit https://www.publicsafetytesting.com/outofstate so we can assist you in scheduling a written exam!


  • Contact Information

    King County Medic One - PARAMEDIC
    7064 S. 220th Street
    #9
    Kent, Washington 98032
    Department Website

Agency Added: 04/10/2008 | Last updated: 08/09/2017

Community Information

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Department Information

King County Medic One is a public service organization, a critical link in our regional Emergency Medical Service system, providing high quality, advanced patient care. Founded in 1976, King County Medic One paramedics are trained by the world renowned University of Washington / Harborview Medical Center / Seattle Fire Department paramedic training program.

Due to the high standards of training and education established by the Seattle training program, Seattle was called the "Best place in the world to have a heart attack", after a "60 Minutes" story in 1974. To this day, the Medic One programs throughout King County are considered models for much of the world.  

 The Medic One System is a concept of advanced medical care that was born in the early 1970s in Seattle and now covers all of King County. King County Medic One is the sole provider of 911 ALS Paramedic services for South King County, an area comprised of approximately 500 square miles and population of roughly 750,000 people. Each year, The eight 24hr all ALS Paramedic staffed units in this area provide ALS only level response to approximately 15,000 calls for service.  

King County is an equal opportunity employer..

 

Area Information

  • Population Size: 750,000
  • County: King

Agency Requirements:

 
  • Important Information

    King County Medic One plans on hiring up to 4 in 2018! All testing, Firefighter & EMT written exams, must be completed by March 31, 2018. Please make sure to have your personal history statement (PHS) completed and uploaded into your account by the March 31, 2018 deadline!

    All applicants must complete a separate application directly with King County!  This application will be available starting March 1, 2018 and can be found via this link: http://www.kingcounty.gov/depts/health/jobs.aspx.

     

    If you reside outside of Washington State and interested in testing for this agency, please visit https://www.publicsafetytesting.com/outofstate so we can assist you in scheduling a written exam!

Category Requirement Required at time of..
Test Hire
Minimum Age 18 X  
US Citizen Must have work authorization if not a citizen. Work authorization needed at time of hire   X
High School Grad/ GED Yes X  
Driver's License Required Yes X  
Felony Conviction(s) as an Adult Upon job offer, all candidates will be required to pass a thorough background investigation. Candidate would be banned from employment if the felony conviction is job related.   X
Felony Conviction(s) as a Juvenile Upon job offer, all candidates will be required to pass a thorough background investigation. Candidate would be banned from employment if the felony conviction is job related.   X
Ability to Read & Speak the English Language Yes X  
EMT Certification EMT or Paramedic certification X  
Paramedic Certification EMT or Paramedic certification X  
Prior EMT Experience Required Minimum of 3 year’s experience as EMT or Paramedic working in a urban / rural prehospital care delivery system. Twelve consecutive months of that experience must be with one agency X  
Other King County Medic One requires candidates to complete both the FST written exam and a basic EMT test based on the “AAOS Emergency Care and Transportation of the Sick and Injured – Tenth Edition”. No CPAT test is required for this position.


This agency allows out of state testing.
   
Multiple Scores from Same Applicant We only consider the most recent score    
Request/ Access Scores Once Annually.
Hiring in 2017. Both the Firefighter and EMT written exams must be completed by April 1, 2017.
   

Agency Disqualifiers:

THE FOLLOWING ARE AUTOMATIC AND POTENTIAL DISQUALIFIERS. APPLICANTS SHOULD NOT APPLY TO OUR AGENCY IF THEY INDICATE ANY OF THE AUTOMATIC DISQUALIFIERS. POTENTIAL DISQUALIFIERS WILL BE CONSIDERED ON A CASE BY CASE BASIS.

Category Disqualifier
Criminal Activity
AutomaticCandidates will be required to pass a thorough background investigation upon offer of employment going back ten years. Any job related felony in the past ten years would ban applicant from employment.
Other
AutomaticLess than 3 years of EMT experience, and/or less than 12 consecutive months with one agency.
AutomaticNo valid/current EMT or Paramedic Certification.
AutomaticNo valid/current Driver License.
AutomaticUnder age 18.

Current Hiring Status

King County Medic One plans on hiring up to 4 in 2017! All testing, Firefighter & EMT written exams, must be completed by April 1, 2017. Please make sure to have your personal history statement (PHS) completed and uploaded into your account by the April 1, 2017 deadline!

All applicants must complete a separate application directly with King County! More information on how to access the application will be posted here in early 2017.

Salary Information

$16.14 per hour, + Overtime.  (Approximately $50,000 annually during training)

$33.09 (2448 hrs per year)  upon certification (2017 CBA Rates) 

Benefit Information

Full family medical, dental and vision. LEOFF 2 Retirement  

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