Application Information and Checklist
  • ALS Starting Pay $14.50/hour
  • BLS Starting Pay $11.88/hour
Full-time Benefits:
  • 24-Hour Shift on a rotating schedule
  • Health Insurance subsidy
  • Paid Annual Leave and Sick Leave
Volunteer Benefits:
  • The opportunity to serve your community
  • Rescue Squad License Plates
  • Experience gained in a high call volume system will provide useful for many jobs and academic pursuits
  • Meet and network with many individuals from diverse backgrounds and interests
  • Submit a fully completed and signed application.  A completed application includes all supporting materials listed below.  Incomplete applications will not be considered.
  • Present a photocopy of you drivers license, EMS certification, CPR card, and any other current EMS certifications you possess.
  • Interview with the director or deputy director
  • Complete criminal back ground during interview
  • Have an acceptable driving record
  • Have one year of experience as a paid or volunteer provider
  • Be 21 years of age or older

  • Your completed application must be presented at least two weeks prior to the volunteer meeting
  • Sign the volunteer service commitment when applying for the senior or junior volunteer membership
  • Attend an interview with personnel from the membership committee
  • Complete a criminal back ground during or before interview
Please do not apply if:
  • You are not certified at the EMT level or are not currently enrolled in a class
  • You are unable to meet the time commitment
  • You are not immediately available to work or begin the orientation process
  • You have a felony conviction
  • You have an unacceptable driving record (i.e. DUI, wreckless driving, significant negative point balance).
Please deliver or send application to:
Southside Virginia Emergency Crew
425 Graham Rd.

PO Box 574

Petersburg, VA 23804