Christiansburg Rescue is a third service municipal EMS agency. The department currently operates out of a single station which supports an annual volume of about 5,000 calls. Christiansburg Rescue is a career/volunteer hybrid and employs both BLS and ALS providers. Staff are a mixture of full-time and part-time employees.
Christiansburg Rescue regularly recruits part-time EMS providers. Part-time positions offer competitive hourly wages, flexible scheduling and are able to fund some attendance at continuing education, auxiliary courses and other EMS educational opportunities. Uniforms are provided.
Christiansburg Rescue does employ full-time staff, but are not recruiting for any full-time positions at this time. Check back often as this is subject to change.
Minimum Requirements for Employment
- Must be 21 years of age.
- Certification as a Virginia Emergency Medical Technician, Advanced EMT, EMT Intermediate or Paramedic.
- Possess a valid driver’s license in the state of Virginia and have completed an Emergency Vehicle Operator’s Course. Possess an acceptable driving record. Prior DUI is normally a disqualification. Each potential hire’s driving record is reviewed by the human resources department and insurer.
- Current completion of an Office of EMS approved CPR course.
- Experience with electronic Patient Care Report systems.
- Possess a high moral standard. A conviction for a felony or serious misdemeanor will normally result in a disqualification.
- Must be able to communicate with people in a polite, courteous, and firm manner.
- We recognize that most part time applicants will have a responsibility to a full time employer and we work with the part time staff to accommodate schedules. Successful applicants will have flexible availability each month to cover shifts during daylight hours.