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Paramedic/FF Part Time September2019
Wilson County Government
Posting Date:09-09-2019
Closing Date:09-20-2019
Wilson County Government $14.50/hour 09-09-2019 09-20-2019
PURPOSE OF CLASSIFICATION
 

The purpose of this classification is to respond to calls for assistance in order to provide emergency medical care to persons that have suffered a medical illness or traumatic event and responding to fire/rescue emergency calls. The Paramedic should maintain current knowledge and skills in EMS material. Maintain a professional attitude at all
times, have good public relation skills and ability to talk professionally to other health care providers. The Paramedic should act as a patient advocate, keeping the well being of the patient the highest priority at all times. The Paramedic is the team leader of the ambulance crew and provides efficient and specialized advanced emergency medical care to the sick, injured and/or critically ill patients during all phases of an ambulance call. The Paramedic is responsible for

ensuring the ambulance and its equipment is ready for a call at all times. Reports to Lieutenant
 
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
 
The following duties are normal for this position. The omission of specific statements of the duties does not exclude them from the classification if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment for this classification. Other duties may be required and assigned.
 
• Maintains a state of readiness/preparation for medical emergency response; performs daily inspections and maintenance of vehicles/equipment; checks/maintains stock of equipment and supplies on ambulance and in EMS station; re-loads equipment and apparatus following response to emergency calls.
 

• Responds to emergency calls for medical assistance, hazardous materials incidents, motor vehicle accidents,
fires, natural disasters, explosions, multiple-casualty incidents, trapped persons, special rescue situations, or other emergency situations; coordinates activities between medical team and emergency responders from other agencies.

 

• Operates an ambulance and or fire truck to respond to emergency calls; performs driving functions in a safe and efficient manner under various conditions, including in day/night hours, in congested traffic, in adverse weather conditions, and in emergency situations involving speeds in excess of posted limits; determines best

route to reach location of emergency calls.
 

• Conducts patient assessments; assesses nature and severity of illness/injury and identifies life threatening problems; determines/prioritizes appropriate medical treatment/procedures and need for additional assistance; performs patient triage; takes and records patient's vital signs; performs physical examinations

and obtains patient history; assesses status of patient’s neurological system, cardiovascular system, orthopedic system, motor and sensory skills, and level of consciousness.
 

• Administers basic/advanced life support care at emergency scene and during transport in accordance with established medical standards;; performs invasive and non-invasive procedures on patients with lifethreatening or non life-threatening conditions, per established procedures or as authorized/directed by physicians; responds to cardiac and respiratory emergencies; provides basic airway management and CPR; maintains circulation; provides spinal management and immobilization; provides fluid resuscitation by IV;
manages bleeding and post-traumatic shock; assists with childbirth; administers medications as appropriate; observes, records, and monitors patient's condition and effects of medication.

• Provides assistance in vehicle stabilization and extrication of trapped victims; performs rapid extrication in case of fire/explosive situations.
 
• Communicates with medical personnel at emergency treatment facility to convey patient’s condition, obtains instructions regarding further treatment, and arranges for reception of victims at treatment facility.
 

• Transports patients to medical facilities; stabilizes patients for hospital transport; performs physical lifting techniques associated with moving patients between incident site, stretcher, or ambulance; restrains

combative/uncooperative persons per established procedures; provides assistance in emergency room as needed.
 
• Assists in identifying unsafe circumstances, maintains safety at incident scenes, identifies hazards at incident scenes, and removes individuals from unsafe areas.
 
• Completes required records/reports on all emergency incidents; creates patient charts and provides charts to hospital personnel as appropriate; enters data relating to patient care or billing information into computer.
 

• Provides reassurance, comfort, counseling, or mediation to patients and family members, in accordance with

HIPAA laws.
 

• Follows safety procedures, utilizes safety equipment, and monitors work environment to ensure safety of employees and other individuals; takes appropriate measures to prevent disease transmission or exposure to bodily fluids.

 

• Operates or utilizes various emergency vehicles and emergency/medical equipment, tools and supplies,
which may include an ambulance, extrication tools, blood pressure cuff, cardiac monitor, glucose monitor, defibrillator,
• endotracheal tube, external pacing device, 12 lead ECG airway equipment, intravenous pump, laryngoscope, pulse oximetry monitor, CPAP, auto-ventilator, splinting devices, suction equipment,

stretcher, stairchair stretcher, forceps, syringe, thermometer, portable ventilator, pediatric equipment, medical supplies, radio communications equipment, and general office equipment.
 

• Performs general maintenance tasks necessary to keep vehicles, equipment and tools in operable condition,
which may include inspecting/testing equipment, checking fluid levels, refueling vehicles, or washing/cleaning equipment; decontaminates ambulance interior and related equipment; disposes of

biomedical waste materials per established procedures; re-stocks medical supplies following each call; monitors equipment operations to maintain efficiency and safety; reports faulty equipment.
 
• Maintains inventory levels and checks expiration dates on departmental supplies.
 
• Prepares or completes various forms, reports, correspondence, logs, checklists, medical record documentation, patient charts, incident forms, or other documents.
 
• Receives various forms, reports, correspondence, patient records, policies, procedures, protocols, medical books,  medical charts, maps, manuals, catalogs, reference materials, or other documentation; reviews, completes processes, forwards or retains as appropriate.
 
• Operates a computer to enter, retrieve, review or modify data; verifies accuracy of entered data and makes corrections; utilizes word processing, electronic patient care reporting to enter patient information, or other software programs.
 

• Maintains current manuals, policies/procedures, bulletins, map books, and reference materials for

reference/review.
 

• Communicates with supervisor, employees, other departments, dispatchers, law enforcement personnel, fire personnel, hospital personnel, medical professionals, property owners/occupants, patients/victims, family members, the public, outside agencies, and other individuals as needed to coordinate work activities, review

status of work, review status of patients, exchange information, or resolve problems.
 

• Communicates via telephone and/or two-way radio; provides information and assistance; takes and relays messages or directs calls to appropriate personnel; responds to requests for service or assistance; returns calls as necessary; communicates effectively and coherently over radio channels while initiating and

responding to radio communications.
 
• Promotes positive public relations; provides education to the public regarding issues such as public health, life safety, drug/alcohol abuse, first aid, CPR, emergency care, fire safety and prevention ; provides tours of ambulances, fire trucks and stations.
 
• Provides “standby” coverage at special events/activities as assigned.
 

