Southwest Virginia EMS Council promotes EMS job openings throughout the state upon request from various agencies.  Please read the job announcement(s) carefully and direct questions to the appropriate agency.  If you would like the Council to post a job announcement from your agency, please contact us.

Richardson Ambulance Service Posted 07/11/2024

Job Description Summary:  Paramedic Field Supervisor

The Paramedic Field Supervisor is responsible for day-to-day operations, including facilitating internal communication between field crews and management, interfacing with outside facilities, facilitating short-term scheduling needs, as well as assisting with equipment and supply maintenance, and other operational support functions as assigned by the Director of Operations. The Paramedic Field Supervisor is also responsible for building and maintaining a positive workplace culture, effectively leading teams, and mentoring/coaching team members. The employee will work a rotating schedule, with three 14-hour shifts from 7am to 9pm per week.

For more information, please pdf review this document (59 KB) .

 Richardson Ambulance Service Posted 04/13/2023

Job Description Summary:

Richardson Ambulance Service is now accepting Driver, EMT- Basic, EMT- Advanced, and Paramedic applications. Richardson Ambulance Service is a private EMS company that provides interfacility transport, E-911 services, standby services, and much more. We have offices in Washington County, Smyth County, Wythe County, and Montgomery County, with our headquarters located in Marion, Virginia. The positions currently open are full and part-time, with options of 12 or 24-hour shifts.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
• Assess each call to determine the best course of action and appropriate protocol.
• Utilize medical equipment and procedures, including but not limited to a defibrillator, EKG monitor, oxygen and suction devices, intravenous fluids, CPR, and other procedures.
• Provide patient care in accordance with established protocols.
• Lift and move patients as required.
• Communicate with receiving facility to receive medical direction and to provide critical information.
• Communicate with patients to provide information, assure that care is being given, and show compassion.
• Operations of an ambulance within defined policy.
• Maintain all required certifications.
• Keep ambulances clean and stocked to maintain a professional image.
• Document patient care on time and accurately.
• Communicate verbally with patients and significant others in various environments to interview patients, family members, and bystanders to gain information for patient care purposes.
• Adhere to all company policies and procedures of Richardson Ambulance Service.

Physical Requirements:
• Good physical stamina, endurance, and body condition, which would not be adversely affected by frequently walking, standing, lifting, carrying, and balancing at times.
• Must be able to lift, drag, and carry different equipment and patients

Minimum Qualifications:

• High school diploma or equivalent (GED). Some advanced education is preferred.
• Current State Certification; Basic/Advanced/Paramedic License.
• Possess a valid State Driver’s License.

  • Driving record in compliance with Richardson Ambulance Service Driving policy.
    Some past work experience, preferably in healthcare desired

EMT - $16/Hr

Paramedic - $23/Hr

Email   or call 276-783-4357 for additional information. 

 Washington County Posted Posted 2/2023

Deputy Coordinator with the Emergency Management Department. The County of Washington, Virginia is presently seeking applicants for the position of Deputy Coordinator with the Emergency Management Department. Under the direction of the Coordinator of Emergency Management, assists with the oversight of the department as well as oversight and operation of the County’s E-911 Emergency Communication System. Immediate oversight of the Emergency Medical Dispatch (EMD) program. A complete job description is available upon request. Must possess a valid driver’s license. This is a full-time position with benefits. Salary DoQ, DoE with a starting range of $42,000-$47,000.

An Application for Employment may be obtained through the Department of Human Resources, Washington County Government Center, 1 Government Center Place, Suite A, Abingdon, Virginia 24210 or by the link below. This position will be open until filled. For more information, please click this link.

Washington County Posted Posted 12/17/2021

Advanced Life Support Emergency Medical Technician (ALS-EMT)-Paramedic (four positions). These positions will be responsible for engaging in the provision of basic and advanced life support pre-hospital care activities for the Department of Emergency Management. Serves as part of the County’s emergency medical services system responding to the scene of medical or trauma emergencies upon dispatch by the County’s 911 center. Works as part of an emergency response team which may include other career or volunteer providers (EMT-Basic or ALS). Assesses patient status and provides the appropriate care within the scope of practice. Acts as an attendant in charge during the transport of patients of all ages to an appropriate medical facility. Prepares and maintains files and records. Maintains equipment and vehicles. Performs work under the supervision of the Coordinator of the Emergency Management Department or designee.

For more information, please contact. pdf Please click here for a full job description (168 KB) .

For information, please contact Theresa Kingsley-Varbel, Emergency Management Coordinator, at . To apply, please complete an application by clicking this link.

Richlands Fire & Rescue


Galax Grayson EMS 

Galax – Grayson EMS is experiencing growth and needs to hire new providers for both Full and Part time employment! GGEMS is a third party municipal agency (local government) and does offer an extensive/comprehensive benefit package that includes the Virginia Retirement System (VRS). GGEMS is converting to a 24/72 hour shift.

Full Time candidates must possess National Registry Paramedic certification and Part Time candidates can possess either BLS or ALS certification but must be actively working towards their Paramedic education/certification.

If you would like to join a progressive EMS agency with advanced protocols and an extensive formulary that truly offers you the tools to practice para-medicine, contact our recruiter, Tina Cornett  or Jason Busick at  .


Bristol Life Saving Crew

BLSC is offering jobs for both EMT, AEMT, EMT Intermediates, and Paramedic's.  If you are interested please stop by the Bristol Life Saving Crew located at 1603 Euclid Ave. Bristol Va. 24201 for more information and job applications or call 276-669-5701.


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