The BCEAA is committed to the delivery of the best possible Emergency Medical Service to the residents of Berkeley County and to others passing through the County.
The BCEAA coordinates and conducts initial and recurrent training in Emergency Medical Services.
The Berkeley County Emergency Ambulance Authority will accept applications to establish a list for testing and hiring of full-time and part-time Paramedic Only, Firefighter/Paramedics, and EMT-B’s for future employment.
To Provide exceptional emergency medical services within Berkeley County through teamwork, innovation, technology, and training to create favorable outcomes and provide immediate lifesaving interventions.
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The BCEAA is committed to the delivery of the best possible Emergency Medical Service to Berkeley County. This service is provided by highly professional Career personnel supported by the equipment required to meet the needs of the EMS Delivery System.
The BCEAA coordinates and conducts initial and recurrent training in Emergency Medical Services. Please click to view the upcoming training calendar: BCEAA Training Calendar
*All Classes held at Station 97, located at 85 Sue Court, unless otherwise stated.
*All classes must be preregistered for, or may be cancelled.
Preregistration can be done at the BCEAA Field Office (Telephone: 304-229-0200).
*Classes required for re-certification will be marked with an asterisk.
Those who are interested in joining the BCEAA must pass an EMS Physical Ability Test.
Homestead Discount and Vacation Exemption:
If you believe that you qualify for a Homestead Exemption discount or a Vacation Exoneration please print and submit no later than September 30th, 2023.
Homestead Exemption Form - General Rules for Qualification: All accounts for those applying must be in good standing at the time of application submission. Qualification must have occurred through the Berkeley County Assessor's Office Homestead Process. The application must be submitted no later than September 30th. You may only receive the $25.00 Exemption Reduction for one account (your primary residence).
Vacation Discount Form - General Rules for Qualification: All accounts for those applying and legally recorded as owner must be in good standing at the time of application submission. The application must be submitted notarized no later than September 30th. We offer FREE OF CHARGE notary services, for this application only within our office when applying in person. Approval is only granted to one unit after all other accounts are paid. An eligible account is one that is not used as a primary residence and occupied or capable of being occupied for the larger part of the year. Examples are Hunting Cabins, River Lots, etc. For questions on your eligibility please visit our office.
Questions and inquiries can be directed to our office by calling 304-264-1921 and selecting option 5 when prompted. You may also bring your forms to the BCEAA office located at 400 W Stephen Street Suite 207, Martinsburg, WV 25401 for notarization.
W. Brian CostelloDirector
Joy ShreckOperations Manager/HIPPA Compliance
Lois IlardiBilling Department Manager
Tara BartleyEMS Billing Specialist
Cheryl CookEMS Billing Specialist
Cassie CusterEMS Fee Department Lead
Danielle HambletonEMS Fee Specialist
Cheryl PetersenEMS Fee Specialist
Tammy UngerEMS Fee Specialist
Renee Richardson-PowersEMS Fee Specialist
Board of Directors
David Irvin - (President)
Mike McGinnis - (Vice President)
Steve Catlett - (Council Representative)
James Marshall III