Join Our Team


The City of La Porte Emergency Medical Service employs Texas Department of Health certified or licensed Paramedics for full-time positions. You must have a minimum of 1 year of experience and possession of / or ability to obtain Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) and Basic Trauma Life Support (BTLS) certifications.

Benefits & Pay

The City of La Porte starts all entry-level paramedics out at the rank of Paramedic I and offers a competitive salary with this entry-level position starting at $57,596 and ending at $78,024. Shifts consist of 48 / 96 for all positions.

Benefits include:

  • Certification Pay
  • Deferred Compensation plans
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Longevity pay
  • Medical / Dental / Vision plans
  • Paid holidays
  • Sick leave
  • Texas Municipal Retirement System (TMRS) Retirement
  • Uniform cleaning allowance
  • Vacation

Job Postings

Open positions will also be posted online.