The Opportunity

Dartmouth, NS
Logistics and Supply Chain
Relief / Casual

Casual Positions Available in Dartmouth, NS

Reporting to the Manager of Logistics & Materials Management, the System Support Logistic and Vehicle Transporter (Runner) is a key part of the System Support team that provides filling in got Logistics, which delivering medical supplies to a variety of EMC bases throughout NS as well as vehicle movement pertaining to system vehicle repair, maintenance and other duties as assigned.

The Logistic and Vehicle Transporter is expected to conduct him/herself in a safe and prudent manor. The Runner will be largely responsible to ensure ambulances are transported to the designated fleet centers and/or stations as assigned. The Logistic position is a casual position and is on as needed to cover off on the Logistic team for sick time and vacations. The Runner is a casual position and is on an on-call basis and will take direction from the Manager, Logistics & Materials Management or designate. These positions can be cross-trained as a System Support Technician on an individual voluntary basis and utilized in the Fleet Centre's to provide shift back-fill for vacations, medical leaves and operational requirement.

As an employee of EMC, we are accountable to our patients and coworkers by participating in and supporting all safety related initiatives, as well as acting in a manner that fosters a culture that focuses on patient safety and a safe workplace.

What you'll do


This positions entails, but is not limited to the following:

· Loading the Logistic truck, delivering Medical Supplies to any given EMC base as per schedule.

· Transport ambulances to designated fleet centers and/or stations, as assigned.

· Ensure vehicles that are transported to bases are washed down of road debris.

· Interact professionally at all times with EMC and EHS stakeholders.

· Operate all system and company vehicles in accordance with Nova Scotia laws as well as all applicable Policies and Procedures and Safe Work Practices of EMC and EHS.

· Any other duties assigned.

What you'll need



· Complete and Retain a Nova Scotia Class 4 Driver's License (in good standing order).

· Acquire and maintain certification in WHMIS.

· Successfully complete the EMC Driving Safety Program.

· Successful completion of orientation program as defined for the role specific to Safety Programs including PPE and Safe Work Practice Policies.

Knowledge & Skills:

· Effective oral and written communication skills.

· Must possess and demonstrate good interpersonal skills in dealing with people and working in groups. 

· Demonstrate and display excellent customer service skills.

· Demonstrate good decision-making skills and takes initiative, as needed.

· Has the ability to work alone with minimal supervision. Exercises a degree of discretion and independent judgment.

We're looking for

Core Skills

ACE Management Materials Safety Support

A little bit about us

Emergency Medical Care Inc. (EMC)

Emergency Medical Care Inc. (EMC) is a wholly owned subsidiary of Medavie Health Services (MHS) that manages and operates ground ambulance, air medical transport and the medical communications operations in Nova Scotia through a performance-based contract with the provincial government's Emergency Health Services (EHS) Operations division and the Department of Health and Wellness.

Are you interested?

Work With Us

EMC falls under the Nova Scotia provincial protocol for mandatory COVID-19 Vaccination. In accordance with this mandate, subject to any approved accommodation, all new employees hired or existing employees (applying for new positions) will be required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. For clarity, "fully vaccinated" means 14 days or more after receiving the number of doses or combination of doses of a vaccine approved by Health Canada or local public health agencies in the jurisdiction in which they will be employed.

Our goal is to be a diverse workforce that is representative of the citizens we serve. We are committed to building an inclusive team that represents a variety of backgrounds, cultures, races, perspectives and skills. We encourage applications from all qualified candidates including women, persons of any sexual orientations and gender identities and/or expressions, Indigenous persons, African Canadians, other racialized groups, persons with disabilities. Candidates who identify as being from any of these groups are encouraged to voluntarily self-identify.

If you are interested in this position and would like to be a part of a high-performing organization, please submit your cover letter and resume by August 5, 2022.