Cal Tahoe Employment

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Hiring high quality, compassionate Paramedics! Cover letter and current resume is required as part of, but not in lieu of, the application.

Come join a great Team of employees that enjoy a new station with private sleeping quarters, flexible shift scheduling, vacation time, and trades. Average five calls per 48hr shift. Down time includes in-station gym, x-box, cornhole, picnic tables, time to study, and crew dinners on Traeger smoker. Lots of opportunities for CEs and career advancement; weekly in-house training. Below is a photo from large-scale interagency training at Barton Hospital (featuring an actor, not actual patient).

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All applicants must have current Paramedic License (and be able to obtain California Paramedic License withing 30 days of hire) as well as:

  • AHA ACLS required, AHA PALS required, AHA CPR/BLS Provider required, ITLS or equivalent required, Valid Driver’s license, Valid Ambulance Drivers license, Clean driving history, pass drug test and background check.

Benefits:  Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance, CalStar/REACH insurance, paid time off and ability to accrue additional ETO, 401K with matching, liberal opportunities for Shift Trades and Over Time.

Paramedic Salary:  $5,300.00 - $9,166.00 per month*

*Hourly wage based on position (part time vs full time) and years of qualifying experience. Additional consideration for FTO and Shift Lead positions. 
911 Paramedic Pay Scale- Based on Calendar Year 2021 average hours for 48/96 shift (2009 Regular hours and 916 Overtime). 3% compounded increase for each year of experience up to 5 years. Does not consider potential merit raise up to 6% at six month evaluation and additional merit raise at one-year evaluation. Additional opportunites for Merit Raise each year after. Annual Cost-of-Living raises also not included. 
Years Experience 0 1 2 3 4 5
Base $19.47 $20.05 $20.65 $21.27 $21.91 $22.57
Annual $65,867.01 $67,843.02 $69,878.31 $71,974.66 $74,133.90 $76,357.92
Monthly $5,488.92 $5,653.59 $5,823.19 $5,997.89 $6,177.83 $6,363.16
Avg Hourly $22.87 $23.56 $24.26 $24.99 $25.74 $26.51
Please submit a completed application, resume, and cover letter to our Operations Manager, Aimee Treutlein, at
Once your resume and application are received, you will receive a confirmation email. During active hiring, you will be contacted within two weeks to schedule an interview. If you have any questions, please use the email above. 
We look forward to hearing from you! 
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(530) 542-6250
3066 Lake Tahoe Blvd
South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150

Ryan Wagoner
Executive Director


We are a Joint Powers Authority (JPA) providing ambulance service under contract with El Dorado County to Tahoe South Shore CSA-3 and parts of northwest Alpine County, California.