Waynesboro First Aid Crew – Employment Opportunity: EMS Executive Director

Waynesboro First Aid Crew EMS Executive Director

Waynesboro First Aid Crew, Inc. is a 501(c) (3) non-profit, tax exempt agency who is seeking an experienced professional to provide the oversight and leadership for all aspects of a combination EMS agency comprised of volunteers and career staff that provide Emergency Medical Services to the City of Waynesboro, Virginia and portions of Augusta County.

Position: Executive Director
Reports to: President and Chief, until appointment of Board of Directors is finalized.
Hours: Full-time exempt position, Salaried – 40 hours minimum
Position Overview: As the chief executive officer, the Executive Director shall be responsible for organizing, planning, coordinating, directing, and evaluating the efforts of the staff and volunteers in developing, implementing and managing the policies, plans, and programs necessary to achieve the stated goals and objectives of the organization.

Job Responsibilities:
Specific duties of the Executive Director include, but are not limited to, the following:

  1. Develop, implement, and coordinate, in conjunction with the Board of Directors, a comprehensive EMS and annual work plan.
  2. Will be directly involved to assist with the development of strategic initiatives which support and align with the organizational goals and objectives.
  3. Serve as ex-officio (non-voting) member of, and advisor to, the Executive Committee and Board of Directors.
  4. Attends all meetings of the organization as a non-voting member.
  5. Maintain effective liaison with the City of Waynesboro, County of Augusta, Central Shenandoah EMS Council, Virginia Office of EMS, other Public Safety agencies and appropriate regional and state organizations involved in EMS planning and operations.
  6. Attend conferences, seminars, workshops, or similar meetings which are deemed appropriate, significant, and consistent with the objectives and goals of the organization.
  7. Assign, manage, coordinate, and evaluate the program of work for all career staff and volunteer members. This program of work includes maintain a benefits program as directed by the Board of Directors, conduct annual performance evaluations, oversee hiring process and onboarding, and performance management process for all staff.
  8. Build, promote, and maintain positive relationships with community and health-care provider leaders to identify issues relevant to WFAC services and constituencies, and serve as an advocate for WFAC interest.
  9. Develop and submit for review and approval by the Board of Directors, appropriate grant applications, reports, and evaluations.
  10. Develop and manage an annual operating budget and investigate and recommend to the Board of Directors appropriate sources of potential operating funds.
  11. Ensure that appropriate financial and inventory management records are established and maintained and that funds are expended only for authorized purposes and prepare and report the financial position to the Board of Directors at their meeting and at such other times as the Executive Director shall deem necessary.
  12. Ensure that all required reports are prepared and submitted and those approvals for any major changes in the program operations are approved by the Board of Directors.
  13. In conjunction with the Board of Directors, develop Administration/Organization and Personnel policies and procedures (including publications of related documents and manuals), and perform such assigned functions as may be documented therein.
  14. Serve, along with the President, as the public face and voice of WFAC.
  15. Perform such other duties and tasks as may be assigned by the President, Chief, or Board of Directors.

Qualifications Desired: Baccalaureate Degree in Public Health, Healthcare Administration, EMS, Fire Services, Emergency Management or related areas, or the equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities plus progressively responsible managerial and supervisory experience in Healthcare, Emergency Services, or other related administrative fields.

Required Knowledge & Skills: Possess a thorough knowledge and understanding of applicable federal, state, and local laws, regulations and programs related to emergency medical services systems; strong knowledge and experience in Microsoft Office Suite and Windows applications; demonstrate the ability to work effectively with diverse interest groups to obtain and maintain desired cooperation and coordination of effort and to interpret, articulate and communicate the mission, rationale, goals, and objectives of emergency medical services as related to the region served by the organization.

Minimum Certification/Licenses Required: Possess current Virginia EMS certification as an EMT or higher, current professional rescuer CPR certification, and have a valid Virginia driver’s license. Candidates will also be required to submit to a drug screen analysis and federal background checks.

The starting salary range for this full-time position is commensurate with experience and includes a full benefit package.

Applicants must submit a cover letter and resume with current certifications and DMV driving record to President, Ashley Cook. Cover letters and resumes’ may be submitted via email to acook@wfacrescue1.org or may be mailed to the address listed below.

Closing Date:
All resumes and information are due by September 20, 2019.

Mail information to:
Waynesboro First Aid Crew, Inc.
Attn: Ashley Cook, President
201 West Broad Street
Waynesboro, VA 22980

Equal Opportunity Employer