Career Opportunities With VB Rescue – EMS

The career staff of VB Rescue – 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. 


Why Work With VB Rescue – EMS?

Competitive Salary and Benefits

Career Paramedics with VB Rescue – EMS start at a highly-competitive salary and benefits. As of Sept. 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, five and 10 years of service.

Continuing Educational Opportunities

We offer 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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Current Openings

There are no actively open positions.

VB Rescue – 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 pay plans. You can learn more about City of Virginia Beach employee policy by visiting the City’s hiring website.