Paramedic / Emergency Medical Technician III

Job Locations
Fairweather, LLC
Position Type
Regular Full-Time




JOB SUMMARY: Evaluates, treats, and stabilizes routine, urgent and emergent patients within the scope of standing orders established by sponsoring physician. 



  • Utilize medical equipment and procedures including; defibrillator, EKG monitor, oxygen and suction devices, intravenous fluids, CPR and other procedures and medications as required to provide advanced medical care
  • Provide patient care according to clinical protocols and safety requirements
  • Communicate with receiving facility, Alaska MEDEVAC systems, and Medical Control
  • Operate as a team leader and take responsibility for scene management as needed
  • Monitor and maintain the general condition of the project medical facility; keep it clean and resupply any deficiencies
  • Prepare accurate, thorough documentation of every patient contact and patient care report
  • Perform other duties as required to support the project


  • Full comprehension of Standing Orders
  • Expert knowledge of defibrillators and IV pumps
  • Work well in teams, alone, and in diverse populations of people
  • Demonstrate ability to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing with HSE Team Members and Operational Management Team
  • Ability to establish priorities, work independently, and complete objectives
  • Understand and utilize pre-hospital care Emergency Medical Service equipment
  • Understands the use of over the counter medications and applies aggressive first aid guidelines to support the Natural Resources industry OSHA requirements
  • Must maintain certification as Weather Observer Established by NOAA, reporting under METAR system



  • High school diploma or equivalent (GED)
  • Must be 21 years of age
  • Possess a valid driver’s license
  • Current state/national registry Paramedic/EMT III license/certificate
  • Current CPR, ACLS, and ITLS
  • One year Emergency Medical Service experience


  • Ability to lift, carry, and balance an adult patient with the assistance of others
  • Ability to run, walk, bend, and crawl on uneven terrain
  • Ability to withstand varied environmental conditions such as extreme heat, cold, and moisture
  • Ability to work in low light and confined spaces
  • Ability to operate a motor vehicle (including ATVs)


  • Two week rotations, 12 hours a day/7 days a week shifts, and on-call after hours
  • Work in remote locations as an independent provider
  • Must be willing to work overtime and be on-call while at the site as needed
  • Must be willing to work weekends and holidays as needed
  • May be required to fly in small aircrafts
  • May be exposed to communicable diseases, mentally unstable, or combative patients

REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION: It is Fairweather's business philosophy and practice to provide reasonable accommodations, according to applicable state and federal laws, to all qualified individuals with physical or mental disabilities.


PREFERENCE STATEMENT: Fairweather grants preference to qualified Doyon Shareholders first, and second to qualified shareholders of other Alaska Native corporations that grant a similar preference in all phases of employment and training, which include, but are not limited to hiring, promotion, layoff, transfer, and training.



This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee(s) incumbent in this position. Employee(s) will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by any person authorized to give instructions or assignments.


A review of this position has excluded marginal functions of the position that are incidental to the performance of fundamental job duties. All duties and responsibilities are essential job functions and requirements and are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. To perform this job successfully, the incumbent(s) will possess the skills, aptitudes, and abilities to perform each duty proficiently. Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat or significant risk to the health or safety of themselves or others. The requirements listed in this document are the minimum levels of knowledge, skills, or abilities.


This job description is not an employment agreement or contract, implied or otherwise, other than an “at will” relationship. Management has the exclusive right to alter the scope of work within the framework of this job description at any time without prior notice.



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