Equipment & Supply Technician Job at City of Ottawa – Ottawa, ON

Requisition ID: 731

Emergency & Protective Services Department

Ottawa Paramedic Service

Special Operations, Training & Logistics Branch

Employment Type: 1 or more Full-time Temporary positions – Up to 6 months

Work Hours: 42.00 /hours per week

Affiliation: CUPE 503 Inside/Outside

Salary Information: $26.842 – $31.408 per hour (2021 rates of pay)

Location: 2465 Don Reid Drive

Job Category: Paramedic Recruitment

Application Close: 03/12/2021


The Special Operations, Training & Logistics Branch of the Paramedic Service is responsible for the development, implementation and maintenance of paramedic specialty teams, including tactical, CBRNE, bike, marine and critical care; the Community Paramedicine Program; training and development of internal staff as well as external stakeholders; research proposals related to patient care or paramedic operations; and the provision of logistics, vehicle and equipment maintenance/stocking, cleaning and repair, facility management and general administrative/financial services to support a performance-based environment and the effective functioning of the Branch.

You are responsible for sanitizing and processing medical equipment, supplies and vehicles to maximize Paramedic Service resource availability and ensure appropriate quality assurance and improvement for related items, in accordance with provincial standards and City of Ottawa policies and procedures, prior to and/or during vehicle assignment to shifts.


Completion of Grade 12

Minimum of 1 year of related work experience handling emergency type equipment as well as some work experience with the assembly and disassembly of equipment, preferably medical equipment.


Methods and techniques of carrying out routine, deep and specialized sanitizing of vehicles and equipment

Inventory control techniques

Ottawa Base Hospital Policy and Procedures for Sanitizing and Disinfection of Advanced Life Support Equipment

City of Ottawa Equipment Maintenance Policy

City of Ottawa Paramedic Service Vehicle and Equipment Cleaning Policy and other related policies

Ministry of Health policies, procedures, guidelines and specifications related to ambulance equipment supplies, vehicles stocking, sanitizing and maintenance

Workplace Safety and Insurance Act and related regulations

Basic preventative maintenance methods for vehicles and equipment

Performance based principles

Knowledge of applicable health and safety legislation, including the rights and duties of workers.


Operate/drive Paramedic Service vehicles

Work closely with other Paramedic Service staff to identify opportunities for improvement and participate in a coordinated approach to delivering Paramedic Services

Accurately check and re-supply medical equipment and supplies

Perform preventative maintenance and identify problems

Use a computer (basic keyboarding skills) for data entry

Maximize vehicle and equipment turnaround

Expeditious thorough, neat and meticulous in carrying out the work

Lift heavy equipment, including stretchers

Work rotating 12 hour shifts

Be in good physical health and able to lift weights, as prescribed by the work


The successful candidate will be required to complete a Criminal Record Check to the City of Ottawa’s satisfaction. Police record checks completed by a third-party company will not be accepted.

Driver’s License Requirement: A valid Ontario unrestricted G class driver’s license (or provincial equivalent) with 0 demerit points accumulated.

You will initially be paid 95% of your starting rate of pay, in accordance with the collective agreement.

Must be able to work shifts, weekends and statutory holidays as required.

The City of Ottawa has a Mandatory Vaccination Policy which requires all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and provide proof of vaccination as a condition of employment.

Please save a copy of the job poster. Once the closing date has passed, it will no longer be available.

We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for this position. Only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

The City of Ottawa promotes the principles of diversity and inclusion and adheres to the tenets of the Canadian Human Rights Act and the Ontario Human Rights Code. We encourage applications from women, Aboriginal peoples and persons of all races, ethnic origins, religions, abilities, sexual orientations, and gender identities and expressions.

The City of Ottawa provides accommodation during all parts of the hiring process, upon request, to applicants with disabilities. If contacted to proceed to the selection process, please advise us if you require any accommodation.

Accessible formats and communication supports are available upon request. Please contact the HR Service Centre at 613-580-2424, extension 47411.

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