Chief & Director

Full Time
  • Full Time
  • Caledon
  • 125 - 150
  • Salary: 125 - 150

Ontario Association of Paramedic Chiefs

Salary Range: TBD
Location: Peel, ON Organization: Region of Peel

Job Type: Full-time
Expiration Date: April 05, 2024
Classification: Management

Job Description

The Region of Peel serves more than 1.5 million residents and approximately 173,000 businesses in Brampton, Caledon, and Mississauga and delivers a wide range of resident focused services across the Region. Peel Regional Paramedic Services is one of Canada’s busiest paramedic services. We respond to more than 140,000 calls in a typical year. The paramedics, logistics technicians, and office staff all play a role in keeping the 911 system running year round.Reporting to the Health Services Commissioner, the Chief & Director, Paramedic Services is responsible for setting the strategic direction of the department to provide the community with the highest quality of care through the delivery of various programs – pre-hospital emergency response, community safety and relations, and community paramedicine.

Providing progressive leadership and operational direction, the Chief will deliver the outcomes on the work of a multi-disciplinary staff of greater than 750+ (80% union and 20% non-union). The Chief is a member of the Health Leadershipteam, working closely with Public Health, Long-Term Care, Seniors Services, and Strategic Policy, Performance and Partnerships. This position will engage and collaborate with internal and external stakeholders to build partnerships and achieve results that enhance the quality of life for residents, visitors, and communities, while meeting the organization’s desire for a community for life. Creating and fostering a supportive, equitable and inclusive work environment for all employees is key, while providing psychological support to maintain a healthy workplace.

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The ideal candidate will come with a university degree in Health Sciences or other related health discipline, along with practical experience as a paramedic and 8 years in a senior leadership role delivering paramedic services.

You have played a key role in establishing divisional strategic and business plans in alignment with departmental and corporate goals and objectives. With sound decision making skills, you are able to make critical decisions in the areas of emergency planning, coordination and command, communications, operations and logistics. You have a solid understanding of health equity and experience working with community partners in addressing barriers to care. You have managed external contract resources, multi-million dollar operating and capital budgets, and are known for building collaborative partnerships across the industry.

Where To Apply

The Region of Peel is an equal opportunity employer.

In accordance with the Accessible Canada Act, 2019 and all applicable provincial accessibility standards, upon request, accommodation will be provided by both Odgers Berndtson and the Region of Peel throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities.To explore this opportunity further, please contact Diana Rucchin at or submit your resume and letter of interest online to by April 5th, 2024.



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