Salary Range: $111,816 - $126,162
Location: United Counties of Leeds Grenville, ON Organization: Leeds Grenville Paramedic Service
Job Type: Full-time
Expiration Date: February 27, 2020
Under the direction of the Paramedic Chief, the Deputy Chief oversees the day to day operations of the Leeds Grenville Paramedic Service. This includes providing guidance and leadership to the Commander, Professional Standards and Training, Paramedic Supervisors, the Administrative Assistant as well as the Paramedics. The Deputy Chief ensures the fleet, equipment, buildings and communications are functioning smoothly to ensure the effective and efficient delivery of Land Ambulance Services in Leeds and Grenville. Further, the Deputy Chief is part of the senior management team with the United Counties and will assist in the development, promotion and implementation of the United Counties and Division’s mission, goals, objectives, programs and services.
EDUCATION, CERTIFICATION & LICENSES • The equivalent of a post-secondary degree or diploma preferably in Business Administration, Emergency Management, or related field. • AEMCA and maintain certification through RPPEO in symptom relief and SAED. • Occupational Health and Safety Certification or a willingness to obtain within one year of employment • Valid Ontario Class “F” Driver’s License is Required. EXPERIENCE • Minimum of five (5) years of management/supervisory experience in a unionized emergency services setting. Knowledge • Knowledge of inventory control and maintenance SKILLS AND ABILITIES • Ability to establish and maintain good working relations with staff, other departments, law enforcement and the general public including, fire services and health care facilities. • Ability to effectively manage staff, equipment, facilities and operations associated with multiple site locations. • Excellent analytical, problem solving, negotiation and presentation skills. • Professional competencies related to communication, life long learning, public relations and health environment awareness • Strong customer service and interpersonal skills to interface with internal and external clients and consumers in a professional manner. • Strong organizational skills; detail oriented and able to prioritize multiple complex tasks and activities meeting conflicting priorities and timelines. • Ability to work independently (with minimal supervision) within a team-delivered organizational model. • Computer literate in relevant technologies including working knowledge of MS Office and variety of software and database applications and will be required to learn new technologies and tools as they evolve. • Must be in good physical condition to perform emergency calls if required.
Applications should be marked “Competition #PS-20-012 (Deputy Chief)” and submitted online by 4:00 p.m. on/before Thursday, February 27, 2020 to: https://careers.leedsgrenville.com.