• Performs code enforcement, pre-fire surveys and building inspections, fire suppression and rescue

operation.
 
• Maintains a comprehensive, current knowledge and awareness of applicable laws, regulations, policies and procedures; maintains an awareness of new techniques, equipment, medications, trends, and advances in the profession; reads professional literature; maintains professional affiliations; participates in continuing education activities and training sessions; attends shift meetings, workshops and seminars as appropriate.
 
• Demonstrates flexibility in scheduling and readiness to assist in dangerous and extreme situations such as a natural disaster or epidemic.
 
• Must be able to pass yearly SCBA fit test and medical questionnaire including possible psychological exam.
 

• Safety sensitive position subject to pre-employment, post-accident, reasonable suspicion and random drug

screens.
 
• Subject to annual and random competency evaluations, current state and/or national standards will be used to evaluate practical skills and knowledge.
 
• Subject to annual physical ability testing
 
ADDITIONAL FUNCTIONS
 
• Performs basic housekeeping, laundry, and maintenance tasks associated with maintaining EMS station, ambulances, and related facilities
 
• Provides assistance to other employees or departments as needed
 
• Performs other related duties as required.
 

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
 
• Must meet all the requirements of the AEMT/Firefighter job description
 
• Must be 21 years of age.
 
• Must possess and maintain current Paramedic License
 
• Must possess and maintain current Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)
 
• Must possess and maintain current Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)
 

• Must possess and maintain current International Trauma Life Support (ITLS) or Pre-Hospital Trauma Life Support (PHTLS)

 
• Must possess and maintain current Healthcare Provider Basis Life Support certification or equivalent
 
• Must be able to respond to emergency situations during unscheduled work times
 
PROGRESSIVE REQUIREMENTS
 

Within three (3) years of full time employment you are required to have obtained the following:
• Tennessee Fire Commission Firefighter I
• Tennessee Fire Commission Firefighter II
• TEMA or TFACA Hazmat Awareness and Operations
• Tennessee Fire Commission Driver Operator
• Vehicle Extrication
• Emergency Vehicle Operations Course (EVOC)

• International Trauma Life Support (ITLS) or Pre-Hospital Trauma Life Support (PHTLS)
 
PERFORMANCE APTITUDES
 

Data Utilization: Requires the ability to review, classify, categorize, prioritize, and/or analyze data. Includes exercising discretion in determining data classification, and in referencing such analysis to established standards for the purpose of recognizing actual or probable interactive effects and relationships. May have stressful time
constraints in daily runs as well as meeting deadlines for meetings.

 
Human Interaction: Requires the ability to provide guidance, assistance, and/or interpretation to others regarding the application of procedures and standards to specific situations. Work closely with other as part of a team.
 

Frequently are asked to professionally deal with difficult and challenging people.

 
Equipment, Machinery, Tools, and Materials Utilization: Requires the ability to operate, maneuver and/or control the actions of equipment, machinery, tools, and/or materials used in performing essential functions.
 
Verbal Aptitude: Requires the ability to utilize a wide variety of reference and descriptive data and information.

Mathematical Aptitude: Requires the ability to perform addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, and basic algebra; the ability to calculate decimals and percentages; the ability to utilize principles of fractions; the ability to interpret graphs; and the ability to perform calculations related to drug dosage and drip rates.

 
Functional Reasoning: Requires the ability to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagrammatic form. Involves semi-routine standardized work with some latitude for independent judgment concerning choices of action in emergency situations.
 
Situational Reasoning: Requires the ability to exercise judgment, decisiveness and creativity in situations involving evaluation of information against measurable or verifiable criteria.

 

ADA COMPLIANCE/PHYSICAL DEMANDS ANALYSIS
 

Physical Ability: Tasks require the ability to exert heavy physical effort in heavy work, with greater emphasis on climbing and balancing, but typically also involving some combination of frequent lifting, standing, walking both normal and uneven sometimes slippery surfaces, bending, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, pulling, and
carrying, pushing, and/or pulling of moderately to extremely heavy objects and materials (20-125 pounds); may occasionally involve even heavier objects and materials (up to 200 pounds). This position requires the ability to constantly be in a position to drive a specialized vehicle, use of fingers, ability to grasp, and flexible wrist motions.
Sensory Requirements: Most all tasks require the ability to perceive and discriminate colors or shades of colors, sounds, odor, depth, texture, visual cues or signals and ability to communicate orally.
Environmental Factors: Performance of essential functions may require exposure to adverse environmental conditions, such as dirt, dust, pollen, odors, wetness, humidity, rain, fumes, temperature and noise extremes, machinery, vibrations, electric currents, traffic hazards, bright/dim light, hazardous materials, toxic agents, violence,
disease, or pathogenic substances

Wilson County, Tennessee, is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the County will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer. Signatures below indicate the receipt and review of this classification description by the employee assigned to the position and the immediate
supervisor.

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Paramedic FF Full Time September 2019
Wilson County Government
Posting Date:09-09-2019
Closing Date:09-20-2019
Wilson County Government $47,249.87 to $51,999.34 09-09-2019 09-20-2019
PURPOSE OF CLASSIFICATION
 

The purpose of this classification is to respond to calls for assistance in order to provide emergency medical care to persons that have suffered a medical illness or traumatic event and responding to fire/rescue emergency calls. The Paramedic should maintain current knowledge and skills in EMS material. Maintain a professional attitude at all
times, have good public relation skills and ability to talk professionally to other health care providers. The Paramedic should act as a patient advocate, keeping the well being of the patient the highest priority at all times. The Paramedic is the team leader of the ambulance crew and provides efficient and specialized advanced emergency medical care to the sick, injured and/or critically ill patients during all phases of an ambulance call. The Paramedic is responsible for

ensuring the ambulance and its equipment is ready for a call at all times. Reports to Lieutenant
 
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
 
The following duties are normal for this position. The omission of specific statements of the duties does not exclude them from the classification if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment for this classification. Other duties may be required and assigned.
 
• Maintains a state of readiness/preparation for medical emergency response; performs daily inspections and maintenance of vehicles/equipment; checks/maintains stock of equipment and supplies on ambulance and in EMS station; re-loads equipment and apparatus following response to emergency calls.
 

• Responds to emergency calls for medical assistance, hazardous materials incidents, motor vehicle accidents,
fires, natural disasters, explosions, multiple-casualty incidents, trapped persons, special rescue situations, or other emergency situations; coordinates activities between medical team and emergency responders from other agencies.

