Ambulance

Ambulance

Do you want to work for the ACT Ambulance Service? ACTAS offers some of the best conditions and pay in Australia in a great location. Canberra has all the benefits of country living with city facilities (Canberra is 2 hours from the snow, the coast and three hours from Sydney). For more information on living in Canberra view visit liveincanberra.com.au.

Vacant positions are advertised at www.jobs.act.gov.au, www.seek.com.au and in local and interstate newspapers during the year.

It is highly recommended that you read and understand the STAR principle as outlined in the Cracking the Code: How to apply for jobs in the Australian Public Service Fact Sheet 5: Addressing the Selection Criteria before completing your application.

JACSD / ACTAS Enterprise Agreement 2013/17

Management and support
  1. Chief Officer ACTAS
  2. Executive Assistant
  3. Operations
    • General Manager, Operations
    • Operations Manager - Events and planning
    • Operations Manager - Emergency
    • Operations Manager - Non-emergency Patient Transport (NEPT) & Communications
    • Operations Manager - Specialist capability
    • Operational Support Officer
    • Safety and Support Officers
  4. Quality Safety and Risk Management
    • General Manager, QSRM
    • Quality Assurance Officer
    • Quality & Patient Safety Officer
    • Consumer Engagement & Liason Officer
    • Injury Prevention Officer
  5. Support Structures with joint reporting to Chief Officer ACTAS and ESA Director People and Culture
    • General Manager, Education
    • Education Officers (Clinical)
    • Education Officer (Communications)
    • Workforce Support Officer
    • Workforce Planning Officer
    • Workforce Capability and Projects Officer
Non emergency?

Non - Emergency Patient Transport (NEPT)

Patient Transport Officer (Ambulance Support Officer Level 1)

Patient Transport Officers provide non-emergency patient transport to and from healthcare facilities, clinics and private residences. ACTAS provides an 18 week training program leading to the qualification of Certificate III in Non-Emergency Client Transport. To be competitive in this process, applicants should consider seeking emergency service or industry experience (volunteer or through employment), first aid qualifications and a good understanding of medical terminology.

Not currently advertising for NEPT officers.

Communications

ACTAS Communications Centre

Ambulance Call Taker (Ambulance Support Officer Level 1)

The Call Taker position is a pivotal part of the service ACTAS provides to the community. In this role you will receive and manage 000 calls and gather the information necessary for the Paramedic crews to respond. ACTAS provides an 18 week training program leading to the Certificate III in Ambulance Communications (Call Taking). To be competitive in this process, applicants should be able to touch type at 30 words per minute minimum, and should consider seeking emergency service or industry experience (volunteer or through employment), first aid qualifications and a good understanding of medical terminology.

Ambulance Call-taker/Dispatcher (Ambulance Support Officer Level 2)

Not currently recruiting Call-taker/Dispatcher.

Call-taker possible recruitment mid 2017.

Emergency operations

Paramedics

Graduate Paramedic Intern


ACTAS offers applicants with an approved tertiary qualification a comprehensive Graduate Training Program leading to an authority to practice as an Ambulance Paramedic.

Recruitment for Paramedic Interns mid 2017.

Advertised positions can be found at www.jobs.act.gov.au