Our Ambulance Operations Centre receives all ambulance emergency (000) and non-emergency calls made within Western Australia.
Communications Officers deliver pre-arrival instructions, including first aid advice, prior to the arrival of an ambulance or transport crew.
A major component of the role is also to dispatch and coordinate ambulance resources within metropolitan Perth and country areas.
If you’re looking for a role with new challenges and the opportunity to make a real difference to the people you talk to then register your interest today.
“It’s a really rewarding job with new challenges every day”Communications Officer (Christine Clarke)
The role of Communications Officer requires you to be calm, quick thinking and have the ability to multi-task. You’ll need to be assertive and be able to cope under pressure.
Rates of pay for Communications Officers are as follows:
|Classification||Weekly Base Rate||Hourly Rate||Rotating |
O/T Shift Allowance
|Weekly Wage||Annual Wage|
|CO 1st Year (DN*)||$1,040.55||$27.38||$257.40||$18.83||$1,306.78||$68,691.88|
|CO 2nd Year (DN*)||$1,069.51||$28.15||$264.56||$19.35||$1,353.42||$70,603.71|
|CO 3rd Year (DN*)||$1,135.56||$29.88||$280.90||$20.54||$1,437.01||$74,964.04|
|CO 4th Year (DN*)||$1,196.02||$31.47||$295.86||$21.64||$1,513.52||$78,955.41|
*DN means an 8 day cycle running DDNNXXXX where D=11.5 hours, N=12 hours and X=day off.
For further information on this position please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 1800 086 751.
The information contained on this website is correct as of November 2010. Please note that entry, prerequisites and conditions of employment may change without notice.