Full Time Paramedic

Cabarrus County EMS will be accepting applications for the following positions:

  1. Full Time Paramedic

Note: This is a PARAMEDIC only posting. Applications for full-time EMT (or EMT in a Paramedic program) will not be accepted with this cohort.

Applications are currently open with a closing date of July 19th, 2019 (at 5pm).

Cabarrus EMS is a progressive EMS system which provides extremely advanced care to the population of over 206,000 and provides coverage for major spectator events. The service responded to over 33,661 calls in 2018 with an average response time of 7 minutes and 38 seconds. The agency currently deploys 13 paramedic units and community paramedics. The system is involved in many areas to improve patient care such as community education and advanced cardiac/stroke programs. The service operates under a liberal set of patient care protocols that include RSI, adult intraosseous, 12 Lead EKG, capnography, CPAP, spinal clearance, QCPR, TXA, and digital EKG transmission with transports directly to the cath lab and telestroke. Cardiac arrest ROSC and survival to discharge rates are some of the best in the nation. Cabarrus EMS also provides medics for specialty response teams and fields a NC SMAT III team. The agency has been a county service since its inception in 1973. Employees receive paid continuing education in local courses. The agency provides paid membership for employees in the NC Association of Rescue and EMS. Employees work 12 hour shifts.

The annual salary range for the Paramedic position is $38,604.80 – $44,012.80.

You may visit https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/Cabarruscounty to complete an application. Applicants will be required to undergo drug testing, background checks, driver record screenings, psychological testing, and physical abilities testing in addition to the assessment center.

An assessment center will be conducted for selected candidates.


Contact EMS Assistant Director Justin Brines at:

jrbrines@cabarruscounty.us or 704-920-2606 for further questions.


Closing Date (If Any): 
Friday, July 19, 2019
Certification Level: