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Employment Opportunities


Southwest Virginia EMS Council promotes EMS job openings throughout the state upon request from various agencies.  Please read the job announcement(s) carefully and direct questions to the appropriate agency.  If you would like the Council to post a job announcement from your agency, please contact us.

Clintwood Rescue Squad hiring ALS and BLS

Minimum requirements:

EMT Certification

Intermediate or Paramedic Certification

EVOC or equivalent

21 yoa or older

Pass drug screen, driving record and background check

applications picked up at Clintwood Rescue Squad 184 Volunteer Ave. Clintwood VA 24228 

or by email to

contact Ron Kendrick @ 926-5602 or


County of Caroline Fire & Rescue

Appliy online at www.co.caroline.va.us or call 1-804-633-9831

Seeking Firefighter Paramedics


Mercy Ambulance Service  is currently accepting applications for the following positions:

  • EMT (Basic through Paramedic)
  • Dispatchers
  • Taxi Drivers
  • Managers

We are looking for both full time and part time employees. If interested, please contact Greta or Jay at (276) 889-3099.

AMR is rapidly growing in southwest Virignia and is looking for both ALS and BLS providers. At AMR our Mission is to make a Difference by Caring for People in Need.  Our Values of being Patient Focused, Customer Centered and Caregiver Inspired are at the core of everything we do and the basis of our integrity, personalized quality care and improved patient outcomes.   

Some of the highlights of joining our team of professionals include:

  •       Paid Time Off / Holiday Pay
  •       Medical Dental and Vision Care—Cost Share
  •       401 (k) Retirement Plan with a Company Match
  •       Annual Increases
  •       Great Career Plan with room for advancement
  •       Leadership Development Programs
  •       Employee Discount Program 
  •       Clinical Sophistication
  •       Flexible Shifts
  •       In-house Continuing Education
  •       Education Reimbursement
  •       Emergency Response Teams
  •       Road Safety Technology
  •       National Resources

If you have any recruitment questions regarding openings please contact:

Nick Morris at or 540-814-0115


Quality Care, a new transport company currently contracted with Wythe County Community Hospital, is seeking motivated EMS providers who are competent in their skills and work ethic. We have very competitive salaries and scheduling. We currently have openings for 12 hour or 24 hour shifts.

Qualified individuals can send their resumes to or call Bryon Ross 276-238-7238.

Carilion Clinic’s Hospital Command Center is currently accepting applications for various full-time Transfer and Communication Center (CTAC) Coordinators and Communication Specialist I positions. Qualified candidates seeking employment can submit an application via our website, www.carilionclinic.org/careers. As a member of the Carilion Clinic team, you are eligible for comprehensive benefits, competitive pay with shift differential, and continuing education opportunities to enhance your professional development. Qualified applicants must possess a minimum of the following for the listed positions:

CTAC Coordinator:
Current VA State EMS certification (minimum EMT-B level), required. BLS certification required. NAACS certification required within 1 year of hire.

Communication Specialist I:
Current VA State EMT-I certification or EMT-P certification, required. EMD (Emergency Medical Dispatcher) certification preferred. BLS certification required. In addition, NAACS certification required.

For additional information about employment opportunities with Carilion Clinic Patient Transportation, please contact our recruiter, Jamie Ratliff, at 540-983-4139 or .

Bristol Life Saving Crew is offering jobs for both EMT's, EMT Intermediates, and Paramedic's.  If you are interested please stop by the Bristol Life Saving Crew located at 1601 Euclid Ave. Bristol Va. 24201 for more information and job applications.

Trinity Ambulance Service offers competitive wages, full time employment, medical insurance, dental insurance, & paid time off to Emergency Medical Technicians (EMTs) Applicants seeking employment. Candidates may apply in person at the Marion location located at 4429 Lee Highway, Marion VA, 24354 or call 276-782-5940 for more information, Monday thru Friday from 8:00am-3:00 pm.

Applicants must possess a minimum of the following for the listed positions:

EMT-B:  Virginia EMT-Basic, Valid CPR, EVOC, and a valid Driver’s License

EMT-A:  Virginia EMT-Advance, Valid CPR, EVOC, and a valid Driver’s License

All applicants will be required to submit for a criminal background check, motor vehicle record check, drug screening, and be a minimum of twenty one (21) years of age or older to be considered for employment due to insurance regulations.

Thomas Walker Rescue Squad

The Lee County Rescue Squad, Thomas Walker Unit is now accepting applications for the following full time position:

Emergency Medical Technician: Candidates must have current CPR certification, Virginia EMT certification and EVOC or equivalent certification as recognized by the Virginia Office of EMS. Agency will also consider candidates certified at the EMT-Enhanced or Advanced and EMT-Intermediate levels.

For additional information, contact J.R. Long at 423-526-8409. Resumes can be mailed to Lee County Rescue Squad, Thomas Walker Unit, PO Box 241 Ewing, VA 24248 or e-mail to .


Galax – Grayson EMS is experiencing growth and needs to hire approx 7 new providers for both Full and Part time employment! GGEMS is a third party municiple agency (local government) and does offer an extensive/comprehensive benefit package that includes the Virginia Retirement System (VRS).

Full Time candidates must possess National Registry Paramedic certification and Part Time candidates can possess either BLS or ALS certification but must be actively working towards their Paramedic education/certification.

Should you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact me and any help or assistance you can provide to us getting the word out is greatly appreciated.

Our minimum (no experience) starting hourly pay for each level is as follows:

EMT-Basic = $12.24

EMT- Advanced/Enhanced = $12.85

EMT – Intermediate99 = $13.49

NR Paramedic = $14.88

If you would like to join a progressive EMS agency with advanced protocols and an extensive formulary that truly offers you the tools to practice para-medicine, contact our recruiter, Debbie Garrison or Chief R.D. Passmore 276-236-3441



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