The Ministry of Highways, Safety and Wellness Branch is seeking a highly motivated individual who is innovative and a strategic thinker to manage workplace health and safety. Reporting to the Program Manager of Occupational Health and Safety, the OH&S Portfolio Manager is responsible for the development of the Ministry Safety Management System, reviewing all investigations, accidents and incidents, work refusals, inspections and complaints and developing broad-based solutions to address them. You will actively participate in the research, design, development, and implementation of the strategic plan to address workplace health and safety within the Ministry.
Our candidate of choice will have knowledge of Occupational Health and Safety (OHS), WCB Legislation, Occupational Health and Safety Legislation and Regulations (The Saskatchewan Employment Act, and the Saskatchewan Occupational Health and Safety Regulations) and numerous other standards associated with occupational health and safety. You will have excellent verbal and written communication skills to be able to present information and respond to questions from stakeholders, managers, and employees.
Typically, the knowledge and abilities required for this position would be obtained through the completion of a related degree/diploma in OHS and/or working toward to obtain in next 12 months, as well as 3 – 5 years of experience working in a safety professional role. The knowledge required would typically be obtained through a National Construction Safety Officer (NCSO) and Adult Education certificate or Canadian Registered Safety Technician (CRST) or OHS-related certification from a recognized educational/certification institution.
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Closing Date: September 27, 2022Competition Number: OCC000422
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