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WorkSafeBC

 

Occupational Hygiene Officer - Various Locations

Reference: 036845
Duration: Permanent, Full Time
Number of Positions: 11
Location: Port Moody, Cranbrook, Victoria, Prince George, Fort St. John, and Terrace, British Columbia
Deadline date: June 3, 2022

 

At WorkSafeBC, our Prevention Services division is dedicated to the prevention of workplace injury, illness, disease, and death. We work with employers and workers to reduce risk and keep workplaces healthy and safe through education, consultation, and enforcement.

 

If you share our passion for workplace health and safety and want to be part of an elite team of like-minded professionals helping employers prevent occupational illness, disease and disability, please read on.

 

We're looking for enthusiastic, knowledgeable, and dedicated Occupational Hygiene Officers (OHO) to help us build safer and healthier workplaces in British Columbia. We have positions available in: Port Moody, Cranbrook, Victoria, Prince George, Fort St. John, and Terrace.

 

We'll be reviewing applications weekly — don't wait, apply today for roles scheduled to start June 20, 2022. Please specify in your cover letter and/or application which location(s) you prefer.

 

As an Occupational Hygiene Officer you will:

Partner with workers and employers from various industries to reduce risk and keep workplaces healthy and safe through education, consultation, and enforcement. You'll make a positive, tangible difference by:

  • Anticipating, recognizing, and evaluating physical, chemical, and biological health hazards, and recommending control measures
  • Investigating accidents
  • Conducting occupational hygiene assessments

Discussing physiology, toxicology, epidemiology, and industrial ventilation principles

Making and explaining decisions

Influencing and directing the actions and opinions of others and taking control of critical situations

Interpreting, applying, explaining, and enforcing WorkSafeBC regulations, policies, guidelines, and standards

Want to know more? Here's what one of our Occupational Hygiene Officers has to say about his job.

 

We're looking for people who can:

  • Use their interpersonal and communication skills to convey knowledge and gain compliance on complex health and safety issues and concerns within various work environments
  • Use their critical thinking skills to analyze and evaluate unique workplace health and safety issues and identify effective mitigations and controls
  • Make and enforce timely decisions independently and objectively, using sound judgment and technical knowledge
  • Handle high pressure, and sometimes tense situations and emergencies with a high level of professionalism
  • Work variable hours, including Saturdays, be available for emergency call out after hours or weekends, and be willing to travel throughout the province

 

Your experience and educational background:

  • A bachelor's degree with a major in sciences or engineering and either three years of experience in occupational hygiene, or four years of industry experience directly related to your field of scientific study OR
  • A master's degree in occupational health or hygiene with either two years of direct experience in occupational hygiene, or three years of industry experience directly related to your undergraduate field of scientific study
  • Working knowledge of industrial hygiene principles and practices, health sciences, and technical sciences
  • General knowledge and application of occupational health and safety principles as evidenced by education and/or formal experience in OH&S

 

Application Requirements:

Please submit your most up-to-date resume/cover letter and complete all mandatory application questions by 4:30 p.m. on the closing date of the competition in order to be reviewed. The application questionnaires help us understand your complete skills, knowledge, and experience related to the position you've applied to. If you submit a resume, but do not complete the application questionnaires, your application will show as "incomplete" and cannot be reviewed by our team.

 

If you require an accommodation in the assessment process, please email HR Testing Accommodation (SM) at the time you submit your application.

 

Who are we?

At WorkSafeBC, we're dedicated to promoting safe and healthy workplaces across British Columbia. We partner with workers and employers to save lives and prevent injury, disease, and disability. When work-related injuries and diseases occur, we provide compensation, and support injured workers in their recovery, rehabilitation, and safe return to work. We also work diligently to sustain our workers compensation system for today and future generations. We're honoured to serve the 2.4 million workers and 245,000 registered employers in our province.

 

As part of our mandate, we have introduced an interim mandatory employee policy intended to prevent the transmission of COVID-19 and protect the health and safety of our employees, clients, and the public.

 

Effective November 1, 2021, WorkSafeBC will require all employees who interact in person with employers, workers, members of the public, or other WorkSafeBC staff to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. In implementing the policy, WorkSafeBC will consider its obligations to accommodate those staff who are unable to be vaccinated.

 

We recognize that our ability to make a difference relies on building a team with a rich variety of skills, knowledge, backgrounds, abilities, and experiences, and which reflects the diversity of the people we serve. We are committed to fostering a welcoming, inclusive, and supportive work culture where everyone can contribute as their best, authentic self. We encourage all qualified applicants to apply.

 

What's it like to work at WorkSafeBC?

It's challenging, stimulating and hugely rewarding. Our positions offer tremendous diversity and excellent opportunities for professional growth. Every day, the work we do impacts people and changes lives. What we do is important and so are the people we do it for. It's no wonder we've been named one of BC's top employers for 5 consecutive years!

