The selection process includes: Written Examination (if necessary), Physical Ability Assessment (if necessary), and Oral Interview & Extensive Background Investigation.


Written Examination: A written examination may be necessary in order to help narrow down the field of applicants and will be at the discretion of the Chief. The minimum passing score on the written examination is 70. You must pass the written examination to be eligible for an invitation to the oral interview. Candidates who fail to achieve the minimum passing score on the written examination will be disqualified from any further consideration for the position. A&E Emergency Services, LLC reserves the right to administer a second written examination at its discretion.

Physical Ability Assessment: Candidates who pass the written exam will have to meet departmental physical fitness standards, including but not limited to: bending, squatting, kneeling, walking on uneven ground, climbing stairs, lifting 100-150lbs, and perform CPR/First Aid. The Physical Ability Assessment is for those with passing scores only on the written exam and after receiving Medical Approval. The Physical Ability Assessment can be waived at the discretion of the Chief.

Oral Interview: The last phase of the examination for AEMT or EMT-P will be an interview before a panel of EMS and/or personnel representatives. This phase of the examination is designed to aid in the determination of a candidate’s maturity, communication skills and motivation for the position. A&E Emergency Services, LLC reserves the right to limit the number of candidates who are invited to the oral interview. Candidates who have passed the written examination, but who have failed this portion of the examination, will be disqualified at this time for any further consideration for the position available.

Background Investigation: A thorough background and character investigation will be conducted for the specific purpose of obtaining pertinent data for A&E Emergency Services, LLC to consider in determining suitability for employment as an AEMT or EMT-P. Eligible candidates will be requested to authorize a release of personal information, however personal or confidential it may appear to be, including but not limited to: educational, financial/credit agencies and institutions, medical history, employment history, legal complaints, arrests or convictions, and motor vehicle history.

The Chief and/or Director reserves the right to reject any eligible candidate whom, on the basis of background and character investigation or medical examination, does not appear to be the most suitable qualified candidate for the position.

If you fail to appear for any part of the examination process, or if you do not pass any part of the examination, your name will be removed from any further consideration. An individual appointed to the position must satisfactorily complete a six (6) month probationary period.

Method of Selection

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