Florence County EMS - Seeking Paramedics
FLORENCE COUNTY EMS IS GROWING July 7, 2017 Florence County Council recently approved 20 new full-time positions for the EMS Department. As a result, we are seeking highly motivated and experienced paramedics to staff two new ALS ambulances. Included in the recent County Council action was a market adjustment to EMS salaries. Base EMT salary was increased by 5%. Advanced EMT salary was increased by 10%. Salaries for positions which require paramedic certification were increased by 15%. Starting full-time salaries are: EMT Crew Member - $30,254 annual, $10.57 hourly Advanced EMT Crew Member – $36,480 annual, $12.75 hourly Paramedic Crew Member - $44,869 annual, $15.68 hourly Paramedic Crew Chief – $48,362 annual, 16.90 hourly. Full-time employees work a modified 24 hours on / 72 hours off schedule (employees are scheduled for a total of eight 24 hour shifts per twenty-eight day scheduling period). Some overtime is available. Florence County offers an attractive benefits package including membership in the South Carolina Retirement System, access to the State Health Plan and several optional benefits like life insurance, short term / long term disability insurance, credit union membership, etc. We have an extremely well run, DHEC approved, Continuing Education Program (C.E.P.). Those interested in applying for employment may complete an on-line application at florenceco.org. Anyone interested in learning more about these opportunities is encouraged to call the Florence County EMS Director, Ryon Watkins, at 843.665.3038 or firstname.lastname@example.org .