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Emergency Services - Division Chief of Administration/EMS


Job Title: Division Chief of Administration / EMS
Department: Dawson County Emergency Services
Salary: $58,800 - $65,608 Annually
Status: Full-Time/Salary/Exempt


Job Summary:
This position manages, coordinates and monitors administrative functions for the department as well as work involving Emergency Medical Services. The Division Chief of Administration formulates policies, programs and procedures for EMS Operations; manages all EMS licensing, equipment supplies, storage, and billing and serves as contact person for the department’s Medical Director.  This employee displays knowledge of the operation of various types of apparatus, tools, equipment and software used within the department. The employee must attend training and maintain the necessary hours to satisfy the department and state training requirements in Fire, EMA, and EMS, shall be responsible for keeping physically fit, and shall perform other related duties.

Job Requirements:
Bachelor’s degree in Fire Science, Fire Administration, Public Administration, Business or a public safety related field along with extensive experience in emergency management, including at least three to five years of related experience and supervisory experience; or an equivalent combination of education, experience, special qualifications and training which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities necessary for the job.  Applicant must hold State of Georgia Fire certification with considerable command experience in firefighting and fire prevention practices; NREMT (State) Paramedic) Certification; Certified Basic Emergency Manager; and NPQ Fire Officer III or equivalent.  Applicant must possess a valid driver’s license and maintain a satisfactory Motor Vehicle Record (MVR), and must be able to pass a Background Check and Drug Screening.

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Applications are in the County Administration office and here. Applications may be mailed or delivered to the Dawson County Human Resources Department, 25 Justice Way, Suite 2233, Dawsonville, GA 30534; Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.  All applications submitted are subject to public disclosure under the Georgia Open Records Act.
Dawson County is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug Free Work Place.