Austin-Travis County EMS Careers

Welcome to Austin-Travis County EMS Careers! Here you can view our current job openings and apply for positions within this Career Portal. If our hiring process is closed, but you would like to receive updates on future opportunities, please complete a Connect Profile.


Current Hiring Processes

SPRING 2021 Cadet – Field and Cadet -- Communications Hiring Processes


Application period: February 1 - February 22

Virtual Structured Oral Interviews:
• Week 1: March 8-11
• Week 2: March 15-17
Virtual CritiCall Testing (Communications only): March 19

Background Phase: March 22 - April 21
Final Phase: April 26 - May 13
12-week Academy begins: July 19, 2021


SPRING 2021 Cadet -- Communications Hiring Process #2

Application period: April 26 - May 10

Virtual CritiCall Practice Sessions: May 6 & May 11

Virtual CritiCall Testing: May 13

Virtual Structured Oral Interviews: May 18

Background Phase: May 19 - June 2
Final Phase: June 7-8
12-week Academy begins: July 19, 2021


SUMMER 2021 Cadet -- Communications Hiring Process #3

Application period: June 7 - July 6

Virtual CritiCall Practice Sessions: June 24 & June 29 

Virtual CritiCall Testing: July 8

Virtual Structured Oral Interviews: July 13

Background Phase: July 14-28
Final Phase: August 2-11
12-week Academy begins: October 2021 (start date TBD)

Upcoming Hiring Processes


No other hiring process dates have been set at this time. 



Please be sure to review eligibility requirements, disqualifiers, benefits/pay, sample schedules, and more for the Medic – Field position and the Medic – Communications position at



City of Austin is committed to compliance with the American Disabilities Act. If you require reasonable accommodation during the application process or have a question regarding an essential job function, please call (512) 974-3210 or TTY (512) 974-2445.


The City of Austin will not discriminate against any applicant or employee based on race, creed, color, national origin, sex, gender identity, age, religion, veteran status, disability, or sexual orientation. In addition, the City will not discriminate in employment decisions on the basis of an individual's AIDS, AIDS Related Complex, or HIV status; nor will the City discriminate against individuals who are perceived to be at risk of HIV infection, or who associate with individuals who are believed to be at risk. ADA Office: (512) 974-3256 TDD (512) 974‑3303


Connect With Us!

Want to learn more about ATCEMS? Connect with us! Complete a Connect Profile and receive Recruiting updates, hiring announcements, and event invitations. You can also follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and the ATCEMS Medics Blog to get even more insight into our department.

ATCEMS Recruiting can be reached at 512-974-1098 or

IMPORTANT: We contact all applicants via email throughout the hiring process. We recommend that you add iCIMS ( to your Approved/Safe Sender list to ensure that our emails are properly delivered to your inbox and not marked as spam. Please click here for instructions on adding iCIMS to your Approved/Safe Sender list.

Job Listings

You can view all open positions here or use the following search form to search for ATCEMS Medic jobs. If the Search button is not available, we do not currently have any job listings posted.

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