 

Our benefits

Being part of WorkSafeBC means being part of a strong, committed team of like-minded professionals but also having that work-life balance. Along with a competitive starting salary of $80 016 - $93 444 with regular increases, your total compensation package includes:

  • 3 weeks of vacation in the first year with regular increases based on years of service, and optional leave arrangements such as the Earned Time Off (ETO) program where you can generate an additional 13 flex days off annually
  • competitive benefits package (with no waiting period) and contributions towards an excellent (defined) government pension plan
  • car allowance or company vehicle, company cell phone & laptop
  • access to in-house training, yearly tuition reimbursement, career growth opportunities, and more!

 

As a member of our team, you'll have access to services and benefits that can help you get the most out of work — and life. Learn more about what we offer.

 

If you're the successful applicant, we'll be making a conditional offer contingent upon your clearing a criminal record check under the Criminal Records Review Act. At the time of offer, you'll need to provide consent for a criminal record check. Once we receive clearance, we'll confirm your offer of employment.

 

WorkSafeBC is an inclusive and accessible employer committed to employment equity objectives and invites applications from all qualified individuals. Only those under consideration will be contacted. If you're unsuccessful, please accept our appreciation for your interest.

 

This position is restricted to those legally entitled to work in Canada.

 

Thank you, in advance, for applying.

 

Please apply online at: https://rita.illicohodes.com/go/6217d6e1835a1f97d217744f/5cca1f9f85739105ac30f870/en

 

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EHS Advisor https://csse.in1touch.org/client/career/careerDetail.html?careerId=487 Date:  May 9, 2022                                                                                                                                                                     Click Here to APPLY
Location:  Courtice, ON, CA
Operating Sector:  Nuclear
 
Build Your Career at Aecon
Aecon is proud to build some of the most impactful infrastructure projects of this generation. From the roads and transit systems that connect our communities, to the communication networks that link us from coast-to-coast, and the water infrastructure that supplies our businesses and homes. Our integral work includes constructing the pipelines that join provinces with the energy that fuels the nation, and the airports and ports that connect us all. Aecon is there, safely and sustainably building the future.  
 
We lead the infrastructure industry with purpose, and our people are at the heart of everything we do. Our business success relies on strong execution and continuous improvement – driven by the diversity, expertise and teamwork of our employees. We are always searching the globe for exceptional candidates to join the Aecon family and be a part of our forward-thinking, innovative, best-in-class organization!  
 
About Us
The joint venture between SNC-Lavalin and Aecon has been awarded a contract with Ontario Power Generation (OPG) to carry out the Darlington Retube and Feeder Replacement (RFR) project. The project involves refurbishment of all four reactors at the Darlington Generating Station and consists of two phases – a Definition Phase and an Execution Phase. The Definition Phase includes the construction of a full-scale reactor mock-up to simulate key elements of the refurbishment work, and the development, procurement and testing of specialized tooling required for the project. The Execution Phase involves refurbishment of the reactor cores using the tools and methods that were developed and tested during the Definition Phase.
 
Position Overview
The Environmental, Health, and Safety (EHS) Advisor reports to the Project Safety Manager, and is responsible to:
 
What You'll Do Here:
  • Drive an inclusive culture to promote equity, welcome different perspectives, and enable career progression by fostering a sense of belonging.
  • Support project specific conventional safety and environmental management plans and procedures including; inspections, audits, observation and coaching, Worker Trades Committee and JHSC
  • Train project staff in the requirements of conventional safety procedures;
  • Track and report safety-related statistics, manage Return to Work, Modified duties cases at the field level;
  • Additional detailed requirements as outlined in the Project Specific EHS and related programs
  • Support Human Performance program activities
  • Assist in development of JSA, High Hazard, Critical Lifting and Handling forms and audit same in the field.
 
What you will bring to the team: 
  • Be a champion of inclusion and diversity. 
  • A designation such as CHSO or CRSP 
  • Minimum 5 years of senior experience in Health and Safety within the nuclear construction industry
  • Relevant Post Secondary education or equivalent experience in the Health and Safety field
  • A Team Player that accepts and can manage change regularly
  • Demonstrated Leadership abilities with strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to manage sub-contractors safety performance
  • Emergency Planning and Hot Work Procedures
  • Working in a union environment
  • OPG Security Clearance
Aecon fosters diversity, inclusion and belonging within and across our organization. We welcome all to apply including, women, visible minorities, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity.
 
We are committed to adhering to the objectives and requirements outlined in the Accessible Canada Act (ACA), and to meeting the accessibility needs of persons with disabilities in a timely manner, through the implementation of the requirements of the ACA and its applicable regulations. If you require accommodation under the ACA Act during any step of the application process please click here.
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Executive Director https://csse.in1touch.org/client/career/careerDetail.html?careerId=474

                                                                                                         EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

The New Brunswick Forestry Safety Association (NBFSA) is seeking an: Executive Director to lead the Association. If you are interested in leading a safety-oriented, future focused, training and services organization in the province of New Brunswick, by forging relationships with member company’s and key stakeholders with a focus on results and outcomes – then we encourage you to look at this opportunity.

The Executive Director is responsible for the successful leadership and management of the organization according to the strategic direction set out by the Board of Directors.

