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High performance Emergency Medical Service (EMS) provider is currently seeking a qualified per-
son for Director of Communications. The incumbent is responsible for daily management of a fast-
paced emergency communications center located in Port of Spain. Responsibilities include
deployment system design applying the principles of SSM, administration of the Medical Priority
Dispatch System (MPDS) and ProQA platforms, administration of departmental Quality Assurance
activities using the principles set forth by the IAED. In addition to the responsibilities outlined here-
in, the incumbent shall also be responsible for oversight, administration and execution of all infor-
mation technology used within the enterprise.
The qualified candidate shall possess a BS/BA in Business or equivalent combination of educa-
tion and professional experience, minimum of 15 years experience within a high profile EMS sys-
tem, minimum of 10 years management experience in Emergency Communications Center or
EMS, and a minimum of 5 years supporting multiple systems, users and applications in an enter-
prise environment; educational requirement may be exchanged for relevant experience in EMS
above the stated requirement. Extensive System Status Management experience in a high per-
formance Emergency Medical Service operating in a performance-based contract environment is
required, including system-design and testing. Current or previous Emergency Medical
Dispatcher certification or Executive Certification through NAED preferred, the ability to demon-
strate a comprehensive understanding of protocol based medical telephonic triage, experience
with LMR radiotelephone systems to include comprehensive knowledge of smart zone trunked
800MHz radio, experience with MPDS program administration, The qualified candidate shall also
possess and be capable of demonstrating experience operating and administering the EnRoute
Emergency Systems Computer Aided Dispatch system for ambulance operations, administration
of Priority Dispatch ProQA and AQUA software platforms, understanding of Unidata database sys-
tem, data entry experience required, strong personnel manager, APCO membership preferred,
experience as DBA of Microsoft SQL database environment, experience providing desktop sup-
port within an enterprise. Demonstrated familiarity and prior experience managing CAAS, ACE
and JCI accreditation processes is required. The candidate must have extensive experience in
enterprise system administration to include; administration of a multi-server, Microsoft-based,
infrastructure, experience in engineering and maintenance of a Cisco network environment,
administration of a Mobile Device Management platform (MobileIron preferred) and support of
mobile devices, administration of Cisco and Symantec network security applications and appli-
ances, ability to support multiple remote location and server/desktop maintenance activities and
repairs. The qualified candidate shall have a proven ability to thrive in high stress, results orient-
ed and time critical environment.
Qualified persons are asked to submit their resume to:
Director of HR
PO Box 1649
92A Wrightson Road
Port of Spain
With mandatory copy to:
Ministry of Labour & Small & Micro Enterprise Development
Port of Spain
CLOSING DATE OF APPLICATIONS: AUGUST 7, 2015
to Bautista Agut reached the
semifinals of the Croatia Open
yesterday, defeating Borna Coric
of Croatia 6-3, 6-3.
Bautista Agut saved all four
break points he faced, including
three when the 18-year-old Coric
was trailing 3-5 with a chance to
stay in the first set.
It s the fourth semifinal of the
season for Bautista Agut. The
Spaniard lost all three semifinals
so far in 2015 --- in Chennai, Mar-
seille and Munich.
He will face Joao Sousa who
saved a match point and upset
fifth-seeded Fabio Fognini of Italy
6-2, 3-6, 7-6 (6) to advance to
the semifinals---his third this year.
Sousa reached the final in Geneva
"I played very good tennis,"
Sousa said. "At the end we both
deserved to win and I had more
Sousa started the match quick-
ly, winning the first four games
in just 11 minutes.
Fognini recovered in the second
set, breaking for the first time to
gain a 3-1 lead.
Sousa started the third with a
2-0 lead, but Fognini then broke
back as the decider went to a
tiebreaker. Sousa was 5-6 before
rallying to win after two hours
Fourth-seeded Dominic Thiem
also advanced by beating fellow Aus-
trian Andreas Haider-Maurer 6-7
(5), 6-1, 3-0.
