Cabarrus County EMS - Full Time Paramedic

Cabarrus County EMS is accepting applications for the following positions:

1.     Full-Time Paramedic

Applications are currently open, with a closing date of March 25th, 2022.

Cabarrus EMS is a progressive EMS system that provides exceptionally advanced care to over 216,000 and covers significant spectator events. The service responded to over 33,150 calls in 2020 with an average response time of 8 minutes. The agency currently deploys 13 paramedic units and community paramedics. The system is involved in improving 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 transports directly to the cath lab. 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 full-time Paramedic position is $39,395.20 – $44,907.20.

You may visit 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 Deputy Chief Justin Brines at: or 704-920-2606 with further questions.

Closing Date (If Any): 
Friday, March 25, 2022
Certification Level: