Candidates wanted........

Position Type: Full Time
Posted Date: 6/14/17
Open until position(s) filled

Wintergreen Fire and Rescue is seeking motivated candidates to join our team. We're a dynamic organization that strives to provide the best EMS and fire services to the community of Wintergreen and surrounding Nelson and Augusta Counties.   

We handle the trauma and call volume associated with a popular ski resort, the high-angle rescue associated with the Blue Ridge Parkway, and the incredible challenge which comes from transport times averaging 40 minutes as we transport to 4 different hospitals in 3 different regions. 

Candidates must possess a valid Virginia driver’s license, high school diploma (or equivalent) and must be nineteen (19) years of age or older. Certifications Required Upon Employment: Nationally Registered AEMT, NREMT-I, or Virginia EMT-I (Nationally Registered EMT-P/NRP is preferred), EVOC Class 3, and Fire Fighter I.  Fire Fighter II and Aerial Operator preferred. 

Candidates will provide emergency medical care, respond to fire alarms and other emergencies as required; extinguish fires and protect life and property against the hazards of fire; exercise prudent use, care and maintenance of fire/rescue apparatus and property; and operate fire/rescue apparatus. Will perform other related work as required/assigned. Candidates will work a 24/48 schedule.

All candidates are required to successfully complete the Wintergreen Fire and Rescue PAT within the first year of hire and will be tested every six (6) months thereafter. For more information and details on the PAT and position requirements, refer to our website; All Wintergreen employees must sign a non-tobacco use agreement as well as successfully complete drug screens. 

Pay and benefits are competitive within our region and dependent upon qualifications.

Interested applicants should submit your resume to Mike Riddle, Chief of EMS Operations via email at


Mike Riddle, Firefighter/Paramedic
Chief of EMS Operations
Wintergreen Fire & Rescue
Phone: (434) 325-2200, ext: 9271
Cell: (540) 292-1629

Full-time Firefighter/EMT/Medic Opportunity

Firefighter/EMT and Medic Opportunities:

The Louisa County Department of Fire and EMS is now accepting applications for current and future Full-time Firefighter/EMT and Medic opportunities.

In order to be considered, candidates must submit a completed application to the County of Louisa Human Resources Department; complete a written exam, physical ability testing and a formal interview process.

The application process will remain open until 5:00 PM, June 30, 2017.

Minimum requirements include:

• VDFP. Firefighter 1 and 2

• VDFP Haz-Mat Operations

• VOEMS EMT- Basic (or higher)


Salary will depend on experience, education and training, with a minimum salary/FLSA range between $38,584.60 - $43,353.58 in addition to a very competitive/comprehensive benefits package as well as career development opportunities.

Online applications and a full job description can be accessed through the link below.

Patient Care Report Documentation and Data Submission - Revised Policy

The Virginia Office of EMS (OEMS) recently updated its policy regarding Patient Care Reports (PCR) and data submission requirements. The revised agency policy regarding the completion of a PCR for Virginia EMS agencies is effective July 1, 2017, and remains in effect until acted on by the OEMS. This policy applies to all categories of Virginia EMS agencies (911, non-emergency, ground, air, etc.)

Please review this updated policy at: Patient Care Report Documentation and Data Submission.

For more information or questions about this revised policy, please contact Regulation and Compliance Manager Michael Berg at or 804-888-9131.

Web Based CE

Web Based CE

The Virginia Office of EMS publishes resources on the availability of continuing education (CE) programs which can be completed online through approved third party vendors.  According to OEMS polices, online CE is only accepted from the following CE vendors as they have applied for and met stringent reporting and course content requirements as set forth by OEMS. Courses completed by providers on non-approved websites will not receive credit towards their certification.

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