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Deadline Extended for NHTSA EMS Specialist Job

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is seeking qualified candidates to apply for an open position with the Office of EMS. The NHTSA Office of EMS advances a national vision for EMS through projects and research, fosters collaboration among federal agencies involved in EMS planning, measures the health of the nation's EMS systems and delivers the data EMS leaders need to help advance their systems.

Experienced job seekers looking to join the team and serve in a hands-on role overseeing projects of national significance to improve emergency medical services, highway safety, and prehospital health care are encouraged to apply. 

Duties incude:

  • Working with the technical complexities and policy issues of comprehensive EMS systems, 9-1-1 systems, highway safety, trauma and other time-sensitive care systems, at the local, state and federal levels;
  • Collaborating with officials at all government levels and with private industry and special interest groups related to emergency medical services, 9-1-1 systems, and highway safety issues;
  • Participating in national EMS performance measure initiatives by interfacing with national EMS performance measures organizations, establishing performance measurement parameters, and initiating an ongoing and performance improvement strategy.

Applications will be accepted until October 30.​​​​​​​ Members of the public can apply here; federal employees, individuals with disabilities, veterans, military spouses, and others who may qualify under a special hiring authority can learn more and apply here

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