City of Long Beach, CA
January 11, 2020
Long Beach, CA
Job Type



Accepting online applications only. Apply online 24 hours a day beginning Friday, January 10, 2020 through 4:30 p.m., January 24, 2020.


Under direction, responsible for all aspects of pre-hospital care education for the Fire Department; develops curriculum for the Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) and Emergency Medical Technician-Paramedic (EMT-P) continuing education programs based on continuous quality improvement (CQI) findings; curriculum development for primary EMT Training; Emergency Medical Service (EMS) research/pilot programs and other pre-hospital care education programs; supervises Emergency Medical Educators and other assigned personnel; designs, implements, monitors and evaluates pre-hospital care education programs; analyzes and provides recommendations on legislation and policies and procedures relative to pre-hospital care programs; evaluates State and County policies and procedures relative to pre-hospital care programs; assists in the development, implementation and evaluation of departmental standards, procedures, protocols and guidelines relative to pre-hospital care programs; develop, implement, and evaluate the continuous quality improvement (CQI) plan in accordance with state policies and local regulations; conduct CQI Studies, analyze data to determine EMS Division performance, trends and system effectiveness; oversee the recertification for both EMT and Paramedic personnel in accordance with local and state rules and regulations; conducts oversight of Emergency Medical Dispatcher continuing education, quality improvement/assurance, and responsibility to provide initial Emergency Medical Dispatcher training to employees of the Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Communications Department; assists in production of pre-hospital care training videos; represents the City in advisory or committee meetings at the state or local level on pre-hospital care programs; prepares oral and written reports; acts as liaison with base and receiving hospitals; performs other related duties as required.


  • A valid California Registered Nurse license is required (proof required) *.

Applicants must also meet either option A or B:
A.Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's degree in nursing, education or a closely related field (proof required) *and a minimum of three years experience in emergency medical service (EMS) within the past five years which includes: experience in pre-hospital care curriculum design, implementation and evaluation or experience in planning, conducting and evaluating emergency medical education programs, and a minimum of one year of experience in a supervisory and administrative position.
B.Completion of a registered nursing program and five years of experience in emergency medical service (EMS).

Additional requirements to file:
Ability to:

  • Effectively manage and coordinate a comprehensive EMS Program;
  • Communicate professionally, both orally and in writing;
  • Assess employee performance related to EMS activities and report performance accurately to supervisors;
  • Handle stressful or sensitive information with tact and diplomacy;
  • Maintain confidentiality of medical and privileged information;
  • Gather and analyze statistical information and prepare reports;
  • Interpret and apply relevant laws, regulations, policies and procedures;
  • Willingness and ability to work occasional overtime and weekends as required;
  • A valid motor vehicle operator's license and a current DMV driving record must be submitted to the hiring department at the time of the selection.

*Required documents, such as degree or transcripts, must be uploaded to the online application at the time of filing. Any proofs submitted must contain either the applicant's name or other identifying characteristic on the form. Candidates who possess degrees from colleges or universities from outside the United States must attach proof of educational equivalence at the time of filing.


Application Packet.................................................................................. Qualifying
This selection procedure will be conducted using a non-competitive process, which means applications are evaluated based on training, experience, education, or certificates. There is no examination.

This is a continuous eligible list, which means all applicants meeting the minimum requirements to file will be placed on the eligible list. Applicants receiving Veteran's Credit will be placed on the eligible list first and then in the order in which applications were filed. The continuous eligible list will expire in six months.


If you do not receive notification by February 07, 2020, please contact the Civil Service Department at (562) 570-6202.

In support of the City's Language Access Policy, bilingual skills (Spanish, Khmer, or Tagalog) are desirable for some positions interacting with the public.
This information is available in an alternativeformat by request at (562) 570-6202.If special accommodation is desired, please contact the Civil ServiceDepartment two (2) business days prior to the test at (562) 570-6202.For hearing impaired, call (562) 570-6638.
An Equal Opportunity Employer.

J.O.B. G45NN-20 MM 01/22/2020
Closing Date/Time: 1/24/2020 4:30 PM Pacific

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