Kindergarten class at Coolville Elementary School tours EMS station and ambulance

This lively group was from Miss Cremeans and Miss Miller’s Kindergarten class at the Coolville Elementary School. Capt. Tim Rodehaver coordinated the event and, along with EMT Jake Ridenour and EMT Rachel Rodgers (pictured in the first photo), treated the kids to an educational and fun field trip.

If your group or organization would like a public speaker from Athens County EMS, or if you’d like to arrange a tour of one of our stations and/or ambulances, contact Alison at EMS headquarters. Her phone is (740) 797-9560 or email


Part-time EMTs and Paramedics

Athens County EMS is now taking applications for PART TIME EMTs and PARAMEDICS.

You can print an application from our website.  Click on “Administration”, then click “Employment”.  Everything is in .pdf format.

Just fill out the application completely, attach a copy of your drivers license and current Ohio EMT or Paramedic certification, and mail or hand deliver the package to our Administrative Offices in The Plains.

Resumes’ and additional training references are fine but we do need the paper application.

Right now, there are no openings.  This public notice is to build and update a potential hiring list for 2017.

If you have questions, call the office at (740) 592-0196 or email