Occupational Health & Safety Coordinator - City of Abbotsford

City of Abbotsford

Occupational Health & Safety Coordinator

Exempt, Fulltime
Posting #J0321-0511

At the City of Abbotsford our people are our greatest asset. We offer a wide range of diverse, stimulating and rewarding career opportunities that support and recognize high levels of performance. In Abbotsford, we work strongly to create a challenging yet rewarding environment for our employees to thrive. We invite you to become part of a place that has strong corporate and organizational values, rewarding career paths, challenging opportunities, and an engaging and dynamic team to work with.

Be part of the story. Join our team today.

The City of Abbotsford has an exciting opportunity for an Occupational Health & Safety Coordinator (OHSC) to join our Human Resources team. Reporting to the Manager, Occupational Health and Safety, the OHSC will be accountable for supporting and contributing to the on-going development, implementation, coordination and administration of the City’s Occupational Health and Safety Program.

The wide diversity of our City services require an energetic team player with the ability to build and maintain positive professional relationships with all City staff, industry counterparts, and external consultants.
As the OHSC you will assist in accident/incident investigations and ensure completion of corrective actions. You will research, plan, organize, and/or conduct safety training programs. You will ensure regulatory safety compliance by facilitating and overseeing workplace inspections. You will be the key point of contact for the coordination of SDS library for controlled products and assist with action plan completion to obtain/maintain COR certification. As a safety champion your contributions will ensure City compliance with OHS regulation, legislation, policy and best practices. 

As the ideal candidate you have:

  • A Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety
  • Comprehensive knowledge of WorkSafeBC, OHS and other applicable safety regulations
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in a similar role in a unionized environment, municipal experience an asset
  • Strong computer skills
  • Valid Class 5 BC Driver’s Licence and a safe driving history.
  • Strong customer service focus, superior communication (verbal and written) and interpersonal skills

This exempt position offers a salary range of $85,000 to $93,000 per year and a comprehensive benefit package. If you are looking for a position that will provide you with endless opportunities for growth and accelerated learning, apply now! 

At the City of Abbotsford we work strongly to create a challenging yet rewarding environment for our employees to thrive. We offer ongoing personal and professional development opportunities, competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits package. To apply, please visit us online at www.abbotsford.ca/careers

Closing Date: May 15, 2021

Organization: City of Abbotsford
Location: Abbotsford, BC
Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Category(s): Occupational Health & Safety
Posted: April 22, 2021, 2:29 pm
Expires: May 15, 2021, 4:30 pm

Employment Type: Full Time
Employment Length: Permanent
Education Requirement: College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma from a program of 1 year to 2 years
Job Experience: 3 years to less than 5 years
Rate: $85000.00 to $93000.00 Year

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