Posted: Feb 4, 2024

EMT/AEMT/Paramedic - Fire and NON-Fire Certified

Salary: $46,781.00 - $61,000.00 Annually
Application Deadline: N/A

Employment Opportunities

New hire testing occurs periodically throughout the year for open positions within the department. Access Douglas County Human Resources where job announcements are posted. Applications will only be accepted for open positions. You must complete an online application and upload any necessary certifications; failure to do so may result in disqualification. Paper applications are not accepted.

Benefits Include:

  • 3 Personnel Holidays a Year!
  • 10 Vacation Days a Year!
  • 10 Days Paid Sick Leave a Year!
  • 12 Paid Holidays
  • Benefits Package on Average 45% on top of your Salary!
  • Amazing Health Care Package
  • Dental, Vision, Life Insurance 

Douglas County Employment opportunities within the fire service include:

  • Full-Time Firefighter/EMT Recruit - $46,781
  • Full-Time Firefighter / Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) or Advanced (AEMT) $49,120.49 - $52,865.90
  • Full-Time Firefighter/Paramedic - 
  • Full-Time AEMT (No Fire Certification Required) NEW POSITION OFFERING COMING SOON - ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS NOW! $53,000 (Med Unit Assignment)
  • Full-Time Paramedic (No Fire Certification Required)  NEW POSITION OFFERING COMING SOON - ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS NOW! $61,000 (QRV/Ambulance Unit Assignment)
  • Part-Time EMT/AEMT $20-21/Hr
  • Part-Time Paramedic - $25/Hr.

Requirements for All Positions

  • The candidate be at least 18 years of age
  • Be in good physical condition as determined by Douglas County’s Physical Agility test and a medical examination
  • Individuals using marijuana within the last year, or harder drugs within the last 10 years are not eligible for employment
  • Must possess High School Diploma or General Education Development Diploma
  • No felony convictions within the last ten 10 years
  • Possess a valid Driver’s License with no serious traffic offenses or DUI convictions within the last 5 years