Who May Apply: US Citizens
In order to qualify, you must meet the education and experience requirements described below. Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student; social).You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience; if qualifying based on education, your transcripts will be required as part of your application. Additional information about transcripts is in this document
One year of specialized experience which includes (1)
responding to accidents or emergencies involving injuries and/or illnesses; (2)
conducting examinations to obtain patient vital signs, initiating intravenous (IV) therapy, and/or (3)
operating a patient transport vehicle. This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS-06).
One full year of graduate level education in a field directly related to the work of the position, such as Emergency Medicine.
ORCombination of Education and Experience:
A combination of education and experience may be used to qualify for this position as long as the computed percentage of the requirements is at least 100%. To compute the percentage of the requirements, divide your total months of experience by 12. Then divide the total number of completed graduate semester hours (or equivalent) by 18. Add the two percentages.
In addition to meeting the Specialized Experience, you MUST also meet the Selective Placement Factors below:SELECTIVE PLACEMENT FACTORS:
This position requires a New York State
Department of Health (NYS DoH) issued Emergency Medical Technician-Paramedic (EMT-P) certification. You must upload a copy of your New York state issued Emergency Medical Technician-Paramedic (EMT-P) certification. And
This position ALSO requires you to possess and maintain a current Basic Life Support (BLS) Training and certification that is sponsored or endorsed by the American Heart Association (AHA). Current Advanced Life Support or other advanced certification does not supersede BLS completion.NOTE: Must attach copy of Certifications listed. Failure to attach copies of certifications will result in an ineligible rating.
You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency in the following areas:
- Decision Making
- Incident Management
- Interpersonal Skills
- Stress Tolerance
- Technical Competence