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 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

All available jobs are recorded on our Jobline hotline and updated each Monday and Wednesday at 281-470-5186. Open positions will also be posted online.


Please note that we have moved towards online applications and all positions posted require an application to be submitted online, paper applications will no longer be accepted.


The City of La Porte is a Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer