We are hiring for EMT Recruits!
Louisville Metro EMS routinely hires EMT Recruit position 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: $15.15/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 ($15.15 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)
Pre-Polygraph and Background info
- Kentucky Background Check Form
- Out-of State Background Check Form (only required for applicants who have lived outside Kentucky in the last 7 years
- Polygraph Waiver Affidavit
10/12/2022: Information/Testing sessions are now being conducted. Applications submitted after this date will be held for consideration for the next LMEMS EMT Academy in Fall 2023.
10/27/2022: All interviews are scheduled and being conducted. Conditional offers to be sent within next 2 weeks. Applications still being accepted but will be held for next recruit hiring process.
11/2/2022: Recruit selections have been made. Potential recruits being contacted with conditional offers and to schedule medical exams.