Galena EMS seeks new coordinator


GALENA–Galena EMS is looking for a new coordinator.

The part-time position requires about 30 hours per week with salary beginning at $25,000 per year based on experience. Galena EMS currently has an interim coordinator, but that person is not interested in the position.

An application and job description is available by calling 815-777-3575 or by email,

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Applications are due by 5 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 22. The position will remain open until filled.

The Galena EMS is also seeking paid per call volunteer members to help maintain quality service to the Galena area. Galena EMS is looking for emergency medical responders (EMR), emergency medical technicians (EMT) and paramedics.

Candidates will maintain a high level of professionalism at all times and upon certification, they will provide EMS schedule coverage, maintain equipment, respond to emergency calls, adhere to EMS protocol, assess emergency situations, evaluate patients, effectively communicate information to patients and coworkers, and provide reports. Drivers are also needed and require a valid driver’s license and successful completion of an in-house driver training program.