Career Opportunity-Highland County EMS Chief


The County of Highland, Virginia is accepting applications for the position of Emergency Medical Services Chief. This is a full-time position responsible for all administrative and operational aspects of Emergency Medical Services and responding to emergency medical calls as necessary.

Requirements include: High School diploma or GED. Released as a Virginia Certified Emergency
Medical Technician; ALS or Paramedic level is preferred. Considerable experience in EMS
preferred. CPR and EVOC certifications required. Virginia EMS Education Coordinator and Field
Training Officer experience preferred. ACLS, ICS certifications of appropriate level and Hazardous Materials Awareness and Operations certifications required within 12 months of employment. Leadership and management training required within 12 months of employment. Valid driver’s license and acceptable criminal and driving records. Successful candidate will have the ability to interface and coordinate with volunteer rescue squads.

Complete benefits package including paid holidays/vacation/sick leave and Hazardous Duty

Qualified candidates may view a job description and submit an application
at www.highlandcova.org. Please include a cover letter, resume and salary expectations with the

While the position is open until filled, the formal review of applications will begin November 15,

Inquiries related to the EMS Chief position may be directed to Roberta A. Lambert, County
Administrator, by mail at P. O. Box 130, Monterey, Virginia, by phone at 540-468-2347 or by email at hcboard@htcnet.org.