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City of West Des Moines


West Des Moines, IA

Employment Type


Job Description

To deliver pre-hospital medical care to patients by responding to emergency medical calls.


Requires high school diploma, current Iowa Paramedic Certification or valid membership with the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians at the paramedic level; valid Iowa driver's license; Must obtain a Class D endorsement 2 license within the orientation period, good driving record; ability to lift and carry heavy objects in excess of 100 lbs; and the ability to operate required medical equipment. See job description for complete details.





Academic Program


Application Process

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Applicants meeting the minimum qualifications and submitting all required application materials will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process, which will include, a written test, listening test, physical ability test, and an interview. The date, time, and location of the exam(s) will be provided to applicants who meet the requirements. The examination process is tentatively scheduled for the weeks of April 7 - April 18, 2014. Applicants receiving a passing score will be invited to the physical ability test, and oral board interview which has been tentatively scheduled for the week of May 5, 2014.

Application Deadline

3/7/2014 10:00:00 PM