Extra Help

Extended 12/05/13


is now accepting applications

for the position of




(County Worker)


Hourly Wage:                        $9.54 per hour



There are Patient openings with the Yakima County Department of Emergency Medical Services.  These are extra help, intermittent on-call openings.  Duties include self moulage, role play, follows the instructors lead and recommendations. This person facilitates the EMT practical station by pretending to be a prehospital patient with various signs and symptoms.  This recruitment may be used to fill extra help, intermittent on-call openings that may occur in the 90 days after closing.


Essential Job Functions:


Prepare Practical Station(s) - set up proper gear and room setup, design.


Place Moulage – Reads scenario and places moulage according to scenario description.


Role-Play Given Scenario – Maintains character role throughout scenario.


Other duties as assigned.


Working Conditions:  Position requires driving to training sites; care and alertness when in training,

mobility, stooping, kneeling, crawling, crouching, reaching, standing, handling of objects, grasping,

feeling, talking, hearing, seeing and repetitive motions.  Rated as Medium work with lifting up to 50



Equipment Used:  Moulage and patient clothing. Reading prepared scenario.


Minimum Qualifications:

Knowledge of: (Upon entry)  

Basic knowledge in emergency medical services;

Customer service


Skills in: (Upon entry)

Ability to role-play;

Communication skills, both oral and written;


Experience & Training

High School Diploma or GED and any combination of experience or training related to the position which provides the knowlege, skill and abilities sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job.


Required Qualifications:

Current WA State driver’s license


Preferred Qualifications:

EMT program experience

Drama courses and/or experience


Selection Procedure:

Applications will be accepted until 4:00 p.m., Thursday, January 2, 2014.  Applicants will be evaluated on

the basis of past experience and trainingApplicants claiming veteran’s preference eligibility will be

required to complete the Application for Veterans’ Preference Form.  For further information and application

forms, contact:



128 N. 2nd Street, Room B27

YAKIMA   WA     98901





Yakima County ensures equal employment opportunities regardless of a person’s sex, race, national origin, religion, age, disability, marital status, creed, political belief, sexual orientation, veteran’s status, or any other protected status under federal or state statute.  Disabled applicants may request accommodation to participate in the job application and/or selection process for employment.  Please contact Human Resources for further information. 


Yakima County is a qualified Public Service entity for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program.  For more information, go to http://studentaid.ed.gov/repay-loans/forgiveness-cancellation/charts/public-service or contact your federal loan servicer.


If you are interested in the status of this position after closing, please see “Status of Openings” under the Job Opportunities tab on the Human Resources web page at www.yakimacounty.usThis will be the only method of status notification for this position. 


In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, Yakima County will hire only United States citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States.