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Occupational Health & Safety Superintendent I

From CivicInfo BC - September 1, 2016

Job Posting Title
Occupational Health & Safety Superintendent I

Company
The City of Vancouver is striving to become the greenest city in the world by 2020 and we are proud to be one of Canada's Top 100 Employers, BC's Top Employers, and one of Canada's Greenest Employers.

With employees that have helped Vancouver consistently rank as one of the world's most livable cities, the City values a diverse workforce which represents the vibrant community we so proudly serve.

Consider joining our committed team of staff and being part of an innovative, inclusive and rewarding workplace.

Department
Operations Support & Safety Branch, Engineering Services

Competition #
2016-0554

Application Close
September 11, 2016

Employment Type
Regular Full Time

Affiliation
Exempt

Main Purpose & Function
Reporting to the Safety Manager in Engineering Services, the OHS Superintendent is the primary resource and lead for Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) within a specific branch of Engineering Services. The OHS Superintendent is responsible for ensuring branch compliance with OHS regulations and standards as well as related City policies and programs. Working with Branch staff and other Operations Support and Safety OHS staff, the position is responsible for supporting and contributing to the ongoing development, implementation, coordination and administration of the City of Vancouvers Occupational Health and Safety Programs, while building strong relationships with key client groups.

Specific Duties & Responsibilities

Qualifications
The successful candidate has a demonstrated ability to provide advice and support to managers, supervisors, employees and Occupational Health & Safety committee representatives; hands-on experience in designing/implementing safety initiatives and delivering safety training to diverse work groups, and is a strong leader who can motivate operational teams towards continual improvement.

Qualified candidates meet the following criteria:

Local area travel is a requirement of this position.

A current and valid BC Drivers License is a requirement of this position. The license must not include any restrictions that would affect the ability to legally and safely carry out job responsibilities.

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