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

Note: A complete application and supporting documents must be submitted by the application deadline. Complete applications include your last 10 years of work history (ALL full-time, part-time, internship, volunteer, temporary, seasonal, contract work or military service must be included) with gaps of unemployment for 6 months or more explained. Supporting documents include: EMT certification(s); certified abstract driving record(s) for the last 10 years (or since you were licensed), to include all states in which you held a driver's license during this period; and DD-214 Member 4 copy for all military applicants. Full details can be found on our Hiring Process page.


FALL 2021 Cadet -- Communications Hiring Process

(A complete application and supporting documents must be submitted by application deadline)

Application period: September 20 - October 4 (closes at 4 p.m. CST)

Virtual CritiCall Practice Sessions: September 28 & 30

Virtual CritiCall Testing: October 7

Virtual Structured Oral Interviews: October 12

Background Phase: October 13-27
Final Phase: November 1 (in Austin, TX)
8-week Academy begins: December 6, 2021


SUMMER 2021 Cadet -- Field Hiring Process (Closed)

Application period: July 19 - August 16

Virtual Structured Oral Interviews: August 30 - Sept. 1 & Sept. 7-8

Background Phase: Sept. 9-29
Final Phase: October 4-20
8-week Academy begins: December 6, 2021


SUMMER 2021 Cadet -- Communications Hiring Process #2 (Closed)

Application period: August 23 - September 13

Virtual CritiCall Practice Sessions: September 14 & 16

Virtual CritiCall Testing: September 21

Virtual Structured Oral Interviews: September 28

Background Phase: September 29 - October 13
Final Phase: October 19 (in Austin, TX)
8-week Academy begins: December 6, 2021

Upcoming Hiring Processes

Please check back for additional hiring process dates.


Please be sure to review eligibility requirements, disqualifiers, benefits/pay, sample schedules, and more for the Medic – Field position and the Medic – Communications positions at Applications and required documents must be submitted by the application deadline in order to be considered for each hiring process. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed. Full details for each step in our hiring process, including which documents are required, can be found here.



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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