EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNICIAN – PARAMEDIC
(CONTINUOUS RECRUITMENT OPEN COMPETITIVE
CIVIL SERVICE OPPORTUNITIES
SALARY $37,000 - $60,000
WORK HOURS VARY BY
SALARIES VARY BY
SPECIFICATION # 2674
made on the application may be verified and the
backgrounds of successful candidates are subject to investigation by the
APPLICATION PROCESSING FEE and FEE WAIVER
application processing fee is $40. Application may be made via the internet at https://apps2.suffolkcountyny.gov/civilservice/efile/default.aspx. Payment must be made
by VISA or MasterCard credit card and there will be an additional convenience
fee of $1.95. An acknowledgement of
receipt of application will be sent to all internet
applicants via e-mail. A separate application and processing fee are required
for each examination (identified by examination number) for which you are
applying. The application
processing fee is non-refundable and non-transferable.
The application processing fee may be
waived for Suffolk County residents who are veterans, active duty military,
members of the reserves or National Guard, auxiliary police, firefighters,
members in good standing of a local fire district or ambulance company, members
of a Volunteer Fire Department or Volunteer Emergency Medical Services Agency
Explorers programs, volunteer CERT members and members of the Suffolk County
Police Explorers program. The fee may also be
waived if you are unemployed and primarily responsible for the support
of a household and for recipients of Medicaid, SSI, Public Assistance or those
in a training program under the Job Training Partnership Act/Workforce
Investment Act administered by a state or local social service agency.
Applicants should complete the “Request for Application Fee Waiver and
Certification” form online. All claims for application fee waiver are subject
eligible list for this title will be used to fill
future vacancies in Suffolk County special districts. It is anticipated
that only a limited number of future vacancies may become available.
employee in this class provides initial first-aid treatment or emergency medical
care either through an ambulance or a non-ambulance
service at the site of an occurrence.
These positions differ in levels of care they are
certified to render as outlined by New York State Department of Health
and Suffolk County Emergency Medical Services Guidelines. Direction is received from administrative
supervisors or higher level professional personnel who
review work through Quality Improvement Programs and online communications with
Medical Control. Does related work as required.
of one an Emergency Medical Technician – Paramedic Certificate issued by the
New York State Department of Health.
must maintain the appropriate Emergency Medical Technician Certificate
throughout employment in this position.
may be required to possess the appropriate New York State driver's license, and
maintain such license throughout employment in this position.
must be free of any speech or hearing defects that would impair functioning in
for Emergency Medical Technician-Critical Care and Emergency Medical
Technician-Paramedic must have completed the Suffolk Regional Emergency Medical
Advisory Committee’s (REMAC) Advanced Life Support credentialing process at the
time of appointment and must complete all protocol and policy updates
throughout employment in the position.
jurisdictions where required, the incumbent must obtain certification of
completion of the appropriate National Incident Management System (NIMS)
entry-level course(s), including Incident Command System (ICS) training, within
26 weeks of appointment.
SCOPE OF THE EXAMINATION
only subject of the examination will be an evaluation of the candidates’
training and experience. Candidates who
meet the minimum qualifications will receive a rating based on an evaluation of
their training and experience against the background of the duties of the
candidates should submit an application on or before the last filing date. After a preliminary review of qualifications,
all approved candidates will be required to complete and return a questionnaire
describing their relevant training and experience. The rating of training and
experience will be based upon the information
candidates provide in the questionnaire. Ambiguity and vagueness will not be
resolved in the candidate’s favor. Additional information concerning a candidate’s
training and experience will not be accepted after the
questionnaire has been rated.
Rank on the eligible list will be
determined by the scores received on the training and experience evaluation
plus veterans’ credits if applicable.
examination is given on a continuous recruitment
basis. This is a training and experience
evaluation. The names of candidates who
meet the minimum qualifications will be continuously added to the eligible list
on the basis of the scores received on the training
and experience evaluation plus veteran’s credits where applicable. Candidates will remain eligible for
appointment for a maximum of one (1) year after which time the name of
candidates who have not been appointed will be removed from the eligible list.
candidate whose name appears on this eligible list may not submit application
for re-evaluation until his/her one (1) year period of eligibility expires.
