Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)

Seneca County EMS

Job description

Completion of secondary education with training and experience as an Emergency Medical Technician-Paramedic, advanced cardiac life support, a successful background check, or equivalent combination.


State of Ohio EMT-Paramedic Certification, Advanced Cardiac Life Support Certification, Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Certification, and a valid Ohio driver’s license with an acceptable driving record


Under the direction of the Emergency Services Director and in conjunction with a licensed medical doctor or doctor of osteopathic medicine and surgery, provides all pre-hospital emergency patient care up to the EMT Paramedic Level; determines nature and extent of illness or injury and provides emergency medical assistance and advanced life support and intensive care techniques; starts I.V.’s; maintains patient’s breathing by intubation; administers medications; operates advanced life support equipment; assess vital signs; controls bleeding; assists childbirth; immobilizes fractures; management of mentally disturbed patients, and initial care of poison and burn patients; where patients must in emergency be extricated from entrapment, assesses extent of injury and gives all possible emergency care and protection; communicates with patients, families and other emergency personnel on scene; communicates with hospitals; transports patients to medical facilities.

Completes and files standardized reports of patient information and care for the use of receiving hospital and administration, including nature of request for aid, pertinent past history, therapy provided, diagnosis, disposition, and sufficient patient information for billing purposes.

Maintains cardiac resuscitation and other skills and knowledge of emergency medical techniques through routine self‑tests required by supervisor; attends meetings and in‑service training; assists in training and orientation; assists in development of procedures to promote better patient care; follows written protocol to include patient confidentiality and privacy in accordance with all federal, state, and local guidelines; Tests and maintains advanced life support equipment and instruments for proper operation; inventories and restocks drugs and medical supplies; maintains inventory of medical supplies and medications.

Job Types: Full-time

Salary: Starting at $50,000


  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Retirement plan
  • Vision insurance


  • Paramedic License (Preferred)

For those interested in applying, please email Seneca County job application with references along with updated resume to HR Generalist Andrea Caskey humanresources@senecacountyohio.gov.

Paperwork can also be delivered in person to the Seneca County Commissioners’ Office or mailed to the below address:

Seneca County Commissioners’ Office

Attn: Andrea Caskey, HR Generalist

111, Madison St.

Tiffin, OH 44883