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Career Opportunities 

We want to become the healthiest county in Texas! Are you ready for the challenge? 

How to Apply

  1. Online - Submit an online application or e-mail it to apply@gchd.org.
    • If you plan on electronically signing the application, you will need Adobe Acrobat. If you do not have the program, we suggest printing the application to sign it, scanning it and emailing it to apply@gchd.org.  
    • If you are using a smartphone or tablet, an app available at this link will allow you electronically fill out, sign and submit an application.
  2. Visit us - We can help you apply at 9850-A Emmett F. Lowry Expy, Suite A-111 in Texas City.
  3. Please, no phone calls - Due to the volume of applicants, we are unable to respond in a timely manner. 

We Can Offer You

  • Excellent benefits; including an amazing retirement package, rich paid time off plans, FREE life insurance, FREE long-term disability, FREE medical insurance, FREE parking and much, much more!
  • Team-oriented environment.

Have questions?

Contact HR at (409) 938-2260 or apply@gchd.org.

Galveston County Health District is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, age, sex, religion, disability, LGBTQ, genetic information or national origin.

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Paramedic

  • Type:Full Time
  • Salary/Pay Rate:Based on experience
  • Posted Date:10/26/2016 4:44 PM

Do you want to make a difference in your community? 

Galveston County Health District is seeking a new Emergency Medical Technician - Paramedic!

The right candidate will be responsible for performing responsible and technical medical work dealing with emergency or non-emergency and/or lifesaving treatment of patients who are transported to an emergency or non-emergency treatment facility. May supervise the work and/or training of lesser qualified Emergency Medical Technicians and students.

We can offer you:

  • Excellent benefits; including an amazing retirement package, rich paid time off plans, FREE life insurance, FREE long-term disability, FREE medical insurance, FREE parking and much, much more! 
  • Team-oriented environment
  • Hourly Rate: Based on experience. 

We want you to join our team of professionals and begin a long term career with us! If you meet the criteria listed below, please apply.

Required:

  • Graduation from an accredited high school or equivalent
  • Must have certification from the Texas Department of State Health Services as an Emergency Medical Technician – Paramedic
  • Must have valid Texas Driver’s license, Class C
  • Must have Current CPR certification
  • Must be in compliance with ICS training requirements
  • Previous work as an Emergency Medical Technician - Paramedic preferred
  • Must be willing to work evening/weekend hours if necessary
  • Ability to work in a team-oriented environment
  • Must have reliable transportation and be willing to travel between GCHD facilities
  • Successful completion of pre-employment written exam, mega code skills test, physical exam, physical agility test, and drug/alcohol screening
  • Must be in compliance with GCHD Immunizations policy including Flu Shots

To apply please fill out our online application.  Applications can be submitted by fax to (409) 938-2284, emailed to apply@gchd.org or in person at 9850-A, Suite A-111, Emmett F. Lowry Expressway, Texas City, TX 77591.

No Phone Calls Please

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Our Mission: Protecting and Promoting the Optimal Health and Well-Being of Galveston County

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