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SPECIAL OPERATIONS: OPEN HOUSE

MAY

5/23/24 – Thursday (A-Shift) / 5/24/24 – Friday (B-Shift)

JULY

7/26/24 – Friday (A-Shift) / 7/29/24 – Monday (B-Shift)

SEPTEMBER

9/26/24 – Thursday (A-Shift) / 9/27/24 – Friday (B-Shift)

NOVEMBER

11/22/24 – Friday (B-Shift) / 11/25/24 – Monday (A-Shift)

WHAT DO I NEED TO KNOW...

The team plans to conduct an assessment for new team members in December of this year. We are hosting open houses to better inform prospective team members about the duties and responsibilities of a Special Operations Paramedic. During these events, you can work out with current team members, learn about the job, and ask questions. Each session should last about two hours. Employees attending will NOT be paid.

WHO CAN ATTEND?

This is intended for current Paramedic Crew Chief’s who will meet eligibility requirements for application later this year. Eligibility requirements and details are listed on the page below.

HOW DO I ATTEND?

If you want to attend one of these sessions, please contact James Camarena (jamesc@medic911.com) and Luis Barrera (luisb@medic911.com for further details. They will provide further details about how to prepare for the day of, where to report, and miscellaneous information.

PRE-REQUISITES AND QUALIFICATIONS – AT TIME OF APPLICATION

  1. Candidates must be employed full-time by the Agency; maintaining full-time employment status during the assessment period
  2. Candidates must have a minimum of one year experience with Mecklenburg EMS Agency as a full-time EMT-Paramedic Crew Chief
  3. No high-level PIPD (Level 5 or Level 6) within the past 12 months; all disciplinary action below a Level 5 PIPD will be reviewed and factored into the decision-making process
  4. No definitive Category 1 or 2 Incident Reviews; the Medical Director will approve all candidates
  5. Attendance will be factored into the decision-making process
  6. Must be current with In-Service, Corporate Compliance, and fit testing
  7. Up to date with all continuing education and required certification

ADDITIONAL DETAILS – ASSESSMENT PROCESS + PROBATRIONARY REQUIREMENTS IF SELECTED

  1. Eligible candidates will participate in a preliminary physical fitness test (PFT) utilizing a standardized physical fitness test protocol
  2. Candidates who complete the PFT will then participate in a practical exercise evaluation
  3. Each candidate who completes the above will then participate in a structured panel interview conducted by Mecklenburg EMS Agency and Law Enforcement Command Staff
  4. Candidates selected to become a Special Operations Paramedic must complete the following before the end of their probationary assignment: An accredited Tactical Emergency Medical Support Program, Tactical Combat Casualty Care and High Threat Extraction Course, NC Basic SWAT School or equivalent training with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department

SPECIAL WORKING CONDITIONS

The position is on an as-needed basis and requires members to be available during nights, weekends, and holidays

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