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EMS Director

The EMS Director is responsible for the day-to-day operation and administration of the EMS service for Chickasaw County. The Director plans, organizes, coordinates, and evaluates the overall functioning of the ambulance service. The Director provides guidance, leadership, accountability, and coordination for the EMS program, its volunteers, and full-time and part-time staff, assuring that consistent, high-quality care is provided to all patients. The Director will stay abreast of current trends in EMS and advocate for a progressive, professional, and efficient EMS system.

Job Description

Duties and responsibilities


Working conditions

Work is typically performed in an office, a variety of emergency scenes, ambulances, stocks rooms, and ambulance bays. The employee may be exposed to fire, smoke, noise, dust, dirt, grease, machinery, contagious or infectious diseases/pathogens, irritating chemicals, animals, and hot, cold, or inclement weather. The work may require the use of protective devices such as masks, goggles, gloves, and all protective equipment associated with EMS operations.

Physical requirements

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The work may be performed while intermittently sitting, standing, walking, bending, crouching, kneeling, climbing, and descending stairs or ramps, balancing, stooping, reaching, and lifting. The work is often performed while wearing PPE and frequently requires the carrying of bags and equipment. The ability to use hands to operate objects, tools, or controls is necessary.  The position requires the ability to lift up to fifty (50) pounds.


*Chickasaw County is an Equal Opportunity Employer


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