The Georgia EMS Association is dedicated to helping EMTs and Paramedics who work in the State of Georgia. GEMSA is an association you can be proud to be a member of.
With member discounts, educational conferences, representation on a host of organizations, the GEMSA Journal, legislative representation, other discounts, and much more, you can't afford not to be a member.
2023 Awards Reception
Registration deadline has passed. You had to buy a ticket in advance to attend.
GEMSA will be hosting its annual awards reception on Tuesday, March 28, 2023 in conjunction with the 2023 GEMSA Directors & Leadership Conference. Learn more here. (This is separate from a conference registration.)
2023 GEMSA Directors & Leadership Conference
Online registration has passed. You can still register on-site.
The 2023 GEMSA Directors & Leadership Conference will be held March 29-31, 2023. This is a new Wednesday-Friday schedule. The location will be Legacy Lodge at Lake Lanier. Whether you are an EMS Director, department manager, shift supervisor, or anyone with the responsibility of leading a team of people, the GEMSA Directors & Leadership Conference is the place for you! This conference provides two valuable days of thought-provoking sessions along with the opportunity to network with other EMS professionals and industry leaders. Learn more here.
GEMSA JOB BOard
Our new and improved job board can be found at: https://gemsa.mcjobboard.net/jobs.
This job board allows job seekers to search for jobs by industry, employment type, location, or keyword. Job seekers can also upload their resume to easily submit it for a job. *Login information is the same as your member account on our website.
In addition, GEMSA members get FREE job postings on our job board as a membership benefit! Job postings will also appear on our facebook page. Learn more here.
Georgia Retirement Plan
Update - November 2021
We understand that everyone is anxious for news about the retirement plan. We are still moving forward with this, but COVID-19 put up some roadblocks for us. Low interest rates and not yet getting seed money to get this program moving have slowed us down. But, we aren’t stopping. We are currently in discussions with an investment group, some lobbyists, and some house aides to discuss our plans. We have been working on setting up meetings with state elected officials for discussions on funding from the state to use as seed money to get the retirement established. These meetings were delayed due to Governor Kemp calling a special session for the redistricting work the house and senate had to complete. We will make sure those meetings happen as soon as they can.
Also, the investment group is recommending GEMSA look at hiring an attorney that is skilled in retirements and pensions, due to this being something new, different, and never been done for EMS prior. We are waiting on a proposal regarding why we need an attorney and next steps. Then we will be able to provide a better update to our Board and GEMSA members.
Continuing to increase membership in the association will help us as we move forward. The goal of an EMS retirement plan that can only be achieved with the cooperation of the entire EMS Community of Georgia. View more information here. Learn more about group memberships here. Join the association here.
See upcoming trainings using the Training tab on our website.
Recent Job Postings
You can find job postings on our new and improved job board here.