Thank you for your interest in a career with Cole County EMS. Please select an option from the menu on the left to learn more about our current openings and salary/benefits.

 Upon applying, qualified candidates will be invited to participate in the pre-hire testing process described below:

  • Pre-hire examination – Two-part exam consisting of a written test and scenario-based skills exam. The exam material will be based on the position being applied for.
  • Peer Panel Interview
  • Chiefs Interview
  • Pre-Hire Screening- Urine drug screen, fingerprint background check, immunization review.
  • Physical Capacity Test

 Candidates successfully completing all pre-hire steps will be issued a conditional job offer and invited to join the next orientation class.

Cole County upholds federal, state, and local laws that protect employees and job applicants from discrimination on the bases of race, religion, color, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), parental status, national origin, age, disability, family medical history or genetic information, political affiliation, military service, veteran status, marital status, or any other non-merit-based factors protected by federal, state, or local law.