There are a lot of states that have Wilderness EMT jobs. You’ve got to be aware though that because often in rural areas there are a lot of volunteers. This is a great way to help save lives, but if you are looking for a job you might have to go to a more populated area. National parks will often have their own Rangers as well.
However there is also great news concerning EMT Jobs in the wilderness. Obviously some States will have more than others. When I think of wilderness I immediately think of Montana EMS. A great thing about Montana as well is that you can become an EMT, or a paramedic if you are certified by the NREMT.
If you aren’t in Montana or near there, don’t worry. There are wilderness EMT jobs all over the country. Alaska might be one of the most intense places to be an emergency medical technician. All over the country you’ll find yourself dealing with poisonous snakes and insects, alligators, rescue missions, and lots of other adventures where you be be saving lives.
There are jobs all across the country. It is a growing industry with great projected job growth. You can possibly be out in the wilderness, saving lives, and getting paid for it. In most States after you are an EMT for one year, then you can become a paramedic.
If you are currently an EMT and you are looking to move into a more rural area, you can increase your chances of getting a job by taking more training. Look into getting certified as a Wilderness EMT (WEMT) . If you are in college it gets even better because you can get 9 college credits.
It’s a great way to further your training no matter where you are, and it will certainly make your resume stand out.
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