Kurtz EMS
  • - Kurtz Ambulance Service
  • New Lenox, IL, USA
  • Full Time
  • Health, dental, vision, life insurance and 401(k) with company match.

***$18/hr + $3.00/hr stipend***

12 Hour Shifts Both Day and Night Shifts Available!

Kurtz Ambulance Service, Inc., is a premier provider of comprehensive ambulance transportation including emergency and non-emergency services throughout the Chicagoland area. Kurtz offers its services to a wide array of customers including hospitals, skilled nursing facilities, municipalities, fire protection districts and industrial locations. Today Kurtz has multiple positions available in Will, Cook, Grundy, Kankakee, McHenry and Lake Counties. Kurtz also has locations in Alabama, New Mexico, Minnesota, Tennessee and Texas available. Kurtz understands that in the ambulance industry providing high-quality services means hiring high quality people.

If you are looking for a career in EMS, Kurtz is the company to start or advance your career.

Kurtz offers a unique career path that is not available at most other ambulance companies:

  • Entry-level applicants have an opportunity to progress from EMT to Paramedic to Firefighter/Paramedic positions and into management
  • 9-1-1 municipal single-role Paramedic positions (no firefighter requirements)
  • Dual-role 9-1-1 Paramedic/Firefighter positions (firefighter requirement)
  • Critical Care Transport positions including Critical Care Paramedic, Critical Care Nurses, Critical Care Transport Drivers, EMT
  • Management/Supervisor opportunities
  • Flexible scheduling offered, a variety of different locations from which to choose, promotion opportunities and a career ladder

Compensation includes:

  • Competitive Wages
  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Basic and Supplemental Employee Life Insurance
  • Short-Term and Long-Term Disability
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan with a Company Match
  • Voluntary Benefits (Banking, Legal, Auto, Home, Aflac)
  • Tuition Reimbursement 
  • Paid Time Off
  • Employee Discount Programs
  • Career Development
  • Leadership Development 
  • Uniform Allowance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Company Paid Life Insurance
  • Recruitment Referral Program
  • Advancement Opportunities
  • Overtime Opportunities
  • No Cost CPR, ACLS, PALS, PHTLS Renewal

Minimum Requirements:

  • Current IDPH EMT-P license
  • Valid Healthcare Provider AHA CPR card
  • Valid driver's license
  • Acceptance into Silver Cross EMS System and maintain active status
  • Vent certification within 90 days of being hired
  • Strong interpersonal communiction skills
  • Quality work eithic with highest level of integrity
  • Satisfactory completion of a pre-employment physical, agility test and drug screen
  • Applicants must also undergo a criminal records check and conform to Kurtz' motor vehicle history policy

Why should you join Kurtz? 

Simple, Kurtz understands the first key to its success is its employee's success.  Joining the Kurtz team means joining an energetic, innovative team that committed to being the best.  If you want to learn, be challenged and grow professionally, Kurtz is the company for you.  Kurtz' priorities are to provide service focused on clinical excellence and quality customer service.  If you believe you have what it takes to join our team, contact us today.

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