Current Openings

Virginia Beach EMS is almost always hiring, whether it be for a uniformed or a non-uniformed position. Career staff are employees of the City of Virginia Beach, and are subject to City policy and payment plans.

You can learn more about the City of Virginia Beach employee policy by visiting the City's hiring website.

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Why Work With Virginia Beach EMS?

The career staff of Virginia Beach EMS play a critical role within the VB Rescue system. Career staff support the volunteer rescue squads of Virginia Beach through boundless training opportunities, field supervision, administrative tasks and perhaps most importantly, operational support in the field.

Competitive Salary and Benefits

Career Paramedics with VB Rescue – EMS starts at a highly-competitive salary and benefits. As of September 2022, new paramedics can expect to start at $56,227.50 before overtime opportunities.  Our paramedics also have access to standard pay increases at three, six, and nine years of service.

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Paramedics Receiving Training

Continuing Educational Opportunities

State-of-the-art educational opportunities for our members. Whether it be continuing educational credits or STEMI-focused classes, our training team keep our paramedics on the cutting edge of emergency pre-hospital medicine.

Career Growth and Advancement

Paramedics with VB Rescue – EMS receive formal and informal guidance on developing as a professional. Our paramedics have the opportunity to become field supervisors, captains and more.

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