Acting MSO

King County   Pioneer Square, WA   Full-time     Health Care Provider
Posted on March 10, 2023
Apply Now
$107,120.00 - $152,817.60 Annually

Medic One - Kent, WA

Job Type
Career Service, Full Time, 40 hrs/week

DPH - Public Health

Job Number

Emergency Medical Svcs

4/20/2023 11:59 PM Pacific


These promotional opportunities are for current, internal King County Medic One Harborview trained, University of Washington certified Paramedics.

This recruitment will be used to build an eligible list of candidates for future Medical Services Officers (MSO's) vacancies.

Who may apply: Current career service King County Medic One Paramedics with a minimum 5 years of service at King County Medic One.

Application process:
The following items are required to be considered for this vacancy:
  1. NEOGOV/Government Jobs on-line job application.
  2. Supplemental questions.
Cover letter and resume are not required.

Please provide your work history that shows the required minimum 5 years' experience at KC Medic One

Contact: For more information about the application process please contact Toni Curry, Senior Human Resources Analyst at , or at (206) 263-8736.

Job Duties

This competitive recruitment will test for the Operations Paramedic Supervisor category and the Administrative Paramedic Supervisor category.

Experience, Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills

Current career service King County Medic One paramedic with a minimum of 5 years of service at King County Medic One.

Candidates must also possess a valid Washington State Driver License.

Testing Information:
Testing will occur at the Medic One Office beginning on Tuesday, May 9th, through Thursday, May 11th, 2023. Candidates will be assigned to test on one of these dates.

Testing format:
The scenario-based assessment labs will test for leadership, interpersonal, tactical, and administrative competencies.

This is a single test for both career pathways. In the supplemental questionnaire, you are required to select one or both for which you wish to be considered.

Upon completion of the MSO Test, participants will be ranked on either the Operations Paramedic Supervisor Promotional list or the Administrative Paramedic Supervisor Promotional List or both based on their score.

Study Materials:
  • Seattle-King County Multiple Casualty Incident Plan (2017)
  • King County Model Procedure Scenes of Violence Policy (2018)
  • King County Medic One Mission and Values
  • MSO Resource Guide,
  • PHL 1-22-Exposure Control Plan (2020)
  • Vashon Operations v.2
  • Marine 67 Policy
  • Book: Extraordinary Power of Leader Humility by Marilyn Gist, PhD
The first seven study materials have been provided in a post in the KCM1 MOOL system in the Operations conference dated February 7th. The book "Extraordinary power of leader humility by Marilyn Gist, PhD has been distributed by the MSO's and actors,

Additional Information:
Applicants who do not arrive on time will not be eligible to take the test.

Business casual attire. No work uniform or clothing.

Employees are required to adhere to OSHA/WISHA guidelines including but not limited to completing their mandatory trainings on time and obtaining required immunizations.

Regular and reliable attendance, effective communication skills, and development of effective working relationships are requirements of all Public Health positions.

Employees are required to protect the privacy and security of protected health information as defined in State and Federal Law.

Staff may be required to play an active role in the event of a public health emergency, which may include changes in responsibilities and working hours.

If you need a disability accommodation in the application or testing process, please call the contact number listed on the job announcement.

Union Affiliation : Positions in these classifications are represented by IAFF, Local 2595.

Public Health - Seattle and King County values diverse perspectives and life experiences. The Department encourages people of all backgrounds to apply, including people of color, immigrants, refugees, women, LGBTQ, people with disabilities, and veterans.

Supplemental Information


King County Administration Bldg.
500 4th Ave. Rm. 553
Seattle, WA 98104

An Equal Opportunity Employer

King County offers a highly-competitive compensation and benefits package designed to meet the diverse needs of our employees and support our employees' health and well-being. Eligible positions receive the following benefits and have access to the following programs:
  • Medical, dental, and vision coverage: King County pays 100% of the premiums for eligible employees and family members
  • Life and disability insurance: employees are provided basic coverage and given the opportunity to purchase additional insurance for both the employee and eligible dependents
  • Retirement: King County employees are eligible to participate in a pension plan through the Washington State Department of Retirement Systems and a 457(b) deferred-compensation plan
  • Transportation program and ORCA transit pass
  • 12paid holidays each year (plus 2 personal holidays)
  • Generous vacation and paid sick leave
  • Paid parental leave, family and medical leaves, and volunteer leave
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Wellness programs
  • Onsite gyms and activity centers
  • Employee giving program
  • Employee assistance programs
  • Flexible schedules and telecommuting options, depending on position
  • Training and career development programs
For additional information about employee benefits please visit our Benefits, Payroll, and Retirement Page .

This is a general description of the benefits offered to eligible King County employees, and every effort has been made to ensure its accuracy. If any information on this document conflicts with the provisions of a collective bargaining agreement (CBA), the CBA prevails. Also, in the event of any incorrect information in this document, applicable laws, policies, rules, CBAs, or official plan documents will prevail.

NOTE: Benefits for Term Limited Temporary (TLT) or Short Term Temporary (STT) positions, including leave eligibility and/or participation in the pension plan through the Washington State Department of Retirement Systems, will vary based upon the terms and details of the position.Short Term Temporary positions are not eligible for an ORCA transit pass.

For inquiries about the specifics of this position, please contact the recruiter identified on this job posting.