Equipment/vehicle Technician

July 20 2023
Industries Public administration
Categories Trades, Manual, Operator, Machinist,
Azilda, ON • Full time

Section: Logistical Support
Division: Emergency Services
Department: Community Safety
Initial Reporting Location: Lionel E. Lalonde Centre

Job Status: Regular part time position
Number of Vacancies: 1
Affiliation: Inside Unit
Hours of Work: Up to 48 hours bi-weekly
Shift Work Required: Yes
Range of Pay: Group 5 $24.42 to $28.20 per hour

The start date will follow the selection process.

This position is not eligible to work remotely.

A criminal record check and a A Personal Information Release – Security Clearance for Service Provider form is required for this position and will be requested by the Hiring Manager should you be the candidate of choice. Please do not submit these forms with your application.

Characteristic Duties: Under the direct supervision of the Deputy Chief of Emergency Services and the day-to-day Direction of the Lead Equipment Vehicle Technician or the Logistics Co-ordinator.

  1. Conduct routine maintenance on specialized equipment such as stretchers, stairchairs and other ambulance and patient care equipment.
  2. Perform standardized vehicle and equipment checks in accordance with established procedures. Complete documentation regarding these checks.
  3. Assess vehicles returned at the end of each shift, clean, and stock in preparation for deployment.
  4. Responsible to restock medical bags in readiness for deployment, in accordance with established standards and procedures.
  5. Maintain proper inventories, ensuring that equipment is serviced and rotated to maximum efficiency.
  6. Operate a motor vehicle to deliver and retrieve patient care equipment such as defibrillators, backboards and stretchers from locations throughout CGS including hospitals and stations.
  7. Evaluate the condition of retrieved equipment to ensure it is in good working order, is cleaned and meets the required standards before it is returned to inventory.
  8. Responsible for deep cleaning all ambulances in adherence with a regular cleaning schedule.
  9. Maintain records of repair, replacement and maintenance for audit and control purposes in accordance with the policies and standards required by Sudbury Emergency Services.
  10. Operate truck and trailer combination vehicles and the ARGO in support of emergency services.
  11. Attend technical training programs as required.
  12. Acquaint new employees with Equipment/Vehicle Technician duties.
  13. Develop and maintain a thorough working knowledge of CGS's Safety Manual and the applicable Provincial Legislation listed therein.
  14. Perform other related duties as required.


  • Successful completion of Secondary School (Grade XII) Education.
  • Successful completion of the Emergency First Responder Course, an asset.
  • Must be willing and able to obtain and maintain a Class “A-Restricted” and Class “F” Driver’s Licence.
  • Up to six (6) months experience in inventory control an asset.
  • Up to six (6) months experience in an Emergency Medical Service setting an asset.
  • Demonstrate ability to perform standardized vehicle and equipment maintenance and repairs utilizing safe operation of hand tools.
  • Demonstrate ability to effectively maintain equipment and repair inventories.
  • Demonstrate ability to maintain accurate equipment records and analyze and report on equipment inventory and performance requirements.
  • Knowledge of the Occupational Health and Safety Act, related Acts and Regulations, policies and procedures.
  • Excellent use of English; verbally and in writing.
  • French verbal and written skills an asset.
  • Any of the following driver’s licence classifications considered an asset “A”, “B”, “C”, “E”, “F”.
  • Satisfactory health, attendance and former employment history.
  • Provide, at own cost, a current Criminal Record Check.
  • A Personal Information Release – Security Clearance for Service Provider form will be required.
  • Must be physically capable of operating a vehicle safely, possess a valid Class “G” driver's licence, have an acceptable driving record, and personal insurance coverage.
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