• Occupational Health & Safety Advisor

  • Job Description

    Job Title: Occupational Health & Safety Advisor
    Work Site: Corporate - VGH EE
    Status: Regular Full Time 
    Reference#: 111581-ale


    JOB SUMMARY:

    Reporting to the Manager, Safety and Prevention, the Occupational Health & Safety Advisor acts as a resource providing consultation, research and support on Health & Safety issues for the Workplace Health Team and for managers, supervisors and staff. Responsible for collaborating with other Occupational Health & Safety Advisors in the planning, development, implementation and evaluation of an authority wide Safety program. Promotes a safety culture to eliminate occupational injuries and illness.

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    Education and Experience:

    • Graduation from a two-year diploma program in Occupational Health & Safety from a recognized institution plus five (5) years’ professional Occupational Health & Safety experience in a unionized healthcare environment, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

    Skills:

    • facilitation
    • education and training
    • verbal and written communication and engagement
    • systems thinking
    • influence
    • current computer literacy in Excel, Power Point, Word

    Knowledge:

    • applicable legislation and regulations
    • workplace health
    • hazardous materials
    • Canadian Radiation Safety
    • WSBC claims process

     

    Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for this posting.


    ***Employees of VCH must apply via the Internal Application Process. Refer to the staffpostings.vch.ca site for How to Apply instructions. Current VCH employees who apply to this posting using this external site will be considered as an external candidate. Seniority will not apply.***

    Thank you for your interest in Vancouver Coastal Health.

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