Under close supervision, the EMS Cadet-Communications will participate in assigned training and formal academic programs of instruction designed to qualify the incumbent to graduate the academy and fill the position of a Medic – Communications. Upon completion and graduation from the EMS Academy, a cadet will be certified as a Medic – Communications in substantial compliance with Chapter 143 Local Government Code. After successfully serving the entire probationary period of twelve (12) months from date of hire as a Medic – Communications, will automatically become a full-fledged civil service employee and have full civil service protection.
Duties, Functions and Responsibilities:
Essential duties and functions, pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following. Other related duties may be assigned.
This position is classified as an “essential” position, meaning you will be required to work during holidays and bad weather (ice storms, flooding, etc.) when the City is otherwise closed.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Must possess required knowledge, skills, abilities and experience and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed.
Licenses and Certifications Required:
Must successfully complete the Austin-Travis County OMD credentialing process within nine (9) months from the date of hire.
This description is intended to indicate the kinds of tasks and levels of work difficulty required of the position given this title and shall not be construed as declaring what the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position shall be. It is not intended to limit or in any way modify the right of management to assign, direct and control the work of employees under supervision. The listing of duties and responsibilities shall not be held to exclude other duties not mentioned that are of similar kind or level of difficulty.