Commander, Cornwall SDG Paramedic Services

The City of Cornwall is a progressive community of 47,000 situated on the banks of the St. Lawrence River in Eastern Ontario.  Cornwall boasts a modern economy led by forward thinkers and offers an extensive array of urban amenities making it an excellent place to build a career and raise a family. 

The City of Cornwall is currently seeking a Commander for Cornwall SDG Paramedic Services. The Commander is responsible for the supervision of staff and developing relations with internal and external stakeholders to support the monitoring and evaluation of Cornwall SDG Paramedic Services. This includes training, coaching, emergency operations, public relations and general administrative duties of the Paramedic Service. 

Our candidates must possess a current certification as a Primary Care Paramedic or Advanced Care Paramedic and be qualified by the Ambulance Act and Regulations to work in an ambulance in Ontario with a minimum of five (5) years recent experience;  Demonstrate knowledge and competency of Ambulance System, BLS/ALS Patient Care standards, relevant policies and procedures, Standards, Acts and Regulations; Current CPR certification; possess or have the ability to possess immunization and communicable disease report including proof of Covid-19 vaccinations; Possess experience in adult education preparation and delivery of Paramedic Service related subjects; Must be available to work regular rotating shifts; Possess excellent inter-personal; communication, computer and organizational skills; Be able to perform and adapt well under stressful situations; Must have a Current ‘F’ class Ontario Driver’s License or equivalent. Bilingualism will be considered an asset. Should a candidate not be currently working within the 911 capacity, they may be subject to passing the Physical Abilities Testing through OPPAT.

The starting salary is $111,412 annually with a comprehensive benefits package. This position will work rotating shifts for an average of 42 hours per week.

The deadline for submissions is December 6, 2022.

To apply, fill out the application form online and attach your cover letter, resume and proof of qualifications quoting File: 22-215 Commander

The Corporation of The City of Cornwall is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Accommodation will be provided in all parts of the hiring process as required. Applicants need to make their needs known in advance.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.  Information collected will be handled in accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

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