City of Louisville Announces EMT Recruit Class

September 12, 2016

LOUISVILLE, Ky., September 12, 2016 – The city of Louisville announced today that it is filling an EMT Recruit Class and is now accepting applications. EMT Recruits will attend a paid training in preparation for obtaining an EMT Certification. Training is expected to start by January 2017 and will consist of class five days a week from 8am-4pm. Expected completion of the class will be in March 2017, and successful recruits will be moved to a full-time, permanent EMT position upon certification as an EMT.


Applicants are encouraged to complete the application for “EMT Recruit” on the city’s website:


No previous experience is required, but recruits must be able to complete the 180 hour EMT course and obtain the EMT-Basic certification from the State of Kentucky.


All applicants must be 18 years of age, have a high school diploma or equivalent (GED), not have been convicted of a felony, and possess and maintain a valid driver’s license. Applicants must be able to work a varied schedule. For a full list of job functions and requirements, please see the job posting on the city’s website.