Office of the EMS Chief

Joshua A. Krull, Chief

Joosh Krull, Chief

Joshua A. Krull, Chief

Chief Joshua Krull is responsible for the Osage Ambulance District as a whole, including leadership, management, administration, operations, and clinical ability. Chief Krull also has direct oversight of the day-to-day operations of Osage Ambulance District. Chief Krull has held virtually every position in his time at Osage Ambulance District, starting as a volunteer first responder in 2002, progressed to an EMT in 2004, progressed to Paramedic in 2006, served as the Education/First Responder Coordinator and ultimately assumed the role as Chief of Emergency Medical Services for Osage Ambulance District in May of 2012.
Chief Krull holds current licensure as a Paramedic and is a Certified Ambulance Service Manager (ASM-C). Chief Krull holds numerous other certifications in various areas of Emergency Services. Chief Krull still enjoys functioning as a field provider and assuming various command functions.

Chief Krull holds the following professional designations:

  • Licensed Paramedic
  • Nationally Registered Paramedic
  • Certified Ambulance Service Manager
  • Critical Care Paramedic
  • EMS Instructor Certification
  • American Heart Association BLS and First Aid Instructor
  • AHA Advanced Cardiac Life Support Instructor
  • AHA Pediatric Advanced Life Support Instructor
  • VFIS Emergency Vehicle Operator Course Instructor
  • Advanced Medical Life Support (AMLS) Instructor
  • Pre-Hospital Trauma Life Support (PHTLS) Instructor
  • Firefighter I
  • Hazardous Materials Awareness Certification

Chief Krull is a proud member of the following organizations:

  • Mid-Missouri EMS Administrators Coalition
  • Missouri Emergency Medical Services Association