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The District of Rainy River Services Board (DRRSB) is seeking a Primary Care Paramedic for a permanent full-time position at our Atikokan Ambulance Base. Reporting to the Deputy Chief, the Primary Care Paramedic is responsible for operating emergency vehicles and providing the full scope of pre-hospital medical services directly to the public in a manner consistent with legislation, regulations, policies, procedures and standards.

All candidates must be qualified to work according to the Ambulance Act and will be subject to pre-employment testing. Posses the ability to meet the physical demands necessary to perform patient extrication, lifting, carrying, positioning, and treatment, Physical Agility testing an asset. Potential candidates must be able to provide a current, satisfactory driver’s abstract and criminal background check including vulnerable sector screening within the last 30 days.

This is an open-ended call for recruitment. A complete Job Description may be obtained by contacting Aynsley McKinnon, Human Resources Officer at [email protected] or (807) 274-5349 ext. 234. Salary is in accordance with the CUPE Collective Agreement. We also offer an excellent benefit package and participation in the OMERS Pension Plan. Candidates who meet or exceed the requirements for this challenging position are invited to submit their Employment Application for Primary Care Paramedic (attached) along with their resume and cover letter to:

Aynsley McKinnon, Human Resources Officer
District of Rainy River Services Board
450 Scott Street
Fort Frances, ON P9A1H2
Competition # HR-09-2024-PCP-FT
Email: [email protected]

If you are a 2023 or 2024 Paramedic School Graduate, you may be eligible for our Education Cost Recovery Program.
Pay tuition, fees, books, and supplies with up to $4,000 per year for two years!
Contact Aynsley McKinnon to learn more.

The DRRSB wishes to thank all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. The DRRSB in an equal opportunity employer. Accessibility accommodations are available for all parts of the recruitment process. Applicants need to make their needs known in advance. This document is available in an alternative format upon request. Information gathered is in accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act and will be used for candidate selection and, for the successful applicants, for relevant Human Resource purposes.

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