Current Employment Opportunities

Ambulance Department - EMT (Emergency Medical Technician)

The Portland Ambulance Department is hiring part-time Emergency Medical Technicians offering flexible scheduling. Shifts are 12 hours in length from 5:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m. You choose your shifts. Part-time individuals are generally scheduled 24 hours per week with the possibility up to 36 hours per week. The Portland Ambulance Department also covers special events around Portland such as football games and the local rodeo.

EMT Requirements: High School diploma or equivalent, State of Michigan Emergency Medical Technician License in good standing, a current AHA Healthcare Provider card (CPR), a good driving record, a clean criminal history with no previous felony convictions, pass a pre-employment physical including drug screening. Local Medical Control authorizations must be completed within 30 days of employment.

Paramedic Requirements: All of the above with a State of Michigan Paramedic license. ACLS and PALS are also required but can be obtained following hiring if needed.

3-5 years of experience is preferred but not required. An I/C license is preferred but not required.

If you are interested and wish to apply contact Ambulance Director Phil Gensterblum at 517-647-2935 or via email at

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