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EMT Recruit Academy


Are You thinking about starting a new career?

NOW Would be a great time!


Earn a salary while training to be an Emergency medical Technician


Susquehanna Valley EMS is delighted to provide an opportunity for you to be hired as a full-time, entry-level employee while learning the required skills to work as an Emergency Medical Technician.

Known for it’s cutting-edge EMT training program, Susquehanna Valley EMS state-certified instructors will provide you with the essential education needed for a long-lasting career.

While enrolled in the Susquehanna Valley EMS Emergency medical Technician (EMT) Recruit Academy, you will attend eight hour classroom and clinical shifts, five days a week for six weeks, while receiving a salary. this apprentice-like opportunity will require a service commitment to Susquehanna Valley EMS for one year. Your commitment begins when certification to work as an EMT-Basic is complete.

After completing the EMT Recruit Academy, you will have all of the necessary skills to achieve National Registry Certification as an EMT.

Certifications include:

  • PA Emergency medical Technician (EMT)

  • Emergency Vehicle Driver Training (EVDT)

  • Hazmat Awareness

  • Advanced Life Support Assist

  • CPR for Healthcare Provider

  • Blood Borne Pathogens

  • National Incident Management System

  • Vehicle Extrication Training


Employment and classes start monday, June 10, 2019 at the susquehanna valley ems training institute, 820 church street, mt. joy, pA. deadline for application is Monday, april 29. we encourage veterans and those who are unemployed to apply.


Students must be at least 18 years of age to enroll and have a high school diploma or GED. you must also have a valid drivers license and be able to speak, read and write English.

You must also obtain:

  • PA Child Abuse History Clearance

  • Required immunizations or records

  • FBI fingerprinting


To request more information, please email rwalker@svems.org or, click the buttons below to learn more.




To apply to be considered for the EMT recruit Academy, please click the buttons below.



Susquehanna Valley EMS Is An Equal Opportunity Employer.