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Health and Safety Coordinator, City of Edmonton

Job number: 43220

Move your career in safety to drive, influence, and implement change to elevate our occupational health and safety management systems that exceed corporate and legislative standards to support a strong positive safety culture based on a continuous improvement model.

The coordinator will support the development of the foundation for a corporate health and safety program, ensuring consistent application across the City of Edmonton. Our ideal candidate is personable, adaptable, self-motivated, and is able to drive change to ensure a safe workplace.

With a focus on the City of Edmonton’s Cultural Commitments to Safe, Helpful, Accountable, Integrated and Excellent, your responsibilities may include but are not limited to:

  • Enhance The City’s approach to incident management, workplace inspections, emergency response planning and hazard assessment oversight for client areas
  • Participate in Health and Safety Committee meetings and team meetings to provide health and safety information, advice and guidance on all aspects of the Occupational Health and Safety Management System (OHSMS)
  • Collect and analyze data, complete reports, and identify trends related to various aspects of the OHS Management System
  • Provide field-level safety awareness through the development and delivery of education sessions to employees, through individual instruction, group presentations, tailgate discussions, etc. and ensure a high level of awareness and safety practice
  • Assist in the preparation, review, and implementation of health and safety standards, procedures, and practices in accordance with legislative and regulatory compliance
  • As part of a team, develop strategies and objectives for the OHSMS
  • Build effective communication skills within the Workforce Safety and Employee Health (WSEH) Branch to enhance delivery of the OHSMS

Specific skills to demonstrate include:

  • In-depth knowledge of Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems (i.e. COR, ISO45001)
  • Experience conducting audits within a large organization
  • Assist with managing contractors including pre-qualifying, reviewing safety plans, monitoring and guidance for the contract managers
  • Ability to support Project Managers in completing and evaluating Project Hazard Assessments to identify known and potential hazards prior to handing over Prime Contractor responsibilities
  • Practice conducting orientations for Prime Contractors and other parties prior to work commencing
  • Supporting project managers and leaders in conducting safety checks to ensure compliance on the projects and worksites

Qualifications:

  • Completion of a 2-year Diploma, or University certification program in Occupational Health and Safety
  • 3 years of progressively responsible experience working in Occupational Health and Safety within a construction, industrial or facility operations environment is required
  • Working knowledge of the Occupational Health and Safety Act, regulations and related codes
  • Ability to analyze complex information and make timely decisions using solution-based problem solving
  • Ability to act as a change agent. Effective in enabling and driving change
  • Demonstrate leadership and team-building skills
  • Proven planning and organizational skills to manage program delivery
  • Proficiency in Google applications
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, including report writing and presenting
  • Demonstrates ability and willingness to develop strong relationships and work in a collaborative, integrated manner
  • Valid Alberta Class 5 driver’s license (or provincial equivalent). Obtaining and maintaining a City Driver’s permit is a requirement of this position. Must arrange own transportation to be reimbursed in accordance with the City of Edmonton’s policy and candidates will require business auto insurance.
  • Embrace the Cultural Commitments of Safe, Helpful, Accountable, Integrated and Excellent, and foster an environment that encourages others to do the same

Assets:

  • Contractor Safety Management experience (minimum 3 years)
  • Certification or eligibility for certification as a Canadian Registered Safety Professional (CRSP)
  • Certified auditor (COR and/or ISO standards)

The City of Edmonton is committed to inclusive, respectful and equitable workplaces that represent the communities we serve. We continuously improve our systems, policies and practices to remove barriers and ensure our employees, in all their diversity, can succeed. We value applicants with a diverse range of skills, experiences and competencies, and encourage you to apply. To learn more, see the Art of Inclusion: Our Diversity and Inclusion Framework here: https://bit.ly/3hd2d95

The City of Edmonton strives to provide reasonable access and accommodations throughout the application and selection process. If you would like to request accommodation at any stage of the process, please contact Employment@edmonton.ca

COVID-19 Notice: The City of Edmonton has implemented a COVID 19-Vaccination Policy. Employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and provide proof of vaccination. Employees who cannot be fully vaccinated on the basis of a protected legal ground (e.g. medical, religious) may request an exemption.

Please note that this policy applies to all employees, including new hires, and volunteers. If your application is successful, you will be asked to provide proof of vaccination or request an exemption

For more information, please refer to our COVID-19 Vaccination Policy (bit.ly/3lKwb6j) and COVID-19 Vaccination Procedure (bit.ly/39BICMt).

Up to two permanent full-time positions

Hours of Work: 33.75 hours per week

Salary: $38.705 - $48.357 (Hourly); $68,188.530 - $85,192.940 (Annually)

Talent Acquisition Consultant: CM/MZ

Classification Title: Construction Safety & Trng Cor

Posting Date: Mar 9, 2022

Closing Date: Mar 23, 2022 11:59:00 PM (MDT)

Number of Openings (up to): 2 - Permanent Full-time

Union: CSU 52

Department: Workforce Safety and Employee Health

Work Location(s): Century Place, 11th Floor, 9803 - 102A Avenue Edmonton T5J 3A3

Visit www.edmonton.ca/careers for more information on how to apply


OHS Advisor, Town of Stony Plain

At the Town of Stony Plain, our goal is a healthy and safe workplace that enables everyone to go home each day in the same condition in which they arrived. We are currently recruiting a key member of our Human Resource Services team for the position of OHS Advisor who will commit to contributing to a Health and Safety Management System that protects our staff, contractors, volunteers, and property.

