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Rescue Squad Field Shift Supervisor
2021-12-22, 11:41 AM
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Rescue Squad Field Shift Supervisor
Rescue Squad Field Shift Supervisor

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 3800 calls for service annually, ranging from emergency and non-emergency ambulance transports, standby services, and technical rescue operations with a roster of over 120 paid and un-paid rescue professionals. The Rescue Squad is a certified Advanced EMT provider and certified for the following rescue specialties: Heavy Rescue, High Angle, Swiftwater, Dive Rescue, Agricultural Rescue, Confined Space, Structural Collapse, Trench, NC Alpine & Mountain Search and Rescue, and Wilderness Land Search & Rescue.

About the Position:
Henderson County Rescue Squad is accepting applications for one full-time Field Shift Supervisor. Must have a current North Carolina Paramedic or Advanced EMT certification or be certified at the EMT level and currently enrolled in an AEMT or higher program. The Field Shift Supervisor is primarily responsible for performing lifesaving work at emergency and non-emergency scenes and ensuring their assigned shift, apparatus, equipment, and facilities are maintained in appropriate readiness to respond to a variety of lifesaving emergencies 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 or certified EMT and currently enrolled in an AEMT or higher program.
Possession of an appropriate driver's license valid in 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 should be submitted directly to the employment committee. Please ensure your packet or email is marked "Field Shift Supervisor Job Application." Persons interested in applying for a position should submit the following no later than C.O.B Friday, January 21st, 2022.

Letter of intent (Current HCRS Members and Employees Only)
HCRS Employment Application
Resume and Cover Letter

By Email:
Attn: Employment Committee

By Mail:
Henderson County Rescue Squad
Attn: Employment Committee
2529 Asheville Highway
Hendersonville, NC 28791

Henderson County Rescue Squad
Attn: Employment Committee
2529 Asheville Highway
Hendersonville, NC 28791

Hiring Process:
Physical Agility Test
Panel Interview
Criminal Background Check
Driving History Review
Employment Verification

For more information and to obtain an application, please visit the employment page of our website,
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