Fleet Technician - Paramedic Services

Board of Health Newmarket York Regional Health Service Department
Department: Community and Health Services Department
Branch: Paramedic and Seniors Services Branch
Status: Temporary Full-Time
Length of Assignment: 3 months
Location: East Gwillimbury / Ontario
Date Posted: August 09, 2018
Date Closing: August 22, 2018
Number Of Positions: 1

Progressive. Collaborative. Accountable. Draw on your passion. Shape our community. Progressive and collaborative, with a clear, long-term vision. We value employees’ contributions and inspire excellence. We are driven by a desire to help shape and serve the growing community in which we live and work.

Position Purpose

Reporting to the Fleet Program Manager, Paramedic Services, is responsible for providing technical support to the Branch to ensure that service contractors are maintaining Ambulances, Emergency Response Vehicles and related equipment in accordance with contract specifications, legislation, and quality standards on the emergency response vehicles, including mechanical inspections and assessment of assigned vehicles, and auditing of service contractor mechanical work, documentation and legislated certifications.


•Successful completion of a two-year Community College Diploma in a technical discipline or approved equivalent combination of education and experience.
•Minimum five (5) years experience in the repair and maintenance of light and medium duty diesel and gasoline vehicles.
•Ability to obtain a valid Ontario Class “CZ” or higher class driver’s license within six (6) months of appointment.
•Must have a valid Ontario Class 310T (Truck and Coach Technician) license and a 301S (Automotive Service Technician) licence.
•Must hold Certificate of Qualifications and valid membership in the Ontario College of Trades and Apprentices.
•Knowledge of applicable legislated requirements to operate and maintain a fleet of ambulances, emergency response vehicles, administration, support and specialized response vehicles and the infrastructure of maintenance sites including Provincial Vehicle Safety Certification, Ontario Ambulance and Emergency Vehicle Certification Standards and Requirements, Highway Traffic Act, Occupational Health and Safety Act, and Commercial Vehicle Operation Registry.
•Knowledge of and demonstrated ability in corporate core competencies including customer service, communication, team work, initiative/self management, accountability, flexibility and adaptability.
•Demonstrated time management and organizational skills to set priorities and meet required deadlines.
•Computer literacy utilizing MS Office software applications.
•Ability to diagnose vehicle malfunctions and identify deficiencies in vehicle components, performance or quality of repair, service or preventative maintenance, and work performance.
•Strong interpersonal skills in liaising with external contacts including Service Contractor staff, Vendors and OEM representatives.
•Ability to pay attention to detail and to organize, prioritize and multi-task.
•Ability to work outside regular business hours, as required.
•Physical stamina and ability to withstand lifting of tools and equipment, sitting, reaching and bending, standing, walking, occasional climbing, and work in all weather conditions including exposure to industrial workplace garage/shop conditions.

How to Apply

Please apply on-line by August 22, 2018, quoting competition #22781. We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted via email or by telephone.


$39.90 - $43.37 per hour. This is a Union position.

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