 

• Operates an ambulance and or fire truck to respond to emergency calls; performs driving functions in a safe and efficient manner under various conditions, including in day/night hours, in congested traffic, in adverse weather conditions, and in emergency situations involving speeds in excess of posted limits; determines best

route to reach location of emergency calls.
 

• Conducts patient assessments; assesses nature and severity of illness/injury and identifies life threatening problems; determines/prioritizes appropriate medical treatment/procedures and need for additional assistance; performs patient triage; takes and records patient's vital signs; performs physical examinations

and obtains patient history; assesses status of patient’s neurological system, cardiovascular system, orthopedic system, motor and sensory skills, and level of consciousness.
 

• Administers basic/advanced life support care at emergency scene and during transport in accordance with established medical standards;; performs invasive and non-invasive procedures on patients with lifethreatening or non life-threatening conditions, per established procedures or as authorized/directed by physicians; responds to cardiac and respiratory emergencies; provides basic airway management and CPR; maintains circulation; provides spinal management and immobilization; provides fluid resuscitation by IV;
manages bleeding and post-traumatic shock; assists with childbirth; administers medications as appropriate; observes, records, and monitors patient's condition and effects of medication.

• Provides assistance in vehicle stabilization and extrication of trapped victims; performs rapid extrication in case of fire/explosive situations.
 
• Communicates with medical personnel at emergency treatment facility to convey patient’s condition, obtains instructions regarding further treatment, and arranges for reception of victims at treatment facility.
 

• Transports patients to medical facilities; stabilizes patients for hospital transport; performs physical lifting techniques associated with moving patients between incident site, stretcher, or ambulance; restrains

combative/uncooperative persons per established procedures; provides assistance in emergency room as needed.
 
• Assists in identifying unsafe circumstances, maintains safety at incident scenes, identifies hazards at incident scenes, and removes individuals from unsafe areas.
 
• Completes required records/reports on all emergency incidents; creates patient charts and provides charts to hospital personnel as appropriate; enters data relating to patient care or billing information into computer.
 

• Provides reassurance, comfort, counseling, or mediation to patients and family members, in accordance with

HIPAA laws.
 

• Follows safety procedures, utilizes safety equipment, and monitors work environment to ensure safety of employees and other individuals; takes appropriate measures to prevent disease transmission or exposure to bodily fluids.

 

• Operates or utilizes various emergency vehicles and emergency/medical equipment, tools and supplies,
which may include an ambulance, extrication tools, blood pressure cuff, cardiac monitor, glucose monitor, defibrillator,
• endotracheal tube, external pacing device, 12 lead ECG airway equipment, intravenous pump, laryngoscope, pulse oximetry monitor, CPAP, auto-ventilator, splinting devices, suction equipment,

stretcher, stairchair stretcher, forceps, syringe, thermometer, portable ventilator, pediatric equipment, medical supplies, radio communications equipment, and general office equipment.
 

• Performs general maintenance tasks necessary to keep vehicles, equipment and tools in operable condition,
which may include inspecting/testing equipment, checking fluid levels, refueling vehicles, or washing/cleaning equipment; decontaminates ambulance interior and related equipment; disposes of

biomedical waste materials per established procedures; re-stocks medical supplies following each call; monitors equipment operations to maintain efficiency and safety; reports faulty equipment.
 
• Maintains inventory levels and checks expiration dates on departmental supplies.
 
• Prepares or completes various forms, reports, correspondence, logs, checklists, medical record documentation, patient charts, incident forms, or other documents.
 
• Receives various forms, reports, correspondence, patient records, policies, procedures, protocols, medical books,  medical charts, maps, manuals, catalogs, reference materials, or other documentation; reviews, completes processes, forwards or retains as appropriate.
 
• Operates a computer to enter, retrieve, review or modify data; verifies accuracy of entered data and makes corrections; utilizes word processing, electronic patient care reporting to enter patient information, or other software programs.
 

• Maintains current manuals, policies/procedures, bulletins, map books, and reference materials for

reference/review.
 

• Communicates with supervisor, employees, other departments, dispatchers, law enforcement personnel, fire personnel, hospital personnel, medical professionals, property owners/occupants, patients/victims, family members, the public, outside agencies, and other individuals as needed to coordinate work activities, review

status of work, review status of patients, exchange information, or resolve problems.
 

• Communicates via telephone and/or two-way radio; provides information and assistance; takes and relays messages or directs calls to appropriate personnel; responds to requests for service or assistance; returns calls as necessary; communicates effectively and coherently over radio channels while initiating and

responding to radio communications.
 
• Promotes positive public relations; provides education to the public regarding issues such as public health, life safety, drug/alcohol abuse, first aid, CPR, emergency care, fire safety and prevention ; provides tours of ambulances, fire trucks and stations.
 
• Provides “standby” coverage at special events/activities as assigned.
 

• Performs code enforcement, pre-fire surveys and building inspections, fire suppression and rescue

operation.
 
• Maintains a comprehensive, current knowledge and awareness of applicable laws, regulations, policies and procedures; maintains an awareness of new techniques, equipment, medications, trends, and advances in the profession; reads professional literature; maintains professional affiliations; participates in continuing education activities and training sessions; attends shift meetings, workshops and seminars as appropriate.
 
• Demonstrates flexibility in scheduling and readiness to assist in dangerous and extreme situations such as a natural disaster or epidemic.
 
• Must be able to pass yearly SCBA fit test and medical questionnaire including possible psychological exam.
 

• Safety sensitive position subject to pre-employment, post-accident, reasonable suspicion and random drug

screens.
 
• Subject to annual and random competency evaluations, current state and/or national standards will be used to evaluate practical skills and knowledge.
 
• Subject to annual physical ability testing
 
ADDITIONAL FUNCTIONS
 
• Performs basic housekeeping, laundry, and maintenance tasks associated with maintaining EMS station, ambulances, and related facilities
 
• Provides assistance to other employees or departments as needed
 
• Performs other related duties as required.
 

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
 
• Must meet all the requirements of the AEMT/Firefighter job description
 
• Must be 21 years of age.
 