Should it become necessary to amend any
part of this announcement, the Department of Human Resources, Personnel and
Civil Service reserves the right to make such amendment on the Department’s web
page without notification to applicants.
The most current copy of this announcement is available during the
filing period at https://apps2.suffolkcountyny.gov/civilservice/efile/default.aspx.
PREPARED: December 19, 2022
GENERAL CONDITIONS OPEN-COMPETITIVE
may be made using the Suffolk County Application for
Employment (Forms CS-205A and CS-205B).
may complete a “Request for Application Fee Waiver and Certification” form and
submit it with Forms CS-205A and CS-205B.
otherwise stated, candidates must meet the minimum qualifications upon
submission of the application. Unless
otherwise stated, part-time experience will be pro-rated.
an application is rejected, due notice will be sent. Candidates found ineligible to compete in the
training and experience evaluation may appeal to the Department of Human
Resources, Personnel and Civil Service for reconsideration by submitting
additional information in writing within five (5) business days of the postmark
of the notice of ineligibility.
who fail the training and experience evaluation will be
eliminated from further consideration for purposes of this
competition. Unless otherwise specified,
the final rank order of the eligible list will be determined on
the basis of the scores received on the training and experience
evaluation, plus veterans’ credits where appropriate.
may be restrictions on employment for those who are under 18 or over 70 years
the training and experience evaluation is prepared and rated
by the Suffolk County Department of Human Resources, Personnel and Civil
Service, the provisions of the Suffolk County Civil Service Rules
dealing with the rating of training and experience evaluations will apply.
the training and experience evaluation is prepared and rated by the New York
State Department of Civil Service in accordance with Section 23-2 of the Civil
Service Law, the provisions of the New York State Civil Service Rules and
Regulations which deal with the rating of training and experience evaluations
eligible list established as a result of this training
and experience evaluation will remain in force for at least one year and may be
extended by the Department of Human Resources, Personnel and Civil Service
Department for a maximum of four years.
Changing conditions may make it necessary to certify to future vacancies
at higher or lower salaries than those announced.
regarding eligibility for veterans' credits appears on the open-competitive
to Section 85-a of the Civil Service Law, children of firefighters and police
officers killed in the line of duty shall be entitled to receive an additional
ten points added to a passing score attained in a competitive examination for
original appointment in the same municipality in which his or her parent
served. If you are qualified to
participate in this examination, and you are the child of a firefighter or
police officer killed in the line of duty, please so notify us in writing when
you submit your application for examination.
A candidate claiming such credit must submit appropriate documentation
to verify eligibility to receive these additional credits before the eligible
list is established.
No additional credits will be granted after the
eligible list is established.
may be made as to character and ability and all
statements made by candidates are subject to verification. Some employers may require the candidate to be fingerprinted and to pass a background investigation.
must be medically, physically and psychologically capable of performing the
duties of the job. Candidates who are appointed to positions in the Suffolk County service may
be required to pass qualifying medical and/or physical and/or psychological
is not required for taking any examinations.
However, some jurisdictions, such as schools, libraries, etc., give
hiring preference to
residents. Some towns also require employees to establish
residency within the township. For
employment in a Suffolk County Department, with only limited exceptions set
forth in Suffolk County Law, residency within Suffolk County is required within
five years of employment with the county.
In any case in which residency preference is
given, the appointee(s) must meet a specific residency standard as defined in
the Civil Service Rules.
any questions regarding competing in a continuous recruitment
training and experience evaluation please contact the Suffolk County Department
of Human Resources, Personnel and Civil Service.
Department of Human Resources, Personnel and Civil Service
William J. Lindsay
County Complex, Bldg. # 158
P.O. Box 6100
Hauppauge, NY 11788-0099
Phone: (631) 853-5500