Key Responsibilities and Deliverables:


As the Executive Director you are responsible for;

  • Implementing successful programs to improve the level of safety in member facilities.
  • Working with member companies to identify needs and gaps.
  • Preparing and implementing the strategic plan on the future direction of the association.
  • Preparing and overseeing the implementation of annual budgets and acting as the steward of the Association funds, through WorkSafe NB – the funding partner
  • Overseeing the creation and review of technical safety training programs
  • Prepare and make presentations regarding workplace safety issues to various industry and public
    groups
  • Work with Government and WorkSafeNB on prevention initiatives
  • Managing the relationship with a Not-for-Profit Board of Directors, made up of industry
    representatives
  • Improving the Association reach across the province, evaluating sales and marketing plans, and
    ensuring value for money services to improving safety in the forestry sector in New Brunswick

Core Competencies:
Successful candidates for this position will have the following competencies:

  • Familiarity with the Not-for-Profit sector and Association structure
  • Leadership skills to set plans and execute on them
  • Work independently and manage a small Association team
  • Fluent in writing and conversation in both English and French is an asset
  • Management skills and knowledge in financial management (budgeting and statements)
  • Knowledge of the Forestry sector in New Brunswick is an asset. Candidates with experience
    working in the NB Sawmills (or related sector) would be strongly considered.
  • Familiarity with the NB Occupational Health and Safety Act and Regulations. Individuals that
    possess formal training and certification in Health and Safety, or willing to obtain a certification will be given additional consideration
  • Sales and marketing experience would be helpful in promoting the activities and services of the Association.
  • Be an effective communicator

 

Candidates with post-secondary education in a related field and discipline is preferred
Travel throughout the province is a part of this role. The Association’s office is located in Miramichi, NB and the successful candidate is welcome to deploy a hybrid work arrangement. The New Brunswick Forest Safety Association (NBFSA) is a not-for-profit organization that endeavors to create a positive, proactive safety culture within the forest industry of New Brunswick. Our goal is to significantly reduce the occurrence of workplace accidents through safety training and education such that the forest industry of New Brunswick stands as a national leader in their collective commitment to, and their practice of, effective preventative workplace health and safety programs.

Interested applicants should mail, email, or fax your resume to:

NBFSA
ATTN: Executive Director Application
P.O. Box 621
Miramichi, NB E1V 3T7
E-mail info@nbforestsafety.ca


This competition will be open until Friday, April 29th or at a time when a suitable candidate has been selected.

We thank you for your interest in this position, only prospective candidates will be contacted. NBFSA is an equal opportunity employer. 


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Health, Safety and Environment Advisor https://csse.in1touch.org/client/career/careerDetail.html?careerId=488                                      Health, Safety and Environment Advisor
                                                                                                                                                                     Click Here to APPLY

City: Montreal
Organizational Unit: Health, Safety and Environment Branch 
Classification: AS-4 
Tenure: Continuing
Language Requirements:  Bilingual imperative CBC/CBC

Note:

  • This is a repost and if you have previously applied you do not need to re-apply.
  • Underfilling may be considered.

The NRC Advantage

Great Minds. One Goal. Canada's Success.

The National Research Council of Canada (NRC) is the Government of Canada's largest research organization supporting industrial innovation, the advancement of knowledge and technology development. We collaborate with over 70 colleges, universities and hospitals annually, work with 800 companies on their projects, and provide advice or funding to over 8000 Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) each year.

We bring together the brightest minds to deliver tangible impacts on the lives of Canadians and people around the world. And now, we want to partner with you.  Let your expertise and inspirations make an impact by joining the NRC.

At NRC, we know diversity enables excellence in research and innovation. We are committed to a diverse and representative workforce, an open and inclusive work environment, and contributing to a more inclusive Canadian innovation system. 

NRC welcomes all qualified applicants and encourages candidates to self-declare as members of the following designated employment equity groups: women, visible minorities, Aboriginal peoples and persons with disabilities.

Please advise of any accommodation measures required to enable you to be assessed in a fair and equitable manner. They are available to all candidates for further assessment. Related information received will be addressed confidentially.

Your Challenge

Help bring research to life and drive your career forward with the National Research Council of Canada (NRC), Canada's largest research and technology organization.

We are looking for Health and Safety Advisors to support our Health, Safety and Environment Branch (HSE). The Health and Safety Advisor would be someone who shares our core values of Integrity, Excellence, Respect and Creativity.

The National Research Council operates labs and research facilities across the country, each with its own unique challenges related to health, safety and environmental management. NRC is involved with innovative research in transportation, engineering, life and medical sciences, and emerging technologies in computer science, electronics, astronomy and nanotechnology. Each area presents a wide and exciting variety of health, safety and environment related aspects ranging from worker health and protection, to animal safety, biosafety, radiation safety, hazardous materials management, noise and air emissions, waste waters, species at risk, and the list goes on.

NRC’s Health, Safety and Environment Branch proactively establishes, promotes and implements best practices in health, safety and environmental management. The HSE Branch provides enabling and support services to NRC’s Research & Development activities, assuring the health and safety of our employees, our neighbouring communities and our environment.

