Become a Paramedic with Ambulance Tasmania

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Become a Paramedic with Ambulance Tasmania

Ambulance Tasmania supports the executive and statutory roles of the Tasmanian Minister for Health and Minister for Human Services, as well as monitoring the performance of the Tasmanian public health system through the services delivered by the Tasmanian Health Service.

The Department of Health and Human Services is the largest of all the Tasmanian State Government agencies. They are responsible for managing and delivering integrated services that maintain and improve the health and wellbeing of Tasmanians and the Tasmanian community as a whole.

Contact Details

To become a Paramedic with Ambulance Tasmania you will need to get in touch with them. Please visit their website.

Getting to know Tasmania Ambulance Services

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Volunteer

Ambulance Tasmania is always looking for committed, caring people join their team of Volunteer Ambulance Officers, especially in rural communities. If you would like to make a very real contribution to your community, and gain valuable skills that will stay with you for life, apply today. No experience is necessary – just a passion to help and a willingness to learn.

For more information, download an Information Sheet

To request an application kit:

Positions

The Ambulance Tasmania currently employs professionals for the following position:

  • Allied Health
  • Medical positions
  • Nurses and midwives

Before you apply

The minimum requirements to become a Paramedic with Ambulance Tasmania are prescribed in the Ambulance Services Act 1982 (the Act).

The Act states that a person must hold a prescribed paramedic qualification or qualification and experience that the Commissioner of Ambulance Services is satisfied demonstrates a satisfactory level or understanding and competence in the areas of knowledge contained within a prescribed paramedic qualification.

The qualification prescribed for the purposes of the Act is a Bachelor of Paramedic Science.  This qualification is prescribed in the Ambulance Service (Paramedic) Regulations 2014.

For more information, please call 1300 303 196 or email [email protected]

Application Process

Job vacancies within Ambulance Tasmania, including those for on-road, support and administration staff, are listed as they occur on the Tasmanian Government Job & Careers website.

A separate application must be submitted for each position you wish to apply for. It is important to prepare a concise application demonstrating how your work-related qualities make you suitable for the position.

To help prepare your application you should read the advertisement and the Statement of Duties and discuss any queries you may have with the contact person listed in the advertisement so that you are fully informed of the requirements of the position before submitting your application.

It may also helpful to research more about the position. This may include:

  • Meeting with the contact person to gain an overview of the work environment
  • Talking to people in similar positions
  • Reading any available relevant information, such as annual reports and strategic plans
  • Visiting the website

Your application may include:

  • a covering letter (optional)
  • statement addressing the Selection Criteria (recommended)
  • a copy of your current resume/CV (recommended)
  • a copy of any essential qualifications (recommended)
  • a completed Application for Employment Form if not completing the application online
  • (recommended)
  • any additional information requested (recommended).

Important application links

To become a Paramedic with Ambulance Tasmania please read the forms below that will help you to successfully secure a position.

  1. Applicant guide
  2. Job listing
*Thanks to Ambualnce Tasmania for the information provided on this page and PICSSR for the photo.

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