Starke County Commissioners Name Interim EMS Director


An interim director is running Starke County EMS until the county commissioners can hire a full-time replacement for Paul Matthewson, who recently resigned from the job. The Starke County Commissioners this week unanimously ratified Keith Emigh’s  appointment to that position. They’re accepting applications for the vacancy and hope to have a permanent EMS director hired by the end of September.

The EMS director is responsible for annual budget development and department oversight. Qualified applicants must have a high school diploma or GED and must be an Indiana-certified paramedic. At least five years of clinical paramedic and at least two years of EMS management experience is also required. Click here for a complete job description.