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EMS Director

City of River Falls
River Falls, Wisconsin 54022
  • Job Type
  • Shift
    1st Shift

Responsible for all operational and administrative aspects of services provided by the River Falls Area Ambulance Service. Oversees and coordinates operations of both career and volunteer services in the best interest of the citizens. Functions under the general supervision of the Assistant City Administrator. River Falls provides critical care paramedic-level service to approximately 50,000 people in the service territory of the City of River Falls, the City of Prescott, and surrounding towns. 




Requires extensive knowledge of rescue services and experience working with combination volunteer/career systems and the public.


Examples of Work (Illustrative Only):



-        Coordinates daily operations of career emergency services.

-        Monitor and/or advise of changes from State Emergency Medical Services (EMS) rules and regulations.

-        Responsible for maintenance and updates of Standard Operating Guidelines (SOG) and protocols.

-        Act as liaison between Medical Director and the Service for Continuing Quality Improvement (CQI) and Quality Assurance (QA) programs.

-        Responsible for maintenance of OSHA standards for vehicles, facility, and personnel; i.e. 300 log, hazmat training, the Right to Know.

-        Responsible for maintenance of service equipment, facilities and vehicles.

-        Assures compliance of all Emergency Medical Technicians’ (EMT) licenses and certifications are current and recorded.

-        Ensure compliance of overall EMS training.





  • Develops, justifies and implements operational and capital budget outlay for EMS services.

  • Makes recommendation on award of contracts, equipment and materials.

  • Grant writing for new equipment/training.




  • Directly supervises full time paramedic EMS employees including conducting employee evaluations, training and disciplinary actions.

  • Coordinates policies and programs with Asst. City Administrator, EMS Advisory Board and Medical Director.

  • In coordination with Human Resources, interviews prospective employees to fill available job openings.




  • Follows established policies and procedures of the City, recommends revision or creation of policies to Asst. City Administrator, HR Director and others as necessary.

  • Responsible for development and implementation of EMS Strategic Planning and Business Plans.

  • Develops and enforces service policies to comply with state and national requirements.



  • Visible leader with community public relations programs and EMS partners.

  • Attends and participates in all EMS Advisory Board meetings.

  • Attends City Council meetings as requested by City Administrator, Mayor or City Council.



  • 2 Year Associate degree in related field

  • Nationally Registered Paramedic License

  • Must obtain WI Paramedic License prior to start date and able to obtain Critical Care Endorsement as soon as practical after hire

  • Minimum of five (5) years active EMS experience

  • Minimum of five (5) years supervisory/management experience in a pre-hospital setting

  • Valid Wisconsin driver’s license



  • Bachelor’s degree in related field


  • Manager/Director

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