Employment

We are currently hiring full-time paramedics.

Cary Area EMS hires EMTs, AEMTs, and Paramedics. We are always looking for highly motivated and aggressive candidates who have a desire to work in a progressive EMS system. Cary Area EMS is part of the Wake County system which uses very progressive protocols and state of the art equipment.

We work 12-hour shifts with a combination of full-time employees, part-time employees, and volunteers. Cary Area EMS currently responds to over 19,000 emergency dispatches with 5 ALS ambulances. Our application is available via an online form. Please visit our Employment page for more information.

We look for highly motivated and aggressive candidates who have a desire to work in a progressive EMS system. Cary Area EMS is part of the Wake County system which uses very progressive protocols and state of the art equipment.

Full-Time Employee Benefit Information 

  • Competitive salary
  • Matching 401K up to 7.5%
  • Paid Sick leave
  • Paid Vacation
  • Paid Holidays (double time and a half if worked)
  • Paid for Continuous Medical Education
  • Trade Time
  • Paid Medical and Dental (100% for employee and 50% for dependent/family)
  • Life Insurance
  • Short Term Disability

You MUST have an NC EMS certification. If you are nationally registered, you need to contact NC OEMS to get an NC certification BEFORE applying.

All candidates must obtain a NC driver license within 90 days of employment. Any employment offers will be pending drug screening, background check and passing the Wake County EMS System Entry process and Physical Agility Test.

Physical Requirements

  • Ability to work in different environmental conditions including extremes of temperature.
  • Ability to carry 200 pounds with assistance.
  • Ability to wear a full-face mask and any other equipment as required by the Homeland Security Act.

Apply Now Online

Instructions – You must complete this online application in addition to uploading the following information:
*Resume (if available, strongly encouraged)
*Driving record (required)
*Hep B vaccination documentation (required)
*FEMA 100, 200, 700, 800 course completion documentation (required)

The driving record, Hep B vaccination documentation, and FEMA documentation is required to complete the application. A resume is optional but strongly encouraged.

We recommend that you have all of the documentation that is listed above available as a PDF to upload when you start the online application. You cannot save the application as you go.

Cary Area EMS will contact applicants whose qualifications meet our needs at the time of submission. Please answer all questions completely and accurately.

Click here to fill out our online application.

If you have any questions about employment, please contact:
Marion Houle, Chief, Cary Area EMS
(919) 380-6909
chief@caryems.com