• Must possess and maintain current Paramedic License
 
• Must possess and maintain current Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)
 
• Must possess and maintain current Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)
 

• Must possess and maintain current International Trauma Life Support (ITLS) or Pre-Hospital Trauma Life Support (PHTLS)

 
• Must possess and maintain current Healthcare Provider Basis Life Support certification or equivalent
 
• Must be able to respond to emergency situations during unscheduled work times
 
PROGRESSIVE REQUIREMENTS
 

Within three (3) years of full time employment you are required to have obtained the following:
• Tennessee Fire Commission Firefighter I
• Tennessee Fire Commission Firefighter II
• TEMA or TFACA Hazmat Awareness and Operations
• Tennessee Fire Commission Driver Operator
• Vehicle Extrication
• Emergency Vehicle Operations Course (EVOC)

• International Trauma Life Support (ITLS) or Pre-Hospital Trauma Life Support (PHTLS)
 
PERFORMANCE APTITUDES
 

Data Utilization: Requires the ability to review, classify, categorize, prioritize, and/or analyze data. Includes exercising discretion in determining data classification, and in referencing such analysis to established standards for the purpose of recognizing actual or probable interactive effects and relationships. May have stressful time
constraints in daily runs as well as meeting deadlines for meetings.

 
Human Interaction: Requires the ability to provide guidance, assistance, and/or interpretation to others regarding the application of procedures and standards to specific situations. Work closely with other as part of a team.
 

Frequently are asked to professionally deal with difficult and challenging people.

 
Equipment, Machinery, Tools, and Materials Utilization: Requires the ability to operate, maneuver and/or control the actions of equipment, machinery, tools, and/or materials used in performing essential functions.
 
Verbal Aptitude: Requires the ability to utilize a wide variety of reference and descriptive data and information.

Mathematical Aptitude: Requires the ability to perform addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, and basic algebra; the ability to calculate decimals and percentages; the ability to utilize principles of fractions; the ability to interpret graphs; and the ability to perform calculations related to drug dosage and drip rates.

 
Functional Reasoning: Requires the ability to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagrammatic form. Involves semi-routine standardized work with some latitude for independent judgment concerning choices of action in emergency situations.
 
Situational Reasoning: Requires the ability to exercise judgment, decisiveness and creativity in situations involving evaluation of information against measurable or verifiable criteria.

 

ADA COMPLIANCE/PHYSICAL DEMANDS ANALYSIS
 

Physical Ability: Tasks require the ability to exert heavy physical effort in heavy work, with greater emphasis on climbing and balancing, but typically also involving some combination of frequent lifting, standing, walking both normal and uneven sometimes slippery surfaces, bending, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, pulling, and
carrying, pushing, and/or pulling of moderately to extremely heavy objects and materials (20-125 pounds); may occasionally involve even heavier objects and materials (up to 200 pounds). This position requires the ability to constantly be in a position to drive a specialized vehicle, use of fingers, ability to grasp, and flexible wrist motions.
Sensory Requirements: Most all tasks require the ability to perceive and discriminate colors or shades of colors, sounds, odor, depth, texture, visual cues or signals and ability to communicate orally.
Environmental Factors: Performance of essential functions may require exposure to adverse environmental conditions, such as dirt, dust, pollen, odors, wetness, humidity, rain, fumes, temperature and noise extremes, machinery, vibrations, electric currents, traffic hazards, bright/dim light, hazardous materials, toxic agents, violence,
disease, or pathogenic substances

Wilson County, Tennessee, is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the County will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer. Signatures below indicate the receipt and review of this classification description by the employee assigned to the position and the immediate
supervisor.

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AEMT/FF Full TIme September 2019
Wilson County Government
Posting Date:09-09-2019
Closing Date:09-20-2019
Wilson County Government $39,660.52 to $43,642.89 09-09-2019 09-20-2019

The purpose of this classification is to respond to emergency medical calls, perform extrication and life rescue, and
provide basic life support to sick/injured persons in pre-hospital settings, responding to fire/rescue emergency calls
and providing general support within the WEMA department. Duties and responsibilities include maintaining
readiness for emergency response, responding to emergency calls, assessing condition of patients, providing basic
life support at emergency scenes, transporting patients to medical facilities, driving ambulances,
operating/utilizing/maintaining medical equipment, preparing charts and records, responding to fire, vehicle rescue,
educating staff and public on fire safety/prevention. Reports to Lieutenant.


ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS


The following duties are normal for this position. The omission of specific statements of the duties does not
exclude them from the classification if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment for this classification.
Other duties may be required and assigned.
• Maintains a state of readiness/preparation for medical emergency response; performs daily inspections and
maintenance of vehicles/equipment; checks/maintains stock of equipment and supplies on ambulance and in
EMS station; re-loads equipment and apparatus following response to emergency calls.
• Responds to emergency calls for medical assistance, hazardous materials incidents, motor vehicle accidents,
fires, natural disasters, explosions, multiple-casualty incidents, trapped persons, special rescue situations, or
other emergency situations; coordinates activities between medical team and emergency responders from
other agencies.
• Operates an ambulance and or fire truck to respond to emergency calls; performs driving functions in a safe
and efficient manner under various conditions, including in day/night hours, in congested traffic, in adverse
weather conditions, and in emergency situations involving speeds in excess of posted limits; determines best
route to reach location of emergency calls.
• Conducts patient assessments; assesses nature and severity of illness/injury and identifies life threatening
problems; determines/prioritizes appropriate medical treatment/procedures and need for additional
assistance; performs patient triage; takes and records patient's vital signs; performs physical examinations
and obtains patient history; assesses status of patient’s neurological system, cardiovascular system,
orthopedic system, motor and sensory skills, and level of consciousness.
• Administers basic life support care at emergency scene and during transport in accordance with established
medical standards; assists paramedics with advanced life support care; performs invasive and non-invasive
procedures on patients with life-threatening or non life-threatening conditions, per established procedures or
as authorized/directed by physicians; responds to cardiac and respiratory emergencies; provides basic
airway management and CPR; maintains circulation; provides spinal management and immobilization;
provides fluid resuscitation by IV; manages bleeding and post-traumatic shock; assists with childbirth;
administers medications as appropriate; observes, records, and monitors patient's condition and effects of medication.
• Provides assistance in vehicle stabilization and extrication of trapped victims; performs rapid extrication in
case of fire/explosive situations.
• Communicates with medical personnel at emergency treatment facility to convey patient’s condition,
obtains instructions regarding further treatment, and arranges for reception of victims at treatment facility.
• Transports patients to medical facilities; stabilizes patients for hospital transport; performs physical lifting
techniques associated with moving patients between incident site, stretcher, or ambulance; restrains
combative/uncooperative persons per established procedures; provides assistance in emergency room as
needed.
• Assists in identifying unsafe circumstances, maintains safety at incident scenes, identifies hazards at
incident scenes, and removes individuals from unsafe areas.
• Completes required records/reports on all emergency incidents; creates patient charts and provides charts to
hospital personnel as appropriate; enters data relating to patient care or billing information into computer.
• Provides reassurance, comfort, counseling, or mediation to patients and family members, in accordance with
HIPAA laws.
• Follows safety procedures, utilizes safety equipment, and monitors work environment to ensure safety of
employees and other individuals; takes appropriate measures to prevent disease transmission or exposure to
bodily fluids.
• Operates or utilizes various emergency vehicles and emergency/medical equipment, tools and supplies,
which may include an ambulance, extrication tools, blood pressure cuff, AED, airway equipment, pulse
oximetry monitor, CPAP, splinting devices, suction equipment, stretcher, thermometer, medical supplies,
radio communications equipment, and general office equipment.
• Performs general maintenance tasks necessary to keep vehicles, equipment and tools in operable condition,
which may include inspecting/testing equipment, checking fluid levels, refueling vehicles, or
washing/cleaning equipment; decontaminates ambulance interior and related equipment; disposes of
biomedical waste materials per established procedures; re-stocks medical supplies following each call;
monitors equipment operations to maintain efficiency and safety; reports faulty equipment.
• Maintains inventory levels and checks expiration dates on departmental supplies.
• Prepares or completes various forms, reports, correspondence, logs, checklists, medical record
documentation, patient charts, incident forms, or other documents.
• Receives various forms, reports, correspondence, patient records, policies, procedures, protocols, medical
books,
• medical charts, maps, manuals, catalogs, reference materials, or other documentation; reviews, completes,
processes, forwards or retains as appropriate.
• Operates a computer to enter, retrieve, review or modify data; verifies accuracy of entered data and makes
corrections; utilizes word processing, electronic patient care reporting to enter patient information, or other
software programs.
• Maintains current manuals, policies/procedures, bulletins, map books, and reference materials for
reference/review.

