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Organization:    Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care
Division:    Emergency Health Services
City:    Mississauga
Job Term:    Temporary (irregular on-call up to 6 months, with possible extension)
Job Code:    16710 - Ambulance Communications Officer 1
Salary:    $27.00 - $33.03 Per Hour*
Posting Status:    Open
Job ID:    53789
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A challenging opportunity exists in a 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; and 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?

Strong multi-tasking, organizational and memory recall skills; ability to maintain control under pressure and use professional judgment; excellent critical thinking, decision making and problem solving skills; skill in handling situations in a professional manner; excellent leadership, customer service, interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills; proficiency in computer software and computer-based telecommunications applications; good understanding of spatial concepts (e.g., reading maps, calculating time, distance and movement); demonstrated ability to interpret and apply policies, procedures and information; typing at 35 wpm with 90% accuracy. Only candidates who clearly identify they meet these qualifications will be considered. Job offer conditional upon: satisfactory criminal record check; valid standard first-aid and targeted responder CPR certificate, and successful completion of Windows computer-based training, Ambulance Communications Officer provincial certification, Restricted Radio Operator certification, and successful completion of on-the-job training.

Additional information:

  • Temporary - Irregular On-Call, duration up to 6 months, 430 Britannia Rd E, Mississauga, Central Region
Compensation Group:   Ontario Public Service Employees Union
Schedule:   4.7
Category:   Health and Social Services
Posted on:   Monday, May 13, 2013
  • The successful candidate will be required to undergo a satisfactory criminal reference check prior to the commencement of employment.
  • The number of positions to be filled has not been identified at this time. This competition will be used to create an eligibility list of qualified candidates to fill upcoming opportunities within the next eighteen months following the closing date of the job ad posting.
All external applicants (including former employees of the Ontario Public Service) applying to a competition in a ministry or Commission public body must disclose (either in the cover letter or resume) previous employment with the Ontario Public Service. Disclosure must include positions held, dates of employment and any active restrictions as applicable from being rehired by the Ontario Public Service. Active restrictions can include time and/or ministry-specific restrictions currently in force, and may preclude a former employee from being offered a position with the Ontario Public Service for a specific time period (e.g. one year), or from being offered a position with a specific ministry (either for a pre-determined time period or indefinitely). The circumstances around an employee's exit will be considered prior to an offer of employment.
Remember: The deadline to apply is Tuesday, June 4, 2013 11:59 pm EDT. Late applications will not be accepted.

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