Yadkin County Emergency Services relies heavily on well-qualified employees to perform prehospital care within our EMS Division. To accomplish this our service offers a great schedule and competitive pay with great benefits. In addition, our service has a genuine career ladder with many promotional prospects for our field staff, all at additional pay rates. 

Why become a part of our EMS Family?...

EMS Crew

Work Schedule

Yadkin County EMS Employees enjoy a 24/72 work schedule. This schedule allows the EMS employees to work 1 day and enjoy 3 days off! Here's an example of how it works:

24-72 example

911-Focused with a reasonable call-volume

Our primary mission is to provide Emergency Medical Services to our citizens. To that end, we focus our resources on 911 calls and do not run convalescent/interfacility transports. We want our EMS units and our EMS Employees to be available for 911 calls.


  • North Carolina Local Government Retirement
  • 401k (Prudential) & 457 Deferred Compensation Plan (Nationwide)
  • Paid Overtime
  • Paid Training
  • Uniforms provided (new polo shirts)
  • Paid County holidays (as an EMS employee, you will be paid eight hours for each County holiday throughout the year)
  • Annual Longevity Bonuses after 10 years of service
  • Vacation Leave, Sick Leave, and Military Leave
  • Health Insurance (100% paid for by the county for the employee with retirement option) 
  • Dental Insurance
  • Long-term care insurance (Blue Cross / Blue Shield)
  • Vision Insurance (Community Eye Care)
  • Health Insurance for retirees until Medicare eligible 
  • Colonial Supplemental Insurance
  • Short-Term Disability Insurance (USAble)
  • Employee Wellness Clinic at no cost to the employee (EMS employees are welcome to visit during their working shift) 

About Yadkin County EMS: 

Yadkin County is a rural community located west of Winston-Salem, NC. We serve 37,000+ citizens, as well as the visitors and travelers who commute into and through our County every day. Last year, we responded to over 6,000 request for service utilizing up to 5 ALS transport units and 1 QRV. Our residents are also served by our award-winning Community Paramedic program. 

We keep an updated fleet equipped with LifePak 15’s, Stryker Power-LOAD stretchers & Stair-PRO stairchairs, video laryngoscopes, PAPR’s, and PCR software that provides access to patient feedback data from several area hospitals.