• Communicates with supervisor, employees, other departments, dispatchers, law enforcement personnel, fire
personnel, hospital personnel, medical professionals, property owners/occupants, patients/victims, family
members, the public, outside agencies, and other individuals as needed to coordinate work activities, review
status of work, review status of patients, exchange information, or resolve problems.
• Communicates via telephone and/or two-way radio; provides information and assistance; takes and relays
messages or directs calls to appropriate personnel; responds to requests for service or assistance; returns
calls as necessary; communicates effectively and coherently over radio channels while initiating and
responding to radio communications.
• Promotes positive public relations; provides education to the public regarding issues such as public health,
life safety, drug/alcohol abuse, first aid, CPR, emergency care, fire safety and prevention ; provides tours of
ambulances, fire trucks and stations.
• Provides “standby” coverage at special events/activities as assigned.
• Performs code enforcement, pre-fire surveys and building inspections; fire suppression and rescue
operation.
• Maintains a comprehensive, current knowledge and awareness of applicable laws, regulations, policies and
procedures; maintains an awareness of new techniques, equipment, medications, trends, and advances in the
profession; reads professional literature; maintains professional affiliations; participates in continuing
education activities and training sessions; attends shift meetings, workshops and seminars as appropriate.
• Must be able to pass yearly SCBA fit test and medical questionnaire including possible psychological exam.
• Safety sensitive position subject to pre-employment, post-accident, reasonable suspicion and random drug
screens.
• Subject to annual and random competency evaluations, current state and/or national standards will be used
to evaluate practical skills and knowledge.
• Subject to annual physical ability testing
• Demonstrates flexibility in scheduling and readiness to assist in dangerous and extreme situations such as a
natural disaster or epidemic.


ADDITIONAL FUNCTIONS


• Performs basic housekeeping, laundry, and maintenance tasks associated with maintaining EMS station, ambulances, and related facilities.
• Provides assistance to other employees or departments as needed.
• Performs other related duties as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

• Must possess high school diploma or GED.
• Must possess and maintain a valid Tennessee driver’s license with appropriate endorsement.
• Must be 21 years of age.
• Must possess and maintain valid Advanced Emergency Medical Technician License.
• Must possess and maintain valid Healthcare Provider Basis Life Support certification or
equivalent.
• Must have passed or pass written fire fighter examination and basic firefighting course at State Fire
School within 1 year; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which
provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job.
• Must be able to pass yearly SCBA fit test and medical questionnaire including possible
psychological exam.
• Must be able to respond to emergency situations during unscheduled work times.


PROGRESSIVE REQUIREMENTS


Within three (3) years of full time employment you are required to have obtained the following:
• Tennessee Fire Commission Firefighter I
• Tennessee Fire Commission Firefighter II
• TEMA or TFACA Hazmat Awareness and Operations
• Tennessee Fire Commission Driver Operator
• Vehicle Extrication
• Emergency Vehicle Operations Course (EVOC)
• International Trauma Life Support (ITLS) or Pre-Hospital Trauma Life Support (PHTLS)

PERFORMANCE APTITUDES

Data Utilization: Requires the ability to review, classify, categorize, prioritize, and/or analyze data. Includes
exercising discretion in determining data classification, and in referencing such analysis to established standards for
the purpose of recognizing actual or probable interactive effects and relationships. May have stressful time
constraints in daily runs as well as meeting deadlines for meetings.

Human Interaction: Requires the ability to provide guidance, assistance, and/or interpretation to others regarding
the application of procedures and standards to specific situations. Work closely with other as part of a team.

Frequently are asked to professionally deal with difficult and challenging people.


Equipment, Machinery, Tools, and Materials Utilization: Requires the ability to operate, maneuver and/or
control the actions of equipment, machinery, tools, and/or materials used in performing essential functions. Fire
equipment such as but not limited to: fire hoses, axes, pike pole, power saw, ladders, rope, nozzles, cot, heart monitor, SCBA, fans, medical jump kit, and flashlights.

Verbal Aptitude: Requires the ability to utilize a wide variety of reference and descriptive data and information.

Mathematical Aptitude: Requires the ability to perform addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, and basic
algebra; the ability to calculate decimals and percentages; the ability to utilize principles of fractions; the ability to
interpret graphs; and the ability to perform calculations related to drug dosage and drip rates.

