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EMPLOYMENT

Bennington Rescue is located in the Green Mountain region of Vermont.  Our area has many activities including year-round outdoor sports, hiking, boating, and much more.  We are minutes from the Berkshire region of Massachusetts, only 1 hour from Albany (NY), and about 3 hours from NYC, Burlington, Boston, and Montreal.

Our crew responds to 911 calls, ALS intercepts, and interfacility transfers.  We are a Mission:Lifeline recognized agency for the last 3 years in our care for ACS & STEMI patients. Our crew takes pride in providing quality patient care.  Please visit the Bennington Area Chamber of Commerce to learn more about living here, local businesses, and the many activities throughout the region.

We are always looking for well-qualified, highly motivated people to join our award-winning crew!


CURRENT OPEN POSITIONS

  • Supervising EMS Officer - CAPTAIN (Field Supervisor & NREMT PARAMEDIC)

  • NREMT emt, AEMT, & PARAMEDIC

  • NY emt

  • DRIVER 

  • volunteer emr & emt (we will provide training)


2018 INTERVIEW DAYS

We hold interview days every quarter for paid, clinical positions. These days are set months in advance, and are rarely changed. We may hold additional interview days if needs arise, however they are not common.

  • 4th Quarter: October 9, 2018 – all application materials must be received by October 2, 2018
  • 1st Quarter 2019: January 15, 2019 - all application materials must be receive by January 1, 2019
  • 2nd Quarter 2019: April 16, 2019 - all application materials must be receive by April 1, 2019
  • 3rd Quarter 2019: July 16, 2019 - all application materials must be receive by July 1, 2019
  • 4th Quarter 2019: October 15, 2019 - all application materials must be receive by October 1, 2019

APPLICATION PROCESS

Bennington Rescue requires all of the following submissions for all positions.

Submit all required documents to application@benningtonrescue.org. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Deadlines for open positions will be posted with the position posting. Bennington Rescue is an equal opportunity employer and invites applications from all interested individuals.

INTERVIEW PROCESS

Bennington Rescue has a very inclusive culture and all staff members are welcome to participate in the interview process at Bennington Rescue. We want to ensure that the Mission and Vision of Bennington Rescue will continue to be our focus while embracing and enhancing our core values.

The interview process for most clinical positions (EMT, AEMT, paramedic) include the steps listed below. These steps are not in order and will vary based on the applicant. A detailed schedule will be shared a few days before the interview.   

Crew Interview – Candidate will meet individually with members of the Bennington Rescue crew in a group setting. This includes field level EMT, AEMTs, Paramedics, and Billing Specialists.

Clinical Skills Evaluation – Candidate will be placed in specific selected scenarios to evaluate how they operate in a clinical setting. The cases generally follow NREMT skill evaluation stations, but do include additional questions. You will be notified of your scenarios approximately one week prior to the interview day.

Medical Knowledge Assessment – A written exam will be given testing general EMS knowledge and VT Statewide EMS Protocol knowledge focused on life-threats.  The VT Protocols are available on major phone OS app stores by searching "Vermont EMS" or are available in PDF form at Vermont Office of EMS website.

Administration/Operations Interview – Candidate will meet individually with one or more of the officers and/or administration of Bennington Rescue.

Special Opportunity - DRIVERS

We are looking for per diem drivers. No previous training is required.

  • Training will be provided for successful candidates and will include EMR or EMT training within 1 year of hire.
  • Current staffing needs are for Sunday through Wednesday 6 AM - 6 PM.

Requirements:

  • HS diploma/GED
  • Valid driver's license and ability to be cleared by insurance
  • Clear criminal background check
  • Ability to travel to locations in VT or NY

Preferred criteria include:

  • American Heart Association CPR for Healthcare Providers (we will provide if you do not have it)
  • Emergency Medical Responder issued by National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians, VT, and/or NY
  • Emergency Medical Technician: issued by NY without NREMT
  • 2 or more years of experience as an emergency response driver in an EMS, fire, or law enforcement service.

Applications for this position are being accepted on a rolling basis.


BENNINGTON RESCUE BENEFITS

FULL TIME BENEFITS

  • Competitive Pay
  • Medical Insurance (70% Employer Paid)
  • Paid Vacation
  • Holiday Pay
  • Professional Advancement System (Complete certain goals and attain a significant hourly wage increase)
  • Dental Insurance - Optional
  • Vision Insurance - Optional
  • Supplemental Insurance (Optional) - (AFLAC)
  • Retirement (3% match after 6 months)
  • Uniform Allowance
  • Continuing Education Allowance
  • Critical Care Paramedic Bonus (Quarterly Stipend)

PART TIME BENEFITS

  • Competitive Pay
  • Guaranteed Hours per week
  • Medical Insurance (50% Employer Paid)
  • Paid Vacation (Pro-Rated based on % of FTE)
  • Holiday Pay
  • Professional Advancement System (Complete certain goals and attain a significant hourly wage increase)
  • Dental Insurance - Optional
  • Vision Insurance - Optional
  • Supplemental Insurance (Optional) - (AFLAC)
  • Uniform Allowance
  • Continuing Education Allowance

PER DIEM BENEFITS

  • Competitive Pay
  • Holiday Pay
  • Professional Advancement System (Complete certain goals and attain a significant hourly wage increase)
  • Dental Insurance - Optional
  • Vision Insurance - Optional
  • Supplemental Insurance (Optional) - (AFLAC)
  • Uniform Allowance
  • Continuing Education Allowance

VOLUNTEER BENEFITS

  • Uniform Allowance
  • Continuing Education Allowance

GENERAL EMPLOYMENT INFORMATION

Operational Positions (EMT, AEMT, Paramedic)

Bennington Rescue provides an excellent opportunity for EMS providers to utilize their expert knowledge and skills in caring for the highest acuity patients with the greatest needs throughout Southwest Vermont.

Non-Clinical Roles

Our mission focuses on Patient Care, however that is not all that we do. We have a team of Administration, Educators, Billing Specialists, and Customer Service Representatives that ensure that all the necessary functions of the business are operational so that Ambulances are able to provide the services you need. Our billing office provides exceptional service and efficiency in claims billing and reimbursement, and provides billing for other EMS agencies.

Bennington Rescue is an equal opportunity employer and invites applications from all interested individuals.