13 days old
  • Job Type
  • Job Status
    Full Time
  • Shift
    1st Shift, 2nd Shift, 3rd Shift, Holidays, Overtime

Durham County Government employs approximately 1,900 employees that work towards providing needed services throughout the community. With a wide array of services, Durham County Government is at the heart of a rapidly growing and diverse area offering residents, employees and visitors exciting opportunities to live, work, grow and play. For more information about Durham County Government, visit www.dconc.gov.

EMS Officer I-Paramedic

Salary Range: $18.91-$32.16/hour

Performs responsible work in rendering emergency and non-emergency medical care and life-saving measures to critically ill or injured persons of all ages on basic and advanced life support levels. Requires successful completion of the North Carolina State Emergency Medical Services training program or an equivalent training program. Employment is contingent on successful completion of an assessment center comprised of the following: a written test, interview panel, physical agility test, and simulated patient scenario. 


  • Requires successful completion of the North Carolina State Emergency Medical Services training program or equivalent training program.  
  • North Carolina Office of Emergency Medical Services Paramedic certification.
  • Must have a valid driver's license with a three-year acceptable driving record. (Hired candidates must obtain a North Carolina driver's license.)
  • Please submit a copy of paramedic certification with the application.


Posted: 2019-01-06 Expires: 2019-02-05

Durham County Emergency Medical Services

As the principal provider of emergency medical services for the County of Durham, Durham County EMS will responds to requests for service, via the 911 system and other routes, in a manner that is safe, clinically appropriate, customer oriented, fiscally sound, and employee-friendly.

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