Length: Part-Time (Up to 3 positions)
Department/Division: Public Health & Emergency Services/Paramedic Services
Hours of Work: Up to 24 hours per week, various shifts (Including mornings, afternoons, weekends)
Union: C.U.P.E. Local 5191
Wage: $24.73 – $26.28 per hour
Location: Emergency Medical Services Headquarters, 120 Maple Grove Rd, Cambridge
Closing Date: August 13, 2018
Description of Duties:
Provides general cleaning, replenishment of supplies, and minor equipment repairs for the Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Division. Work is generally scheduled afternoons and weekends, but can involve varying shift times and duration, and statutory holidays.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Required:
•Familiarity with medical supplies and equipment, normally acquired through a grade 12 education and experience working with medical supplies and equipment (e.g., as a personal support worker, through St John’s Ambulance, non-emergency transfer station).
•Immunization against Tetanus and Hepatitis B must be current.
•Familiarity with the Ambulance Act and Regulations.
•Computer skills with ability to use programs such as Microsoft Office, Excel, and familiarity with database management.
•General mechanical aptitude, attention to detail, and problem solving abilities in order to perform minor vehicle maintenance, identify and replenish depleted supplies/kits, perform institutional/auto cleaning, and conduct quality assurance tests and maintenance.
•Communication and organizational skills to provide customer service to other EMS staff, work independently in a team environment, participate as an effective team member, and adapt to frequently changing priorities and distractions.
•Ability to adapt to changing technology in the work environment.
•A valid Class "G" driver’s licence and acceptable driving record in order to operate a Regional vehicle and travel to various locations within and outside of the Region.
•Ability to read memos and legislation updates regularly to keep abreast of knowledge in the field.
•Ability to maintain required work records in a legible manner.
•Ability to respond to general inquiries from Regional staff, community agencies, services and institutions, area municipalities, and the Ministry of Health and Long Term Care.
•Ability to support and project values compatible with the organization.
Please apply online, by the closing date Aug 13, 2018 quoting competition number 2018-1768, or drop off your resume to the Region of Waterloo, Information Desk located on the main floor at 150 Frederick Street, Kitchener, ON N2G 4J3.
We thank all applicants in advance; however, we will be corresponding only with those selected for an interview.
The Region of Waterloo is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. We encourage qualified applicants to apply and will accommodate the needs of qualified applicants under the Human Rights Code in all parts of the hiring process.
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The Regional Municipality of Waterloo,
Human Resources Department
150 Frederick Street, 3rd Floor,
Kitchener, Ontario N2G 4J3