The Good: Great amount of time spent on training, and they really prepare you for the job. Overall, really rewarding job and it allows you to get some good hands on experience working with people. The staff are very knowledgeable as most of them are graduated paramedic students, or have been but through a first responders course. The front line people are a great group of people.
The Bad: Hours get promised, but it is impossible to earn a decent living. You are expected to be on call for shifts without any guarantee of hours. Shifts can be between 0-12 hours. Very hard on your back and body as you are lifting people on a stretcher, and possibly with a partner who cannot lift well. You will get sent home whenever possible to save on labour costs. It is very unorganized due to high turnover rate and very poor management. Employees are not really valued in this division.