Position Available

EMS Instructor Coordinator / EMS Lab Assistant

Kennebec County Emergency Management


Assist in the delivery of EMS classes through instruction or practical techniques. This is a part-time/per-diem position.

**Position is grant funded. Continuation of position is dependent upon funding approvals.


  • Be committed to the mission of the County.
  • Work as a member of a team in the performance of duties.
  • Be punctual for scheduled work and use time appropriately.
  • Work in harmonious relationships with all county staff and community.
  • Perform duties in a conscientious, cooperative manner.
  • Perform required amount of work in a timely fashion with a minimum of errors.
  • Be neat and maintain a professional appearance.
  • Possess a valid Driver’s license.
  • To understand and work within Kennebec County Government Policies and Procedures.
  • To work collaboratively as a member of a team with various groups of staff depending on the issue addressed.
  • To accept shared responsibility with other team members to successfully accomplish goal of each team, which he or she is a member.
  • To assure quality in work performed in order to facilitate the delivery of quality services.
  • Maintain confidence and protect County by keeping information concerning clients and County Operations confidential.
  • Have the aptitude and ability to learn items within and beyond your current scope of work.


  • 1. Collaborate with staff to complete necessary projects, work independently on prior delegated tasks

  • 2. Ensure an organized, clean, and tidy workspace

  • 3. Collaborates with other Emergency Management personnel, local, state or federal officials to prepare for, mitigate, respond to, or recover from disasters

  • 4. Monitor and use office equipment and materials (computers, printers, copiers, physical files, etc.)

  • 5. Complete basic bookkeeping and record keeping duties

  • 6. Report any problems with office equipment; help resolve the issues if possible

  • 7. Help to immediately resolve and mediate complaints

  • 8. Assist with coordinating and communicating with various public safety agencies, community organizations, officials, and the public; acts as a liaison with federal, state and local agencies; maintains continuous and frequent communications with fire agencies, law enforcement agencies, hospitals, and emergency medical services agencies for liaison and interpretation of emergency management responses and communications

  • 9. Assist in the development, implementation, and evaluation of programs, activities, and materials designed to enhance community preparedness and build resilience

  • 10. Maintains technical knowledge by attending educational workshops and establishing personal networks.

  • 11. Demonstrates an understanding of the county’s safety policies and practices by attending required safety programs, reporting all accidents and suspected safety hazards to the supervisor.


The physical requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by the incumbent to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, stand, talk, and hear. The employee is occasionally required to use hands to finger a standard computer keyboard, use a computer, mouse, audio/ visual equipment, telephone, calculator, etc.


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those the incumbent encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions. Certain situations “Declared Emergencies” may require long hours causing disruption of regular eating and sleeping habits.

Usual teaching conditions. The noise level is usually quiet.


  • Ability to work independently and coordinate the efforts of individuals and organizations.
  • Willingness to travel
  • Basic computer skills
  • Maine Driver License
  • Maine EMS License for the level they are instructing or assisting
  • Maine EMS Instructor Coordinator certification for being placed as a Lead Instructor
  • Ability to organize and retain order in a class setting


  • Knowledge of teaching and learning techniques for both teen and adult learners
  • Experience teaching is preferred but not required
  • Experience in Emergency Service is preferred but not required.
  • Computer literate; proficient using Microsoft Office


Director/Deputy Director - Emergency Management Agency





If you are selected, Human Resources will contact you to set up an interview. You will need to bring the following documents with you:

  • A copy of high school diploma or G.E.D.

  • A copy of college degree (if applicable)

  • A copy of military discharge DD Form 214 – Long Form (if applicable)

You will also need to know your Social Security Number.

Equal Opportunity Employer