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GUILFORD COUNTY IS UNDER A STATE OF EMERGENCY DECLARATION EFFECTIVE October 11, 2018.  Citizens are ENCOURAGED to stay off the roadways during the impact and post-impact timeframes of the storm if reasonably possible, to limit travel as to not interfere with the efforts of emergency responders and repair crews. Citizens should not enter flooded areas including flooded roadways and structures.

EMS Employment FAQs

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  • TO BE CONSIDERED FOR EMPLOYMENT WITH GUILFORD COUNTY EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES, YOU MUST MEET THE FOLLOWING QUALIFICATIONS:

  • WHAT DO I NEED TO DO TO GET A JOB WITH THE GUILFORD COUNTY EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES?

  • IS THERE AN AGE REQUIREMENT?

  • DO I HAVE TO BECOME EMT (EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNICIAN) CERTIFIED TO WORK FOR GUILFORD COUNTY EMERGENCY SERVICES?

  • HOW DO I BECOME CERTIFIED AS AN EMT (EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNICIAN)?

  • WHAT DOES THE EMT (EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNICIAN) COURSE INCLUDE?

  • WHAT IS THE PARAMEDIC ACADEMY?

  • DO I HAVE TO LIVE IN GUILFORD COUNTY?

  • IF I AM HIRED, AM I GUARANTEED A SPOT IN THE PARAMEDIC ACADEMY?

  • DO I GET PAID WHILE IN THE PARAMEDIC ACADEMY?

  • BENEFITS

  • WHEN WILL THE NEXT GUILFORD COUNTY EMS INTERVIEWS BE HELD?

  • HOW LONG DOES NEW EMPLOYEE ORIENTATION LAST?

  • DO I HAVE TO HAVE EMS OR EMS RELATED EXPERIENCE?

  • WHAT IS THE SALARY?

  • CAN I DO A RIDE-ALONG?