As a Health, Safety and Environment Advisor, you will partner with your assigned clients in the research centres and corporate branches to expand upon a culture that works proactively to ensure the health and safety of employees, visitors, contractors, our neighbouring communities, and the environment. You will be expected to develop a strong knowledge of your client’s business and their resulting challenges related to health, safety and environment stewardship so that you can effectively support implementation and monitor NRC’s occupational health, safety and environmental management policies and programs. The HSE Advisor team members are supported by a strong operations group and risk area experts who will provide technical advice and guidance as required.

In our Montreal-Royalmount location, we are looking for an HSE Advisor to embrace the responsibility of supporting the clients in that location. To be successful in this client facing role, you will need to have strong interpersonal skills and the desire to learn about new clients, new policies and programs, possess excellent organizational awareness coupled with demonstrated experience in the development and implementation of safety programs in settings such as laboratories, machine shops, high-capacity industrial equipment and electrical/engineering environments together with the required analytical skills to accomplish the required tasks.

Screening Criteria

Applicants must demonstrate within the content of their application that they meet the following screening criteria in order to be given further consideration as candidates:

Education

Bachelor’s degree in science (chemistry, biology, biochemistry, environment), engineering, or industrial hygiene.

A Master’s degree in one of the disciplines listed above will be considered an asset.

Preference may be given to those with a professional certification in a field relevant to the position.

For information on certificates and diplomas issued abroad, please see Degree equivalency

Equivalency

An equivalent combination of work related experience, training and education would also be considered.

Experience

Candidates must possess:

  • Significant* experience providing HSE support in remote/rural worksites that are multi-faceted operations; AND
  • Experience working in a scientific, engineering and/or industrial work environment including experience supporting the implementation of environment, and/or health & safety related legislation, regulations, policies and/or programs. Ideally this would include experience such as performing risk assessments, preparing safe work procedures, conducting audits or workplace inspections, providing emergency response support, and/or participating in investigations following incidents and accidents.


OR

  • Significant* experience in providing support to business units with respect to the implementation of environment, and/or health & safety related legislation, regulations, policies and/or programs. Ideally this would include experience such as performing risk assessments, preparing safe work procedures, conducting audits or workplace inspections, providing emergency response support, and/or participating in investigations following incidents and accidents.
  • Experience providing health & safety support in remote/rural worksites that are multi-faceted operations may be considered an asset.


*Significant experience is defined as more than 2 years of experience.

Condition of Employment

Reliability Status

All employees of the National Research Council are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and attest to their vaccination status unless accommodated based on a medical contraindication, religion, or another prohibited ground of discrimination as defined under the Canadian Human Rights Act.

Language requirements

Assessment Criteria

Candidates will be assessed on the basis of the following criteria:

Technical Competencies

  • Knowledge of at least one of the following areas: the Canada Labour Code Part II and/or the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, including applicable directives, standards and guidelines, and their related federal, provincial, and municipal regulations and policies.
  • Ability to interpret applicable environmental, health and safety legislation, relevant standards and/or accepted best practices.
  • Ability to synthesize multiple sources of information or summarize complex problems and present the subject in a concise written or oral briefing.
  • Ability to provide advice and guidance to clients.
  • Ability to lead teams and/or working groups.

Behavioural Competencies

  • Management services - Client focus (Level 2)
  • Management services - Communication (Level 2)
  • Management services - Initiative (Level 2)
  • Management services - Organizational and environmental awareness (Level 2)
  • Management services - Results orientation (Level 2)
  • Management services - Teamwork (Level 2)
  • Management Competencies - Conceptual thinking (Level 2)

Competency Profile(s)

For this position, the NRC will evaluate candidates using the following competency profile: Management Services

View all competency profiles

Relocation

Relocation assistance will be determined in accordance with the NRC's directives.

Compensation

From $69,087 to $81,221 per annum.   

In addition, the incumbent will receive the Bilingualism Bonus of $800 per year.

NRC employees enjoy a wide-range of benefits including comprehensive health and dental plans, pension and insurance plans, vacation and other leave entitlements.

Notes

  • On October 6, 2021, the Government of Canada announced the launch of a mandatory vaccination policy across the federal public service. The Policy on COVID-19 Vaccination for the National Research Council requires you to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, and that you attest to your vaccination status prior to the date of your appointment unless accommodated based on a medical contraindication, religion, or another prohibited ground of discrimination as defined under the Canadian Human Rights Act. You can find more specific information on the collection and use of your personal information when you submit your attestation.
  • Candidates who have Second Language Evaluation (SLE) test results with the Public Service Commission should include these results with their application.
  • A pre-qualified list may be established for similar positions for a one year period.
  • Preference will be given to Canadian Citizens and Permanent Residents of Canada. Please include citizenship information in your application.
  • The incumbent must adhere to safe workplace practices at all times.
  • The incumbent may be asked to travel to other NRC sites.
  • We thank all those who apply, however only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

Please direct your questions, with the requisition number (11961) to:

E-mail: NRC.NRCHiring-EmbaucheCNRC.CNRC@nrc-cnrc.gc.ca

Telephone: 613-949-7685

Closing Date: 10 June 2022 - 23:59 Eastern Time

 

 

For more information on career tools and other resources, check out Career tools and resources

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Health, Safety and Environment Policy and Reporting Advisor, Policy Initiatives https://csse.in1touch.org/client/career/careerDetail.html?careerId=473

Health, Safety and Environment Policy and Reporting Advisor, Policy Initiatives

City: Ottawa 
Organizational Unit: Health, Safety and Environment Branch 
Classification: AS-5 
Tenure: Term
Duration: 1 year
Language Requirements: Bilingual Imperative CBC/CBC

 

Note: This position is being re-posted. If you have previously applied, there is no need to re-apply. 

