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Emergency Medical Dispatch Support Officer Fixed Term And Casual Register

Tasmanian Government Jobs - Hobart, TAS

Voluntary, Charity & Social Work
Source: uWorkin



  • $61,908 to $65,586 (Base rate) pro rata, per annum.
  • $79,143 to $83,845 (shift work Composite rate) pro rata, per annum,


Emergency Medical Dispatch Support Officer 01 - 03


Ambulance Tasmania Agreement 2016 and Ambulance Tasmania Award

Period of employment / Hours:

  • Fixed term full-time and part-time shift work
  • Fixed term casual (as and when required)

Please note: Full time training may be required for an initial 2 to 3 month period to gain qualification and experience in this role.


Ambulance Tasmania - Emergency and Medical Services - Hobart


As a member of the Ambulance Tasmania’s State Operations Centre Team the Emergency Medical Dispatch Support Officer (EMDSO) undertakes call taking duties and/or non-emergency dispatch. The EMDSO will receive, record and prioritise requests for ambulance services, using telephone, and computer aided dispatch systems and other ancillary communications equipment.

Desirable Requirements:

  • Medical Priority Dispatch System certification.
  • Previous employment in an emergency service operations centre using a Computer Aided Dispatch System.

Essential Requirements:

  • Holds a Certificate III in Ambulance Communications or demonstrates an ability to complete the required certificate III in Ambulance Communications and to achieve and maintain an Authority to Practice.

The Head of the State Service has determined that the person nominated for this job is to satisfy a pre‑employment check before taking up the appointment, on promotion or transfer. The following checks are to be conducted:

  • 1. Conviction checks in the following areas:
  • a) crimes of violence
  • b) sex related offences
  • c) serious drug offences
  • d) crimes involving dishonesty

2. Identification check3. Disciplinary action in previous employment check.

Please note a fixed-term and casual employment register is not a vacancy and inclusion on a register does not guarantee any offer of employment will be made. Employment Registers provide a mechanism to recruit to casual and short, fixed term vacancies. For permanent and more lengthy fixed term vacancies, please look at the individual advertisements on www.jobs.tas.gov.au.

Download the Statement of Duties and any Associated Documents

Statement of Duties (PDF): Generic Emergency Medical Dispatch Support Officer EMDSO 1-3 (March 2020).pdf

Statement of Duties (Word): Generic Emergency Medical Dispatch Support Officer EMDSO 1-3 (March 2020).doc


Department of Health Applicant Guide.pdf

Department of Health Applicant Guide.docx

For more information (Contact Officer)

Name: Michael Fawcett

Email: [email protected]

Phone: (03) 6166 1980


How to apply:

Online applications are preferred - please click the blue 'Apply Now' button.

If you apply online: - Please do not send a hard copy application as well. - You do not need to upload an Application for Employment form.

- OR -

Complete the following application form and post your application to us at:

Recruitment Services - Human Resources

Department of Health

GPO Box 125


Application for Employment (Word).docx

Application for Employment (PDF).pdf

Better health and quality of life around Tasmania. Visit us at www.dhhs.tas.gov.au

Hobart, TAS

Voluntary, Charity & Social Work


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