The mission of Gilpin Ambulance Authority is to provide the residents and visitors to Gilpin County with the highest quality pre-hospital care and community service. To accomplish this mission Gilpin Ambulance works closely with law enforcement and fire protection agencies within the county. The Gilpin Ambulance Authority actively seeks out experienced, highly skilled, motivated and professional individuals to become part of the team.
Gilpin Ambulance Authority
Gilpin Ambulance Authority is a governmental organization formed by Gilpin County and the cities of Central and Black Hawk and overseen by their appointees on the board of directors.
We provide emergency medical services to visitors and residents of Gilpin County, Colorado as well as back up services to our neighboring counties.
Over the years ambulance services in Gilpin County have evolved from a volunteer staffed agency in 1982 to a paid staff with the advent of gaming in 1992. Keeping with the challenges of the 21st century ambulance services evolved again in 2010 changing from a non-profit organization to a governmental authority.
We currently staff 3 ambulances full-time with two in Black Hawk and one in northern Gilpin County. All ambulances are staffed with two people; at least one being a paramedic. We work two days (48 hours) on; followed by four days (96 hours) off. Our staff includes 12 full-time paramedics and 5 full-time EMT-B’s in addition to several part-time field employees. Our administrative staff consists of an Executive Director, 2 full-time billing professionals and a part-time administrative professional.