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Posted on: September 7, 2015

County Paramedics To Host Information Sessions for Paramedic Academy Class

The Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Division, of the New Castle County Department of Public Safety, will be hosting information sessions for individuals interested in applying for a career as a paramedic.

Information sessions will be held at the Public Safety Headquarters facility, 3601 North DuPont Highway, New Castle on the following dates and times:

Thursday September 10th 5:30 &7:00 PM
Thursday September 17th 5:30 & 7:30 PM
Saturday September 19th 10:00 & 11:30 AM

***Pre-registration is not required to attend***

New Castle County is currently accepting applications from individuals interested in entry-level opportunities as paramedics. Selected candidates will be employed by the New Castle County Government and enrolled in a paramedic training program. Selected students will be required to sign a (5) year service obligation contract.

“The information sessions are an excellent opportunity for individuals interested in becoming a paramedic to learn about the position and the applicant selection process”, said Chief Lawrence E. Tan of the New Castle County Paramedics. “Information session participants will be able to ask questions from both the EMS Division recruitment staff, County Office of Human Resources staff and current paramedics who have been through both the selection process and the paramedic training program.”

Additional information regarding either the information sessions or employment opportunities as a paramedic with New Castle County may contact either Mr. John Troy of the County Office of Human Resources at 302-395-5161, or Lt. Christopher Johnson, EMS Division Recruitment Coordinator at 302-395-8188. Additional information is also available at the EMS division web site:, or the New Castle County Paramedics Facebook page.

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