San Antonio Zoo
  • 31-Mar-2021 to 14-Apr-2021 (CST)
  • San Antonio, TX, USA
  • 10.00
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Employee discounts on merchandise, food, and entry. Medical, Dental, Vision, and Life insurance benefits after 3 months of employment. Paid leave accrual benefits after 4 months of employment


Do you have a passion for helping others? As a Full-Time Emergency Medical Technician for the San Antonio Zoo, you will be responsible for providing a high degree of medical care for both our team members and guests. Do you want to be part of a dynamic nonprofit organization that focuses on educating young minds and securing a future for wildlife? If so, please read on!

We offer incredibly competitive benefits after 3 months of employment, including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, and paid time off (PTO) accrual after 4 months. Fun perks include discounts on entry, food, and merchandise! If this sounds like your dream to use your knowledge and skills to be part of an organization sharing our passion for animal care, education, and conservation, apply today!

A DAY IN THE LIFE AS A EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNICIAN

As an EMT, you will render first aid, maintain public calm during emergencies, and provide assistance to emergency personnel as required. You are also responsible for patrolling the Zoo grounds and surrounding areas to prevent theft, violence, and other infractions. An EMT also assures operating equipment at our Butterflies, Tomistoma, and Crocodiles exhibits such as pumps, blowers, heaters, air conditioners, and fans are performing as required.

You must be fully committed to San Antonio Zoo's mission to create awareness that inspires action to care for the wildlife we steward and animals we protect. You take pride in knowing your hard work is making a difference in wildlife conservation.

QUALIFICATIONS FOR EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNICIAN

  • Must have or obtain a Texas Level 2 License for Security.
  • One year of security-related work preferred
  • Must be Texas State licensed EMT-B, I & P.
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills preferred.
  • Able to thoroughly, completely, understandably, and correctly complete accident reports.
  • Able to handle, calmly, and effectively, various types of public contact situations.
  • Able to contact San Antonio Park Police, SAPD, SAFD, Bexar County Sheriff, EMS, or other emergency agencies to, calmly, distinctly and correctly report an emergency requiring assistance.
  • First Aid and CPR Certification is required
  • Spanish fluency is preferred.
  • Must be 18 years of age or older with a clean driving record for vehicle operation.
  • This position requires a valid Class 'C' Texas Driver's License or a valid driver's license from another state with the ability to obtain a Class "C" Texas Driver's License within 45 days of becoming employed.
  • Must be able to work in varying climate and weather conditions (rain, snow, hot, or cold)

Do you handle stressful situations with a calm demeanor? If so, then you might just be perfect for this emergency medical technician position!

WORK SCHEDULE

We are a year-round operation; this position requires a flexible schedule to work weekends, holidays, and occasionally special after-hours assignments.

ARE YOU READY TO JOIN OUR HERD?

All future zoo crew, please apply at sazoo.org and complete our application.

We look forward to meeting you!

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