EMT Recruit

We are hiring for EMT Recruits!

Learn More & Apply Now!

Louisville Metro EMS routinely hires EMT Recruit positions for individuals without EMS experience or certification. This site will be a main point of communication for the selection process which will include the latest process updates and applicant information.

4 Month Paid Training Class

Pay During Training: $15.91/hour
Pay After Certification: $18.34/hour

The EMT Recruit position is an opportunity for individuals seeking certification and full-time employment as an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT). EMT Recruits will be paid during the 4 month training process ($15.91 per hour) and are eligible for benefits.  Upon successful certification as an EMT, Recruits will be promoted to a full-time EMT position ($18.34 per hour) with Louisville Metro EMS. Upon hire as an EMT Recruit, an employment agreement is signed requiring at least one year of employment with LMEMS following certification - failure to adhere to the agreement will result in reimbursement for the training class up to $1,200.

Applicants must meet the following minimum requirements at the time of application:

  • At least 18 years old
  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Valid Driver's License
  • No Felony Convictions - Misdemeanors are considered on a case by case basis.

Please click the below links for more information about this process. 

  • Download Applicant Forms Below (to be submitted at Information and Testing Sessions)
  1. Kentucky Background Check Form
  2. Out-of State Background Check Form (only required for applicants who have lived outside Kentucky in the last 7 years
  3. Polygraph Waiver Affidavit

9/8/2023: The Fall 2023 class has been selected. Applications are now being accepted for the January 2024 cohort.


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