We are currently offering a $5,000 Sign On Bonus to newly hired Paramedics.

Candidates are required to meet specific criteria and complete assessment periods.


Department: Operations
Reports to: On-Duty Supervisor
FLSA: Non-Exempt

Employees in this job role serve as representatives for the company in a variety of roles and situations. Under general or administrative supervision, and acting independently, with other counterparts in the same role, the Employee uses general methods and procedures customary to the performance of the job to select the proper course of action in a given situation to perform the general functions of their job.

During the shift, the Employee carries out general job functions/duties and serves as a model employee and key surveillance point for nascent issues that may affect operations and employee safety.

This work requires knowledge of the policies, procedures, and regulations that affect the company’s operations. These policies and procedures may exist in the form of formal written guidance or through reasonable familiarity with the common practice that exists in a particular operational area.

Essential Functions
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the Assign and essential functions.

  • Arrive punctually, fit, and ready for work void of issues related to inadequate rest, current illness, injury, or impairment by any medication or other substance.
  • Must be capable of utilizing all EMT-B and AEMT intermediate skills and equipment.
  • Must be able to perform under Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) and Basic Trauma Life Support (BTLS) standards.
  • Must be knowledgeable and competent in the use of a cardiac monitor/defibrillator and intravenous drugs and fluids.
  • Responds to calls when dispatched and may drive ambulance to emergency site using most expeditious route permitted by weather and road conditions.
  • Assesses the safety of the scene, gains access to the patient, assesses extent of injury or illness.
  • Communicates with dispatcher requesting additional assistance or services as necessary.
  • Assesses and monitors vital signs and general appearance of patient for change.
  • Assists with lifting, carrying, and properly loading patient into the ambulance.
  • Reports verbally and in writing observations of the patient’s emergency and care provided.
  • Account for and inspect vehicle, equipment, and supplies. Resolve any vehicle, equipment, and supplies issues, within their capability.

Representative Duties
In addition to the essential functions of the role, the following are provided as representative duties performed by the Medical Technician.

  • Relay operational issues regarding their crew, vehicle, equipment, and supplies to the Shift Leader.
  • Receive complaints from other agencies, facility staff, patients, families, and others affected by the company’s EMS operations, and immediately notify the on-duty Shift Leader.


  1. Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
  • General knowledge of company operational policies.
  • Must be at least 18 years of age prior to the last day of the month in which scheduled to take written certification exam.
  • Ability to communicate effectively via telephone and radio equipment.
  • Ability to lift, carry and balance up to 125 pounds (250 pounds with assistance)
  • Ability to interpret oral, written, and diagnostic form instructions.
  • Ability to interview patients, patient family members and bystanders.
  • Ability to document, in writing, all relevant information in prescribed format in light of legal ramifications of such.
  • Ability to work with other providers to make appropriate patient care decisions.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Must currently be certified by the New York State Department of Health, Bureau of Emergency Medical Services as an AEMT-Paramedic.
  • Must be capable of utilizing EMT-B and AEMT intermediate skills and equipment
  • Must be able to perform under Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) and Basic Trauma Life Support (BTLS) standards.
  • Must be knowledgeable and competent in the use of a cardiac monitor/defibrillator and intravenous drugs and fluids. The EMT-Paramedic has reached the highest level of pre-hospital care certification.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Must possess and maintain Class “D” New York State Driver License or higher or analogous equivalent from another jurisdiction without record of suspension or revocation in any State.

EEO Statement
Mohawk Ambulance provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.

Other Duties
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.