A Bachelor’s degree in Public Safety, Public Administration, Emergency Management, Health Services Administration or a related degree, or some post-secondary education with an equivalent amount of training and experience in emergency services; AND ten (10) years program management experience in technical elements of emergency medical services; security, response planning, response team training, and incident management. Applicants also required to have Pa Department of Health (Pa. DoH) Certification as Paramedic or higher. Nationally Certified (Pro-Board/IFSAC) as a Fire Instructor I (or Pa. DoH Instructor), and Rescue Technician Core Competencies and Vehicle & Machinery I.
Must be able to wear appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE), including respiratory protection to perform duties in hostile environmental conditions at the scene of a hazardous environment.
Applicants who meet the above requirement and who have demonstrated program management experience in the areas of environmental, health, safety, security, and emergency response are preferred.
It is the policy of Allegheny County that in order to receive a final offer of employment, candidates must successfully pass a background check, which includes verification of Allegheny County Real Estate Tax status, and drug/medical examinations as required for the position.
It is the policy of Allegheny County that in order to receive a final offer of employment, candidates for positions within the executive branch must provide proof of a Covid-19 vaccination. The prospective employee will need to be fully vaccinated or have at least one shot of a two-shot series before beginning work. Any employee who does not receive and provide proof of the second shot within 30 days will have their probationary employment terminated. Allegheny County will allow for medical and religious exemptions from the requirements in accordance with state and federal law.