Island EMS Hire & Prescreening Process

All potential new hires selected from our application process must attend a pre-screening session, held in Charlottetown, PEI. These sessions will consist of a panel interview, scenarios, skills stations and driving test. 

All application requirements must be received by the deadline to be considered for hire. Please apply through our Workday Recruitment platform to get started here!

Pre-Screen Application Deadline: Coming Soon!

Our next Orientation session will be held in the Spring of 2024. Please note that your invitation to the orientation session will be based on the results from pre-screening. You will find a list of required documents below:

Application Requirements:

  • Current Resume & Cover Letter.
  • 2-3 Professional References.
    • If you are newly graduated, please include two(2) preceptor references.
  • Current PEI Paramedic License or Conditional PEI Paramedic License.
  • Current First Aid & CPR/BLS.
  • Copy of diploma/degree.
  • Class 4 Driver License; must be fully graduated/unrestricted.
    • If you are applying from outside of PEI, your license will be accepted if the classification is equal to PEI Class 4 requirements.
    • For more information.
  • Driver’s abstract; issued within the last 60 days.
  • Valid Driver’s course certificate (CEVO); issued within the last 2 years.
  • Criminal Records check with vulnerable sector; issued within the last 60 days.
  • Confirmation of HEP. B, mumps & measles vaccination.
  • Confirmation of successful completion of the Paramedic Physical Abilities Test (PPAT) within one (1) year of application.

For more information on obtaining a Prince Edward Island Paramedic license, click here.

More information on current job opportunities:

  • Part-Time & Full-Time Permanent opportunities
  • Permanent employees offered health, dental, life, LTD, pension and other extended benefits
  • Applicant is responsible for transportation to work

  • 24 Hour service; must be able to work days, nights, weekends and Holidays


Island EMS offers a range of opportunities in a number of different fields, including:

  • Mobile Integrated Health Unit
  • Mobile Mental Health Unit
  • Clinical Support Desk Unit
  • Collaborative Emergency Care
  • Transport Operators
  • For more information, please inquire at [email protected]