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Director of EMS

Category: Public Safety
Consistently Rated As One Of The Best Places To Live And Work In America, Wake County, NC, Seeks A Highly Engaged, Motivating, And Strategic Leader Who Operates With A Diversity, Equity, And Inclusion Mindset To Serve As Its Next Director Of EMS. Wake County Invites Candidates To Apply If They Are Passionate About Joining A Large Nationally Known EMS Department Committed To Prompt, Compassionate, And Clinically Excellent Care. The Director Of EMS, Who Reports To The County’s Chief Medical Officer And Oversees 486 Full-time Employees Including A Senior Team Of 5 Deputy Directors And A Chief Operating Officer, Is Responsible For Directing The Business Planning, Leadership, And Oversight Of Operations Of The Wake County Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Department. Qualifications: The Following Are Required: •Bachelor's degree in emergency medical services or related field. Note: A minimum of four years of Emergency Medical Services experience will be considered an equivalency for a degree.​• Eight Years Of Experience In Emergency Medical Services, Including Three Years Of Supervisory Experience. • Valid NC State Driver License And "safe" Driving Record. • Eligible For NC Paramedic Certification And Can Achieve Wake County Release To Practice At The Paramedic Level. Preferred Qualifications Include: • Master’s Degree In A Field Related To Emergency Medical Services, Administration, Public Health, Or Other Relevant Area. • Ten Years Of Experience In A Similar Size EMS System Or Related Healthcare Senior Leadership Role. Salary And Benefits: The Hiring Range For The Position Is $138,617 - $249,515. View The County's Comprehensive Benefits Package Here. To Apply, Please Visit Please Note The Following: • All Applications Must Be Submitted Online Via The Developmental Associates Application Portal (link Above) – NOT The County’s Employment Application Portal Or Any Other External Website. • Resumes And Cover Letters Must Be Uploaded With The Application. • Applicants Should Apply By September 22nd, 2023. • The Hiring Team Will Invite Successful Semi-finalists To Participate In Virtual Interviews And Skill Evaluations On October 18th – 19th, 2023. Candidates Are Encouraged To Reserve These Dates For Virtual Meetings Should They Be Invited To Participate. • Direct Inquiries To: Wake County Is An EOE. Developmental Associates, LLC Manages The Recruitment And Selection Process For This Position.
Employer: Wake County, NC
Expires: 9/29/2023