Primary Care Paramedic/Firefighter

Requisition Number:  7050

Edmonton, AB, CA

International SOS is the world’s leading medical and security services company with over 12,000 employees working in 1,000 locations in 90 countries. We were founded on the principle of putting our clients’ employees first and this is still true today. Led by 5,200 medical professionals and 200 security specialists our teams work night and day to find solutions to protect our clients and their employees in whatever situation they may be facing; we assess, advise and assist from a medical, security and logistical perspective on a global scale to protect and save lives and thereby enable our clients to achieve their business goals. As we’ve delivered on this mission over the last 35 years, we have become the market leader in global telehealth services and digital health solutions for an extensive client base of Fortune 500 companies, NGO’s and governments around the world.

The Primary Care Paramedic/Firefighter performs emergency and non-emergency duties under the direction of Fire Officers of an assigned fire and rescue team, and the on-duty Nurse Practitioner.

Key Responsibilities

  • Complete daily tasks and assignments under the direction of fire officers of the assigned fire and rescue team.
  • Maintain a respectful work environment by demonstrating positive work place behaviour.
  • Comply with company policies regarding code of conduct, uniform, dress, and appearance.
  • Attend required meetings including daily start-of-shift meetings.
  • Participate in fire and rescue training.
  • Participate in continuing medical education provided by International SOS.
  • Prepare and assist with medical training for the assigned fire and rescue team.
  • Assist with the onboarding of new hires by acting as a mentor to those members as they work towards the completion of their induction package.
  • Perform inspections and maintenance of fire, rescue, and EMS apparatus, equipment, and other client assets.
  • Maintain the cleanliness of fire, rescue, and EMS apparatus, equipment and facilities.
  • Keep up to date with site-specific fire and rescue guidelines and procedures, medical protocols, rescue plans, and pre-incident plans.
  • Complete required fire and rescue training courses.
  • Complete required International SOS continuing education modules.
  • Complete drug and alcohol collector training and perform drug and alcohol testing for workers on site.
  • Assist medical clinic staff during high patient intake times when assistance is required for individual patient care needs.
  • Perform administrative duties that may be requested by the fire officers or the on-duty nurse practitioner.
  • Ensure International SOS is represented in a positive and professional manner when interacting with the client and other contractors on site

We'd like to review your application if..

Must-haves (minimum requirements):
•    Work experience as an Primary Care Paramedic/Firefighter

•    Fire Certifications(not limited to):

  • NFPA 1001 Level 1 and 2
  • NFPA 1002 Level 1 and 2
  • NFPA 1006 Rope Rescue Or Equivalent to NFPA
  • NFPA 1006 Confined Space Or Equivalent to NFPA
  • NFPA 472 Hazmat

•    Exceptional collaboration with other groups and the ability to work under pressure
•    Current registration with the Alberta College of Paramedics
•    A valid driver’s license and a clean driving record
•    Alignment with our values of expertise,passion,respect and care

Preference for:
•    Experience in an industrial setting 
•    A high level of knowledge and the ability to interpret relevant medical and operational guidelines, protocols,  policies and procedures
•    Knowledge of Microsoft Office suite
•    Collaborate with others in order to achieve the best results and deliver the most value
•    Hold others accountable, and expect others to do the same

Where you’ll be working, your work schedule, and other important information:

•    You will work out of our camp-based client sites. Accommodations & meals provided
•    The working schedule varies from 2 weeks on to 2 weeks off to 3 weeks on 3 weeks off 
•    On-call and extended hours may be required after hours when operational and business requirements indicate


We are an equal opportunity employer and encourage applications from all qualified individuals. We are committed to providing a diverse and inclusive work environment where every employee feels valued and respected. We will consider accessibility accommodations to applicants upon request.

International SOS is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against employees or job applicants on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.