Welcome to Austin-Travis County EMS Careers! If you are ready to apply with us, you can view all open positions here. If you are not quite ready to apply but would like to receive email updates from the ATCEMS Recruiting team, please complete a Connect Profile.
Below you will find a list of open application periods which correspond with specific Training Academy dates. While we do accept applications continuously, we hire in cycles to fill each Academy class so there are deadline dates for each application cycle. Applications must be submitted by the deadline listed for each Academy class--once the posting has closed, additional applications will not be accepted for that class. Be sure you’ve read through the Hiring Process page for information on minimum requirements and how the application process works.
EMS Cadet – Field & Communications
Application period: September 13 - December 12, 2022
8-week Academy begins: April 24, 2023
Must apply by December 12 to attend this Academy!
Note: A complete application and supporting documents must be submitted by the application deadline. Complete applications include your last 5 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 3 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.
(Applications for the below classes are not open yet.)
Cadet Class 0723
Class Starts: July 17, 2023
Class Ends: September 8, 2023
Cadet Class 1023
Class Starts: October 9 2023
Class Ends: December 1, 2023
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 emsrecruiting.org. 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