Emergency Medical Services Chief Job – FORT BEND COUNTY EMS


Located in the southwest portion of the 13-county Houston-Galveston metropolitan area, Fort Bend County, Texas consistently ranks as one of America’s fastest growing counties with a population of 882,509 in 885 square miles. Excellent schools, affordable housing, and extensive recreational facilities have attracted families with impressive demographic profiles, making Fort Bend County the most ethnically diverse county in the nation, with more than 40 percent of the population having made graduate studies.

Established with the approval of the Fort Bend County Court of Commissioners, Fort Bend County Emergency Medical Services (FBCEMS) began operations in May 1972. As the third government service, FBCEMS is proud to to be one of the few EMS agencies based in the county. in the state. It has a FY22 budget of $19,961,262 (FY23 projected at $23,834,944) and a team of 189 full-time and 20 part-time staff. With nearly 50 years of prehospital EMS experience, FBCEMS is committed to providing its patients, citizens and staff with leadership and service comprised of its core values ​​of compassion, empathy, teamwork, innovation, professionalism and safety. The FBCEMS motto is Improving Lives Through Our Commitment to Excellence.

Fort Bend County is seeking a skilled and visionary Servant Leader ready to take the reins of an award-winning organization and usher in a new era of growth and success to serve as Chief of FBCEMS. The Fort Bend County EMS Chief is responsible for the operational integrity, financial viability, and overall development of the district. This is the most senior position in the organization, acting as the primary employee advisor to the Director of HHS to create short- and long-term strategic plans and goals.

A bachelor’s degree in public administration, business administration, health care administration, or related field and at least eight years of experience in EMS management, health care administration, and/or administration management local, including four years in a supervisory position, is required. Specialty paramedic training, Texas paramedic certification, and current CPR certification are also required. Applicants must have a valid Texas driver’s license. A master’s degree is preferred. Relevant experience may be substituted for education.

The salary range for this position is $111,450 to $167,165 depending on qualifications and experience.

Please apply online: http://www.governmentresource.com/executive-recruitment/open-recruitments/fort-bend-county-tx-chief-of-ems

For more information on this position contact:

Bill Peterson, Senior Vice President

[email protected]



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