Functional Reasoning: Requires the ability to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagrammatic
form. Involves semi-routine standardized work with some latitude for independent judgment concerning choices of
action in emergency situations.

Situational Reasoning: Requires the ability to exercise judgment, decisiveness and creativity in situations involving evaluation of information against measurable or verifiable criteria.

ADA COMPLIANCE/PHYSICAL DEMANDS ANALYSIS

Physical Ability: Tasks require the ability to exert heavy physical effort in heavy work, with greater emphasis on
climbing and balancing, but typically also involving some combination of frequent lifting, standing, walking both
normal and uneven sometimes slippery surfaces, bending, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, pulling, and
carrying, pushing, and/or pulling of moderately to extremely heavy objects and materials (20-125 pounds); may
occasionally involve even heavier objects and materials (up to 200 pounds). This position requires the ability to
constantly be in a position to drive a specialized vehicle, use of fingers, ability to grasp, and flexible wrist motions.
Frequently requires lifting, moving, and climbing 14’ and 24’ ladders. Must be able to climb 24 ladder while
carrying heavy equipment. Requires opening and closing nozzle valves and advance with 1 ¾ hose line while
discharging water. Must be able to carry 50 pounds up and 5 flights of stairs. Must be able to drag individuals in
excess of 175 pounds. Requires forcefully entry into structure utilizing standard fire service equipment such as an
axe or halogen tool.


Sensory Requirements: Most all tasks require the ability to perceive and discriminate colors or shades of colors,
sounds, odor, depth, texture, visual cues or signals and ability to communicate orally.

Environmental Factors: Performance of essential functions may require exposure to adverse environmental
conditions, such as dirt, dust, pollen, odors, wetness, humidity, rain, fumes, temperature and noise extremes,
machinery, vibrations, electric currents, traffic hazards, bright/dim light, hazardous materials, toxic agents, violence,
disease, or pathogenic substances

Wilson County, Tennessee, is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the County will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer. Signatures below indicate the receipt and review of this classification description by the employee assigned to the position and the immediate
supervisor.

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AEMT/FF Part TIme September 2019
Wilson County Government
Posting Date:09-09-2019
Closing Date:09-20-2019
Wilson County Government $12.18 per hour 09-09-2019 09-20-2019

The purpose of this classification is to respond to emergency medical calls, perform extrication and life rescue, and
provide basic life support to sick/injured persons in pre-hospital settings, responding to fire/rescue emergency calls
and providing general support within the WEMA department. Duties and responsibilities include maintaining
readiness for emergency response, responding to emergency calls, assessing condition of patients, providing basic
life support at emergency scenes, transporting patients to medical facilities, driving ambulances,
operating/utilizing/maintaining medical equipment, preparing charts and records, responding to fire, vehicle rescue,
educating staff and public on fire safety/prevention. Reports to Lieutenant.


ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS


The following duties are normal for this position. The omission of specific statements of the duties does not
exclude them from the classification if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment for this classification.
Other duties may be required and assigned.
• Maintains a state of readiness/preparation for medical emergency response; performs daily inspections and
maintenance of vehicles/equipment; checks/maintains stock of equipment and supplies on ambulance and in
EMS station; re-loads equipment and apparatus following response to emergency calls.
• Responds to emergency calls for medical assistance, hazardous materials incidents, motor vehicle accidents,
fires, natural disasters, explosions, multiple-casualty incidents, trapped persons, special rescue situations, or
other emergency situations; coordinates activities between medical team and emergency responders from
other agencies.
• Operates an ambulance and or fire truck to respond to emergency calls; performs driving functions in a safe
and efficient manner under various conditions, including in day/night hours, in congested traffic, in adverse
weather conditions, and in emergency situations involving speeds in excess of posted limits; determines best
route to reach location of emergency calls.
• Conducts patient assessments; assesses nature and severity of illness/injury and identifies life threatening
problems; determines/prioritizes appropriate medical treatment/procedures and need for additional
assistance; performs patient triage; takes and records patient's vital signs; performs physical examinations
and obtains patient history; assesses status of patient’s neurological system, cardiovascular system,
orthopedic system, motor and sensory skills, and level of consciousness.
• Administers basic life support care at emergency scene and during transport in accordance with established
medical standards; assists paramedics with advanced life support care; performs invasive and non-invasive
procedures on patients with life-threatening or non life-threatening conditions, per established procedures or
as authorized/directed by physicians; responds to cardiac and respiratory emergencies; provides basic
airway management and CPR; maintains circulation; provides spinal management and immobilization;
provides fluid resuscitation by IV; manages bleeding and post-traumatic shock; assists with childbirth;
administers medications as appropriate; observes, records, and monitors patient's condition and effects of medication.
• Provides assistance in vehicle stabilization and extrication of trapped victims; performs rapid extrication in
case of fire/explosive situations.
• Communicates with medical personnel at emergency treatment facility to convey patient’s condition,
obtains instructions regarding further treatment, and arranges for reception of victims at treatment facility.
• Transports patients to medical facilities; stabilizes patients for hospital transport; performs physical lifting
techniques associated with moving patients between incident site, stretcher, or ambulance; restrains
combative/uncooperative persons per established procedures; provides assistance in emergency room as
needed.
• Assists in identifying unsafe circumstances, maintains safety at incident scenes, identifies hazards at
incident scenes, and removes individuals from unsafe areas.
• Completes required records/reports on all emergency incidents; creates patient charts and provides charts to
hospital personnel as appropriate; enters data relating to patient care or billing information into computer.
• Provides reassurance, comfort, counseling, or mediation to patients and family members, in accordance with
HIPAA laws.
• Follows safety procedures, utilizes safety equipment, and monitors work environment to ensure safety of
employees and other individuals; takes appropriate measures to prevent disease transmission or exposure to
bodily fluids.
• Operates or utilizes various emergency vehicles and emergency/medical equipment, tools and supplies,
which may include an ambulance, extrication tools, blood pressure cuff, AED, airway equipment, pulse
oximetry monitor, CPAP, splinting devices, suction equipment, stretcher, thermometer, medical supplies,
radio communications equipment, and general office equipment.
• Performs general maintenance tasks necessary to keep vehicles, equipment and tools in operable condition,
which may include inspecting/testing equipment, checking fluid levels, refueling vehicles, or
washing/cleaning equipment; decontaminates ambulance interior and related equipment; disposes of
biomedical waste materials per established procedures; re-stocks medical supplies following each call;
monitors equipment operations to maintain efficiency and safety; reports faulty equipment.
• Maintains inventory levels and checks expiration dates on departmental supplies.
• Prepares or completes various forms, reports, correspondence, logs, checklists, medical record
documentation, patient charts, incident forms, or other documents.
• Receives various forms, reports, correspondence, patient records, policies, procedures, protocols, medical
books,
• medical charts, maps, manuals, catalogs, reference materials, or other documentation; reviews, completes,
processes, forwards or retains as appropriate.
• Operates a computer to enter, retrieve, review or modify data; verifies accuracy of entered data and makes
corrections; utilizes word processing, electronic patient care reporting to enter patient information, or other
software programs.
• Maintains current manuals, policies/procedures, bulletins, map books, and reference materials for
reference/review.

