Employer: Montgomery County, VA Economic Development
Job Location: Christiansburg, Virginia
Category: Other
Employment Type: Full Time
Last Updated: 5/14/2024
Closing Date: 5/31/2024
Montgomery County, Va Economic DevelopmentMontgomery County, VA Economic Development
The Montgomery County Department of Economic Development is dedicated to improving the quality of life in Montgomery County, VA through economic growth. Montgomery County is a growing technology oriented community nestled in the beautiful mountains of Virginia and is home to Virginia Tech and the Towns of Blacksburg and Christiansburg. We ensure this growth through business retention, expansion, and attraction programs, developing sites/buildings, and supporting local workforce development.
Job Description Montgomery County Fire-EMS currently has an opening for a Full-Time Paramedic.  Essential Duties include but are not limited to providing emergency medical care at the scene of an injury or illness and during transport to medical facilities.  Candidates will drive and operate department vehicles, assist in the maintenance and repair of station and equipment, must work well with other EMS personnel (paid and volunteer) under hazardous and stressful conditions both individually and collectively. Performs other duties as assigned by the supervisor.  Paramedic certifications required:  Valid Virginia driver’s license, NR Paramedic, Virginia Paramedic certification, ICS-100, 200, 700, 800, ACLS, PALS, AHA BLS, AMLS, and PHTLS or equivalent trauma certification (ITLS, TECC, or TCCC). Preference given for ACLS EP, Neonatal Resuscitation, Advanced Stroke Life Support, Firefighter I & II, and Hazmat Operations.
Salary band $48,623-$77,796.  Starting pay dependent on experience/qualifications, plus excellent benefits (health, dental and vision, flex spending, life, disability, VRS retirement, 401 & 457 retirement options, onsite clinic, wellness programs, and much more).  Qualified candidates should submit an online application with a resume and cover letter at:  Application review begins immediately, position is open until May 31, 2024, or until filled. For application accommodation for disabilities, contact Human Resources at (540) 394-2007. 
Montgomery County, VA is committed to the principles of diversity and, in that spirit, seeks a broad spectrum of candidates including women, minorities, persons with disabilities, and veterans.  As an Equal Opportunity Employer and certified Virginia Values Veterans (V3) organization, we are dedicated to nondiscrimination in recruitment, selection, hiring, pay, promotion, retention or other personnel action affecting employees or candidates for employment.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex/gender/orientation, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.
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