EMT or Paramedic (EMS)
Travis County Emergency Services District 1 - Lago Vista, Texas

Mar 28, 2021

Application Deadline:
Apr 16, 2021

Salary Information

Entry Level:
$$51,254.00 – $67,135.00 + DOQ annual

Job Description


20624 FM-1431, Suite 5 Lago Vista, Texas 78645

Office: (512) 267-3586 / Fax: (512) 267-2105



Travis County Emergency Services District 1 provides fire protection and emergency medical services to over 37,000 permanent residents. With access to Lake Travis, the area is a growing attraction for thousands of tourists. The district encompasses 178 square miles and includes the City of Lago Vista, City of Jonestown, Village of Point Venture, unincorporated areas of Travis County as well as Lake Travis.

• Submit application with copies of required certifications.

• Written Exam

• Physical Agility (Must Pass Written Exam)

• Oral Panel Interview

• Background Investigation

• Psychological Exam

• Drug Test

• Physical Exam

• Chief’s Interview

**Accepted applications will be notified of the date(s) for the written exam and physical agility test

Additional Information

• Probationary Paramedic $51,254.00

• Firefighter / Paramedic after Probation $52,774.00 – $67,135.00 + DOQ

• 48/96 Schedule

• Vacation Leave / Sick Leave / Paid Holidays / FLSA Overtime Pay

• Competitive Longevity Pay

• Competitive Certification and Education pay

• Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance paid 100% for employee and 50% for dependents

• TCDRS Retirement System / 7% Contribution Rate with a 2 to 1 Match / 8-year vesting

• 457 Deferred Compensation Retirement Plan – Self Contribution

Job Requirements

  • Age: 18
  • Education: High School Diploma, National Registry or TDSHS Paramedic Certification
  • Experience: 1 year

• Must be at least 18 years of age at date of application

• High School Diploma or equivalent required

• Texas Department of State Health Services or NR Certified Paramedic

** Individuals currently enrolled in a paramedic program are eligible to apply.

• Must have a valid Texas Driver’s License

• Must pass Physical Agility

• Must pass Psychological Exam

• Must pass Physical Exam

• Must pass Drug Test

• Must be willing to complete Basic Structural Firefighter Academy within 18 months of hire

* Assignment to firefighting duties would be voluntary

*Academy would be funded by TCESD1

Contact Information

Donnie Norman

Travis County Emergency Services District 1
Lago Vista, Texas 78645
phone: 512-267-3586

How to Apply

Application is located at

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