Job Title: EMTF Education Coordinator

Division: Texas EMTF State Coordination Office

Reports To: Deputy Program Director, Texas EMTF

Salary Range: $65,000 – $85,000

Prepared By: TX EMTF Deputy Program Director

Last Modified: 2024-03-19


Job Summary

The EMTF Education Coordinator provides logistical and administrative support, as well as project coordination for the Texas Emergency Medical Task Force’s (TX EMTF) statewide education, training, and exercise initiative. This position is responsible for the timely development, facilitation, and execution of a statewide education series, focused on ensuring Statewide uniformity of concept, mission, and training across the various components of the program. The EMTF Education Coordinator works closely with direct supervisors to ensure adherence to grant guidelines for deliverables, according to the scope of work, associated with the Statewide Education and Exercise project.

The EMTF Education Coordinator is responsible for the planning, coordination, and implementation of EMTF Education Program offerings, that may include, but are not limited to, EMTF Ambulance Staging Management Team, Medical Incident Support Team, and Ambulance Strike Team Leader initial and recurrent courses. These offerings will be based on the training needs identified by the EMTF State Coordinating Office through coordination with program partners and RAC leadership.

The EMTF Education Coordinator works closely with Regional EMTF Coordinators, as well as the EMTF State Program Management Team, to ensure the development and delivery of appropriate, high-quality training, to responders within the program. As part of this effort, they will engage with both state and regional subject matter experts from various disciplines, to incorporate real-world lessons learned and best practices into future curriculum updates and course offerings. Additionally, they will be responsible for assisting the EMTF State Program Management Team in maintaining a matrix of trained and qualified personnel with the capability to respond to incidents across the State of Texas.

The Education Coordinator may be required to attend executive level state meetings, such as the Governor’s EMS and Trauma Advisory Committee (GETAC) as well as State EMTF Program Leadership meetings and workgroups, to provide briefings on the status of program development, implementation, and offerings.

This position is subject to recall around the clock for emergency operations, which may require irregular work hours, work at locations other than the primary work location, and may include duties other than those specified in the employee’s official position description. Travel requirements in support of emergency operations may be extensive in nature (weeks to months), with little advance notice, and may require employees to relocate to emergency sites with physically austere and operationally challenging conditions. In this position, you will perform emergency management work to include managing, coordinating and implementing federal emergency planning and preparedness activities. Typical assignments include providing support in the development of emergency preparedness plans, procedures, risk assessments, training, exercises, and after-action reports.

This position is grant funded and subject to continued funding. STRAC has the intention to continue the program, but this position may be eliminated in the absence of funding.


Job Qualifications

  • Education:
    • Graduate of an accredited school with a baccalaureate degree in Nursing, Emergency Health Science, Emergency Management, or related field. (qualified and relevant work experience will be considered)
    • Certification as an EMT-Paramedic, Licensed Paramedic, Registered Nurse, TDEM Emergency Management Academy graduate, or commensurate military training.
    • Training, certification, or licensure as an educator within their respective discipline, with demonstrated familiarity in adult learning theory, methodologies, and curriculum design preferred but not required.
    • Previous completion of TX EMTF Medical Incident Support Team, Ambulance Staging Manager, and/or TEEX Strike Team Leader Training preferred but not required.
    • Completion of ICS-100, ICS-200, ICS-700, and ICS-800, with ICS-300 and ICS-400 preferred.
  • Experience:
    • Two years of progressive field or clinical experience in a dynamic healthcare, emergency management, or public safety system.
    • One to two years directly related experience with adult education preferred but not required.
    • Experience with Project Management is Preferred.

Applicant must be able to successfully pass a criminal background check and employment drug screening.



  • Problem Solving – Identifies and resolves problems time efficiently; Gathers and analyzes information; Develops solutions; Uses reason.
  • Oral Communication – Speaks clearly and accurately; Listens and gets clarification when necessary; Responds informatively to questions.
  • Written Communication – Writes clearly and concisely; Edits work; Varies writing style to meet specific needs; Presents data effectively; Able to read and interpret written information.
  • Planning/Organizing – Prioritizes and plans work activities; Uses time efficiently and effectively; Plans for additional resources; Sets goals and objectives.
  • Professionalism – Approaches others in a polite and tactful manner; Maintains composure and reacts well under pressure; Treats others with respect and consideration; Accepts responsibility for own actions; Follows through on commitments; Maintains professional relationships with member agencies.
  • Quality – Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Applies feedback to improve performance; Monitors own work to ensure quality.
  • Adaptability – Adapts to changes in the work environment; Manages competing demands; Changes approach or method to best fit the situation; Able to deal with occasional change, delays, or unexpected events.
  • Flexibility – Must be able to perform under tight deadlines with respect to formal project planning and management techniques.  Must be capable of prioritizing several critical projects and communicating plans to supervisor.
  • Working knowledge of the Incident Command System and EOC management models and practices
  • Demonstrates compassion, humility, integrity, a positive attitude, and is mission-driven, and self-directed.
  • Completes other projects and/or responsibilities as assigned.
  • Ensure confidentiality of medical and all other confidential information.
  • Develops, oversees, prepares, and maintains operational and preparedness plans; ensuring highest level of readiness is reached and maintained in the emergency and continuity of operations.
  • Assist in managing operations during times of disaster.


Physical Demands

The Employee works in both indoor and outdoor environments in all types of conditions, temperature and weather. The Employee must possess physical and mental health to meet the demands of the position. The Employee must be able to serve for extended periods of time under high stress and/or in austere environments.


Code of Conduct

Employee follows the STRAC Code of Conduct, which are rules to guide us in our work to assure the highest standards of business ethics and compliance as follows:

  • Legal Compliance: comply with federal/state laws
  • Business Ethics: accurately & honestly represent the Organization and not defraud anyone of money, property, or service.
  • Confidentiality: protect confidential information
  • Conflict of Interest: do not use position to profit personally
  • Business Relationships: business transactions are free from offers or solicitation of gifts/favors
  • Protection of Assets: preserve assets by using resources prudently and effectively
  • Patient Rights: respect and support patient rights to privacy & treatment



Job Category: TX Emergency Medical Task Force
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: San Antonio

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