Note

On October 6, 2021, the Government of Canada announced the launch of a mandatory vaccination policy across the federal public service.

The Policy on COVID-19 Vaccination for the National Research Council requires you to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, and that you attest to your vaccination status prior to the date of your appointment unless accommodated based on a medical contraindication, religion, or another prohibited ground of discrimination as defined under the Canadian Human Rights Act.  You can find more specific information on the collection and use of your personal information when you submit your attestation.

The NRC Advantage

Great Minds. One Goal. Canada's Success.

The National Research Council of Canada (NRC) is the Government of Canada's largest research organization supporting industrial innovation, the advancement of knowledge and technology development. We collaborate with over 70 colleges, universities and hospitals annually, work with 800 companies on their projects, and provide advice or funding to over 8000 Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) each year.

We bring together the brightest minds to deliver tangible impacts on the lives of Canadians and people around the world. And now, we want to partner with you.  Let your expertise and inspirations make an impact by joining the NRC.

At NRC, we know diversity enables excellence in research and innovation. We are committed to a diverse and representative workforce, an open and inclusive work environment, and contributing to a more inclusive Canadian innovation system. 

NRC welcomes all qualified applicants and encourages candidates to self-declare as members of the following designated employment equity groups: women, visible minorities, Aboriginal peoples and persons with disabilities.

Please advise of any accommodation measures required to enable you to be assessed in a fair and equitable manner. They are available to all candidates for further assessment. Related information received will be addressed confidentially.

Your Challenge

Help bring research to life and drive your career forward with the National Research Council of Canada (NRC), Canada's largest research and technology organization.
 
The National Research Council operates labs and research facilities across the country, each with its own unique challenges related to health, safety and environmental management.  NRC is involved with innovative research in transportation, engineering, life and medical sciences, and emerging technologies in computer science, electronics, astronomy and nanotechnology.  Each area presents a wide and exciting variety of health, safety and environment related aspects ranging from worker health and protection, to animal safety, biosafety, radiation safety, hazardous materials management, noise and air emissions, waste waters, species at risk, and the list goes on. 
 
NRC’s Health, Safety and Environment Branch (HSE) proactively establishes, promotes and implements best practices in health, safety and environmental management. The HSE Branch provides enabling and support services to NRC’s Research & Development activities, assuring the health and safety of our employees, our neighbouring communities and our environment.
 
Within the HSE Branch, the Policy Development and Reporting group is mandated to lead and deliver the corporate HSE programs across the NRC with respect to the design, development, implementation, and monitoring of the HSE operational framework and infrastructure including strategies, planning and accountability framework, policies, procedures, guidelines, incidents and reducing risks investigation and reporting

Your Challenge (Continued)

The first few initiatives assigned to the incumbent will be focused on outlining and establishing reporting requirements and processes, managing multiple writing contracts and establishing process and tools to support on-site visits by the regulator. Initiatives are subject to change.
 
As the HSE Policy and Reporting Advisor  you will be composing, maintaining and revising the health, safety and environment policies instruments for the HSE Branch. You will also facilitate working group sessions with subject matter experts as well as develop and deliver training sessions on new policy instruments to HSE Branch employees and other stakeholders.  In addition, you will be responsible for creating communication documents to support the policy instrument implementation and awareness.  
 
To be successful in this role, you will be process-oriented and methodical and will need to have an innate ability to work in collaboration with others. You will be a dynamic and positive individual who is focused on writing and communicating  in a clear, accurate and understandable manner 
 
If you are a self-starter, results-driven, personally embrace change and committed to continuous improvement and development, we want you to join our team!

Screening Criteria

Applicants must demonstrate within the content of their application that they meet the following screening criteria in order to be given further consideration as candidates:

Education

College diploma in a relevant discipline.
Bachelor’s degree from a recognized university in a relevant field may be considered an asset.
For information on certificates and diplomas issued abroad, please see Degree equivalency

Experience

  • Significant experience in preparing written/formal documentation (e.g. policies, proposals, guidelines, statements of work, business cases, presentations, communications, briefing material, meeting minutes etc.) for senior management and executive committees.
  • Experience providing training information sessions to diverse audiences.
  • Experience in facilitating working group sessions.
  • Significant and recent experience writing policy documents in plain and simple language.
     

*Significant experience is defined as more than 2 years of experience.
**Recent experience is defined as experience gained within the last 5 years.

