Company : City of Toronto
Salary : $33.66 an hour
Location : Ontario
- Cleans and sanitizes ambulances and emergency response vehicles, such as but not limited to routine and deep cleaning of vehicles.
- Cleans and sanitizes equipment, response bags, bins, etc.
- Safely contains and removes bio-hazardous waste and garbage.
- Receives and cleans contaminated uniforms and distributes clean uniforms to Paramedics.
- Performs general housekeeping duties within the garage and work site.
- Prepares and restocks response bags, bins and vehicles.
- Maintains appropriate stock levels and inventories, ensuring that equipment is rotated and serviced to maximize efficiency through reduced downtime and equipment availability.
- Performs outbound shipment preparation; inbound shipment receiving inspection, receipt, storage and warehousing duties for mini-stores at Multi-Function station.
- Conducts inventory/supply audits for mini-stores as needed at Multi-Function station.
- Replaces/removes old, expired or broken packaging in vehicle inventories, such as but not limited to, linen, oxygen tanks, consumable medical supplies and medications.
- Maintains, repairs, and tests equipment in a timely manner in accordance with Ministry of Health and manufacturers' requirements.
- Conducts routine maintenance on specialized paramedic and ambulance equipment, such as but not limited to, cardiac monitors, power stretchers, non-powered stretchers, stair chairs, scoop stretchers, oxygen equipment, suction equipment, glucometers, traction splints, extraction devices and other patient care and vehicle equipment.
- Continuously inspects equipment to ensure it is in good working order and is maintained according to the required maintenance schedule.
- Develops and implements, under direction from the supervisor, sound preventative maintenance programs for the division’s emergency equipment.
- Exchanges defective equipment and records replacement transaction.
- Identifies vehicles and equipment scheduled for preventative maintenance and removes/replaces from service.
- Inputs data to maintain database records including, inventory movement, equipment inspections and maintenance, and vehicle inspections and maintenance.
- Recharges, conditions and rotates batteries for equipment.
- Operates and fuels vehicles, performs Ministry of Transportation of Ontario (MTO) circle checks and performs minor maintenance on vehicles, (e.g., installs headlights, wipers, emergency light bulbs).
- Operates various hand, pneumatic and power tools.
- Ensures vehicles are connected to shore power supplies when not in operational use.
- Prepares and presents training programs and assists in the preparation and maintenance of training aids for other staff (e.g., staff in Equipment Services, Garage, Stores and Paramedics).
- Recommends to supervisor such changes as may be required to improve efficiency, effectiveness and performance.
- Receives, stocks and distributes products, equipment and non-controlled medications within the division.
- Performs tasks related to quality assurance and quality control measures to ensure compliance with provincial Acts and Regulations, Municipal By-laws, Standard Operating
- Procedures and Ministry of Health and Long Term Care (MOHLTC) Certification standards (e.g., minimum required supplies, expiration dates).
- Completes reports (e.g., Driver’s Collision/Incident Report) related to assigned duties and responsibilities.
- Works various 24/7 rotating or fixed shifts in a fast-paced environment under minimum supervision.
- Travels to various work locations.
- Maintains positive working relationships with Paramedic staff.
- Maintains his/her assigned work area and performs work in a safe, efficient and courteous manner.
- Performs other duties at this wage grade level or lower such as labouring type duties, maintenance and cleaning activities when not operating assigned vehicle or equipment.
Your application must describe your qualifications as they relate to:
- High school diploma or equivalent combination of education and experience
- Considerable experience performing a variety of semi-skilled work.
- Considerable experience in a warehouse and material handling environment including shipping and receiving.
- Experience conducting routine maintenance and preventative maintenance inspections on: defibrillators, oxygen regulators, suction equipment, patient handling equipment, and other Ambulance equipment or comparable equipment.
- Experience in the safe operation of hand, pneumatic and power tools.
- Experience with Microsoft Windows and Microsoft Office environment (Word, Excel, and Outlook Mail).
- Experience operating a variety of motor vehicles for evaluation (e.g., road testing), maintenance and/or repair of onboard equipment
- Must possess and be able to maintain a valid Province of Ontario Class “G” Driver’s License, must have or qualify for the City's equipment operating permits and requirements
You must also have:
- Ability and willingness to work various 24/7 rotating or fixed shifts in a fast-paced environment, including nights, weekends, overtime, statutory holidays and on call duty.
- Must be physically capable of performing required duties, including the ability to lift (e.g. up to 23 kg) and able to work indoors and outdoors in all weather conditions.
- Must be able to obtain and maintain any required certifications to conduct duties, such as but not limited to, maintenance and repair of stretchers, reconditioning of oxygen and suction delivery systems
- Ability to attend and successfully complete technical training programs as required and ability to learn to use various technical devices related to the position.
- Must be familiar with requirements of the Occupational Health and Safety Act and its regulations for the safe performance of his/her duties and responsibilities or capable of obtaining familiarity of same.
- Ability to learn, apply, operate, explain and become certified in the principles and mechanics of oxygen, suction delivery systems and stretcher repair and other components comprising the makeup of these systems, including powered stretchers, powered loading stretcher mechanisms and all related tools and analyzers.
- Ability to obtain and maintain First Aid and CPR certification.
- Ability to perform general maintenance, repairs and problem solving skills
- Experience in inventory control and in production/assembly line would be an asset.
- Knowledge of emergency medical services/paramedic services medical products would be an asset
- Exceptional customer service, including the ability to deal courteously with other staff and the public.
- Ability to work effectively and efficiently as part of a team under minimal supervision or work independently on own initiative using good judgment and discretion.
- Ability to effectively communicate verbally and in writing in relation to job duties.
- Ability to orient new staff on assigned vehicles/equipment.
- Ability to tolerate working around equipment, devices / tools and vehicles that have been contaminated with blood and body fluids, parasites, pests, micro-organisms and biohazards.
- With the appropriate safety precautions and personal protective equipment, must be able to tolerate dusty, noisy, odorous conditions and heights.
- Ability to maintain fit-testing requirements (N-95 or higher) and wear personal protective equipment for extended periods of time.
- Ability to read and interpret sketches, flow charts, schedules, equipment manuals.
- Detailed oriented with excellent communication and time management skills including the ability to multi-task effectively and manage changing priorities.
- Ability to maintain accurate written and electronic records using a computerized program and analyze and report on equipment inventory and performs requirements.
Note: All City of Toronto employees are required to be fully vaccinated as a condition of hire in accordance with the City's Mandatory Vaccination Policy. Candidates will be required to show proof of vaccination during the recruitment process.
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