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Hiring Events

We are always hiring across BC Emergency Health Services! Our team members regularly attend hiring events and host information sessions. Check out our recent and upcoming events.

Upcoming events

Come on by to one (or more!) of our Open Houses listed below. No appointment is needed – this is an opportunity to meet with team members who are on site specifically to talk about working with BCEHS and the hiring process. BCEHS careers include Emergency Call Takers, Emergency Medical Dispatchers, Primary Care Paramedic, and more. Ask your questions and get all the answers from people who work as paramedics and other jobs within BCEHS.

Qualified individuals will be screened for available positions, with on-site interviews available for successful candidates. Prior to attending, please complete an application for employment, complete a criminal record check, and ICBC driver's abstract. Please bring proof of COVID-19 vaccination, BC driver's license, EMALB license, government-issued ID, and if applicable, work permit (and the forms to be completed ahead of time).

  • Blue River – February 7 | 4 PM - 8 PM
    Address: Station Number 338, 833 Cedar Street, Blue River
  • Valemount – February 8 | 4 PM - 8 PM
    Address: Station Number 533, 1450 9th Avenue, Valemount
  •  McBride – February 9 | 3 PM - 7 PM
    Address: Station Number 525, 640 King Street, McBride
  • Clearwater – February 10 | 11 PM - 3 PM
    Address: Station Number 335, 620 Park Drive, Clearwater
Gather your documents, jot down your questions, and add us in your calendar!

Fort St. John WorkBC Career Fair | 12 pm - 6 pm | Jan 17, 2023

Location: Pomeroy Hotel and Convention Centre 11308 Alaska Road , Fort St. John, BC, V1J 5T5

Curious where a career with BC Emergency Health Services can take you?

All across our beautiful province! We work everywhere from the big cities to the rural outposts, and communities of all sizes across B.C. Stop by the BC Emergency Health Services (BCEHS) booth at the Fort St. John WorkBC on Tuesday, January 17 and learn more about job opportunities for Emergency Medical Call Taker (EMCT) and Paramedic. Current team members (who work in-field) and hiring leaders will be on hand to talk about career paths, specific roles, and what they love about their own jobs. Hear it directly from those who know!

Visit us at the Job Fair to learn detailed information about qualifications, the application process, and career advancement opportunities and have your questions answered. No registration is needed. 

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Fort St John Open House | 10am - 4pm | Jan 18, 2023

Location: 10010 96th St, Fort St John, BC, V1J 6Y5

Work with BC Emergency Health Services! Whether you’re almost done your training, or you’re curious about starting a new career path – we’d love to meet you!

On Wednesday, January 18, BCEHS is hosting an Open House at Station 860. No appointment is needed – this is an opportunity to meet with team members who are on site specifically to talk about working with BCEHS and the hiring process. BCEHS careers include Emergency Call Takers, Emergency Medical Dispatchers, Primary Care Paramedic, and more. Ask your questions and get all the answers from people who work as paramedics and other jobs within BCEHS.

Qualified individuals will be screened for available positions, with on-site interviews available for successful candidates. Prior to attending, please complete an application for employment, complete a criminal record check, and ICBC driver's abstract. Please bring proof of COVID-19 vaccination, BC driver's license, EMALB license, government-issued ID, and if applicable, work permit (and the forms to be completed ahead of time).


Dawson Creek WorkBC Career Fair | 12 pm - 6 pm | Jan 19, 2023

Location: Kiwanis Performing Arts Centre, 10401 10 St, Dawson Creek

Learn about careers with BC Emergency Health Services in Dawson Creek!

Come and say "hello" to our team members at the upcoming Career Fair. Stop by the BC Emergency Health Services (BCEHS) booth at the Dawson Creek WorkBC on Thursday, January 19 and learn more about job opportunities for Emergency Medical Call Taker (EMCT) and Paramedic. Current team members (who work in-field) and hiring leaders will be on hand to talk about career paths, specific roles, and what they love about their own jobs. Hear it directly from those who know!

Visit us at the Job Fair to learn detailed information about qualifications, the application process, and career advancement opportunities and have your questions answered. No registration is needed. Additionally, you can find our latest job openings on BCEHS Careers.



Past events

WorkBC Courtenay - Emergency Services Career Fair | 1 - 4:30 pm | May 10, 2022

Come drop in and see our Talent Acquisition team in-person at the Emergency Services Career Fair to learn more about Emergency Medical Call Taker (EMCT) and Paramedic opportunities across the province at BC Emergency Health Services. 

Find our latest job openings on BCEHS Careers. Learn more about qualifications, the application process, and career advancement opportunities and have your questions answered. No registration is needed.


Location: 555 4th Street, Courtenay (large meeting room)


Speakers:
  • Neelam Ark, Lead, Business & Talent Development
  • Donna Schneider, Unit Chief, Community Paramedic - Gold River Station
  • Rachel Wardale, Emergency Medical Dispatcher - Victoria


BC Emergency Health Services - JIBC's Victoria Campus | 8 am - 4 pm | June 18, 2022

Location: Justice Institute of British Columbia (JIBC) Victoria Campus - 810 Fort St, Victoria, BC V8W 1H8

Vancouver Island EMRs & PCPs – we can’t wait to meet you! Come on in to the HIRING FAIR at the Justice Institute of BC’s Victoria Campus this Saturday, June 18 between 8am to 4pm. No appointment necessary and a group of BC Emergency Health Services team members will be on hand. See you there!


BC Emergency Health Services - JIBC's Chilliwack Campus | 8 am - 4 pm | June 21, 2022

Location: Justice Institute of British Columbia (JIBC) Victoria Campus - 5470 Dieppe St, Chilliwack, BC V2R 5Y8

Fraser Valley EMRs & PCPs – wondering what’s next for your career? Visit with the recruiting team from BC Emergency Health Services on June 21 at the Justice Institute of British Columbia’s Chilliwack Campus. Come by between 8am to 4pm and learn about career paths from Brian Twaites, Paramedic Specialist and Andrew Billing, Patient Care Delivery Manager along with recruitment staff!


Langley Career & Post-Secondary Education Event | 11 am - 3 pm | June 23, 2022

Location: Langley Events Centre - Field House 7888 200 Street, Langley, BC V2Y 3J4

Curious where a career with BC Emergency Health Services can take you?


All across our beautiful province, from the big cities to the rural outposts, and everywhere in between. Stop by the BCEHS booth at the Langley Career & Post-Secondary Education Event on June 23 and learn more. In-field specialists and leaders will be on hand to talk about career paths, specific roles, and what they love about their own jobs. Hear it directly from those who know!


You can look forward to meeting Brian Twaites, Paramedic Specialist; Andrew Billing, Patient Care Delivery Manager; Mike Dawe and Laura Stefansson, Primary Care Paramedics; Kelly Lalani, Emergency Medical Dispatcher Supervisor / Primary Care Paramedic; and Danya Soy, Emergency Medical Dispatcher / Primary Care Paramedic. This event is FREE but you will come away with invaluable insider knowledge!


BC Emergency Health Services Hiring Fair | 8 am - 4 pm | June 24, 2022

Location: Station 288 - 16300 104 Ave Surrey, BC V4N 1V5

Surrey-area EMRs & PCPs – we can’t wait to meet you! Come on in to the HIRING FAIR at the BC Emergency Health Services station in Surrey this Friday, June 24 between 8am to 4pm. No appointment necessary and the BCEHS recruitment team will be there to answer all your questions about career paths and hiring process. See you there!


BC Emergency Health Services Hiring Fair in Surrey | 8 am - 4 pm | July - August 2022

Location: Station 288 - 16300 104 Ave Surrey, BC V4N 1V5

Throughout the summer, BCEHS is hosting “Hiring Day” on Fridays from 8am to 4pm, at Station 288 in Surrey. No appointment is needed – this is an opportunity to meet with team members who are on site specifically to talk about working with BCEHS and the hiring process. Ask your questions and get all the answers from people who work as paramedics and other jobs within BCEHS. Qualified individuals will be screened for available positions, with on-site interviews available for successful candidates. Come and see us this summer!


BC Emergency Health Services - Victoria Hiring Day | 11 am - 6 pm | July 26, 2022

Location: Station 140 - 3300 Douglas Street, Victoria

Victoria-area emergency health professionals (and those preparing for a career as paramedic or emergency medical dispatcher)! BCEHS is hosting a "Hiring Day" at Station 140. No appointment is needed – this is an opportunity to meet with team members who are on site specifically to talk about working with BCEHS and the hiring process. Ask your questions and get all the answers from people who work as emergency medical dispatchers, paramedics and other jobs within BCEHS.


Qualified individuals will be screened for available positions, with on-site interviews available for successful candidates. Prior to attending, please complete an application for employment, complete a criminal record check, and ICBC driver's abstract. Please bring proof of COVID-19 vaccination, BC driver's license, EMALB license, government-issued ID, and if applicable, work permit (and the forms to be completed ahead of time).


Come and say "hi" and get your BCEHS career journey in high gear!


Maple Ridge Career & Post-Secondary Education Event | 11 am - 3 pm | July 28, 2022

Location: Planet Ice, Golden Ears Winter (Curling Rink)
23580 Jim Robson Way Maple Ridge, BC V2W 1B8

All across our beautiful province, from urban centres to country roads, and everywhere in between. Grow your paramedic or emergency medical dispatcher career in your hometown, or work and live across BC for different life adventures! Learn more about jobs with BC Emergency Health Services (BCEHS):  Stop by the BCEHS booth at the Maple Ridge Career & Post-Secondary Education Event on July 28.


In-field specialists and leaders from BCEHS will be on hand to talk about career paths, specific roles, and what they love about their own jobs in emergency health services. Hear it directly from those who know! This event is FREE but you will come away with invaluable insider knowledge!


BC Emergency Health Services Hiring Fair in Surrey | 8 am - 4 pm | July - August 2022

Location: Station 288 - 16300 104 Ave Surrey, BC V4N 1V5

Throughout the summer, BCEHS is hosting “Hiring Day” on Fridays from 8am to 4pm, at Station 288 in Surrey. No appointment is needed – this is an opportunity to meet with team members who are on site specifically to talk about working with BCEHS and the hiring process. Ask your questions and get all the answers from people who work as paramedics and other jobs within BCEHS. Qualified individuals will be screened for available positions, with on-site interviews available for successful candidates. Come and see us this summer!


Nanaimo Career & Post-Secondary Education Event | 11 am - 3 pm | August 25, 2022

Location: Country Club Centre Shopping Mall, 3200 North Island Hwy, Nanaimo, BC

Grow your paramedic or emergency medical dispatcher career in your hometown, or work and live across BC for different life adventures! Learn more about careers with us and stop by the BCEHS booth.This event is FREE but you will come away with invaluable insider knowledge!


Cranbrook Career & Post-Secondary Education Event | 11 am - 3 pm | Sept 8, 2022

Location: Cranbrook History Centre - 57 Van Horne Street South, Cranbrook, BC

The BC Emergency Health Services team will be at the FREE Cranbrook Career & Post-Secondary Education Event on September 8! Team members Blake Kendon – District Manager, Patient Care Delivery and Blake Elford – Unit Chief, Patient Care Delivery will both be at the BCEHS booth and available to answer questions about BCEHS careers.

We’ll be on site from 11am-3pm, come by and say “hi” and learn about career paths, specific roles like emergency call taker, emergency medical dispatcher, and primary care paramedic, and what it takes to work with BC Emergency Health Services.


Paramedicine Across Canada Expo | Sept 8 - Sept 10

Location: Saskatoon Prairieland Park Trade and Convention Centre, 503 Ruth Street, Saskatoon, SK S7K 4E4 

Headed to PACE – Paramedicine Across Canada Expo – in Saskatoon this week? BC Emergency Health Services team members will be on site with current hiring information to join our team in British Columbia!

Visit our booth in Hall B, staffed by people who work in the field: Andrew Billing, Patient Care Delivery (PCD) Manager; Kelly Lalani, Dispatch Supervisor; Gurpreet Johal, Primary Care Paramedicc (PCP); and Rhiannon Anderson, Indigenous Talent Acquisition Coordinator.

BCEHS teams work throughout the province, from the urban cores of Vancouver and Surrey, to small-town communities in the north and interior, to rural and remote lands that rely on air transport services to get patients into care. Career paths are varied, including the first step of Emergency Call Takers, and are all so important in supporting the health of the people of B.C.

Come and say hi, ask questions, and learn about joining BCEHS:

  • Thursday, September 8 – 6 pm to 9 pm
  • Friday, September 9 – 9:30 am to 4:30 pm
  • Saturday, September 10 – 9:30 am to 1:30 pm

BC Emergency Health Services Hiring Fair in Kamloops | 11 am – 5 pm | Sept 24

Location: BCEHS Regional Office – parking lot, 1257 Dalhousie Street, Kamloops BC V2C 5Z5

BC Emergency Health Services invites you to our Kamloops Open House! Come and visit us on Saturday, September 24, anytime between 11am and 5pm. Our team members are looking forward to meeting you, sharing job information, and answering your questions about emergency health services hiring and jobs. And, grab some lunch at the food truck on site for the day!

Come by and learn about career paths – specific roles like emergency medical call taker (EMCT), emergency medical dispatcher (EMD), primary care paramedic (PCP) – and what it takes to work with BC Emergency Health Services. Information booths will be available with job information. Paramedics and Dispatchers will be at the Open House, and can answer the big questions as well as tell you all the smallest details.

BCEHS is actively recruiting street PCPs and EMCTs/EMDs for our Kamloops station. Both positions include paid training (in Kamloops), and compensation/benefits including a great pension plan, full health/dental benefits, and competitive wages. EMCTs and EMDs have opportunities for full-time, "4 on, 6 off" schedules and paid vacation.

BC Emergency Health Services Hiring Fair in Kelowna | 8 am - 4 pm | October 6 - 7

Location: Station 341 - 1515 Keehn Road, Kelowna BC V1X 5T3

Work with BC Emergency Health Services in Kelowna! Whether you’ve just moved to the area, you’re almost done your training, or you’re curious about starting a new career path – we’d love to meet you!

On October 6 and 7, BCEHS is hosting a "Hiring Day" at Station 341. No appointment is needed – this is an opportunity to meet with team members who are on site specifically to talk about working with BCEHS and the hiring process. BCEHS careers include Emergency Call Takers, Emergency Medical Dispatchers, Primary Care Paramedic, and more. Ask your questions and get all the answers from people who work as paramedics and other jobs within BCEHS.

Qualified individuals will be screened for available positions, with on-site interviews available for successful candidates. Prior to attending, please complete an application for employment, complete a criminal record check, and ICBC driver's abstract. Please bring proof of COVID-19 vaccination, BC driver's license, EMALB license, government-issued ID, and if applicable, work permit (and the forms to be completed ahead of time). Gather your documents, jot down your questions, and add us in your calendar!


Prince George Career & Post-Secondary Education Event | 11 am - 3 pm | October 20

Location: 2588 Rec Place Drive, Prince George, BC (Roll-A-Dome)

The BC Emergency Health Services team will be at the FREE Prince George & Northern B.C. Career & Post-Secondary Education Event on October 20! BCEHS team member Jana Hargreaves – Manager, Patient Care Delivery for the North Central District will be at the BCEHS booth from 11am-3pm. Come by and learn about career paths – specific roles like emergency call taker, emergency medical dispatcher, primary care paramedic – and what it takes to work with BC Emergency Health Services. Jana is an experience Primary Care Paramedic and can answer "in the field" questions.


BC Emergency Health Services Hiring Fair in Vernon | 8 am - 3 pm | October 25

Location: Station 337 - 3011 35 Avenue, Vernon, BC V1T 2S9

Work with BC Emergency Health Services in Vernon! Whether you’ve just moved to the area, you’re almost done your training, or you’re curious about starting a new career path – we’d love to meet you!
 
On October 25, BCEHS is hosting a "Hiring Day" at Station 337. No appointment is needed – this is an opportunity to meet with team members who are on site specifically to talk about working with BCEHS and the hiring process. BCEHS careers include Emergency Call Takers, Emergency Medical Dispatchers, Primary Care Paramedic, and more. Ask your questions and get all the answers from people who work as paramedics and other jobs within BCEHS.


BC Emergency Health Services Hiring Fair in Surrey | 8 am - 4 pm | October 2022

Location: Station 288 - 16300 104 Ave Surrey, BC V4N 1V5

BCEHS is hosting “Hiring Day” on Fridays from 8am to 4pm, at Station 288 in Surrey. No appointment is needed – this is an opportunity to meet with team members who are on site specifically to talk about working with BCEHS and the hiring process. Ask your questions and get all the answers from people who work as paramedics and other jobs within BCEHS. Qualified individuals will be screened for available positions, with on-site interviews available for successful candidates. Come and see us in person!



Tŝilhqot'in National Government Career Fair | 10 am - 4 pm | November 18, 2022

Location: Thompson Rivers University – Williams Lake Campus (1250 Western Avenue, Williams Lake, BC V2G 1H7)

BC Emergency Health Services will be at the Tŝilhqot'in National Government Career Fair in Williams Lake on November 18! Come on out and say "hi" to our team members in attendance, including a Primary Care Paramedic, Indigenous Patient Navigator, and Indigenous Talent Acquisition Coordinator. We'd love to meet you and share our own stories of working with BCEHS (and why you should consider joining our team)!

