EMT III: Honolulu Hawaii Deadline November 5, 2015

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Deadline: November 5, 2015

Salary: $4,244.00 Monthly

Job Description:

Independently dispatches and coordinates the response of emergency ambulance units to the scene of accidents or distress and coordinates emergency medical service activities involving the city ambulance program on an assigned shift at the central unit; and performs other related duties as required.

The current position vacancy is responsible for dispatching ambulances on Oahu to respond to 911 emergency calls for pre-hospital emergency medical care and emergency ambulance service, coordinating personnel scheduling, and assuring that the necessary Emergency Medical Services (EMS) personnel are assigned to all units.

 Additional Job Information:

At time of application, you must be a citizen, national, or permanent resident alien of the United States or a non-citizen eligible under federal law for unrestricted employment.

***Subject to funding availability.***

1) Only ONLINE applications will be accepted. Applications must be submitted online by NOVEMBER 5, 2015, 11:59 p.m., Hawaii Standard Time (HST) to be accepted.

2) Paper applications will NOT be accepted.

 There is one vacancy with the Honolulu Emergency Services Department, Emergency Medical Services Division. Vacancy is located in Honolulu. This list may be used to fill future vacancies in this department.

Special Working Conditions: Must be able to handle tasks in rapid succession, perform multiple tasks simultaneously, communicate clearly and calmly, and make sound decisions under stressful conditions. This position may be mobilized in the event of an emergency and may require work during or following natural disasters and other major events or incidents. Will be required to work rotating shifts and rotating days off. Includes weekend and holiday work. Current work shifts are 12:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., or 12:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m.

Important Notice:

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Minimum Qualification Requirements:


Equivalent to graduation from high school.


Two (2) years of experience as an Emergency Medical Technician, and satisfactory completion of a State of Hawaii Department of Health approved Emergency Medical Technician (Basic Life Support) training program.

Verification Requirement: You must submit proof of completion of Emergency Medical Technician training and evidence of any current and/or past Emergency Medical Technician certification(s). Please attach an electronic copy of your diploma and/or official transcript which shows the embossed seal and your current and/or past EMT certification(s) to your application. Or mail or drop off photocopies of these documents by the closing date of this recruitment to the following address: Department of Human Resources, 650 South King Street, 10th Floor, Honolulu, HI 96813.

Copies will not be returned. Unofficial transcripts will not be accepted. All information on your diploma/transcript and EMT certification(s) must be legible in order to receive credit.


1. Valid appropriate driver’s license (automobile), prior to appointment.

2. Current American Heart Association Basic Cardiac Life Support certificate, prior to appointment.

3. Current Emergency Medical Dispatch (EMD) Certificate issued by the National Academies of Emergency Dispatch, prior to completion of probation.

The above licenses and certifications must be maintained throughout employment. Maintenance of these licenses/certifications is a condition of employment.

Examination Process:

TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE EVALUATION: In addition to meeting the above minimum qualifications, your application will be further evaluated. Your score will be based on the quality, quantity, and/or recency of your training and experience.


Training and Experience Evaluation……………………..100%


To determine the selectee’s employment suitability for the position of Emergency Medical Technician III (Communications Center Coordinator), the Department of Human Resources will conduct an evaluation of personal suitability, including reviewing information from the Hawaii Criminal Justice Data Center and the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Due to the nature of the position, selectees are required to be fingerprinted as part of their employment suitability.

 How to Apply: The full job description and application can be found HERE.

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