Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) Public Safety Dispatcher job Brookfield Ill
Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)   Public Safety Dispatcher job Brookfield Ill
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Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) / Public Safety Dispatcher Job

Employer Name: Chicago Zoological Society/Brookfield Zoo SpiderID: 8515721
Location: Brookfield, Illinois Date Posted: 3/26/2019
Wage: Category: Firefighter/Paramedic/Emergency
Job Code: 1846BR

Job Description:
This temporary position typically works approximately 20 hours per week, based on the needs of the operation. Position requires rotating days off, varied starting times, working weekends and holidays and other schedule changes due to special events or operating needs. Valid Emergency Medical Technician certification and driver's license required. This temporary/seasonal position contributes to the success of the Chicago Zoological Society by responding to calls from employees and guests for emergency and routine assistance assuring a positive, safe and extraordinary guest experience under direction of the Police Operations Lieutenant or, in his/her absence, the Sergeant on duty.


• Operates the Public Safety communication center. Promptly answers calls to the station and dispatches Police units accordingly. Maintains incidents cards for responding units.
• Provides emergency medical assistance to guests and staff and performs ambulance duty as required. Medical assistance includes, but is not limited to patient transports, extrication, loading and unloading patient onto stretcher and in/out of the ambulance, and CPR/AED to basic life-saving under the guidelines set by Loyola University Medical Center. Completes required internal and state reports.
• Contacts and coordinates communications with municipal agencies during emergencies and non-emergencies as necessary.
• Maintains the Society’s Lost and Found service for guests and staff.
• Monitors the weather and fire alarm systems and notifies managers of identified issues.
• Other related duties as assigned.

Job Requirements:

• One year of college related to Public Safety, such as Criminal Justice, Fire Science, or Emergency Medical training or two years of equivalent experience required.
• Valid Emergency Medical Technician certification required; must remain current in Emergency Medical Services continuing education as mandated per licensing requirements.
• Must be able to handle emergency situations calmly and be able to work effectively at all levels of emergency response.
• Must be flexible and able to respond and adapt to changes and shifting priorities.
• Must be able to communicate clearly and concisely and have strong interpersonal skills.
• Eye for accuracy, completeness, and detail. Ability to juggle multiple projects and priorities.
• Must be self-motivated, possess strong verbal and written communication and organizational skills.
• Strong customer service orientation.
• Experience and/or ability to work and interact effectively with a diverse, multicultural audience.
• A valid driver’s license is required on date of hire. If you are an Illinois resident, you must possess a valid Illinois driver’s license at the time of hire or must obtain one within 90 days of hire. A valid out-of-state driver’s license is required at time of hire if the employee is an out-of-state resident.


• One year experience preferred in police/EMS dispatching and working with the public.
• Multilingual ability, Spanish fluency a plus.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: This position description summarizes the primary duties and functions of this position, but should not be considered a complete listing of every duty the incumbent may ever be called upon to perform. This is a temporary position working approximately 20 hours per week based on the needs of the operation. Position requires rotating days off, varied starting times, working weekends and holidays and other schedule changes due to special events or operating needs. Must gain a strong working understanding of department operations and procedures, along with an understanding of the Society’s mission, vision, values and operating philosophies and how work activities impact the operation of the zoo and other departments.
Additional Information

The Chicago Zoological Society is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

If interested in being considered for this opportunity, please visit the CZS Career Center to obtain more details about the position and to apply by submitting your profile. Please visit our website at www.czs.org/careers. Please look for requisition number 1846R.

Job Criteria:
Start Date:
Position Type: Part-Time Temporary
Years of Experience Required: 2
Education Required: High School
Overnight Travel:
Vacation Time:

Contact Information:
Contact Name: Wendy Larsen Company Type:
City: Brookfield
State: Illinois
Zip: 60513
Web Site: http://www.czs.org/careers

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