Health and Safety Specialist
Based out of: Thunder Bay
As part of a high performance team, you will assist clients in meeting and exceeding their Occupational Health and Safety responsibilities by evaluating the quality of health and safety programs in a variety of workplaces, providing outcome-oriented consulting and developing clear and concise action plans. This includes delivering high-impact training to supervisors and workers, facilitating meetings and leading industry committees as well as visiting sites in remote locations.
A natural leader, you will be able to analyze complex situations, determine when technical support is required, develop clear recommendations, and write reports. Your ability to develop work plans and schedules, set and meet goals, and work with minimal supervision is complemented by your ability to build rapport and maintain relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
You possess sound knowledge of adult education, coaching and facilitation, and have obtained post-secondary education or an equivalent combination of training/education, complemented with seven years of related job experience in occupational health and safety. Experience in a forestry sector-related discipline is required. Bilingual communication skills in the French language are considered an asset. A Canadian Registered Safety Professional (CRSP) designation or the ability to attain is required. A valid driver’s licence and access to a vehicle are required.
To apply for this position, please forward your written application, by July 27, 2018 to:
Workplace Safety North
690 McKeown Avenue
North Bay, ON P1B 9P1
Fax: (705) 482-0326 (confidential fax)
Join WSN. Make a difference.
At Workplace Safety North, we are dedicated to bringing every worker home safe and healthy.
Workplace Safety North (WSN) is an independent not-for-profit health and safety organization, providing health and safety products, training and consulting to employees in Ontario's mining, forestry, paper, printing and converting sectors. We also provide health and safety services to businesses in all sectors across Northern Ontario.
As one of four health and safety associations operating under the Health & Safety Ontario banner, WSN is a trusted advisor to businesses, large and small, seeking to boost productivity and profitability by reaching zero work-related injuries, illnesses and fatalities.
Why WSN is a Great Place to Work
- Company paid Group Benefits include: Health, Dental, Vision, Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability, Life Insurance, Dependent Life Insurance, Accidental Death and Dismemberment, Out-of-Province Travel Insurance and Employee Assistance Program
- Excellent Employee Pension Plan
- Professional Association/Affiliation membership fees, where eligible
- Business mileage and meal reimbursement
- Competitive Vacation Time and Leave entitlements
- Free Parking
- Respectful Workplace Policy and Procedures
- Leader in Health & Safety Practices
- Meeting Rooms and Training Facilities available