Advanced Life Support Coordinator

County Of Sonoma
Job Type:
Full Time
Posted Date:
Feb. 2nd 2019
  • Santa Rosa, CA 95401

Job Description

Advanced Life Support Coordinator $5,927 - $7,204 per Month

The Advanced Life Support (ALS) Coordinator organizes and evaluates pre-hospital advanced life support services in accordance with established criteria, standards, and county, state, and federal law. This position coordinates the certification and continuing education of Emergency Medical Technicians and paramedics, operation of pre-hospital care programs, and quality control efforts related to the operation of advanced life support within Mendocino and Sonoma Counties. Additionally, the ALS coordinator will:

  • Compile and analyze statistical data
  • Assist in the preparation of necessary reports and evaluation
  • Coordinate Local Emergency Medical Services Agency (LEMSA) management of disaster preparedness services

The ideal candidate will possess:

  • Considerable knowledge of emergency medical services (EMS) systems, standards, regulations, and practices 
  • Strong data collection, analysis, interpretation, and evaluation skills pertaining to EMS systems
  • The ability to develop plans for medical disasters and emergencies
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills to develop and maintain constructive working relationships with various public and private EMS-related entities
  • The ability to understand, interpret, and apply rules, regulations, ordinances, and federal, state, and local legislation related to disaster preparedness and pre-hospital medical services

Working at the County of Sonoma offers expansive opportunities for growth and development, the ability to be a part of a challenging and rewarding work environment, and the satisfaction of knowing you're working to better our communities. You can also look forward to excellent benefits including:

  • An annual Staff Development/Wellness Benefit allowance up to $1,000 and ongoing education/training opportunities
  • Competitive vacation and sick leave accruals, 12 paid holidays, and an additional 8 floating holiday hours per year
  • County paid premium contribution to several health plan options
  • County contribution to a Health Reimbursement Arrangement to help fund post-retirement employee health insurance/benefits
  • Retirement fully integrated with Social Security
  • May be eligible for up to 8 weeks (320 hours) of Paid Parental Leave after 12 months of County employment
  • Eligibility for a salary increase after 1,040 hours (6 months when working full-time) for good work performance; eligibility for a salary increase for good performance every year thereafter, until reaching the top of the salary range

Salary is negotiable within the established range. Benefits described herein do not represent a contract and may be changed without notice.


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