What makes us DIFFERENT

  • Sign-on incentives
  • Stable, established, growing employee-0wned company
  • Flexible part-time and full-time opportunities
  • An exciting work environment
  • Competitive pay
  • Tuition grant and reimbursement programs for EMT and Paramedic school
  • Diverse career paths

Live a more fulfilling life as an Acadian Ambulance medic.

Being an Acadian Ambulance EMS team member is more than just treating patients in an ambulance. Imagine working at festivals, sporting events, Mardi Gras celebrations and other exciting events while living in culturally rich and diverse areas like Memphis, Houston, Dallas, Austin, San Antonio, Cajun Country or New Orleans. With our rapid growth and our six divisions, Acadian Ambulance offers unique and diverse career paths and opportunities for EMTs, paramedics, RNs, and LPNs.

Great Pay & Benefits

Starting pay for EMTs is $30,800* ($37,500 in New Orleans), with an average annual compensation of $40,000 – $50,000*.

Starting pay for a Paramedic is $50,200 ($58,100 in New Orleans)*, with an average annual compensation of $60,000 – $70,000*.


*Pay rates vary by location with higher rates in select markets

Crewmember Experience

Beyond great pay, benefits and exceptional equipment, we care about your physical, emotional and mental health, your wellness and your work-life balance. If we take great care of you, we know you’ll take great care of our patients. We are committed to making constant improvements and advancements to make Acadian the absolute best EMS agency to work for in the United States.

Little Things Are a Big Deal

All medics should be able to provide good clinical care. At Acadian, we value the hearts of our medics. From building ramps at patient’s homes to making sure their eyeglasses are clean, it’s the “little things” our medics do that are a “big deal” in taking exceptional care of our patients. At Acadian, you’ll make a difference in people’s lives in many different ways.

Diversity and Inclusion

We are a highly functioning team of individuals from all backgrounds, races, genders, sexual orientations and religions. We celebrate our diversity because it makes us a stronger, more caring company to work for.

Career Paths

Because of the various divisions that make up our company, we offer a variety of career paths. From EMT to EMS educator to critical care paramedic to flight nurse to administration, you can create your own journey and destination! Acadian cares about your career and offers tuition grants and aid programs for EMT and paramedic training.

Finances shouldn’t be a barrier to your development. And, because we are the nation’s largest employee-owned ambulance service, you aren’t an employee—you are an owner.

Care, Commit and Challenge

While all employers say they care about their employees, Acadian consistently demonstrates our genuine care in many ways. From our wellness and tuition support initiatives to a multi-year pay enhancement plan and crewmember experience initiatives, we are committed to making Acadian the best place to work in the industry.

Our leadership team is challenged every day to listen to their team members and to make continual enhancements so that we attract and retain the best EMS professionals in the nation.

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