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EMT (Emergency Medical Technician) - Part-Time/20 Openings

Posting Date:  12/04/2020 (revised)
Position Type:  Part-Time, Hourly as Scheduled 

Department:  Office of Emergency Management 

Compensation Range:  $19.61 - $21.95 per hour
Closing Date:  Posting will remain open until all positions are filled

The CORE (Community Oriented Regional EMS) Team is a mission-based organization with contracted EMS providers throughout the county. The first mission will be COVID-19 specimen collections at testing sites. We believe that this team can have a hugely meaningful impact on the fight against COVID-19 and help to make our community safer.


Job Summary: We are seeking approximately twenty (20) part-time Emergency Medical Technicians (EMTs) to work in concert with advanced life support providers to triage and provide medical care at contracted community events. This will be a be 200 hours per year position, depending on events which are occurring. This equates to approximately two 8-hour shifts a month. Expected availability for this position will be days, evenings, and occasional nights.

Position Duties:

  • Immediately respond to requests for service when notified of an event requiring medical assessment and treatment.

  • Thoroughly document the entire patient encounter consistent with expectations of Milwaukee County OEM-EMS. Accurate documentation is essential to record events, provide information for CQIP, and to provide information on risk assessments to the venues we serve.

  • Complete annual LMS training as required by the county and the Office of EMS. Complete in-house training or specialized training sessions as mandated by the EMS Division.

  • Work with EMS Supervisor to assess risks of events and prepare equipment accordingly. Follow direction of EMS Supervisor for staffing positions to provide optimal coverage for the event. Complete inventory lists and ensure equipment is functioning/stocked appropriately.

  • Perform all other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Resident of the United States of America

  • Valid driver's license; which must be maintained throughout employment

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent is required

  • State of Wisconsin EMT/Paramedic certification REQUIRED at time of application

  • CPR certification required at time of application

  • At least one (1) year of experience working in Paramedicine, Emergency Medical Services, or EMT role

  • Experienced in the use of emergency medical equipment (e.g. AED, Cardiac Monitor Defibrillator, radios)

  • Basic experience with the use of personal computers

  • Able to lift/carry/push/pull up to 100 pounds on a regular basis

  • Ability to make informed/independent decisions quickly

  • Support Milwaukee County missions with a focus on health equity

  • Thorough understanding of incident command structure and functions

  • ICS 100, 200, 700 and 800 certifications within 6 months of start date

  • On the National Paramedic Registry (NREMT) is preferred


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Knowledge of basic Emergency Medical Terminology; knowledge of common emergency medical services forms and reports; skilled at analysis/reasoning, communication/interpretation, math/mental computation, reading, sustained mental activity (i.e. auditing, problem solving, composing reports). Ability to maintain sensitive or confidential information, explain and gather information, answer queries, or aid internal and/or external contacts. Ability to read, write and comprehend simple instructions, reports, short correspondence and memos.


M. Otero



Note: This Original Application is open to qualified residents of the United States. Appointee must establish Wisconsin State residency within six (6) months of appointment. In accordance with Rule III Section 11 of the Civil Service Rules a non-competitive examination will be held for this position. The non-competitive examination will consist of criteria deemed appropriate by the Director of Human Resources.

Milwaukee County offers a comprehensive blend of benefits designed to make your life better both inside and outside of the workplace. Milwaukee County conducts job related criminal background checks and pre-employment screenings.

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Milwaukee County is an Equal Opportunity/E-verify employer committed to diversity and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against based on age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability genetic information or protected veteran status. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing, background checks and pre-employment physicals subject to job requirements. If special accommodations are needed, please contact 414-278-3936.