Manager, Health and Safety Prevention Field Services Job in Kamloops
Job type: Permanent Vacancy
Full/part time: Full Time
WorkSafeBC is seeking an occupational health and safety professional to fill an exciting leadership role on our Prevention Field Services team. As a key member of a provincial management team, you’ll manage prevention-related field services operations and staff in the Kamloops region. In addition, you’ll be the key contact for external stakeholders on prevention and other occupational health and safety-related matters.
What you’ll do
As the manager, Prevention Field Services you will:
Oversee and ensure the effective delivery of Prevention services and programs, including education and consultation with employers and workers and enforcement of the Workers Compensation Act and Occupational Health and Safety Regulation.
Participate in business planning and decision-making activities related to the continual improvement of our prevention services.
Develop and implement regional short and long term projects appropriate to the needs of your specific region.
Provide advice to management and field personnel in the organization to ensure the effective application of law, policy, and guidelines applicable to occupational health and safety.
Work directly with both internal and external stakeholders, including industry, employer, and labour representatives
Is this a good fit for you?
We’re looking for someone who can:
Lead a team working in a complex, high volume, regulatory environment.
Develop strategies and solutions to complex industry issues and initiatives in order to reduce risk and keep workplaces healthy and safe.
Provide occupational health and safety expertise and guidance to WorkSafeBC staff and stakeholders.
Build partnerships with internal and external stakeholders.
Deliver extraordinary customer service and exhibit proficient skills in public speaking and presentations.
Demonstrate outstanding project management skills.
Travel to locations in BC and stay overnight as required.
Your experience and educational background
A university/college degree or certificate in a relevant discipline, such as occupational health and safety, occupational hygiene, or a specific industry (e.g. forestry, healthcare, construction)
A minimum of five years of experience in occupational health and safety in a primary industry where you have gained knowledge in more than one stage or part of the industry process and understand common health and safety risks and hazards unique to the industry
A minimum of three years of work experience in a management role in occupational health and safety that demonstrates a broad
knowledge of industry, employer, and labour issues.
An equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered.