Safety Advisor - City of Kamloops

                 

City of Kamloops

Safety Advisor

Revised Closing Date

(Permanent, Full-Time) # 898                                                                 
Closing Date: Open Until Filled

 
At the City of Kamloops, we believe in progressive and barrier-free recruitment for everybody every day. This means employment opportunities for all in a safe, inclusive and diverse workplace. We know our city is stronger when we hire qualified individuals from different backgrounds with diverse experiences, cultures and perspectives.
 
We are focused on creating the highest levels of service excellence, based on an organization-wide community culture that celebrates our employees who make it all happen. We are known as Canada’s Tournament Capital and are famous for our hospitality and community spirit, traits that make us a leader! Recreation, sports, arts and culture, health care, social activities, volunteerism, and affordable housing all meld to form a unique blend of big-city amenities with small-town ambience. This is Kamloops!

Let’s make Kamloops shine! Join our team today.

Position Overview

The City of Kamloops has an exciting opportunity for a Permanent, Full-Time Safety Advisor to join the Human Resources and Safety Department. The Safety Advisor is responsible for ensuring Municipal, Provincial, and Federal regulatory compliance and in helping to maintain a safe and healthy workplace. The Advisor plays a significant role in eliminating or reducing the high costs associated with injuries, penalties, property damage, and fines. This role is also responsible for coordinating in-service training programs, conducting inspections, and performing complex investigations, including those involving significant motor vehicle incidents. Our ideal candidate is passionate about health and safety and thrives in a collaborative working environment.

Please note this is an Exempt Management position with a starting salary of $82,621.50 with eligibility for annual general increases and performance salary increases. The City also offers a comprehensive benefit package including generous vacation and an Earned Days Off program. Along with these benefits, the City provides access to fitness facilities, various instructed programs, and community volunteer/engagement opportunities.

If you share our corporate values and are Trusting, Health Conscious, Cooperative, Inclusive, Purposeful, and Resilient, then the Safety Advisor position may be a great fit for you! If you are interested in joining our dynamic team, apply today!
 
The successful candidate must have the following qualifications:

  1. Two-year diploma in OH&S or four-year degree in OH&S related studies, such as Industrial Hygiene; or equivalent combination of education and experience (CRSP, CIH, ROH).
  2. Minimum of three years of experience in a safety practitioner’s role.
  3. Knowledge of labour relations as related to OH&S issues.
  4. Exceptional organizational and time management skills.
  5. Verbal and written communication skills.
  6. Thorough knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel, as demonstrated through testing (70% pass required).

 
For new hires, and for those working in designated positions of trust, including those working directly with vulnerable persons, no formal offer of employment will be made until an applicant completes a police information check. A comprehensive benefits package is included with this position.

Please note this position will remain open until filled.
 
For new hires, and for those working in designated positions of trust, including those working directly with vulnerable persons, no formal offer of employment will be made until an applicant completes a police information check. A comprehensive benefits package is included with this position.

Hourly Rate
Starting salary $82,621.50

Hours & Days of Work
Monday – Friday:
8:00am – 4:00pm

Hours per Week
37.5

Please note if you need assistance or have individual needs or requirements throughout the application process, contact the Human Resources Department by telephone, email hr@kamloops.ca or in person at 105 Seymour Street so we can better support you.

External job postings are open to everyone. We are an equal opportunity employer and thank all applicants for their interest. Please be sure to review the application requirements of each job you apply for. Only those selected to participate in the recruitment process will be contacted.

Applications are accepted online at kamloops.ca/careers.


Organization: City of Kamloops
Location: Kamloops, BC
Region: Thompson / Shuswap / Columbia
Professional Category(s): Occupational Health & Safety
Posted: January 25, 2023, 10:10 am
Expires: February 25, 2023, 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: $82,621.50 Year

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