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EMT $18.50/HR


Six Flags Great America


Gurnee , Illinois




Public Safety

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:


  • Provide emergency and non-emergency medical care to team members and guests in accordance with established I.D.P.H. Region X protocols.

  • Triage patients when multiple calls or patients overwhelm available personnel; make appropriate determinations about dispositions and transports

  • Use an electronic tablet for documenting reports

  • Complete checks on bags, vehicles, and treatment areas before, during, and after each shift; restock supplies as necessary.

  • Assist ALS crews on calls as directed

  • Safely operate department vehicles

  • Answer calls for emergency assistance via telephone and radio

  • Perform drug and alcohol screens on team members in accordance with park policies

  • Transport team members to off-site acute care facilities for occupational health services

  • Maintain a clean work area; perform basic cleaning of First Aid facilities (mop floors, vacuum carpets, empty trash cans, wipe down counters and beds, First Aid van is vacuumed and cleaned; etc.)

  • Complete safety ride audits and safety inspections at direction of supervisory staff

  • Maintain a professional relationship with guests and team members

  • Maintain grooming standards according to the standard and policies set by Six Flags Great America and the Safety Department

  • Adhere to all park labor policies pertaining to breaks taken, length of shift and types of work performed



Skills and Qualifications:


  • Age Requirement: 18 years or older

  • Education: High school diploma or GED

  • Licensure and Certification:

    • Current Illinois Department of Public Health (D.P.H.) Emergency Medical Technician-Basic License. Wisconsin License or National Registry License must meet reciprocity requirements with I.D.P.H.

    • Current American Heart Association BLS for the Healthcare Provider CPR/AED Certification

    • Valid Driver’s License

    • Must meet Region X system entry requirements through Highland Park Hospital

    • Obtain and maintain a valid Park Vehicle Operator’s Permit

  • Strong written and verbal communications

  • Basic knowledge of computers and copiers

  • Reliable means of transportation to and from work

  • Knowledge of, and ability to use, all BLS equipment used in the park (pulse oximeter, glucometer, splints, stair chair, etc)

  • Ability to handle moderate levels of stress related to high work load

  • Safety awareness and general housekeeping

  • Flexible to changes

  • Available to work flexible hours including nights, weekends, and holidays

  • Must be professional, self-motivated, the ability to multi-task and have an enthusiastic attitude

  • Must have strong teamwork skills and ability to work with others

  • Frequent standing, walking, sitting, and reaching

  • Ability to lift and carry up to 80 lbs.; Ability to push and pull up to 150 lbs.

  • Occasional running, climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, bending, and crawling

  • Ability to work in all weather conditions, including extreme cold and heat and high levels of humidity and rain, occasionally for extended periods of time

  • Ability to work occasionally in confined spaces and from high elevations.



Other Functions: All other duties assigned or necessary to support the park as a whole.