Safety And Health Officer

Job IDF3-A2-F0-AC-0F-EB
CompanyRed River College
Date Posted2019-06-04
Posted Until2019-06-17
Job TypeFull-time
Job CategoryEducation
Safety and Health Officer
Safety and Health

Position Location: Notre Dame Campus (Winnipeg, MB)

Full-Time Position Available

An eligibility list may be created for similar casual, part-time, full-time, and term positions

Red River College is a leader in applied learning and innovation. Our talented team of employees is passionate about education, innovation and student success. We offer competitive salaries, extensive benefits, and the opportunity for personal and professional growth in a rewarding career.

Duties: As a team member within Safety and Health Services, this position will provide Workplace Safety and Health direction and guidance to RRC Academic and Non Academic areas to ensure that they are compliant with MB WSH Act and Regulation and any other regulatory bodies. This position has specific operational responsibilities in the area of coordinating the Chemical Safety Program, WHMIS Program, and is responsible for overseeing the Hazardous Waste Management Program. Develop and implement specific safety and health training, maintain safety records, conduct risk assessments, develop safe work procedures, lead workplace inspections and investigations. The incumbent will also respond and provide guidance on any Improvement Orders that are issued to the College. They will assist several Workplace Safety and Health Committees in their duties as well as provide member training. They will assist with emergency response requirements under the direction of the Emergency Preparedness Coordinator and provide employee first aid training.

- Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) Certificate or combination of education and experience may be considered
- Minimum 5 years of OHS administration experience or including but not limited to inspections, investigations and development of safe work procedures
- Knowledge of OHS related issues including risk identification and safety and health legislation
- Efficient communication skills and experience in facilitating in adult education and/or teaching in a mature setting
- Demonstrated organizational and time management skills with the ability to multi task are required to work on several projects , duties and tasks within deadlines
- Efficient interpersonal skills, including the ability to foster relationships with both internal and external stakeholders
- Ability to communicate accurate health and safety information in writing
- Demonstrated experience with managing hazardous waste and hazardous materials
- Experience with Microsoft Office Software
- Values Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion
- Commitment to lifelong learning
- Values Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
- Commitment to lifelong learning

- CRSP Designation
- TGD Training
- Respirator Fit Testing Experience
- Experience using Occupational Hygiene Equipment

- Applicants must be legally entitled to work in Canada
- This position may be required to work evenings and/or weekends
- This position may be required to work overtime
- This position may be required to travel
How To ApplyApplicants are to clearly demonstrate how they satisfy the selection criteria in their written submissions and must identify the competition number they are applying for in the subject line of the email

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An eligibility list may be created for similar casual, part-time, full-time, and term positions

We seek diversity in our workplace. Aboriginal persons, women, visible minorities and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Competition #: 2019-079
Closing Date: June 17, 2019
Salary: $56,911 - $77,906 per annum

We thank all applicants for their interest, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Red River College provides accommodations to applicants with disabilities throughout the hiring process. If an applicant requires accommodation during the application or selection process, Human Resource Services will work with the applicant to meet the accommodation needs.

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2055 Notre Dame Ave, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada R3H0J9