King County Washington EMS Instructor I & II - Short Term Temporary in Multiple locations in King County, Washington


The EMS Instructors I and II will teach basic Emergency Medical Services (EMS) skills to students completing basic Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) and CPR Training.

This recruitment will be used to build a pool of Short Term Temporary EMS Instructors level I & level II.

Who May Apply: This position is open to the general public.

Work Location: Various locations throughout King County.

Contact: If you have questions regarding this job announcement, please call Nic Horea, Human Resources Analyst at (206)263-8736 or at

Job Duties

Instruct initial or continuing education for EMTs. This includes:

  • Initial Basic EMT classes;
  • Continuing Medical Education;
  • Annual instructor workshops. Experience, Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills

  • Must currently be a certified EMT or paramedic in Washington State.

  • Must currently be certified in both CPR and CPR Instructor
  • Must have three years of experience (one re-certification cycle) as an EMT or paramedic.
  • Must have instructional experience. For Instructor I positions 41 to 100 hours are required. For Instructor II positions 100 plus hours are required.
  • Required to attend the annual King County EMT Instructor Workshop.
  • Must have adult learning instructional and training experience (including large and small group facilitation, facilitation training, and curriculum implementation).
  • Must have proven experience in facilitating difficult conversations with diverse student groups; fire fighters, police, private ambulance agencies, scholarship students, etc.
  • Experience working with diverse and under-represented populations.
  • Excellent communication (written and oral), analytical and presentation skills.
  • Intercultural competency and responsiveness; strong cross-cultural communication and equity awareness and skill.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work independently and as a team member.
  • Strong conflict resolution skills.
  • Ability to treat people with respect; keeps commitments; inspires trust in others; works ethically and with integrity; upholds organizational values. Supplemental Information

  • This selection process may include but is not limited to: evaluation of application materials and supplemental questions, testing and interviewing. For more information on our selection process, please refer to

  • Public Health relies on office automation (Microsoft Office) and web-based enabled tools, therefore candidates must be proficient and comfortable with computer use to perform functions associated with on-going work.
  • Regular and reliable attendance, effective communication skills, and development of effective working relationships are requirements of all Public Health positions.
  • Staff may be required to play a role as a first responder in the event of a Public Health emergency.


  • The selected candidate must pass a thorough background investigation.
  • Employees are required to protect the privacy and security of protected health information as defined in State and Federal Law
  • Employees are required to adhere to OSHA/WISHA guidelines including but not limited to completing their mandatory trainings on time.

UNION AFFILIATION: These positions are not represented by a Labor Union.

Salary: $38.06 - $48.25 Hourly

Location: Multiple locations in King County, WA

Job Type: Short Term Temporary, Part Time, Std Wkly Hrs Vary

Department: Public Health - Seattle and King County

Job Number: 18NH08502

Closing: 9/9/2018 11:59 PM Pacific

Agency: King County

Address: King County Administration Bldg. 500 4th Ave. Rm. 553 Seattle, Washington, 98104

Phone: 206-296-7340