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Emergency Medical Technician - Paramedic (Full Time)



Bertie County Emergency Services currently has an opening for a full-time Emergency Medical Technician-Paramedic within its EMS Division.  Applications accepted until filled.

STARTING SALARY:  Minimum $15/hour ($40,560 salary including OT), based on experience.


SHIFT SCHEDULE:  24/48 with Kelly Day every Sunday.  Each full-time employee is guaranteed 48-hours each week.



·         County-paid employee insurance (State Health Plan BCBS)

·         Local Government Employee Retirement System contribution

·         Vision, Dental, Life, Supplemental Insurance options

·         401k available



Respond to emergency and non-emergency calls received by the Bertie County Emergency Services Department. Provide initial medical assessment and treatment to individuals, including advanced life support procedures. Ensure emergency medical care is provided in accordance with established guidelines and written and verbal instructions from the Medical Director and Emergency Services management. 



·    Effectively manages the scene of emergency and non-emergency calls by: assessing the medical care needed, determining the need and method of transportation to a medical care facility, administering medication as necessary, and ensuring a seamless transfer to hospital staff for continued care. 

·    Ensure the proper functioning of the emergency medical vehicle, all emergency medical equipment, and adequate supply of inventory are on the vehicle.

·    Provide outreach education at schools and in the community, including home safety inspections, and provide emergency medical service at community events.

·    Complete necessary state and local paperwork, including reports and billing.




·         Requires high school diploma or GED.

·         Possession of North Carolina certification as an Emergency Medical Technician-Paramedic.

·         Possession of or ability to obtain a valid driver’s license issued by the State of North Carolina, and possess a clean driving record.

Interested candidates should complete a Bertie County Employment Application will be accpeted until the position is filled. Applications can be found by visiting the following website: http://www.co.bertie.nc.us/employment/EmploymentApp.pdf

For more information, contact Matt Leicester, EMS Division Chief, at 252-325-2438 or matt.leicester@bertie.nc.gov.


Human Resources Officer:
Carolyn Fornes

PO Box 530
106 Dundee St.
Windsor, NC 27983
(252) 794-5314



Bertie County Employment Application PDF
Bertie County Employment Application (Sheriff) PDF
Application for Employment (State Job Openings i.e. Dept. of Social Services) PDF
Additional Page for Previous Employment for State Applications (if needed) PDF