Condition of Employment

Reliability Status

All employees of the National Research Council are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and attest to their vaccination status unless accommodated based on a medical contraindication, religion, or another prohibited ground of discrimination as defined under the Canadian Human Rights Act.

Language Requirements

Assessment Criteria

Candidates will be assessed on the basis of the following criteria:

Technical Competencies

  • Knowledge of the federal regulations surrounding health, safety and/or environment within Government of Canada context.
  • Ability to organize work and establish efficient processes to manage and respond promptly, correctly and courteously to multiple demands in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to write policy instruments.
  • Ability to facilitate working group sessions.

Behavioural Competencies

  • Management services - Communication (Level 3)
  • Management services - Conceptual and analytical ability (Level 3)
  • Management services - Initiative (Level 3)
  • Management services - Partnering (Level 2)
  • Management services - Results orientation (Level 3)
  • Management services - Teamwork (Level 3)

Competency Profile(s)

For this position, the NRC will evaluate candidates using the following competency profile: Management Services

View all competency profiles

Relocation

Relocation assistance will be determined in accordance with the NRC's directives.

Compensation

From $84,199 to $94,284 per annum. 

In addition, the incumbent will receive the Bilingualism Bonus of $800 per year.

NRC employees enjoy a wide-range of competitive benefits including comprehensive health and dental plans, pension and insurance plans, vacation and other leave entitlements.

Notes

  • A pre-qualified list may be established for similar positions for a one year period.
  • Occasional travel may be required.
  • Preference will be given to Canadian Citizens and Permanent Residents of Canada. Please include citizenship information in your application.
  • The incumbent must adhere to safe workplace practices at all times.
  • The incumbent may be asked to travel to other NRC sites.


Please direct your questions, with the requisition number (12013) to: E-mail: NRC.NRCHiring-EmbaucheCNRC.CNRC@nrc-cnrc.gc.ca Telephone: 613-949-7685

Closing Date: 3 May 2022 - 23:59 Eastern Time

For more information on career tools and other resources, check out Career tools and resources.

*If you are currently a term or continuing employee at NRC, please apply through the SuccessFactors Careers module from your NRC computer.

APPLY

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Manager, Public Works, Health & Safety Program https://csse.in1touch.org/client/career/careerDetail.html?careerId=484

Manager, Public Works, Health & Safety Program

The City of Richmond is committed to be the most appealing, livable, well-managed community in Canada, a goal that is only made possible by developing our most valuable asset – our people. This is a great opportunity to join our team and shape our community. The City of Richmond offers competitive pay programs, comprehensive benefits and attractive incentives. If you are looking to make a difference, and to share our vision “to be the most appealing, livable, and well-managed community in Canada”, then please apply.

Overview

Reporting to the Director of Public Works, the Manager – Public Works Health and Safety Programs plays a critical role as part of the Public Works management team and will liaise closely with Human Resources. This position will be responsible for providing subject matter expertise, direction, planning, leadership and ensuring compliance in all aspects of health, safety and return to work/stay at work processes at the Works Yard.  

Examples of key responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Manage and ensure compliance with new or existing corporate, departmental or WorkSafe BC occupational health and safety programs and/or regulations.
  • Manage occupational and non-occupational claims, oversee the Stay at Work, Return to Work and Duty to Accommodate processes and affected staff.
  • Research, gather and perform analysis of all reportable attendance management issues.
  • Provide counsel and guidance to Public Works staff in relation to regulations, best practices, modified duties and short and long term medical issues. 
  • Provide leadership to employees and management on  Occupational Health and Safety (OH&S) regulatory compliance.
  • Develop and update related safety programs and safe work procedures.
  • Provide recommendations at the departmental and corporate level to improve safety programs and safe operating practices.
  • Conduct and monitor completion of workplace safety audits, risk assessments and inspections as required.
  • When deemed necessary, halt all work being performed until a safety issue is resolved, and execute emergency scene management for work related accidents and/or incidents.
  • Lead and manage incident investigations and ensure corrective actions are identified, documented and implemented.
  • Assess needs, coordinate and provide safety related training for all staff. 
  • Liaising with the Budget and Training Coordinator, and coordinate delivery of safety training and related programs (i.e.: hearing tests).
  • Identify the need for, oversee, and conduct industrial/occupational hygiene sampling and analysis when required.
  • Identify and manage Standard Operating Procedures, Safe Work Procedures and Guidelines.
  • Manage the Works Yard Health and Safety Committee and actively participate as an employer representative and co-chair. Work closely with unionized OH&S representatives and ensure meetings are effective, scheduled and documented.
  • Develop and complete action plans relating to findings and corrective actions in inspections, audits, safety committee meetings, management meetings and investigations.
  • Undertake hiring process and oversee the work of subordinates.
  • Manage communicable disease protocols, site plans, safety checks and communications for Public Works. Liaise with Human Resources and other departments. 
     