Come by and learn about career paths – specific roles like emergency call taker, emergency medical dispatcher, primary care paramedic – and what it takes to work with BC Emergency Health Services. Our team is experienced in the field and can answer the big questions as well as tell you all the smallest details.

The Career Fair is even offering a $500 Door Prize, so why not come by and take your chances on winning cash and landing on a new career path! For more information about the Career Fair, email employment@tsilhqotin.ca.


Comox Career & Post-Secondary Education Event | 11 am - 3 pm | November 24, 2022

Location: Comox Community Centre - 1855 Noel Street, Comox, BC

The BC Emergency Health Services team will be at the FREE Comox Career & Post-Secondary Education Event on Thursday, November 24! We’ll have some of our team members on hand to answer your questions about working in emergency health services in B.C..
 
We’ll be on site from 11 am - 3 pm, come by and say “hi” and learn about career paths, specific roles like emergency call taker, emergency medical dispatcher, and primary care paramedic, and what it takes to work with BC Emergency Health Services.

BC Emergency Health Services Hiring Fair in Surrey | 8 am - 4 pm | November 2022

Location: Station 288 - 16300 104 Ave Surrey, BC V4N 1V5

BCEHS is hosting “Hiring Day” on Fridays (except Nov 11) from 8am to 4pm, at Station 288 in Surrey. No appointment is needed – this is an opportunity to meet with team members who are on site specifically to talk about working with BCEHS and the hiring process. Ask your questions and get all the answers from people who work as paramedics and other jobs within BCEHS. Qualified individuals will be screened for available positions, with on-site interviews available for successful candidates. Come and see us in person!


Education Career Fairs | 9 am - 2 pm | November 2022

BC Emergency Health Services will be at the Education & Career Fair series in Kelowna, Abbotsford, Nanaimo, and Vancouver! Being held over the next two weeks, BCEHS will be at each of these events, with an information booth hosted by some of our current team members, including primary care paramedics, emergency call dispatchers, and talent acquisition.


Come by and learn about career paths – specific roles like emergency call taker, emergency medical dispatcher, primary care paramedic – and what it takes to work with BCEHS. Our team is experienced in the field and can answer the big questions as well as tell you all the smallest details. We can't wait to meet you!


  • Kelowna - November 28 | 9 AM - 2 PM  | Booth #49
    Address: Delta Hotels by Marriott Grand Okanagan Resort - 1310 Water St, Kelowna

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Education Career Fairs | 9 am - 2 pm | December 2022

BC Emergency Health Services will be at the Education & Career Fair series in Kelowna, Abbotsford, Nanaimo, and Vancouver! Being held over the next two weeks, BCEHS will be at each of these events, with an information booth hosted by some of our current team members, including primary care paramedics, emergency call dispatchers, and talent acquisition.


Come by and learn about career paths – specific roles like emergency call taker, emergency medical dispatcher, primary care paramedic – and what it takes to work with BCEHS. Our team is experienced in the field and can answer the big questions as well as tell you all the smallest details. We can't wait to meet you!


  • Abbotsford - December 1 | 9 AM - 2 PM  | Booth #40
    Address: Tradex - 1190 Cornell St, Abbotsford
  • Nanaimo - December 5 | 9 AM - 2 PM  | Booth #21
    Address: Vancouver Island Conference Centre - 101 Gordon St, Nanaimo
  • Vancouver - December 9 | 9 AM - 2 PM  | Booth #16
    Address: Vancouver Convention Centre  - 1055 Canada Pl, Vancouver

Learn more



BC Emergency Health Services Hiring Fair in Surrey | 8 am - 4 pm | December 2022

Location: Station 288 - 16300 104 Ave Surrey, BC V4N 1V5

BCEHS is hosting “Hiring Day” on Fridays from 8am to 4pm, at Station 288 in Surrey. No appointment is needed – this is an opportunity to meet with team members who are on site specifically to talk about working with BCEHS and the hiring process. Ask your questions and get all the answers from people who work as paramedics and other jobs within BCEHS. Qualified individuals will be screened for available positions, with on-site interviews available for successful candidates. Come and see us in person!





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Nanaimo Career & Post-Secondary Education Event | 11 am - 3 pm | August 25, 2022

Location: Country Club Centre Shopping Mall, 3200 North Island Hwy, Nanaimo, BC

Grow your paramedic or emergency medical dispatcher career in your hometown, or work and live across BC for different life adventures! Learn more about careers with us and stop by the BCEHS booth.This event is FREE but you will come away with invaluable insider knowledge!














 
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