Hiring Emergency communications officer | $34.61 hourly

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Alberta Health Services’ Communications and Deployment program based in Peace River, AB is inviting applications from suitable candidates for the position of Emergency communications officer. Alberta Health Services’ Communications and Deployment program manages strategic communication and resource allocation. It coordinates information dissemination, crisis management, and operational planning. It ensures efficient deployment of resources and timely communication, enhancing Alberta Health Services’ responsiveness and effectiveness in serving the community. The candidates selected for the vacancy will be required to start the work as soon as possible.

Job Description:

Employer Name: Alberta Health Services
Program: Communications, and Deployment
Position: Emergency communications officer (911)
No of Vacancies: 1
Salary: $27.91 – $34.61 hourly
Employment Type: Casual/Relief
Job Category: Emergency Medical Services
Union: HSAA Facility PROF/TECH
Unit: Emergency Medical Services Dispatch
FTE: 0.00
Location: 10101 68 St, Peace River, AB T8S 1Z7, Canada
Primary Location: Peace River EMS North Comm Ctr
Shift: Days, Evenings, Nights, and Weekends (Various Hours per Shift)
Length of Shift in weeks: Varies
Shifts per cycle: Varies
Job ID: ALB00413901


Languages: Candidates must have knowledge of the English Language
Education: Candidates should have completion of Grade 12 or equivalent
Experience: Candidates should have considerable experience in the relevant field

Other Requirements:

  • The candidates should have Emergency Medical Dispatch (EMD) certification and in cases where candidate does not currently hold EMD certification, the certification course will be provided upon hire


  • The candidates should be able to provide safe and effective emergency medical call taking and dispatch services to ambulances
  • The candidates should be able to evaluate and process emergency and non-emergency calls through established guidelines
  • The candidates should be able to make key decisions and contribute to the EMS dispatch process and strategies
  • The candidates should be able to be a great communicators, proficient in both talking and listening
  • The candidates should be able to keep a cool head under pressure and maintain a calm, confident voice on the phone with 911 callers while collecting necessary information to dispatch emergency crews
  • The candidates should be able to quickly and accurately transcribe calls as they come in, prioritize tasks on the fly, and clearly relay essential information


  • The candidates will get Remote Retention Allowance in place to an annual maximum of $3,000

How to apply:

If the position is fit for you and the basic requirements are fulfilled then you can now apply directly to the employer (along with your resume) through the below-mentioned details.

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