• Communicates with supervisor, employees, other departments, dispatchers, law enforcement personnel, fire
personnel, hospital personnel, medical professionals, property owners/occupants, patients/victims, family
members, the public, outside agencies, and other individuals as needed to coordinate work activities, review
status of work, review status of patients, exchange information, or resolve problems.
• Communicates via telephone and/or two-way radio; provides information and assistance; takes and relays
messages or directs calls to appropriate personnel; responds to requests for service or assistance; returns
calls as necessary; communicates effectively and coherently over radio channels while initiating and
responding to radio communications.
• Promotes positive public relations; provides education to the public regarding issues such as public health,
life safety, drug/alcohol abuse, first aid, CPR, emergency care, fire safety and prevention ; provides tours of
ambulances, fire trucks and stations.
• Provides “standby” coverage at special events/activities as assigned.
• Performs code enforcement, pre-fire surveys and building inspections; fire suppression and rescue
operation.
• Maintains a comprehensive, current knowledge and awareness of applicable laws, regulations, policies and
procedures; maintains an awareness of new techniques, equipment, medications, trends, and advances in the
profession; reads professional literature; maintains professional affiliations; participates in continuing
education activities and training sessions; attends shift meetings, workshops and seminars as appropriate.
• Must be able to pass yearly SCBA fit test and medical questionnaire including possible psychological exam.
• Safety sensitive position subject to pre-employment, post-accident, reasonable suspicion and random drug
screens.
• Subject to annual and random competency evaluations, current state and/or national standards will be used
to evaluate practical skills and knowledge.
• Subject to annual physical ability testing
• Demonstrates flexibility in scheduling and readiness to assist in dangerous and extreme situations such as a
natural disaster or epidemic.


ADDITIONAL FUNCTIONS


• Performs basic housekeeping, laundry, and maintenance tasks associated with maintaining EMS station, ambulances, and related facilities.
• Provides assistance to other employees or departments as needed.
• Performs other related duties as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

• Must possess high school diploma or GED.
• Must possess and maintain a valid Tennessee driver’s license with appropriate endorsement.
• Must be 21 years of age.
• Must possess and maintain valid Advanced Emergency Medical Technician License.
• Must possess and maintain valid Healthcare Provider Basis Life Support certification or
equivalent.
• Must have passed or pass written fire fighter examination and basic firefighting course at State Fire
School within 1 year; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which
provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job.
• Must be able to pass yearly SCBA fit test and medical questionnaire including possible
psychological exam.
• Must be able to respond to emergency situations during unscheduled work times.


PROGRESSIVE REQUIREMENTS


Within three (3) years of full time employment you are required to have obtained the following:
• Tennessee Fire Commission Firefighter I
• Tennessee Fire Commission Firefighter II
• TEMA or TFACA Hazmat Awareness and Operations
• Tennessee Fire Commission Driver Operator
• Vehicle Extrication
• Emergency Vehicle Operations Course (EVOC)
• International Trauma Life Support (ITLS) or Pre-Hospital Trauma Life Support (PHTLS)

PERFORMANCE APTITUDES

Data Utilization: Requires the ability to review, classify, categorize, prioritize, and/or analyze data. Includes
exercising discretion in determining data classification, and in referencing such analysis to established standards for
the purpose of recognizing actual or probable interactive effects and relationships. May have stressful time
constraints in daily runs as well as meeting deadlines for meetings.

Human Interaction: Requires the ability to provide guidance, assistance, and/or interpretation to others regarding
the application of procedures and standards to specific situations. Work closely with other as part of a team.

Frequently are asked to professionally deal with difficult and challenging people.


Equipment, Machinery, Tools, and Materials Utilization: Requires the ability to operate, maneuver and/or
control the actions of equipment, machinery, tools, and/or materials used in performing essential functions. Fire
equipment such as but not limited to: fire hoses, axes, pike pole, power saw, ladders, rope, nozzles, cot, heart monitor, SCBA, fans, medical jump kit, and flashlights.

Verbal Aptitude: Requires the ability to utilize a wide variety of reference and descriptive data and information.

Mathematical Aptitude: Requires the ability to perform addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, and basic
algebra; the ability to calculate decimals and percentages; the ability to utilize principles of fractions; the ability to
interpret graphs; and the ability to perform calculations related to drug dosage and drip rates.

Functional Reasoning: Requires the ability to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagrammatic
form. Involves semi-routine standardized work with some latitude for independent judgment concerning choices of
action in emergency situations.

Situational Reasoning: Requires the ability to exercise judgment, decisiveness and creativity in situations involving evaluation of information against measurable or verifiable criteria.

ADA COMPLIANCE/PHYSICAL DEMANDS ANALYSIS

Physical Ability: Tasks require the ability to exert heavy physical effort in heavy work, with greater emphasis on
climbing and balancing, but typically also involving some combination of frequent lifting, standing, walking both
normal and uneven sometimes slippery surfaces, bending, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, pulling, and
carrying, pushing, and/or pulling of moderately to extremely heavy objects and materials (20-125 pounds); may
occasionally involve even heavier objects and materials (up to 200 pounds). This position requires the ability to
constantly be in a position to drive a specialized vehicle, use of fingers, ability to grasp, and flexible wrist motions.
Frequently requires lifting, moving, and climbing 14’ and 24’ ladders. Must be able to climb 24 ladder while
carrying heavy equipment. Requires opening and closing nozzle valves and advance with 1 ¾ hose line while
discharging water. Must be able to carry 50 pounds up and 5 flights of stairs. Must be able to drag individuals in
excess of 175 pounds. Requires forcefully entry into structure utilizing standard fire service equipment such as an
axe or halogen tool.


