At the Richmond Ambulance Authority, we are committed to providing every employee with the tools and support to be successful.  Our mission is to provide world class EMS to our community, and to be the employer of choice to our to employees.  We are committed to excellence and outstanding customer service.

Current Openings

Please click on the position to review the job description and apply.

External Candidates must also provide the Pre-Employment General Release Form below with their application. Please fax this General Release Form to the Human Resource Department at 804-254-1151.

 New Employee Orientation Dates 2017-2018

  • February 4, 2019
  • April 8, 2019
  • June 3, 2019
  • August 5, 2019
  • October 7, 2019
  • December 2, 2019

All new field employees must participate in a mandatory, two week New Employee Orientation which focuses on making sure they understand how the Authority works, our expectations, and the ways that we ensure they achieve their professional goals

Benefits for Employees Include:

Medical Insurance

Dental Insurance

Vision Insurance


Paid Time Off

Computer Loan Program

Short Term Disability

Long Term Disability

PTO Donation

Bereavement Leave of Absence

Life Insurance/Accidental Death and Dismemberment

Optional Life Insurance

457 Deferred Compensation Retirement and Savings Plan

Employee Assistance Program

Health and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)

Life Assistance Fund

Paramedic and EMT-B Requirements

  • Commonwealth of Virginia Certification
  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Clean Driving Record
  • CPR
  • NIMS 100, 200, 700 (required within 90 days of employment)
  • Background Check
  • Physical Agility Test (watch the video below for an example of the test)
  • Drug Screen

Paramedic Must Also Possess:

  • National Registry Paramedic
  • ACLS
  • PALS

For additional information or questions about employment opportunities, please visit our contact us page and select Human Resources in the drop down menu.