Join Our Team

Chatham Emergency Services is a community owned Non-Profit organization which provides both Fire and EMS services since 1961. We respond to more than 68,000 Fire and EMS calls per year.

Come Help Us Make the community a safer Place.

Chatham EMS is always accepting applications for our Firefighter, Paramedic, EMT, Dispatch, and Firewatch positions. You may drop by our Headquarters at 1399 Dean Forest Road, Savannah, GA 31405 to pick up an application or download one from this website at your convenience.  We will call or mail you a letter of notification for the next scheduled applicant test, once it is scheduled, after we receive your completed application.

Applicant testing occurs monthly!

All applicants with an application on file that is less than one year in age will be notified in writing by U.S. Mail or directly by phone of all upcoming testing opportunities.  You will not be permitted to test until you have submitted a completed application package.  Incomplete applications are not considered.

EMS Careers

Learn more about the various EMS Positions within Chatham EMS as well as the application process. EMS hosts yearly in house training to include EMT and Paramedic school, LifePack 15 cardiac monitors, Lucas 3 automated CPR devices, digital glidescopes, advanced LTV ventilators.

Fire Careers

Learn more about the various positions within Chatham Fire Department as well as the application process. Our department offers yearly in house training to include live fire training in burn building, Georgia Firefighters Pension eligibility, current ISO rating 2/2x, career advancement opportunities.

Full Perks & Benefits

7 Paid Holidays

Additional PTO Hours accrued on company approved holidays.


New Live Fire Training Facility

Numerous courses offered throughout the year include NPQ and State level classes.

Annual Uniform Allowance

Get full uniform and boots yearly with included annual allowance.

Bereavement & Jury Duty Leave

Called to serve or going through a tough time? We've got your back.

Ambulance Restocking Crews

You run the calls. They do the rest!

Free Gym Memberships

Wellness plan with various locations throughout the county.

Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance

Cash payout each paycheck if our insurance is not needed.

Free Life Insurance = 1.5x Salary

Spouse and Children life insurance included as well.

401k with 150% Company Match

Traditional and ROTH options available.

Competitive Pay & Many Shift Choices

8, 12 & 24 Hour Shifts. Dependent upon position.

Free Annual Wellness Exams

Receive a full medical workup each year to help maintain your health.

Free Continuing Education Classes

Fire, EMS and Dispatch courses.

Birthday Gift Cards

A small gift from us to you, each year!

Free Long Term Disability

Short term disability also available.

Paid Time Off

Starting at 3 weeks per year with more hours accrued with seniority.

Co-Worker Financial Assistance Fund

HOOO - Helping One of Our Own Fund

College Tuition Discount

10% Discount with Columbia Southern University

Teladoc Service

With low $20 copay.

Flexible Spending Account (FSA)

Designated account to assist with health and dependent expenses.

AT&T FirstNet Available

Option to get unlimited talk, text, and data discount for cell phone.

New Fleet and Equipment

Progressive vehicle replacement schedule.


Still have questions? Just Ask!

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