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FIeld Shift Supervisor/AEMT
2021-09-07, 12:07 PM
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FIeld Shift Supervisor/AEMT
Job Opportunity
Henderson County Rescue Squad
Field Shift Supervisor / Advanced-EMT

About the Henderson County Rescue Squad, Inc.:
The Henderson County Rescue Squad is a progressive organization formed in 1957 in Hendersonville, NC. Since our beginnings, we have provided a variety of services, which have grown to meet the needs of an ever-changing community. Currently, the Rescue Squad answers approximately 3000 calls for service annually, ranging from emergency and non-emergency ambulance transports, standby services, and technical rescue operations with a roster of over 115 volunteers and staff. The Rescue Squad is a certified Advanced EMT provider and certified for the following rescue specialties: Heavy Rescue, High Angle, Swiftwater, Dive, and Open Water Rescue, Agricultural Rescue, Confined Space Rescue, Trench Rescue, Winter Alpine Search and Rescue, and Wilderness Search & Rescue.

About the Position:
Henderson County Rescue Squad is accepting applications for one full-time Field Shift Supervisor/Advanced Emergency Medical Technician. Must have a current North Carolina Paramedic or Advanced EMT certification. The Field Shift Supervisor is primarily responsible for performing lifesaving work at emergency and non-emergency scenes and ensure their assigned shift, apparatus, equipment, and facilities are maintained in appropriate readiness to respond to a variety of lifesaving emergency and non-emergency transports. Supervising EMT’s and AEMT’s on assigned shifts; ensuring compliance with all policies, procedures, and medical protocol; instructing assigning, reviewing, and planning work of others; maintaining standards; coordinating activities; allocating personnel; selecting new employees; acting on employee problems and recommending employee disciplinary action as appropriate. Testing is required and includes a physical ability assessment and pre-employment screens for all finalist applicants.

Desired Minimum Qualifications:
• Possession of NCOEMS AEMT or NRAEMT credentials or higher credentials
• Possession of an appropriate driver's license valid in the State of North Carolina.
• Possession of NIMS ICS 100, 200, 300, 400, 700, and 800 certifications or ability to obtain within six months of employment
• Completion of OSHA compliant HAZMAT training or ability to obtain within six months of employment
• Successful completion of Henderson County Oral Review Boards within six months of employment.

The starting pay range for the position is $38,556 ($15.75/hr.) - $44,676 ($18.25/hr.) (FLSA Non-Exempt, Hourly) (Rotating 24/72 Shifts) (Average of 7-8 shifts per month)
Hiring salary will be determined based on qualifications and internal equity

Additional Benefits
HCRS standard full-time benefits package as established by the Board of Directors to include but not limited to;
• 80/20 Paid group health insurance
• Accident and illness insurance
• Matching 401k
• Paid NC Fire & Rescue Workers Pension Fund
• Paid Time Off (accrued yearly based on years of service)
• Built-in overtime each pay period
• Overtime pay for worked Holidays
• Additional compensation for rescue certifications
• Overtime pay for long-distance transports and event standbys
• Opportunities to participate in specialized teams
• Paid continuing education training
• Embedded Behavioral Wellness Counseling Program

Application Process:
Applications must be obtained, fully completed, and submitted to Henderson County Rescue Squad by mail 2529 Asheville Highway, Hendersonville, NC 28791, by email ( or by fax (828) 692-1642 by C.O.B. Friday, September 24, 2021. For more information and to obtain an application, please visit the employment page of our website,

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