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Rural/Metro is hiring EMTs

Posted: 6:23 AM, May 24, 2016
Updated: 2016-05-24 15:09:20Z

Rural/Metro is increasing its workforce in Western New York to help improve response times in emergency situations.

The ambulatory company announced Monday that it will add $1.6 million in new jobs in the City of Buffalo by the end of June and is looking for qualified applicants.

Rural/Metro offers a free EMT course for city residents and jobs will be offered to every student who successfully passes the state exam. The next class will begin in June.

In addition, Rural/Metro is partnering with Buffalo Fire to hire firefighters who are certified as EMTs. These part-time positions will be with AMR-Rural/Metro and will include a specific training process.