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ACEMS New Faces 8 2016

Athens County EMS would like to introduce four new part-time employees who just began their orientation. All four of these new employees join the 70 member ACEMS family and will be assigned to work at stations throughout the county starting August 15th. Welcome aboard!


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Athens County EMS will be hosting the nationally-acclaimed Defensive Tactics for EMS training class in August and September. The course will be held at Hocking College in Nelsonville at the Student Recreation Center.

The final open session is scheduled for September 12 and 13. The classes run from 0900 to 1700 with lunch on your own each day.

Cost is $150 per student (that’s a break-even cost for us) and that includes all books and materials.

Students should wear comfortable clothing and be prepared for moderate physical exertion during parts of the class.

The instructor is Kelly Austin of KLA Consulting in Dublin. 17.4 CE hours will be awarded through OhioHealth. DT4EMS 1

For more information on Defensive Tactics for EMS, visit www.dt4ems.com.

To register for this class, call Athens County EMS Headquarters at (740) 797-9560 or email Chief Rick Callebs at rcallebs@acems.org.

Space is limited


ACEMS New Faces 6 2015

Athens County EMS would like to introduce three new part-time employees who just completed their orientation. All three employees join the 65 member ACEMS family and will be assigned to stations throughout the county starting July 1. Welcome!



Part-time EMTs and Paramedics

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Athens County EMS is now taking applications for PART TIME EMTs and PARAMEDICS.

You can print an application from our website.  Click on “Administration”, then click “Employment”.  Everything is in .pdf format.

Just fill out the application completely, attach a copy of your drivers license and current Ohio EMT or Paramedic certification, and mail or hand deliver the package to our Administrative Offices in The Plains.

Resumes’ and additional training references are fine but we do need the paper application.

Right now, there are no openings.  This public notice is to build and update a potential hiring list for 2016.

If you have questions, call the office at (740) 797-9560 or email rcallebs@acems.org



Thank you for visiting acems.org, the internet home for Athens County Emergency Medical Services. This website is intended to serve as an information portal for the general public and our employees. Our website is always under construction so check back often for updates. If you have questions, contact Chief Rick Callebs at (740) 797-9560 or by email at rcallebs@acems.org.