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Considerable regulatory knowledge and demonstrated practical application of Occupational Health and Safety policies in an operations environment as well as related programs and Disability Management policies and programs.
  • General knowledge of medical terminology as related to claims and disability management.
  • Knowledge of how relevant legal framework such as Human Rights Laws and Privacy Legislation applies to the work.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills including technical writing, facilitating meetings, presentations, and the ability to lead, influence and promote teamwork.
  • Innovative and vision-orientated with demonstrated ability to undertake both strategic planning and implementation.
  • Proficiency in Windows applications, Microsoft Office Suite, PeopleSoft, IPS, and REDMS or similar Document Management System.
  • Ability to effectively manage change and assist people in adapting to change at all levels.
  • Ability to compile, draft and maintain case files, correspondence, spreadsheets, reports, presentations, statistics and minutes.
  • Ability to work well under pressure and handle multiple tasks and changing priorities within tight time frames.
  • Ability to work collaboratively within a team environment.
  • Skilled in coaching, mentoring, dispute resolution, attendance management, and progressive discipline practices.
  • Ability to prepare and manage budget allocations and expenditures.
  • Excellent relationship building skills are necessary to be able to foster and maintain cooperative working relationships with others.
  • Ability to maintain privacy and confidentiality. 
  • Ability to successfully clear a Police Information Check.
     

Qualifications and Experience:

Completion of post-secondary Diploma or Degree specializing in Occupational Health and Safety, or Certification as a Canadian Registered Safety Professional (CRSP), or other related post secondary education is required. Five to seven years experience in health, safety and wellness positions with a leadership focus. Experience in a municipal environment is preferred. Valid Driver’s Licence for the Province of BC is required.
 

Working Conditions:

Duties are performed in an office environment.  May encounter upset or unpleasant customers.
 

The City of Richmond requires proof of full vaccination against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Applicants will be asked to provide proof of vaccination or request an accommodation (on legal ground as defined in the BC Human Rights Code) during the recruitment process.

Additional Information:

Employee Group: Exempt
Position Status: Regular Full-Time
Duration of Appointment: NA
Salary Range: $97,536 – $121,920
Hours of Work: 7:15 am-4:00 pm, Monday-Friday on a compressed work-week schedule.
Application Posted: 5/6/22
External Closing Date: 5/27/22
PCC#: 1288
Openings: 1

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WorkSafeBC

 

Occupational Safety Officer - Various Locations

Reference: 036844
Duration: Permanent, Full Time
Number of Positions: 30
Location: Port Moody, Surrey, Richmond, Cranbrook, Victoria, Courtenay, Fort St. John, British Columbia
Deadline date: June 3, 2022

 

At WorkSafeBC, our Prevention Services division is dedicated to the prevention of workplace injury, illness, disease, and death. We work with employers and workers to reduce risk and keep workplaces healthy and safe through education, consultation, and enforcement.

 If you have a growing passion for Occupational Health & Safety (OH&S) and want to make a real positive impact in helping to ensure every worker in this province goes home safely at the end of the day, please read on. We're looking for passionate, knowledgeable, and dedicated individuals to help us build safer and healthier workplaces across British Columbia!

 As an Occupational Safety Officer (OSO) you will have at least 4+ years of direct hands-on progressive industry experience in at least one of the following industries, and were directly involved in workplace health and safety. Industries include: Agriculture, Asbestos, Construction, Fishing, Forestry, Coastal Falling, Health Care, Industrial Construction, Oil & Gas, Manufacturing, Retail and Hospitality, Trades and Utilities, and Transportation and Warehousing.

 

We have positions available in the following locations with specific focuses:

  • Port Moody – Construction, Asbestos, Industrial Construction, Trades & Utilities, Health Care
  • Surrey – Manufacturing, Trades & Utilities, Retail & Hospitality, Transportation & Warehousing, Wood Products, Agriculture, Health Care
  • Richmond – Manufacturing
  • Cranbrook - Construction, Forestry, Industrial Construction, Manufacturing, Retail & Hospitality, Trades & Utilities, Transportation & Warehousing, Wood Products
  • Victoria – Construction, Health Care
  • Courtenay - Fishing, Coastal Falling, Construction, Forestry, Manufacturing, Transportation & Warehousing, Trades & Utilities, Wood Products, Industrial Construction, Retail & Hospitality
  • Fort St. John – Forestry, Industrial Construction, Oil & Gas, Trades & Utilities, Manufacturing, and Wood Products

 We'll be reviewing applications weekly — don't wait, apply today for roles scheduled to start June 20, 2022. Please specify in your cover letter and/or application which location(s) you're applying to.

 As an Occupational Safety Officer you will:

Partner with workers and employers from various industries to reduce risk and keep workplaces healthy and safe through education, consultation, and enforcement. You'll make a positive, tangible difference by:

  • Inspecting workplaces to ensure that a safe work environment is being maintained and work procedures reflect effective accident prevention practices
  • Ensuring that there are no potential health or safety hazards to workers, that workers and the employer have been apprised of their responsibilities, and that first aid services and equipment meet current criteria
  • Writing orders to ensure compliance with the Workers Compensation Act and Occupational Health and Safety (OH&S) Regulation
  • Consulting with and educating employers, workers, and others on occupational health and safety matters
  • Partnering with industry to ensure the success of safety initiatives
  • Meet one of our Occupational Safety Officers to learn more about the job.

