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Ambulance Drivers and Attendants, Except Emergency Medical Technicians

Industry Areas

  • Other Ambulatory Health Care Services
  • Other Transit and Ground Passenger Transportation
  • Local Government (OES Designation)

Day-to-Day Tasks

  • Drive ambulances or assist ambulance drivers in transporting sick, injured, or convalescent persons.
  • Remove and replace soiled linens or equipment to maintain sanitary conditions.
  • Place patients on stretchers and load stretchers into ambulances, usually with assistance from other attendants.

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Workweek Breakdown

The hours worked per week by people currently pursuing this career.

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  • 100.00% (40 Hours)

This data also pertains to Ambulance Drivers and Attendants, Except Emergency Medical Technicians

Type of Work

The level of day-to-day involvement with data, people or things.

Data: Medium
People: Medium
Things: High

Skills at a Glance

The levels of different skills helpful in this career.

Verbal skills: Low
Critical Thinking & Problem Solving: Medium
Equipment Operation & Maintenance: Medium
Math & Science Skills: Low
Technology Design & Control: Low
Leadership: Medium

Workplace at a Glance

The level of different environmental factors you would experience on the job.

Responsibility: High
Exposure to Job Hazards: High
Physical Activity: Medium
Decision Making: Medium
Repetitiveness: Low
Level of Competition: Low
Time Pressure: Low

Business Breakdown

The different sectors people in this career currently work in.

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  • 81.66% (Private For-Profit)
  • 8.94% (Private Not For-Profit)
  • 6.70% (State and Local Govt)
  • 0.39% (Federal Government)
  • 2.32% (Self-Employed)
Data supplied by: Bureau of Labor Statistics, National Center of Education Statistics, Defense Manpower Data Center
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