Now seeking applications for full-time Chief, Paramedic, EMT.

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Employment Opportunities

Canandaigua Emergency Squad accepts employment applications on an ongoing basis. Applications will be kept on file for six months from the time of submission. Interviews are conducted when vacancies arise.

We offer a competitive benefit package for full-time employees including:

  • Vacation Time
  • Sick Days
  • Medical/Health Insurance (Employee Shares Cost)
  • Dental Insurance
  • Matching 401(k) retirement

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Applications can be mailed to:
Canandaigua Emergency Squad
233 N. Pearl Street
Canandaigua, NY 14424

Positions

  • Chief
  • Paramedic
  • EMT

Job Title: Emergency Medical Technician
Reports To: Sergeant
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Division: Emergency Medical Service Operations
Status: Seeking applications

Summary:

Responds to calls for emergency medical services and provides direct patient care in the capacity of a New York State Emergency Medical Technician in accordance with state and regional protocols which include completing all required reports and administrative functions. Assists with non-patient care functions including but not limited to fleet and property maintenance and repair, administrative functions, public relations and volunteer recruitment and retention by performing the following duties.

Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  1. Provides direct patient care.*
  2. Completes non-patient care assignments.*
  3. Assists with public relation events including ambulance standbys, community meetings and other scheduled events.
  4. Works independently to perform tasks assigned by supervisor on a frequent basis.

Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education/Experience:

High school diploma or general education degree (GED).

Language Ability:

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.

Math Ability:

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.

Reasoning Ability:

Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

Special Skills:

NIMS 100, 200 and 700

Computer Skills:

To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Microsoft Word and electronic patient charting.

Equipment:

Stretcher
Ambulance
Bariatric Lift and Moving Equipment

Certificates and Licenses:

New York State Emergency Medical Technician Certification
Valid New York State Driver's License-Meeting CES Driver Motor Vehicle Record
Clearance
EVOC or CEVO within Past Three Years
Ability to meet New York State Department of Health Functional Job Description of Emergency Medical Technician and Assistant Emergency Medical Technician

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to work near moving mechanical parts; outdoor weather conditions and vibration. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet or humid conditions (non-weather); work in high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; extreme cold (non-weather); extreme heat (non-weather); risk of electrical shock; work with explosives; risk of radiation; exposure to rapidly changing physical environments and exposure to communicable diseases and bloodborne pathogens.

The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The employee must frequently lift and/or move more than 125 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to sit; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk and taste or smell.

Job Title: Paramedic
Reports To: Sergeant
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Division: Emergency Medical Service Operations
Status: Seeking applications

Summary:

Provides direct patient care in the capacity of a New York State Emergency
Medical Technician-Paramedic in accordance with state and regional protocols which include completing all required reports and administrative functions. Assists with non-patient care functions including but not limited to fleet and property maintenance and repair, administrative functions, public relations and volunteer recruitment and retention by performing the following duties.

Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  1. Provides direct patient care.*
  2. Completes non-patient care assignments.*
  3. Assists with public relation events including ambulance standbys, community meetings and other scheduled events.
  4. Works independently to perform tasks assigned by supervisor on a frequent basis.

Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education/Experience:

High school diploma or general education degree (GED) and some college; or one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Language Ability:

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.

Math Ability:

Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.

Reasoning Ability:

Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

Special Skills:

NIMS 100, 200 and 700

Computer Skills:

To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Microsoft Word and electronic patient charting.

Equipment:

Phillips MRX Cardiac Monitor
Stretcher
Ambulance
Bariatric Lift and Moving Equipment

Certificates and Licenses:

New York State Emergency Medical Technician-Paramedic Certification
Valid New York State Driver's License-Meeting CES Driver Motor Vehicle Record
Clearance
EVOC or CEVO within Past Three Years
Ability to meet New York State Department of Health Functional Job Description of Emergency Medical Technician and Assistant Emergency Medical Technician

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to work near moving mechanical parts; outdoor weather conditions and vibration. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet or humid conditions (non-weather); work in high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; extreme cold (non-weather); extreme heat (non-weather); risk of electrical shock; work with explosives; risk of radiation; exposure to rapidly changing physical environments and exposure to communicable diseases and bloodborne pathogens.

The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The employee must frequently lift and/or move more than 125 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. While performing the duties1of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to sit; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk and taste or smell.

Job Title: Chief
Reports To: Board of Directors
FLSA Status: Exempt
Status: Seeking applications until end of business on Friday April 28, 2017

Summary:

The Chief is the Board of Director’s (BOD) representative in the management of CES. The Chief shall be given the necessary authority and will be held responsible for the efficient administration of CES in all of its activities. The Chief is responsible for all of our business affairs and is accountable for the oversight and direction of all personnel, both career and volunteer, as it involves the delivery of emergency medicine, inter-facility and special care transports. It is the expectation that the EMS Chief will exemplify the highest professional standards and continuously builds on a team environment.

Administrative Responsibilities include the following:

The EMS Chief ensures that the vision and mission of CES is communicated to the community, the staff, and our partners. The EMS Chief adheres to and maintains the By-laws, Standard Operating Guidelines (SOG), and Human Resource Procedures such as those required by law. The Chief attends BOD meetings in an advisory role and provides Call volume statistics, financial summaries, fleet status, creates the annual budget, and informs the BOD of personnel issues.

Operations Responsibilities include the following:

The EMS Chief ensures that the staff and fleet are prepared for response. The EMS Chief ensures that all regulations and training requirements are met and adhered to. The EMS Chief infrequently may need to administer either basic or advanced life support procedures to patients at emergency scenes. The EMS Chief may need to manage and coordinates interagency cooperation and incident command at the scene of a major incident. He/She will coordinate the actions of the EMS staff using the National Incident Management System (NIMS).

Qualifications:

The EMS Chief must:
  1. Show a minimum of five years of experience in a management position in an Emergency Medical Services agency or related profession. With references for verification.

  2. Possess a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Human Resources, Public Administration, Health Care Administration, Emergency Management, Business, or other health care related field. (A Masters of Science is preferred.)

  3. Be at least 18 years of age.

  4. Have no convictions or outstanding charges related to fraud, drugs or alcohol, assault or injury to a person, or other felonies.

  5. Possess a valid Driver’s License.

  6. Have a clear and acceptable driving record as outlined in CES policy.

  7. Be a Certified NYS EMT. (Advanced Life Support background or certification is preferred.)

  8. Have taken NIMS IS 700, IS 800 as well as ICS 100, ICS 200. Also include any Public Safety Incident Management programs completed.

  9. Be computer literate in MS Office products.

  10. Be able to write clear, concise, narrative reports.

  11. Be able to make clear concise oral presentations.

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