Cabarrus County - Full Time Paramedic and EMT

Cabarrus County EMS is accepting applications for the following positions:

  1. Full Time Paramedic
  2. Full Time EMT (must be enrolled in Paramedic program with 18 month or less graduation date)

Applications are currently open with a closing date of October 2nd 2020 (at 5pm).

Cabarrus EMS is a progressive EMS system which provides extremely advanced care to the population of over 216,000 and provides coverage for major spectator events. The service responded to over 34,292 calls in 2019 with an average response time of 7 minutes and 46 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. 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 EMT position is $33,696.00 - $38,417.60

The annual salary range for the Paramedic position is $39,000 - $44,449.60

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.


Closing Date (If Any): 
Friday, October 2, 2020
Certification Level: