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We are hiring paramedics, call takers, and dispatchers in communities throughout beautiful British Columbia.

Learn and Grow in Your Career

Join BC Emergency Health Services (BCEHS) and make a difference in your new community. Use your knowledge and education to support and provide care for patients in their times of need. Grow your career in an environment that is supportive and inclusive.

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Comprehensive benefits, perks & potential for pension


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Work & Live Here

BCEHS operates across B.C. regions including Fraser, Interior, Northern, Vancouver Coastal and Vancouver Island; there is a lifestyle to suit you! The mountains and ocean provide an amazing backdrop for outdoor sports and recreation, and each region has its own perks such as downtown shopping and entertainment, wineries, and family-friendly communities.

Get to know the community you work and live in, and provide primary care services in patients' homes or the community.

Who We Are

BCEHS is the lead emergency and out-of-hospital healthcare service in British Columbia and the largest service in Canada. We respond to over 500,000 ground events and 7,800 air events every year.

BCEHS provides out-of-hospital, emergency services, and inter-facility patient transfers throughout the province, and oversees the BC Ambulance Service and BC Patient Transfer Services.


Equal Opportunity Employer

BCEHS is part of the Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA). PHSA and BCEHS are committed to employment equity, encouraging all qualified individuals to apply. We recognize that our ability to provide the best care for our diverse patient populations relies on a rich diversity of skills, knowledge, background and experience. We value a safe, inclusive and welcoming environment.

Your New Home

Look no further for your next career opportunity to choose an urban, small-town, or remote lifestyle in beautiful British Columbia. BCEHS is honoured to deliver care and services to communities around the province on the traditional, unceded and ancestral lands of many Indigenous peoples.

Explore all the pastimes available to you in each region, including mountain sports, ocean and fresh water sports, biking of all varieties, hiking, fishing, camping, wine touring, and so much more. B.C.'s spectacular natural playground and lifestyle offer endless possibilities.

Growth & Career Opportunities

We have extensive opportunities for anyone who wants to support patient care and make a difference in their community. Our values reflect our commitment to excellence: Respect people – Be compassionate – Dare to innovate – Cultivate partnerships – Serve with purpose. Find out more about various careers paths within BCEHS

Call Takers & Dispatchers

Call Takers receive 9-1-1 calls, work with dispatch, and can deliver life-saving instructions over the phone.

Dispatchers manage ambulance responses to ensure the right care arrives on scene.

Patient Transfer Coordinators plan transfers between hospital & medical facilities.


Learn more about our Call Taker and Dispatcher application process

Paramedicine Careers

Emergency Medical Responder is an entry-level role which provides a pathway to paramedic roles

Primary Care Paramedics (PCP) are career-focussed and equipped with skills to care for life-threatening medical injuries and traumatic events

Community Paramedics (PCP or ACP) provide unique care as part of healthcare teams in rural and remote communities 


Learn more about our Paramedicine Careers application process

Advance Care Paramedics (ACP) provide care with advanced treatment plans and life support on complex calls.

Critical Care Paramedics (CCP) provide ICU level critical care to complex medical and trauma patients.

Advanced Paramedicine Careers


Learn more about our Advanced Paramedicine Careers application process

Join us to help make the journey better for residents of B.C. needing access to emergency and urgent healthcare. Search for positions today and apply today.

The world of paramedicine is so different from a nurse and a doctor, people who work in facility, because we are actually going into people’s homes.

Natalee, Indigenous Patient Navigator, BCEHS, Nanaimo

Meet the Team

Meet Dakota - Your Emergency Medical Dispatcher

Meet Jana - Your Patient Care Delivery Manager for BCEHS

Meet Dakota - Your Emergency Medical Dispatcher

Meet Vern - Your Paramedic in BC That Makes A difference

Meet the Team