Harper County EMS Position Requirements

Harper County EMS employees must:

  • Be at least 17 years of age
  • Provide evidence of high school diploma, or equivalent
  • Provide evidence of current Kansas Certification
  • Provide evidence of a valid driver's license and a safe driving record
  • Effectively communicate in oral and written forms to the extent necessary to perform all job responsibilities
  • Have no psychological impairments that would prevent fulfilling their job description
    • Manual labor includes carrying equipment and lifting up to 100 lbs. alone and with assistance above 200 pounds
    • The ability to climb, crawl, bend, kneel, stoop, twist, reach, fine hand coordination, able to meet acceptable eye requirements, and operate ambulances is required
  • Be willing to work any day of the week, as scheduled, including holidays
    • Adverse working conditions exist within the position
    • Exposure to human blood and body fluid, communicable disease, hazardous chemicals, explosives, asbestos, excessive noise, radiation, heights, work in confined areas, and all types of weather conditions is expected
  • Have strong problem solving and decision making skills

The specific statements shown are not intended to be all inclusive. They represent typical elements and criteria considered necessary to successfully perform the job.