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The City of New Orleans

Mayor Mitchell J. Landrieu

How to Apply

All employees of New Orleans EMS are civil servants, and therefore individuals wishing to apply to EMS must do so through the City of New Orleans Civil Service Department.  Visit their website here to learn more about navigating the Civil Service hiring process.

  1. Call the Recruitment Division of the Civil Service Department at (504) 658-3516 to confirm which positions are currently accepting applications.
  2. You will then need to fill out two forms- the Application for Examination and the personal history form.  Both forms can be found on the Civil Service website.
  3. Once you have completed and submitted an application, provided required documents and licensure, and upon meeting all minimum qualification requirements, your name will be placed on an eligibility list.  *NOTE* The Civil Service Department determines eligibility, but does not directly hire for open positions.
  4. Once you are on the eligibility list, it is up to the individual department to hire at their discretion.  If your contact information changes, be sure to notify Civil Service to update your information on the Civil Service Register.
  5. To check the status of your addition to the eligibility list, call (504) 658-3545.
  6. Once you receive a letter stating that you have been placed on the eligibility list, you are encouraged to submit a resume along with copies of the eligibility letter and current certifications for review.  Resumes should include complete addresses and contact information for current and former employers as well as three professional references.  All requested materials should be emailed to emsemployment@nola.gov.
  7. When a position becomes open within the EMS department, Civil Service will forward the most recently updated eligibility list to us.  At this point, you may be contacted via phone and provided with additional information regarding the interview process.
 
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Last updated: 3/2/2015 3:00:01 PM

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