Firefighter Position

King County Medic One - Paramedic

 

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King County Medic One - Paramedic

Last updated on May 07, 2020

Vacancies: 4

Testing Deadline: July 01, 2020.

Important Information

King County Medic One plans on hiring up to 5 in 2020! All testing, Firefighter & EMT written exams, must be completed by July 1, 2020. Please make sure to have your personal history statement (PHS) completed and uploaded into your account by the July 1, 2020 deadline!

All applicants must complete a separate application directly with King County! This application will be available starting March 1, 2020 and can be found via this link: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/kingcounty/jobs/2727461/paramedic-intern?keywords=paramedic&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs

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 nine 24hr all ALS Paramedic staffed units in this area provide ALS only level response to approximately 19,000 calls for service.  

King County is an equal opportunity employer.

 

Area Information

County: King
Population: 750,000
# of Staff:

Hiring Status

King County Medic One - Paramedic has 4 vacancies.

The deadline to test for the next hiring cycle is July 01, 2020.

King County Medic One plans on hiring up to 5 in 2020! All testing, Firefighter & EMT written exams, must be completed by July 1, 2020. Please make sure to have your personal history statement (PHS) completed and uploaded into your account by the July 1, 2020 deadline!


All applicants must complete a separate application directly with King County! This application will be available starting March 1, 2020 and can be found via this link: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/kingcounty/jobs/2727461/paramedic-intern?keywords=paramedic&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs

Salary Information

$21.02 per hour, + Overtime  (Approximately $60,000 annually during training)

$36.11 per hour, + Overtime (2448 hrs per year)  upon certification ( 2020 CBA Rates) 

Benefit Information

Full family medical, dental and vision. LEOFF 2 Retirement

King County Medic One - Paramedic Requirements

Category Requirement Required at time of...
    Test Hire
Minimum Age 18
US Citizen/Lawful Permanent Resident Must have work authorization if not a citizen. Work authorization needed at time of hire
High School Grad/ GED Yes
Driver's License Required Yes
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.
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.
Ability to Read & Write the English Language Yes
EMT Certification EMT or Paramedic certification
Paramedic Certification EMT or Paramedic certification
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
Other
Multiple Scores from Same Applicant We only consider the most recent score
Request/ Access Scores Once Annually.

King County Medic One - Paramedic 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
Automatic Candidates 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
Automatic Less than 3 years of EMT experience, and/or less than 12 consecutive months with one agency.
Automatic No valid/current EMT or Paramedic Certification.
Automatic No valid/current Driver License.
Automatic Under age 18.

Contact Information

King County Medic One - Paramedic

20811 84th Ave So. Suite 102
Kent, WA 98032 King County

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