Emergency Medical Technician

Job Category: Non-Exempt/Part-time/ Seasonal (February-September)

Reports to: Security Supervisor

​Rate:  $17.50 per Hour 


General Description:

Training Track & Grandstand EMT’s while on duty, to serve horsemen, patron, and employee emergency medical needs.

Available working hours:

Training Track: hours vary from early morning to early afternoon.

Grandstand: hours are 4:30 P.M. until end of racing - Fri and 12:30 P.M. until end of racing – Sat/Sun

EMT’s submit monthly availability schedules; shifts will be filled based on availability.


Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

·         Administer basic life support care to sick or injured persons in pre-hospital settings.

·         Operate basic life support equipment.

·         Observe, record, and report the patient's condition to other agencies.

·         Remain calm and assess patient needs

·         Use proper PPE to protect oneself.

·         Make decisions and solve problems.

·         Perform daily vehicle and BLS equipment checks.

·         Follow all King County EMT Protocols.

·         Perform security duties as needed.

·         Communicate with portable radios.


Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:

·         Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.

·         Knowledge of the information and techniques needed to diagnose and treat human injuries, diseases, and deformities.

·         Knowledge of relevant equipment, policies, procedures, and strategies to promote effective local, state, or national security operations for the protection of people, data, property, and institutions.

·         Emergency management skills: problem solving, calm in chaos, supportive, integrity, stress tolerance, investigative, intuitive, excellent report writing, and dependable.

·         The ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem.

·         Experienced, knowledgeable, or willing to learn treatments and safety precautions for the Horse Racing Industry to better serve the employees and guests at Emerald Downs.

·         The ability to communicate with others over portable radios.


Special Requirements:

·         WA State EMT Certified, King County Protocols.

·         Washington State Driver License, Driving Abstract (to be run by Emerald Downs)

·         Washington Horse Racing Commission license (background check run by WHRC)







Work Environment, Communication & Physical Abilities:

Relaxed work environment with a focus on safety. Communicate with staff, guests, and patients with courtesy and respect. Be prepared for weather exposure and may work in close proximity to horses. EMT’s must submit a monthly availability schedule.


Tools & Equipment:

All necessary basic life support equipment and supplies.