Primary Care Paramedic – Blind River, ON

Job title: Primary Care Paramedic – Blind River, ON
Posted on: April 11, 2023
Job Description:

Are you looking for rewarding work-life balance in a beautiful environment of forests and lakes?

Consider joining the Algoma District Services Administration Board’s (ADSAB’s) team as a frontline
Primary Care Paramedic, or Community Paramedic.

The ADSAB’s mission is to provide effective and efficient Social and Paramedic Services, responsive to diverse individual and community needs. Our organizational vision is strengthening the social, health and economic wellbeing of the citizens we serve, while promoting sustainable and healthy communities within the District of Algoma. We service 20 organized municipalities and the unorganized townships within Algoma District.
Algoma is located in the transition zone between the Carolinian and Boreal Forests, offering a beautiful year round atmosphere. In your leisure time, take advantage of the many outdoor activities available at your doorstep, such as hiking, fishing, boating, camping, exploring the northern Great Lakes region, and so much more. The communities serviced by the ADSAB offer an outdoor lifestyle, access to nature, and a small and rural community experience only found in northern Ontario. Larger regional centers are also accessible within a reasonable driving distance.

Primary Care Paramedic Recruitment
We are recruiting Ontario-qualified Primary Care Paramedics for current and upcoming vacancies with our land ambulance division, Algoma District Paramedic Services. We have Paramedic Stations located in our Western Division communities of Wawa, Dubreuilville, White River and Hornepayne, and in our Eastern Division communities of Elliot Lake, Blind River, Thessalon and Richards Landing. We also deliver a growing Community Paramedicine Program throughout our service area. Several part-time and full-time employment opportunities are available. Under Reg. 257/00 of the Ambulance Act, we will consider applications from recent college graduates who have not yet obtained Ontario A-EMCA certification.
The ADSAB requires that all staff carefully follow strict infection control procedures to prevent workplace transmission of communicable diseases, including COVID-19. The requirement for Paramedics to obtain COVID-19 vaccinations and boosters remains at individual ambulance services’ discretion at this time. Although COVID-19 vaccination is strongly encouraged, it is not a mandatory requirement for employment with the ADSAB / Algoma District Paramedic Services.
Financial assistance with moving expenses is negotiable for successful candidates who relocate to and commit to their assigned community in our Western Division.
Please visit our web site: for our application package requirements, as well as information on our selection process.

To be considered for our upcoming selection process, please forward your
application via e-mail to:, no later than April 30, 2023.

“If you have previously applied for employment with our service, please be advised that we do not retain application information after six months, and we would encourage submitting an updated application package for this current recruitment process.”
** Bilingualism (English/French) is considered a strong asset for employment with our service. All candidates must be able to speak and write English fluently. We thank all applicants; however, only those selected for pre-employment evaluations will be contacted. Accommodation for candidates with disabilities will be provided upon request for the interview and skills testing processes.
New students of a Paramedic college program who become employed with our service may be eligible for funding through the Province of Ontario’s Learn and Stay Grant Program!

Employment Type: Full-time
Field of Work: Medical/Health
Required skills:

A-EMCA, First Aid/CPR/ Immunization up to date- COVID Vaccine not required
College Diploma in Paramedic Services
Class F License

Company information

Company Name: Algoma District Services Administration Board
Contact Name:
Address: 1 Collver Rd
City: Blind River
Postal Code:p0R 1L0
Telephone: (705) 842-3370
Fax: 7058430482
Apply Online URL:
Prefered method of contact: Email