Posted: 
2021-10-21
Job Type: 
Full Time
Employment length: 
Permanent
Language requirements: 
English
Education requirements: 
Secondary (high) school graduation certificate
Job experience: 
1 year to less than 2 years
Job industry: 
Education
Job Location: 
Surrey

HEALTH & SAFETY OFFICER

Surrey Schools, recipient of the BC's Top Employer and Canada's Greenest Employer awards, provides quality education to over 75,000 students in British Columbias fastest-growing community. Serving a diverse, multicultural urban centre, we are a progressive school district offering a broad range of innovative programs and services to support the learning of our students and staff.

POSITION SUMMARY

As Health & Safety Officer, you will be one of three Health & Safety Officers who work as part of a dynamic team within the Employee Health and Safety Department. You will provide technical expertise, support and advice on occupational health, safety throughout our districts 12,500 employees including teachers, support staff, administrators, exempt and executive staffs. We do this by developing programs, policies, procedures and supporting documents, and providing tools to support the implementation these programs at all our schools and District sites to help ensure the health and safety of our employees, students, contractors, and visitors.

As one of three officers, your portfolio includes a balanced combination of these programs: Asbestos Management

Communicable Disease, including COVID-19 and Hepatitis B

Confined Space

Coordination of Contractors

Discrimination, Bullying & Harassment

Ergonomics

Fall Protection

First Aid

Risk Assessment and Control

Indoor Air Quality (IAQ)

Inspections

Lockout

WHMIS

Workplace Violence

Workplace Injury and InvestigationEDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE Diploma or degree in Occupational Health & Safety

Three or more years in a recent Health & Safety role

CRSP, ROHT, CIH or similar designation is an asset

Certified Internal COR Auditor with BCMSA or willingness to attain.

Current COR auditing experience is an asset

Current claims management experience including stay at work/recover at work programs and claim appeals

Experience designing and delivering training modules in person and onlinePERSONAL SKILL SET You have a healthy sense of humour and you bring enthusiasm for health and safety promotion.

You have efficient written and verbal communication skills, and you enjoy working collaboratively with others to reach common goals.

You have an ability to provide high level H&S advice across various levels of an organization.

You value relationships, you are personable, and you offer a flexible approach to problem solving.

You are very self-organized, and you can work within tight and often competing deadlines.This position is excluded from the union and offers an excellent salary and benefits package. Interested and qualified applicants should apply by clicking "apply online" below ensuring to upload resume, cover letter and references, along with relevant educational certificates by 4:00 pm Friday November 19, 2021.

Note: The successful applicant will be required to consent to a Criminal Record Search prior to employment. Only applicants selected for interviews will be contacted. To all others, thank you.