Reporting to the Manager of Human Resource Services, this permanent full-time position will provide leadership in OHS management to support managers, supervisors and workers in delivering a positive safety culture. This incumbent is responsible for implementing and administering OHS Standards, legislation, policies, and procedures while providing guidance and support to workers and leaders on the Town’s Safety Program.

We are seeking a candidate who:

  • Has a clear understanding of relevant OHS legislation, Regulations, Code, and industry standards, with a sound understanding of municipal operations, policies and objectives
  • Has sound judgement and is highly ethical
  • Demonstrates personal leadership, collaboration, and service excellence with the ability to work collaboratively with stakeholders to advance safety initiatives across the organization
  • Exhibits excellent verbal, written and presentation skills, with the ability to articulate issues and influence outcomes
  • Possesses strong planning and organizing abilities, with effective analytical, risk assessment and decision-making skills
  • Has the ability to foster positive relationships with various stakeholders, both internal and external to the organization

Education:

  • Related post-secondary diploma or degree in Occupational Health and Safety
  • Preference given to candidates with Canadian Registered Safety Professional (CRSP), or Canadian Registered Safety Technician (CRST) Designation or in process of obtaining,
  • Safety Audit Certification

Experience:

  • Minimum 5 years of OH&S related experience including consulting, program development, program management and contractor safety management
  • Municipal or public experience considered an asset
  • Experience administering Certificate of Recognition (COR) Program

The salary range for this position is $77,072 - $98,057 per annum. The current work week is based on 35 hours, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday to Friday. The option to participate in an alternate work schedule and/or remote work may also be available. The Town offers an excellent benefits package including the Local Authorities Pension Plan.

For complete details and to apply online, please visit www.stonyplain.com

As an employer with a strong commitment to health and safety, the Town of Stony Plain is taking every reasonable step to protect the health, safety, and welfare of its employees and public from the hazard of COVID-19. As per the Town’s Vaccination Policy, all employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and provide proof of vaccination as a condition of employment. Employees who cannot be vaccinated on the basis of a protected legal ground may request an exemption. If your application is successful, proof of vaccination provided by Alberta Health Services will be required prior to the start date.

Competition #: 2022013

This competition will remain open until a suitable applicant is recruited.

The Town of Stony Plain thanks all respondents, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


Health and Safety Coordinator, Special Areas Board

Term Position Available: March 22 - May 2023

  • Annual Salary at $49,504 - $61,362 depending upon experience and education*
  • 8-hour workday (Monday through Friday) – Overtime may be required

Workplace: Musters out of the Youngstown Service Centre

The Health and Safety Coordinator is required, through consultation with management and supervisory staff, to maintain and administer a Health and Safety Program that eliminates or reduces the effects of workplace injuries or illnesses, increases safety awareness, and decreases property and environmental damage.

Key Duties will include:

  • Assess, evaluate, and implement safety program processes and initiatives to identify potential hazards and controls
  • Maintain documentation to ensure compliance with legislation and Special Areas Board policies
  • Participate in development and modification of safety policy, procedure, and manuals to align with changing practices and regulatory requirements
  • Assist management and supervisors in the investigation of reported incidents and participate in developing corrective actions
  • Develop and deliver safety training programs to managers, supervisors, and employees
  • Participate in Joint Worksite Health and Safety Committee

Requirements:

  • Grade 12 (or an equivalent GED); combined with 2-5 years related health and safety experience (combination of education and experience may be considered)
  • Valid Class 5 Driver’s Licence
  • Ability to work independently, possessing strong analytical and organizational skills
  •  Highly developed written and verbal communications skills, with the ability to communicate effectively using courtesy, tact and discretion and use good judgement
  • Intermediate to advanced Computer Skills – Excel and Word (MS Suite)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Alberta Municipal Health and Safety Association (AMSHA) MHSA Peer Auditor Certification
  • AMHSA - Municipal Health and Safety Advisor
  • Practical Working Knowledge of Road Construction and Heavy Equipment Operation

Important Considerations for Applicants:

  • This is a designated safety sensitive position and mandatory pre-employment drug testing will be conducted on all newly hired employees
  • The ability to travel and work out of the office is essential
  • Overtime work may be expected as a part of this role.
  • Please include a contact email address on application or resume

Request for Information May be Directed as Follows:

  • John Armstrong – Parks Supervisor – 403-854-5600
  • Lisa Colby – HR Supervisor – 403-854-5604

Competition NO: 30165

Closing Date: February 14, 2022 (or until suitable candidate is chosen)

Please send an application form and/or resume quoting competition number to:

We thank all applicants; however only those invited for an interview will be personally contacted. 

www.specialareas.ab.ca