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: $18.24/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. Pre-Polygraph and Background info
  2. Kentucky Background Check Form
  3. Out-of State Background Check Form (only required for applicants who have lived outside Kentucky in the last 7 years
  4. Polygraph Waiver Affidavit

4/11/2024: The next hiring process is ready to begin! We are working to contact all applicants to schedule for entrance testing that will take place the second week of May. If you have applied, please watch your email closely for testing instructions. If not, there’s still time to get those applications in! Application deadline for this hiring cycle will be April 29, 2024!


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