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Reference No. 2019-1486

Date Posted 4/1/2019

LocationKemess, BC, Canada

Position Type Fulltime


Reporting to the Safety Supervisor, the Paramedic works as the primary healthcare professional responsible in providing pre-hospital assessment and medical care for the mine site.  This position also plays a critical role in the site emergency preparedness and response plan and works very closely with the mine site emergency response coordinator and mine rescue members. The incumbent in this position is required to be on call 24 hours while at site.



·         Develop and maintain the first aid services plan on site for Kemess.

·         Maintain the onsite medical facility, its equipment, and inventories to industry standards. This includes cleaning, decontaminating and inspecting emergency vehicles and equipment to maintain a constant state of emergency preparedness.

·         Provide routine medical care and advanced life support services to the mine site.

·         Respond to emergency calls for medical assistance at accidents and emergencies.

·         On call during the night for emergencies only.

·         Assure compliance with company policies and procedures

·         Administer drug and alcohol screening as per company policy

·         Provide monthly reports and statistics concerning site injuries and incidents

·         Perform industrial hygiene sampling program including medical surveillance testing

·         Participate with Emergency Response Team and emergency response drills

·         Liaising with members of emergency services, such as the police, coroner, Mine Rescue personnel and other ambulance services to ensure the appropriate level of response.

·         Manning an ambulance or other rapid response vehicle.

·         Preparing and reporting the patient's history, condition and treatment to relevant hospital staff.

·         Other Health and Safety duties as required.




·         Primary Care Paramedic registered in British Columbia with IV endorsement

·         Class 4 license in British Columbia

·         Drug and alcohol collection training would be an asset

·         Strong written and oral communications skills

·         Friendly and caring bed-side manner

·         Organization Skills

·         Ability to remain calm and composed during emergency situations

·         Conflict Management skills

·         Leadership skills that inspires others to keep working towards the vision of “Zero Incidents & Accidents.”

·         Ability and willingness to learn.



·           This position follows a schedule rotation of 14 days on site and 14 days off site, 12-hour shifts

·           The applicant successful for this position must to pass employment medical screening

·           Comfortable working in close quarters with the team & in extreme weather conditions.

·           Kemess promotes a drug and alcohol-free work environment through the use of mandatory pre-employment drug testing and with cause drug testing.


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We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Centerra Gold is an equal opportunity employer.