Sensory Requirements: Most all tasks require the ability to perceive and discriminate colors or shades of colors,
sounds, odor, depth, texture, visual cues or signals and ability to communicate orally.

Environmental Factors: Performance of essential functions may require exposure to adverse environmental
conditions, such as dirt, dust, pollen, odors, wetness, humidity, rain, fumes, temperature and noise extremes,
machinery, vibrations, electric currents, traffic hazards, bright/dim light, hazardous materials, toxic agents, violence,
disease, or pathogenic substances

Wilson County, Tennessee, is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act,
the County will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both
prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer. Signatures below indicate
the receipt and review of this classification description by the employee assigned to the position and the immediate
supervisor.

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Veterans Director
Wilson County Government
Posting Date:08-28-2019
Closing Date:09-23-2019
Wilson County Government $51,954.94 08-28-2019 09-23-2019

PURPOSE OF CLASSIFICATION

The purpose of this classification is to counsel, direct, and supervise the department. Duties and responsibilities are counseling, maintaining up to date knowledge of laws, supervising staff, counseling dependents in matters pertaining to their rights and benefits under various federal, and state regulations, preparing and processing Veterans Administration forms, records and reports, filing benefit claims, preparing/assembling correspondence, maintaining files and records and assist other agencies and groups by verifying information. Reports to Mayor.     

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

 The following duties are normal for this position.  The omission of specific statements of the duties does not exclude them from the classification if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment for this classification.  Other duties may be required and assigned.

Supervises, directs, and evaluates assigned staff; processing employee concerns and problems.

Coordinates daily work activities; organizes, prioritizes, and assigns work; monitors status of work in progress and inspects completed work; consults with assigned staff, assists with complex/problem situations, and provides technical expertise.

Visits clubs, nursing homes, retirement homes, assisted living facilities and other organizations educating the public and promoting veteran’s affairs.

Counsel veterans on benefits available and the paperwork required to enroll and apply for such benefits.

Ensures compliance with all applicable laws, ordinances, rules, regulations, standards, policies and procedures; ensures adherence to established safety procedures; monitors work environment and use of safety equipment to ensure safety of employees and other individuals; initiates any actions necessary to correct deviations or violations.

 Prepares or completes various forms, reports, correspondence, logs, case records, budget documents, performance evaluations, or other documents.

Receives various forms, reports, correspondence, petitions, records, budget reports, policies, procedures, manuals, reference materials, or other documentation; reviews, completes, processes, forwards or retains as appropriate.

Operates a computer to enter, retrieve, review or modify data; verifies accuracy of entered data and makes corrections; utilizes word processing, spreadsheet, database, or other software programs.

Answers incoming telephone calls; provides information and assistance; records/relays messages or directs calls to appropriate personnel; returns calls as necessary.

Maintains a comprehensive, current knowledge of laws/regulations.

Oversees the initiation, preparation, processing of various federal, state and county forms, reports, records and requests for assistance.

Ensures the County’s compliance with all federal, state, and veterans’ statutes. Researches and prepares the necessary policies to ensure compliance.

Directs the coordination and dissemination of Veteran information and legislation to County Commissioners, Administrator and public.

 Responsible for maintaining and overseeing all aspects of the Wilson County Veteran’s Museum and Plaza, which may include group tours, hosting events, honoring Veteran’s semi-annually, ordering inventory and establishing a positive and courteous rapport with other county department heads and Wilson County school personnel.

 

ADDITIONAL FUNCTIONS

Provides assistance to other employees or departments as needed.

Performs other related duties as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

 Bachelor’s degree in Sociology, Health, Counseling Psychology or Education, and three years of responsible. Experience in a management capacity, or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Must be an Honorably Discharged Veteran.  Must have successfully completed required Veterans Administration training course and tests for County Service Officers and have a current VSO Certification.  To be eligible for recommendation of accreditation, which includes quarterly training sessions, according to Tennessee Department of Veterans Affairs (TDVA), you must be one of good character, reputation, and demonstrated an ability to represent claimants before the VA, must be a member in good standing or a paid employee of the organization for it is not less than 1,000 hours.  Must hold a valid Tennessee Driver’s license and PIV (Personal Identification Verification) Card.  

PERFORMANCE APTITUDES

Data Utilization: Requires the ability to coordinate, manage, and/or correlate data.  Includes exercising judgment in determining time, place and/or sequence of operations, referencing data analyses to determine necessity for revision of organizational components, and in the formulation of operational strategy.

Human Interaction:  Requires the ability to function in a managerial capacity for a division or organizational unit. Includes the ability to make decisions on procedural and technical levels.

Equipment, Machinery, Tools, and Materials Utilization:  Requires the ability to operate, maneuver and/or control the actions of equipment, machinery, tools, and/or materials used in performing essential functions.

Verbal Aptitude:  Requires the ability to utilize a wide variety of reference, descriptive, and/or advisory data and information.

Mathematical Aptitude:  Requires the ability to perform addition, subtraction, multiplication and division; ability to calculate decimals and percentages; may include ability to perform mathematical operations with fractions; may include ability to compute discount, interest, profit and loss, ratio and proportion; may include ability to calculate surface areas, volumes, weights, and measures.

Functional Reasoning:  Requires the ability to apply principles of influence systems, such as motivation, incentive, and leadership, and to exercise independent judgment to apply facts and principles for developing approaches and techniques to resolve problems.

Situational Reasoning: Requires the ability to exercise judgment, decisiveness and creativity in situations involving the direction, control and planning of an entire program or set of programs.

 

ADA COMPLIANCE/PHYSICAL DEMANDS ANALYSIS

 Physical Ability:  Tasks require the ability to exert light physical effort in sedentary to light work, but which may involve some lifting, carrying, pushing and/or pulling of objects and materials of moderate weight (15-30 pounds). Tasks may involve extended periods of time at a keyboard or work station.

Sensory Requirements: Some tasks require the ability to perceive and discriminate visual cues or signals.  Some tasks require the ability to communicate orally.

Environmental Factors: Performance of essential functions may require exposure to adverse environmental conditions, such as traffic hazards or violence.

Wilson County, Tennessee, is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the County will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.  Signatures below indicate the receipt and review of this classification description by the employee assigned to the position and the immediate supervisor.

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