Paramedic Services Recruitment Process

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Paramedic Services Recruitment Process Information

Thank you for your interest in Perth County Emergency Services, this information is designed to outline the Primary Care Paramedic recruitment process and answer some common questions.

How do I apply for a Paramedic Position?

Perth County ES will post any active job postings to www.perthcounty.ca/employment

Whenever a posting is listed it indicates Perth County ES is actively recruiting Primary Care Paramedics.

When applying please be sure to include all the required documentation listed on this page. Please include all required paperwork in one PDF document.

What are the steps in the Paramedic Recruitment Process?

Step 1 – Complete applications reviewed and candidates contacted
Step 2 – Written Test - Top % of scores will be contacted for step 3
Step 3 – Practical Test - Top % of scores will be contacted for step 4
Step 4 – Personal Interview - Top % will be contacted for conditional offer of employment.  

Candidates will be required to be successful/pass each phase of the process in order to be considered for employment.

Candidates that make it to the interview step will be required to provide three (3) references. These references must be employment-related in a reporting capacity. References will only be contacted if you are successful in the interview process.

Note: If you are a recent graduate and you advance to the interview stage, we will require a reference from your main preceptor.

What documents must be submitted in order to be considered for employment?

Please use the ES Recruitment Documentation Checklist. If a candidates application is missing any of the required documentation their application will not continue to the next step of the process.

For your Cirminal Record Check, you may need the Police Letter if Requested to download and fill in.

What do I need to know if I am offered a position?

If you are one of the successful candidates through the Paramedic Recruitment Process, you will be required to attend and successfully complete a mandatory orientation session, driver training and submit a County approved medical completed by a duly qualified Physician prior to orientation (Health Questionnaire). Orientation may take up to 10 days to complete.

If you fail to attend the orientation sessions on the dates provided or fail to submit a approved medical prior to the beginning of orientation you will forfeit your employment opportunity.