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Organization:    Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care
Division:    Central Ambulance Communication Centre
City:    Hamilton
Job Term:    3 Temporary
Job Code:    16710 - Ambulance Communications Officer 1
Salary:    $27.00 - $33.03 Per Hour*
Posting Status:    Open
Job ID:    49293
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Challenging opportunities exists in our central ambulance communications centre.

What can I expect to do in this role?

We are seeking dedicated individuals to:
• work rotating shifts in a 24/7 environment
• process 9-1-1 emergency and non-emergency requests for ambulance service
• direct ambulance movements
• provide pre-arrival instructions
• communicate with individuals under stress
• operate complex computer-aided telecommunications equipment

Requires working on an as-needed basis with no guarantee of number of hours worked.

How do I qualify?

Mandatory Skills:
• You have keyboarding skills to 35 wpm with 90% accuracy
• You have valid standard first-aid and CPR certificate

Critical Skills:
• You have multi-tasking, organizational and memory recall skills with the ability to coordinate a variety of activities and resources, work under pressure and maintain control of situation
• You have decision making, problem solving and critical thinking skills with the ability to use judgment to assess problems and make decisions and to interpret and apply policies, procedures and/or information

General Skills:
• You have interpersonal and communication skills
• You are able to handle situations in a professional manner
• You have leadership skills to take initiative and give direction
• You are proficient with computer software
• You have abilities with spatial concepts (time/distance/resource equations and read/understand maps)

Only candidates who clearly identify they meet these qualifications will be considered.

Job offers will be conditional upon obtaining:
• Satisfactory criminal record check
• Valid standard first-aid and targeted responder CPR certificate
• Successful completion of computer-based training followed by Ambulance Communications Officer provincial certification
• Restricted Radio Operator certification, and
• Successful completion of on-the-job training.

Additional information:

  • 3 Temporary - Irregular On-Call, duration up to 12 months, 282 Fennell Ave W, Hamilton, West Region
Compensation Group:   Ontario Public Service Employees Union
Schedule:   4.7
Category:   Health and Social Services
Posted on:   Wednesday, January 2, 2013
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Remember: The deadline to apply is Wednesday, January 16, 2013 11:59 pm EST. Late applications will not be accepted.

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*Indicates the salary listed as per the OPSEU Collective Agreement.
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