Applications Open for Training Manager

Metropolitan Emergency Medical Services is now accepting applications for the position of Training Manager.
The Training Manager oversees the training program by providing guidance and support for all aspect of training needs.
The MEMS Training department is responsible for recertifications and continuing education for employees and partner agencies, as well as functioning as a satellite campus for South Arkansas Community College, facilitating on-site EMT and Paramedic classes year-round.
Qualified candidates who are interested in applying should visit the link below. 

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Job Description

The Training Manager oversees the training program by providing guidance and support for all aspect of training needs. 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Oversee education and training of new EMTs and Paramedics 
  • Create and schedule continuing education classes for MEMS staff 
  • Assist in development of in-person and online training for partner agencies and the public 
  • Budget for, select and maintain training equipment 
  • Maintains and ensures accuracy of state and national registry certifications and records 
  • Monitor, evaluate and report on training programs’ effectiveness, success and ROI 
  • Manage department budget 
  • Provide opportunities for ongoing development 
  • Tailor training programs as needed to resolve specific problems or issues 
  • Maintain a keen understanding of training trends, developments and best practices 

Qualifications: Education, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Bachelor's degree (or working toward a degree) in business, healthcare, education, or a related field of study 
  • Knowledge of principles and practices of emergency medical service 
  • Knowledge of state regulations for EMS 
  • Excellent leadership and motivational skills 
  • Ability to plan, manage time and multitask effectively 
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills 
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to supervise the work of others 
  • Excellent decision-making and problem-solving skills 
  • Good collaboration and teamwork skills 
  • Knowledge of pre-hospital emergency medical protocols, procedures, and treatments 
  • Knowledge of infection control and occupational health issues and procedures 
  • Ability to assess and evaluate skill levels 
  • Ability to identify and assess future and current training needs through job analysis, career paths, annual performance appraisals and consultation with staff 
  • Ability to deploy a wide variety of training methods 

General working hours for this position will be from 7:00am – 5:00pm Monday through Friday. Additional hours during the week or on weekends may be required due to training needs. Office environment with some travel and time in the field with crews.  

Must be able to sit, stand, walk, bend, reach, carry and ability to lift a minimum of 10 lbs up to 110+, including the ability to complete the same tasks as field personnel. 

MEMS is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state, or local laws.

This policy applies to all employment practices within our organization, including hiring, recruiting, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, leave of absence, compensation, benefits, and training. MEMS makes hiring decisions based solely on qualifications, merit, and current operational needs.

MEMS is committed to providing a safe and healthful workplace. In keeping with this commitment, we maintain a drug, alcohol, and smoke-free working environment. Smoking and tobacco products are not permitted in our facilities, in our vehicles or on company grounds. Pre-employment drug testing is required of all candidates. Employees in safety-sensitive positions, including EMT, Paramedic, and Emergency Medical Dispatcher, are subject to random drug screens

Applicants certify that the information provided in this application is true and complete and understand that intentional false statements could lead to dismissal as an employee or rejection as an applicant.