Careers

Onslow County EMS prides itself on being a progressive EMS System.  We are looking for qualified individuals to join our team of pre-hospital providers and help us change the lives of the people we serve.  If you’re looking for a lifelong career where you will be encouraged, trained, and supported to practice medicine, then this is the place for you. 

Why Onslow?

When you work for us, you don't just have a job, you have a career!  You will have the opportunity to participate in several specialized teams.  You will also have a clear pathway for  multiple promotional opportunities, if you are interested in expanding your knowledge.  Most of our current leaderships team began their career at Onslow County EMS as an EMT or Paramedic.  

Specialized Teams:

  • Tactical Medic
  • Event Medicine
  • Swift Water Rescue
  • Dive Team
  • Recruitment 

Promotional Opportunities:

  • Field Training Officer, Paramedic and EMT
  • District Chief
  • Community Paramedic
  • Assistant Chiefs (Operations, Training, and Compliance)
  • Deputy Chief

Additional Benefits:

  • Competitive hourly rates
  • Great benefits, including State of North Carolina retirement system contribution 
  • 12 hours shifts with multiple start times available 
  • Optional overtime shifts (NOT MANDATORY)
  • Station based deployment 
  • Paid, in-house continuing education
  • Data-driven quality assurance / improvement 
  • Excellent clinical protocols allowing providers to function at the top of their credential
  • State-of-the-art equipment on every ambulance