Careers

SMHCEMS Recruiting

SMHC EMS is currently hiring for all certification levels.  Please select the appropriate link below to apply.  Applications will be accepted through 8/15/2021.

Paramedics

Advanced EMTs

EMT-Basics

 

San Marcos Hays County EMS currently employees 78 full time highly qualified EMTs and Paramedics that provide high quality patient care in Hays County, Texas. The department currently operates seven ALS ambulances (24/7) and four peak demand (12 hr) units. The call volume is approaching 15,000 per year with 9,000 transports. Candidates who do well here enjoy the friendly atmosphere, support from management, the challenging rural to urban environments, and the opportunities afforded by the third largest EMS department in the Austin metropolitan area.

New employees participate in a mandatory two-week recruit academy. After the academy, recruits participate in five shifts of system orientation and thirty shifts of third-person orientation and training before being released to function as the second member of a crew. New employees serve a six month probationary period and must pass a final ghost phase and exam before being cleared to independent duty.

Candidates must hold a current TXDSHS certifcation by Jan 17th, 2021. The process consists of a Chief interview board, and certification-appropriate skills testing. Candidates given a conditional offer of employment must submit a copy of their driver’s license, a certified copy of their driving record (obtained within the previous 30 days), and pass a background check, physical exam, and drug screen prior to hire.

Salary and Benefits

EMT Starting salary is approximately $45,400 annually based on a 56 hour work week, excluding extra shifts and mandatory education

AEMT Starting salary is approximately $49,900 annually based on a 56 hour work week, excluding extra shifts and mandatory education

Paramedic Starting salary is approximately $56,400 annually based on a 56 hour work week, excluding extra shifts and mandatory education

  • Potential for annual and cost of living raises
  • Paid Time Off
  • 12 Paid Holidays
  • Employer Paid Health, Dental and Life Insurance
  • Optional Vision, Supplemental Life Insurance and AFLAC 
  • Retirement Options , 100% vested from day one with company match

Applicants must possess a current Texas DSHS certification by Jan 17th, 2021.