Per-Diem Employment

While donations are always welcome and appreciated, our greatest need is people. The Springfield First Aid Squad offers per-diem employment to experienced EMTs to supplement our volunteer workforce and ensure 24×7 staffing of our ambulances. We are a 9-1-1 emergency service serving Springfield (Union County) and surrounding municipalities (primarily Millburn, Mountainside, Summit & Union).

Candidates must have:

  • The mental & physical ability to perform the job, including the ability to read, write & speak English fluently
  • U.S. citizenship, legal permanent resident status, or have valid Employment Authorization Documents
  • A high school diploma or equivalent
  • A maximum one at-fault accident & under 5 motor vehicle points in last five years, with a currently valid driver’s license
  • Valid CPR for the Healthcare Provider or Professional Rescuer certification
  • Current EMT (or higher) licensure
  • Taken the following classes:
    • CBRNE Awareness
    • CEVO: Ambulance, or equivalent
    • “Do No Harm” Developmental Disabilities Awareness
    • HazMat Awareness
    • HazMat EMS Operations
    • ICS-100
    • ICS-200
    • IS-700
  • A minimum one year of 9-1-1 EMS experience

If you are interested in joining us, an employment application is available online. Candidates that are offered a position must pass a criminal background check, drug screening & medical exam.