Job Listing | Commander

Salary Range: $37.427 - $46.784 per hour
Location: Simcoe, ON Organization: The Corporation of Norfolk County

Job Type: Full-time
Expiration Date: May 26, 2021
Classification: Non-union

Job Description

The Commander, Paramedic Services will report to the Deputy Chief of Norfolk County Paramedic Services and will be primarily responsible for the day to day leadership and oversight of all on-duty paramedics. The Commander, Paramedic Services is a certified Paramedic, able to respond to calls issued by CACC and deliver quality patient care. The Commander, Paramedic Services will assist in managing corporate assets and resources to ensure efficient and effective provision of Paramedic Services within Norfolk County. SEE 'DOWNLOAD JOB LISTING PDF' FOR FULL DESCRIPTION.

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KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE: Must possess valid AEMCA, meet all qualifications as an Ontario Paramedic under the Ontario Ambulance Act and be able to obtain certification through local Base Hospital. Minimum of five (5) years of Paramedic Services industry/field experience in Ontario. Ambulance and Emergency Care Certificate or College Diploma in a Paramedic Program. Formal degree/diploma in business/health administration or adult education would be considered an asset. Preference will be given to those candidates with leadership experience in Paramedic Services. SKILLS AND ABILITIES: General knowledge of the operation and maintenance of various types of equipment, vehicles and communications systems used in the provision of Paramedic Services. Professional understanding of: All MOHLTC EMS/Paramedic Standards. Provincial Legislation and Regulations. Occupational Health and Safety. Any other applicable Acts that govern EMS/Paramedic Services. Strong interpersonal and communication skills; ability to communicate effectively with Paramedics, allied agencies and the public. Ability to work effectively and efficiently as a team member in a fast paced environment in stressful situations. Proficient in multiple computer software applications including Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Office Suite, Time Manager Scheduling and ePCR software. Must be aware of safe work practices as they relate to job responsibilities and work environment and have the basic understanding of the Occupational Health and Safety Act.

Where To Apply

The application process should be completed online at: Ensure the file extension for your resume document is .doc, .docx or .pdf. If you are electing to include a cover letter, the cover letter and resume must be uploaded as 1 file.