Haider-Maurer retired due to a
stay in hunt for
1st WTA title
of Poland beat the last surviving
seed in the Istanbul Cup quarter-
finals when she outlasted No 8
Tsvetana Pironkova of Bulgaria 6-
2, 3-6, 7-6 (5) yesterday.
Radwanska next faces Roberta
Vinci of Italy, who stumbled after
dominating the first set against
Magdalena Rybarikova. The Slovak
rallied to beat Vinci 0-6, 7-5, 6-2.
In reaching the semis, Radwanska
earned her best result on tour in
three years. She was bothered by
right shoulder and right leg injuries
over the last two years.
The younger sister of top-10
player Agnieszka Radwanska,
Urszula was still searching for her
first WTA singles title. She won the
doubles here eight years ago with
She took more than two hours to
beat Pironkova in a match with 17
Lesia Tsurenko endured a similar
struggle to overcome fellow Ukrain-
ian Kateryna Bondarenko 7-6 (13),
7-5 for the first time in three meet-
ings. There were 13 service breaks
in the 2 1/2-hour match.
In the semifinals Tsurenko plays
Kirsten Flipkens, who defeated
Francesca Schiavone of Italy 6-2,
6-4. The Belgian proved far more
decisive in winning her break points
--- 67 to 20 percent for Schiavone.
This is only the second tourna-
ment this year in which Tsurenko
has excelled. She came out of qual-
ifying to reach the quarterfinals at
Indian Wells in March, beating two
return for Switzerland
in Davis Cup
BERN---Roger Federer and Stan
Wawrinka will play for Switzerland
in the Davis Cup playoffs against
The best-of-five series is sched-
uled for Sept. 18-20 in Switzerland
at a venue yet to be determined.
The winner will play in the 16-
nation World Group next year.
Switzerland won the Davis Cup
last year for the first time but the
team has been without Federer and
Wawrinka this season and was beat-
en by Belgium in the first round.
to Swedish Open
Pablo Cuevas beat Steve Darcis of
Belgium 6-3, 6-4 in the Swedish
Open quarterfinals yesterday.
In the semifinals the third-seeded
Uruguayan faces France s Benoit
Paire, who easily defeated Denis
Istomin of Uzbekistan 6-4, 6-2 in
just under an hour.
Also, two-time Bastad champion
and second-seeded Tommy Robre-
do of Spain defeated France s Paul-
Henri Mathieu 6-3, 6-3.
It took three sets for Germany s
Alexander Zverev to beat sixth-
seeded Thomaz Bellucci of Brazil
5-7, 6-4, 6-2.
Italy's Knapp wins
twice to reach Gastein
BAD GASTEIN---Karin Knapp of
Italy won two matches yesterday
to set up a semifinal against top-
seeded Sara Errani at the Gastein
Second-seeded Samantha Stosur
takes on No 7 Anna Karolina
Schmiedlova of Slovakia in the other
semifinal of the clay-court event.
In the quarterfinals, Knapp rallied
from three games behind in both
sets to defeat Polona Hercog of
Slovenia 7-6 (5), 7-5. Hours before,
Knapp beat Johanna Larsson of
Sweden 6-3, 6-3 in a second-round
match moved from Thursday
because of thunder.
The 43rd-ranked Knapp, who is
seeded third, hadn t won a match
since capturing her second career
title in Nuremberg in May.
Earlier, Errani overcame neck
problems to beat Russian qualifier
Daria Kasatkina 6-3, 3-6, 6-2.
The 19th-ranked Italian received
medical treatment while leading 4-
3 in the opening set. She stuttered
against her 151st-ranked opponent
in the second set but dominated
the third after two early breaks.
Stosur advanced to her second
semifinal of the season by beating
Danka Kovinic of Montenegro 6-3,
6-2. The Australian, who won her
seventh career title in Strasbourg
in May, avoided break points.
A week after winning in
Bucharest, Schmiedlova kept her
winning run going by defeating
Annika Beck of Germany 6-2, 6-
Bautista Agut, Sousa reach
Croatia Open semifinals
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