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Working at Muskogee County EMS


Established in 1981, Muskogee County EMS has a long standing history of respected partnership and service in the community, enjoying the full support of local government and elected officials.

Most medics work 12-hour shifts at a premium pay.  Depending on the shift and applicable experience EMTs start at $41k/yr to potentially $50K/yr, and Paramedics start from $56K/yr to $70K/yr.   All of the premium shifts have built-in raises in the first 5 years.    Our patient care staff enjoy the benefits of modern and well maintained ambulances and patient care equipment geared toward employee satisfaction and high quality patient care.

For the EMS professional, MCEMS offers an unparalleled set of benefits, either meeting or subsidizing nearly all of the employee’s needs; Uniforms, gym benefits, PTO, life insurance, health insurance, dental/vision coverage, all CEU’s, refresher and education training. Employees are enrolled in OPERS, a state defined-benefit pension retirement.

More than 40% of our 130 employee workforce has 10+ years of tenure and over 11% have greater than 20 years of service, with some more than 30 years. In its 40 year history, only 3 different  executive directors have led the agency.

If you are looking for the best career oriented EMS environment around, Muskogee County EMS is a service like no other.   To Learn more and for the application portal, check out our website or reach out to our HR personnel for further information.





Benefits we may offer:

Friendly, family environment 

Competitive wages and shift differential

Paid time off (PTO) and sick leave

Generous benefit package

Holiday / Holiday bonus pay

Uniform allowance

Health benefits including: medical, hospital, dental, vision, disability, life insurance, and free near-site doctor available

Discounted health club memberships

Peer support Team

 Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

Retirement program (“OPERS” State Retirement)

Wide range of protocols

Specialty Care Transport

State of the art ventilators

Lucas automated CPR device

RSI protocol

800 MHz radios

Latest generation Physio Control LIFEPAK 15 monitor/defibrillators

Paid training


In-house education including:

Continuing education hours and refresher course

12-Lead EKG and Basic Dysrhythmia Course

ACLS (Advanced Cardiac Life Support)

PHTLS (Pre Hospital Trauma Life Support)

AMLS (Advanced Medical Life Support)

CPR (American Heart Association Healthcare provider level)

EVDT (Emergency Vehicle Driver Training)

EMD (Emergency Medical Dispatch)

CCEMTP (Critical Care Transport)

EMR (Emergency Medical Responder)

EMT (Emergency Medical Technician)

AEMT (Advanced Emergency Medical Technician)

  • Paramedic (Paramedic class coming soon)


EMT Basic, Advanced (and soon Paramedic) training programs available on site

Tuition assistance and tuition reimbursement program



medic at back of ambulance       MEDIC CHECKING COT


MCEMS provides both urban and rural response so you will be exposed to a wide variety of calls.  During your shift you will run calls from one of the seven ambulance stations  we have throughout Muskogee county.

Each station is set up to be your “home away from home” with cable TV’s, bedrooms, full kitchen, living areas and bathrooms with shower. Each station has it’s own back-up generator.

dayroomWarner Ambulance StationAmbulance in front of stationMuskogee County EMS Central Station


Every MCEMS station has free WiFi and a computer with internet access.   In your down time you can use the computer to surf the web or keep up your CEU’s on EMS1 Academy.  EMS1 Academy is free to all employees and available wherever  you have web access.

To keep our medics up to date, all  skills refreshers and CEU’s are offered in-house through company wide training.


Looking for variety?  Join one of our “extra” teams!

Regional Disaster Medical Response Team

DMRT patchDisaster Truckdisaster team medicsMCEMS Medic


DMRT (Disaster Medical Response Team) - the DMRT Team members are responsible for the eastern half of Oklahoma and beyond for deploying medical assets to disaster areas. The DMRT medics have responded out of state to hurricanes Harvey, Florence and Michael and to several tornados here in our state. They also are responsible for special events when team assets are being utilized. 


TEMS patch Medic shooting gunTEMS team member


A team of medics with training in tactical response. These medics train with  the local S.O.T. *(Special OperationsTeam) and respond with them on calls.  As a member of the TEMS team you will recieve firearm and K-9 first aid training along with many other new skills  as you work along side the members of the S.O.T. team.  


Peer Support Team



Share your knowledge; be a trainer!  Medics in classroom 

We are an official American Heart Association training center for CPR, AED, First Aid, ACLS and PALS.  We also provide inhouse AMLS and PHTLS courses.

Get involved with the community with our Public Relations team:     Children in front of the ambulance

Senior Safety Program    Vial of Life    Buckle Baby Right      


For more information contact our business office at  918-683-0130.  Our Central Station is located at 200 Callahan St., Muskogee, OK