Health & Safety Advisor

District of Mission

Mission is located in the lower mainland of BC, and is nestled on the southern coastal mountain slopes overlooking the lush Fraser River Valley. Mission is a rapidly growing and dynamic community of approximately 38,000 residents, located 15 minutes north of the US border and 70 kilometers east of Vancouver. Although Mission is part of a broader metropolitan area, it still maintains its distinct and welcoming small town flavor.
If...working for a growing community and making a difference...
working for a progressive employer in the beautiful Fraser Valley...
working with an exceptional team, appeals to you...
You may be the person we are seeking.

Health & Safety Advisor

The District of Mission has an exciting opportunity for a motivated, enthusiastic and collaborative individual to fill the full-time position of Health & Safety Advisor.

Reporting to the Manager of Human Resources, you will develop, implement, manage and monitor the District’s health, safety and wellness functions including the Safety Management System (SMS) and assist with injury and return to work management, and promote safety awareness.

You will be responsible for providing expert advice and support to management staff regarding corporate safety management systems and disability management programs for all employee groups and ensure the District is in compliance with the Worker’s Compensation Act and Occupational Health & Safety regulations and appropriate risk management practices.

You will have considerable knowledge of the legislation and regulations pertaining to workplace health & safety and you will bring strong problem-solving and decision-making skills. As an active listener, you are able to coach and consult in an open transparent manner. You have the ability to develop and deliver educational workshops and seminars related to health, safety and wellness and you are able to maintain strict confidentiality and a high level of trust and respect across the workplace. You will work with a variety of departments across the organization, including parks and recreation staff, forestry, RCMP support staff, public works, fire and rescue and others.

Along with a degree or diploma in health and safety and Canadian Registered Safety Professional (CRSP) designation or equivalent, you will have five (5) years of related experience specific to corporate safety management systems and disability management. Experience in fall protection, confined space and gas detection is an asset, with the ability to provide instruction in those areas.

This position is excluded from the bargaining units and offers a wage rate commensurate with your qualifications and experience.

If this career opportunity interests you, please apply via the Careers page on our website (Job ID 2020-02) by Monday, March 2, 2020.

We thank all interested candidates; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Organization: District of Mission
Location: Mission, BC
Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Category(s): Occupational Health & Safety
Posted: February 14, 2020, 9:29 am
Expires: March 2, 2020, 4:30 pm

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