Gaston County EMS Paramedic Position

Now hiring Paramedics and EMTs. Gaston County EMS is a progressive and community oriented EMS Agency focused on providing high quality patient care. We pride ourselves on providing a high level of support for everyone on our team. We provide PAID bi-annual training help you maintain your certifications and have multiple opportunities for advancement including clear career paths so you know how to reach your goals. If you are interested in working for an EMS Agency with great benefits, awesome equipment and training, and a community focus have a look at our website @

Located in Gastonia NC at 615 N. Highland St.

  • $13.29 - $20.60 per hour (NC EMT Basic Certification-Eligible for Overtime)
  • $14.51 - $22.49 per hour (NC EMT Intermediate Certification)
  • $16.00 - $24.80 per hour (NC EMT Paramedic Certification)
  • $17.64 - $27.34 per hour (NC EMT Paramedic Certification (AAS Degree)
  • $18.52 - $28.71 per hour (NC EMT Paramedic Certification (BS Degree)


The duties listed below are not all of the duties that may be assigned but are those that are considered as essential for an employee to perform.

  • Functions on a two person paramedic ambulance crew.
  • Responds to and administers emergency medical services to the general public under the guidance of a licensed physician or as authorized by North Carolina medical practice standards.
  • Transports injured or ill patients to health care facilities.
  • Participates in required in-service training programs to remain abreast of changes in techniques in emergency medical service delivery or new methods of treatment.
  • Performs visual inspections of vehicles, radios, medical equipment and supplies; refuels vehicle and reports unsafe operating conditions of vehicles and radios; restocks supplies as required to maintain operational readiness.
  • Records information in logs and other journals of actions taken or to provide information.
  • Meets with the public, supervisory personnel, and medical personnel to provide or receive job related information.


Minimum Qualifications

EMT-Paramedic III (preferred): Requires graduation from an accredited college with a Bachelor’s degree in EMS or related field AND current certification as a NC Paramedic AND a valid NC driver’s license. EMT-Paramedic II (desired): Graduation from an accredited college with an Associate’s degree in EMS or related field AND current certification as a NC Paramedic AND a valid driver’s license. EMT-Paramedic I: Graduation from an accredited institution with a Paramedic certification AND current certification as a NC Paramedic AND a valid driver’s license. EMT- Basic and EMT-Intermediate certifications will considered based on their timeline to complete paramedic training and obtain certification. For all certifications: Documentation of education and certification must be presented at the time of application. Positions require at least 6 months of recent full time EMS work experience or recent completion of a paramedic clinical internship. Candidates selected will undergo a background check. The candidate selected must undergo and pass a drug screening test prior to employment.

Statewide (No County)
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