Post Date: 08/14/2019
Close Date: 09/13/2019
Deadline to apply: Continuous
Salary: $17.19 - $17.89 hourly
Probationary rate: $17.19; regular rate: $17.89 hour
Are you ready for a change of scenery or want to make extra money? Come work in an enjoyable and fun event-driven environment with flexible hours. During events at Oregon Convention Center, the Medical Technician provides emergency care and medical assistance to injured or sick persons; assesses injuries and illnesses.
While our Medical Technicians are required to respond to and provide medical assistance during serious emergencies, you'll find the majority of our medical calls tend to be non-life threatening in nature. Medical Technicians also spend a fair amount of the work time acting as general ambassadors by regularly interacting with the public to answer questions, give directions and provide non-medical assistance. Successful candidates should be dependable, knowledgeable enjoy interacting with the public and act with a sense of urgency. Work may also be performed at other Metro venues as needed.
The Oregon Convention Center (OCC), a LEED Platinum facility, is the largest convention center in the Pacific Northwest, hosting more than 12 million visitors since its opening in 1990. Annually hosting roughly 500 events with an average of $450 million in economic benefit for the region from the national and international visitors who attend conventions and events at the facility. The industry leader for its sustainability practices, the OCC was the first convention center in the U.S. to earn the U.S. Green Building Council's LEED Certification for existing buildings in 2004 and earned LEED Silver in 2008. OCC's commitment to sustainable practices, focus on superior customer service and innovation ensures its future as a leader in the hospitality and convention business. For more information about the Oregon Convention Center visit: www.oregoncc.org.
At the Oregon Convention Center, we hire a workforce representative of the communities we serve, understanding that a diverse workforce strengthens our organization. We value diversity and support a positive and welcoming environment where all of our employees can thrive.
• Current and valid certification as an Emergency Medical Technician, and
• Current and valid Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation certification, and
• A minimum of two (2) years of experience in emergency medical response, or an equivalent combination of education, experience and training that would provide the knowledge, skills and abilities required for the successful performance of the essential job duties.
To apply: visit www.oregonmetro.gov/jobs for the complete job announcement and a link to our online hiring center.
Metro is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer
Complete details: www.oregonmetro.gov/jobs