Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)

Required Qualifications

Education:

  • High school diploma or general education diploma (GED)

Maine Licenses:

  • Valid Maine driver’s license (within one month of employment)
  • Maine Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) license

Certifications:

  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (BCLS) 

Acquired within six months of employment:

  • Ambulance Vehicles Operators Course (AVOC)
  • Prehospital Trauma Life support (PHTLS)
  • Pediatric Education for Prehospital Providers (PEPP)
  • Geriatric Education for Emergency Medical Services (GEMS)

Acquired within three months of employment:

  • FEMA IS-700: NIMS, An Introduction
  • FEMA ICS-100: Introduction to ICS
  • Hazardous Materials Awareness
  • Weapons of Mass Destruction Awareness

Preferred Qualifications

  • A.S. Emergency Medical Technology
  • Computer literate in MicroSoft applications
  • Knowledge of process improvement

Advanced EMT (AEMT)

Required Qualifications

Education:

  • High school diploma or general education diploma (GED)

Maine Licenses:

  • Valid Maine driver’s license (within one month of employment)
  • Maine Advanced Emergency Medical Technician (AEMT)  license

Certifications:

  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (BCLS) 

Acquired within six months of employment:

  • Ambulance Vehicles Operators Course (AVOC)
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)
  • Prehospital Trauma Life support (PHTLS)
  • Pediatric Education for Prehospital Providers (PEPP)
  • Geriatric Education for Emergency Medical Services (GEMS)

Acquired within three months of employment:

  • FEMA IS-700: NIMS, An Introduction
  • FEMA ICS-100: Introduction to ICS
  • Hazardous Materials Awareness
  • Weapons of Mass Destruction Awareness

Preferred Qualifications

  • A.S. Emergency Medical Technology
  • Computer literate in MicroSoft applications
  • Knowledge of process improvement