City of Thunder Bay

Primary Care Paramedic - Part-Time - Nakina

Job Post Information* : Posted Date 3 weeks ago(7/3/2024 12:00 AM)
Competition Number
Corporate Services
Posting Category
Superior North EMS
Job Type
Number of Positions
Unifor Local 229
CAD $40.33/Hr.
CAD $42.79/Hr.
Pay Band
Closing Date
September 1, 2024

Job Description

The Corporation of the City of Thunder Bay

has a rewarding opportunity for

Part-Time Primary Care Paramedics!



Work Location: Thunder Bay





If you’re the kind of person who wants to get more out of work and life, then Superior North EMS is the right team for you.  With us, you’ll have opportunities to grow your career, live a high-quality lifestyle in affordable communities, make life-long friendships and enjoy adventures in nature.


As a SNEMS paramedic in Northwestern Ontario, you will have endless opportunities to achieve more! The Superior North is the best place to balance your career, community, and life.


And if you are a 2023 or 2024 graduate joining SNEMS, you are eligible for the Education Cost Recovery Program, allowing you to recover up to $8,000 over two years of working with us.


Find a career, community, and life you love.  We’re hiring.


Primary Care Paramedic


The Opportunity

Part-time primary care paramedic opportunities exist in Geraldton, Nipigon, Upsala, Longlac, Terrace Bay, Schreiber, Manitouwadge, Nakina, Red Rock, Armstrong and Kakabeka.


As a part-time Paramedic, you will be responsible for performing patient assessment, treatment, and monitoring tasks, which include controlled medical acts while providing safe and timely transport in accordance with the applicable legislation.


This role reports to the Superintendent with the following accountabilities:

  • Responds to ambulance calls within a specified timeframe and reports each movement of ambulance or emergency response unit immediately to Central Ambulance Communication Centres (CACC) as required by Superior North EMS policies and procedures.
  • Assesses environmental risks and responds to patient(s) and personal safety needs.
  • Administers to and provides patient care in accordance with Basic Life Support Patient Care Standards (BLS PCS), Advanced Life Support Patient Care Standards (ALS PCS), and all other required Standards as set by the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care, Emergency Health Services Branch.
  • Provides documentation, including ambulance call reports and incident/collision reports as required and as per the Ontario Ambulance Documentation Standards.
  • Conducts patient triage assessment and evaluation.

 Ideal Candidate

  • Must meet the qualifications for primary care paramedic as stipulated in the regulations of the Ambulance Act, as amended.
  • Must meet minimum standards and complete mandatory training specified by the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care, Emergency Health Services Branch, and Superior North EMS
  • One to two years’ experience as a primary care paramedic
  • Must have excellent interpersonal, customer service, and teamwork skills.
  • Must possess and maintain a valid Ontario Class “F” driver's licence or equivalent.
  • Must have the ability to work safely and within the Occupational Health and Safety Act

For a detailed job description click here.



With over 200 front line paramedics, who are highly skilled and trained, our service provides unwavering dedication, compassion and medical attention to a variety of injuries and conditions. We are a community minded professional service, committed to providing the best care possible. 


Our services have expanded to include Community Paramedicine with experienced paramedics who conduct home visits, health clinics, and public education, aimed at providing non-emergent, pro-active health care which helps reduce the 911 demand for service and emergency hospital department visits.


The Future of SNEMS & Our Transformational Journey

Plans are underway to implement a number of transformational recommendations as part of an evidence-based Master Plan, which include:

  • Modernizing the organizational design of SNEMS,
  • Modern District stations – 10-year replacement plan,
  • Ramping up community paramedicine,
  • Maximizing alternative pathways, and more.

 View the full Master Plan here


 Why Work for the City of Thunder Bay (CTB)?

When you work for the City of Thunder Bay, you are part of our team, and here you can:

  • Experience your importance,   
  • Unleash your potential,
  • Know your work matters,
  • Embrace diversity,
  • Make a difference,
  • Join a dedicated team, and
  • Build community.

Learn more about the top reasons to work at the CTB:  CTB Careers


Great Tangible Benefits

As an employee with the Corporation, you will be in receipt of the following amazing benefits:

  • Great competitive salary and fantastic matching pension plan (optional)
  • Great paid vacation and holidays
  • Education cost recovery program of up to $8000 for two years ($4000 per year) after completion of 2080 hours each
  • On-site/Station accommodation available when working scheduled shifts
  • Several overtime opportunities available
  • Physical fitness/gym membership subsidy
  • Fantastic uniform allowance
  • Great tuition reimbursement program (continuous learning)
  • Free parking
  • Great employee family assistance program (EFAP)
  • Fantastic employee wellness program, including peer-to-peer initiatives/supports
  • Corporate training & leadership development
  • Great career progression opportunities (i.e community paramedicine, advanced care paramedics, educators, logistics, management)
  • Variety of shift schedules (straight day (full-time), rotating, 12 hours, staggered, with some stations offering 7 days on and off rotations)

Learn more about becoming a SNEMS paramedic today:


Beautiful Thunder Bay

Learn why Thunder Bay is such great place to live and work:


General Information:


As an equal opportunity employer, the City of Thunder Bay encourages applications from Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, members of visible minority groups, women and members of the 2SLGBTQ+ community.


ONTARIO HUMAN RIGHTS CODE:  It is a contravention of the Human Rights Code of Ontario to discriminate on the basis of: race, ancestry, place of origin, colour, ethnic origin, citizenship, creed, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, family status, disability, age, record of offences, gender identity or gender expression.  Therefore, a resume submitted to the City must not include references to any of the above characteristics.  Do not include: 

  • Photos
  • Any certificates that have photo identification
  • Driver’s licences
  • Police records checks

Note: The above documentation will be requested by the Human Resources & Division should you be the successful applicant.  If a Criminal Record Check is required, it will be requested by Human Resources should you be the successful applicant.  Please do not submit your Criminal Record Check with your application.


ACCOMMODATION:  Reasonable accommodations are available upon request for all parts of the recruitment process.


PRIVACY: Personal information on this form is collected under the authority of the Municipal Act, c. 302, as amended, and will be used to determine eligibility for employment. Questions about this collection of personal information should be directed to the Human Resources & Corporate Safety Division, 125 Syndicate Ave Suite 42, Thunder Bay, Ontario, P7E 6H8, Telephone: 625-3866


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