Rick Valentine   Andrew Whaley

Rick Valentine is the EMS Director for Sevier County. He holds an Associates Degree in Public Safety from Walter State Community College and has an extensive background in EMS and Fire. He has been a paramedic since 1990.

Andrew Whaley is the Assistant EMS Director for Sevier County. He started his career at Sevier County Ambulance Service as a part-time EMT in 1993 and in 1995 was promoted to full-time status. He has extensive background in Fire, Rescue, and EMS. Andrew graduated the Walters State Paramedic program in 2000.

Both are members of the Region II EMS Directors Association and Tennessee Ambulance Service Association (TASA).
It is the goal of Sevier County EMS to provide the highest quality of pre-hospital emergency medical care to the residents and visitors of Sevier County.

Business Office: 718 Middle Creek Road, Sevierville, TN. 
Business Office Hours: 8am - 4pm Monday – Friday (except holidays)
Phone: (865)-453-3248         Fax: (865)-453-4232


Additional Information:

“A” Rated Ambulance Service by the Tennessee Division of EMS
 8 Staffed ALS Equipped Ambulances 24 hours a day
12,000 request for service annually

Station #1 - (Main Station and Billing Office)
718 Middle Creek Road, Sevierville
3 ALS Ambulances Stationed

Station #2 - Pigeon Forge Station
125 Pine Mountain Road, Pigeon Forge.  Within Pigeon Forge Fire Department
1 ALS Ambulance Stationed

Station #3 - Seymour Station
106 North Pitner Road. Seymour
1 ALS Ambulance Stationed

Station #4 - Kodak Station
345 Douglas Dam Road, Kodak. Within Northview Fire Department Station 2
1 ALS Ambulance Stationed

Station #5 - Waldens Creek Station
2828 Goose Gap Road., Sevierville. Behind Waldens Creek Fire Department
1 ALS Ambulance Stationed

Station #6 - East Sevier County Station
2309 Old Newport Highway, Sevierville. At the intersection of Old Newport Highway and Jones Cove Road
1 ALS Ambulance Stationed

Charges for Services:
Base Rate ALS Level  2:            $825.00
Base Rate ALS Level  1:             $600.00
Base Rate BLS Emergency:        $550.00
Base Rare BLS Non-Emergency:        $400.00
Base Rate Out of Town:            $825.00
Charge per loaded mile:            $10.00

Mailing Address:

Sevier County Ambulance Service
718 Middle Creek Road
Sevierville, TN 37862

Services Provided:

ALS, Advanced Life Support Transports Equipped with:

12 Lead EKG Interpretation and electronic transmission to receiving emergency room
Endotracheal Intubation   
Manual Difibrillation/Cardioversion
Advanced Medication Administration
Needle Chest Decompression
Establishment of Intraosseous Access

BLS, Basic Life Support Transports

Aeromedical Services:  Sevier County EMS is fortunate to have a UT Lifestar medical transport
helicopter located at the Sevierville Airport. The aircraft can be rapidly activated by any credentialed provider within our system.

First Responder Program: Sevier County EMS oversees an active First Responder program with seven local community fire departments providing initial emergency medical care.

Additional Service Information:

56 Full Time Employees
46 Full Time Paramedics
  7 Full Time Emergency Medical Technicians
59 Part Time Employees
31 Part Time Paramedics
28 Part Time Emergency Medical Technicians
6 Administrative Personnel
233 Total Employees

County Meetings & Events

Thu Nov 09 @ 3:00PM -
Canceled - Water Committee
Thu Nov 09 @ 4:00PM -
Budget Committee
Thu Nov 09 @ 5:00PM -
Intergovernmental Committee
Thu Nov 09 @ 6:00PM -
Emergency Services
Mon Nov 13 @ 5:00PM -
Steering Committee
Tue Nov 14 @ 5:30PM -
Planning Committee
Mon Nov 20 @ 5:00PM -
Transportation Committee
Mon Nov 20 @ 6:00PM -
County Commission Meeting

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