Trooper / Flight Paramedic

Trooper / Flight Paramedic

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THE MARYLAND STATE POLICE AVIATION COMMANDIS ACTIVELY RECRUITING
EXPERIENCED PARAMEDICS TO BECOME PART OF OUR TEAM.

 
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There are many reasons to fly with us. Here are a few. 

Our Aircraft

 

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· Ten AW-139 Helicopters Delivered in 2013
· Advanced Avionics
· Hoist
· Night Vision Goggles
· Daytime & thermal camera with video downlink
· May be configured for one or two patients
 

 
 Advanced Protocols
 
· Adult/Pediatric Rapid Sequence Intubation
· Video Laryngoscopy
· Surgical Cricothyrotomy
· Needle Chest Decompression
· Research Studies / Pilot Protocols
 
 
 
Our Missions
Image result for maryland state police aviation hoist  · Scene Medevacs
  · Aerial Rescue
  · Search & Rescue
  · Homeland Security
  · Disaster Assessment
  · Law Enforcement Support
  · Inter-Facility Medevacs (neonatal)
 
 
Continuing Education
· All NRP requirements.
· ACLS, PALS, ITLS.
· Quarterly classroom and simulation training.
· Clinical training at Shock Trauma and Johns Hopkins.
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Support
 
· Full-Time FAA Certified Aircraft Mechanic assigned to each helicopter base.
· 24-hour SYSCOM Helicopter Dispatch Center.
· Full-Time Medical Director
 
 
 
BENEFITS
 
Annual Salary Increases, contingent upon funding, based on 18-step scale to top base pay for a Master Trooper of $94,146.
Automatic Promotions & Salary Increases to Trooper First Class (after three years), Senior Trooper (10 years) and Master Trooper (15 years).
Competitive Promotional Opportunities to Corporal, Sergeant, First Sergeant, Lieutenant and Captain.
Take-Home Car that may be used off-duty in accordance with State Police policy.
Health Insurance 80% subsidized by the State.
State Police Retirement after 25 years or age 50 with up to five years of credit for military service.
All Uniforms and Equipment provided at no cost.
Overtime Opportunities in Aviation and other areas of the Department.
12-Hour Shifts upon assignment to Aviation.
Associates Degree can be earned upon graduation from the Academy at no cost.
 
 
COMPENSATION
 
Base Pay Upon Academy Graduation: $46,920
Flight Pay: $2,500 - $5,500
Uniform Allowance: $1,500 
Fitness Bonus: $1,000
Educational Bonus: $150-500
Shift Differential: $2.00 / hour
 
 
Qualifications
 

The basic qualifications necessary to be considered for the Command as a Trooper/Flight Paramedic (in addition to the basic Trooper qualifications) are:

 
  • National Registry EMT-Paramedic certification
  • Maryland Paramedic certification (or eligibility for reciprocity)
  • ALS field EMS experience.
 
 
The Next Steps
 
If you would like more information about how you can become part of the Maryland State Police Aviation Command, please:
 
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The MSP Recruitment Unit Website to learn about the duties of a state trooper and the application process. All of our flight paramedics are Maryland state troopers.
Contact a state trooper / flight paramedic recruiter:
Call 410-238-5800

If you live outside of Maryland you may be eligible for condensed processing; discuss this option with your recruiter.

 

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