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

 EMS Employee

Work Schedule

Yadkin County EMS has several unique work schedules to choose from: 

Modified 24/48 shifts 

This schedule allows you to enjoy 5 days off every three-four weeks. This requires no "payback" shifts. We offer two different start-times: 7 am and 8 am.

12-hour shifts

This schedule allows you to enjoy every other Friday, Saturday, and Sunday off. We offer day and night shifts starting at 7 am and 7 pm.  

Float Schedule

This schedule is used to supplement the modified 24/48 hour schedule. Employees on the Float Schedule work every Tuesday and Friday for 3-4 months then rotate to every Tuesday and Saturday for the next 3-4 months. 

Pay Range:

At this time, Yadkin County offers full-time employment to credentialed Paramedics only. EMT's and Advanced EMT's are employed in our system in part-time positions. 

Below are the pay ranges for our full-time field staff: 

  • Paramedic: $34,469 - $51,704
  • Crew Chief: $36,469 - $54,166
  • Field Training Officer: $37,844 - $56,767
  • Community Paramedic: $37,844 - $56,767
  • Paramedic Lieutenant: $39,659 - $59,489

Below are the pay ranges for our part-time field staff: 

  • EMT: $13.09 - $19.63 / hr
  • AEMT: $13.70 - $20.55 / hr
  • Paramedic: $15.78 - $23.67 / hr

Pay for full-time and part-time is based on years of experience, education, and other qualifying certificate courses. For full-time employees, the pay range shown does not reflect the additional pay for built-in overtime or holiday hours.

County Benefits

 Working for Yadkin County Emergency Services there are many great benefits that are offered, including: 

  • North Carolina Local Government Retirement
  • 401k (Prudential) & 457 Deferred Compensation Plan (Nationwide)
  • Paid overtime
  • Paid County holidays (as an EMS employee, you will be paid eight hours for each County holiday throughout the year)
  • Longevity Pay
  • Vacation Leave (Staring at 8 hours per month [96 hours per year]), Sick Leave, and Military Leave
  • Group Health Insurance, Group Dental Insurance, and 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)
  • An employee wellness clinic at no charge to the full-time employee 
  • Employee Assistance Program: Incident debriefing at no charge and County provides 3-sessions per employee and/or their dependents