 

We're looking for people who can:

  • Apply their knowledge of workplace industrial processes, equipment, and technology to make workplaces safer
  • Use their interpersonal and communication skills to convey knowledge and gain compliance on complex health and safety issues and concerns within various work environments
  • Use their critical thinking skills to analyze and evaluate unique workplace health and safety issues and identify effective mitigations and controls
  • Make and enforce timely decisions independently and objectively, using sound judgment and technical knowledge
  • Handle high pressure, and sometimes tense situations and emergencies with a high level of professionalism
  • Work variable hours, including Saturdays, be available for emergency call out after hours or weekends, and be willing to travel throughout the province
  • Demonstrate regular and punctual attendance

 Your experience and educational background:

  • A minimum of 4 years relevant and progressive experience in at least one of the industries listed above where you've gained broad knowledge of the industry's processes, equipment, terminology, risks, and hazards. Roles held could include superintendent, health and safety representative, owner, foreman, tradesperson, or operator AND OHS Diploma, CRSP/CSP, technical/professional designation or diploma in a relevant discipline
  • Equivalent combinations of education/experience will be considered for example, 5 years of experience and a relevant certificate or education related to OH&S in your specific industry
  • General knowledge of occupational health and safety as evidenced by education and/or experience in OH&S is a requirement

 To see if you meet the requirements for this position before applying, please review our new Job Preview page where it will outline in more detail what we are looking for. There's also a self-assessment questionnaire you can fill out to see if this career path is the right fit for you.

 Application Requirements:

Please submit your most up-to-date resume/cover letter and complete all mandatory application questions by 4:30 p.m. on the closing date of the competition in order to be reviewed. The application questionnaires help us understand your complete skills, knowledge, and experience related to the position you've applied to. If you submit a resume, but do not complete the application questionnaires, your application will show as "incomplete" and cannot be reviewed by our team.

 

If you require an accommodation in the assessment process, please email HR Testing Accommodation (SM) at the time you submit your application.

 

Who are we?

At WorkSafeBC, we're dedicated to promoting safe and healthy workplaces across British Columbia. We partner with workers and employers to save lives and prevent injury, disease, and disability. When work-related injuries and diseases occur, we provide compensation, and support injured workers in their recovery, rehabilitation, and safe return to work. We also work diligently to sustain our workers compensation system for today and future generations. We're honoured to serve the 2.4 million workers and 245,000 registered employers in our province.

 As part of our mandate, we have introduced an interim mandatory employee policy intended to prevent the transmission of COVID-19 and protect the health and safety of our employees, clients, and the public.

 Effective November 1, 2021, WorkSafeBC will require all employees who interact in person with employers, workers, members of the public, or other WorkSafeBC staff to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. In implementing the policy, WorkSafeBC will consider its obligations to accommodate those staff who are unable to be vaccinated.

 
We recognize that our ability to make a difference relies on building a team with a rich variety of skills, knowledge, backgrounds, abilities, and experiences, and which reflects the diversity of the people we serve. We are committed to fostering a welcoming, inclusive, and supportive work culture where everyone can contribute as their best, authentic self. We encourage all qualified applicants to apply.

 What's it like to work at WorkSafeBC?

It's challenging, stimulating and hugely rewarding. Our positions offer tremendous diversity and excellent opportunities for professional growth. Every day, the work we do impacts people and changes lives. What we do is important and so are the people we do it for. It's no wonder we've been named one of BC's top employers for 5 consecutive years!

 Our benefits

Being part of WorkSafeBC means being part of a strong, committed team of like-minded professionals but also having that work-life balance. Along with a competitive starting salary of $80 016 - $93 444 with regular increases, your total compensation package includes:

  • 3 weeks of vacation in the first year with regular increases based on years of service, and optional leave arrangements such as the Earned Time Off (ETO) program where you can generate an additional 13 flex days off annually
  • competitive benefits package (with no waiting period) and contributions towards an excellent (defined) government pension plan
  • car allowance or company vehicle, company cell phone & laptop
  • access to in-house training, yearly tuition reimbursement, career growth opportunities, and more!

 

As a member of our team, you'll have access to services and benefits that can help you get the most out of work — and life. Learn more about what we offer.

 If you're the successful applicant, we'll be making a conditional offer contingent upon your clearing a criminal record check under the Criminal Records Review Act. At the time of offer, you'll need to provide consent for a criminal record check. Once we receive clearance, we'll confirm your offer of employment.

 WorkSafeBC is an inclusive and accessible employer committed to employment equity objectives and invites applications from all qualified individuals. Only those under consideration will be contacted. If you're unsuccessful, please accept our appreciation for your interest.

 

This position is restricted to those legally entitled to work in Canada.

 

Thank you, in advance, for applying.

 Please apply online at; https://rita.illicohodes.com/go/6217d8a0835a1f97d21774a9/5cca1f9f85739105ac30f870/en

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