EMS Employment

Cabarrus EMS is a progressive emergency services organization. Vacancies are posted with Human Resources.

Advantages of a career with Cabarrus County EMS include:

  • EMT hiring range: $19.32 - $23.10
  • Paramedic hiring range: $23.48 - 28.07
  • Senior Paramedic hiring range: $25.88 - $30.94
  • Credit for experience given based on work history
  • State-of-the-art EMS HQ with emphasis on simulation, training space and robust logistics
  • Fitness Center located at EMS HQ, available 24/7 for staff
  • 12-hour shift model with time and 1/2 overtime
  • Holiday, Vacation and Sick time accrual at competitive rates
  • Tuition reimbursement for approved job-related courses
  • College degrees and/or national registry certification encouraged
  • Comprehensive continuing education program - all required courses are compensated
  • NC Local Government Retirement, 401K and other benefits available
  • Deferred compensation plans available
  • Insurance plans for employee, spouse and family are available
  • Dental insurance available
  • Employee Health Center for employees and dependents on county health insurance
  • Resources available for mental health resiliency
  • Paid membership in NC Association of Rescue and EMS
  • Comprehensive patient care protocols, with highly engaged medical directors
  • Zoll heart monitors and Autopulse, Stryker power load stretchers
  • Ambulances are replaced frequently to maintain a new fleet
  • Strong support from hospital and county management
  • Specialty team options (tactical, EOD, land search, track medics, ATV, large event coverage)
  • County owned and operated service since 1973