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EMS Director

Macon County Board of Commissioners

Posted: Mar. 16, 2018

End Date: Apr. 19, 2018

Macon County Board of Commissioners
Job Announcement 
Position Title: Emergency Medical Services Director 

The Macon County Board of Commissioners is now accepting applications for the position of Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Director for Macon County. This is the lead administrative and operational position for the County EMS Department.  This is an exempt / full-time position. Application deadline: Thursday, April 19, 2018 at 5:00 p.m.

Areas of responsibility include: Manages day to day operation of EMS department; Hires, schedules, supervise and directs personnel; manage shift coverage;  Oversees and administers departmental operation and capital budget; Maintains department licenses, employee state and medical licenses and patient records; Orders and secures supplies and medications; Maintains and facilitates employee relations as well as those with patients, local health facilities, outside EMS services and county agencies;

This position requires a current State of Georgia Paramedic’s license. Five (5) years’ experience as a Licensed Paramedic required; a minimum of three (3) years at a managerial level, preferred; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job. 

A valid Georgia Driver’s License is required. Applicants will be required to pass a physical examination, drug and alcohol test, and a criminal background check.

The ideal candidate must be able to communicate well and direct employees and interact with other county departments and agencies and perform other duties as assigned. Prior experience as a manager or experience in a supervisory position is preferred. This person must possess strong interpersonal skills, and an ability to relate to a wide variety of people.

Macon County Board of Commissioners does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, age, national origin, or handicap status.

Interested applicants should submit an application and three (3) references (contact information including address, phone, email, etc) to the address below.  Applications can be obtained online at www.maconcountyga.gov or from the Macon County Courthouse at 121 S. Sumter St. Oglethorpe, GA.  31068. 

Contact Information: 
Macon County Board of Commissioners
c/o Regina McDuffie
P.O. Box 297 - Oglethorpe, GA 31068
For additional information or questions: (478) 472-7021