We understand that the reality these days, is that most people view private EMS service as a transitional step to something much greater. The vast majority of Gerber Ambulance EMTs and paramedics are in college, and/or are aspiring firefighters, paramedics, nurses, and physicians and we have a stellar track record of helping them reach their goals.
Why work at Gerber?
Extensive On-The-Job Training
Training doesn't end when you finish your EMT or paramedic program. All new recruit employees will undergo a comprehensive 96-hour hands-on training and evaluation program, also known as “Boot Camp” led by certified EMS instructors and paramedics. In addition to didactic, skills, physical, and behind-the-wheel vehicle operations training, recruits will have to demonstrate their knowledge in a series of realistic scenario simulations.
Continuing Education/Recertification Services
As an EMT or paramedic, you will need to renew your CPR, state and national certifications every two years. The process oftentimes can be costly, confusing, and time consuming. That’s why we offer free continuing education opportunities and skills assessments for our crewmembers. American Heart Association BLS for Healthcare Provider recertification is also available at cost, provided by our cadre of CPR instructors.
Opportunities for Advancement
While working at Gerber Ambulance, you will have many opportunities for advancement. Qualified crewmembers can ascend to positions in field training, operations supervision, and clinical/classroom instruction.
Fire EMS Experience
Exposure to EMS at the fire department or 9-1-1 level is important for aspiring firefighters, and virtually required for paramedic school. As a Gerber Ambulance EMT, you will work alongside firefighter paramedics in a variety of emergencies and gain the necessary experience.
Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, and 401(k) Benefits
Full-time employees are eligible for group medical, dental, vision, and life insurance benefits, as well as a 401(k) retirement savings plan. Coverage may be extended to spouses and children.