From coastal beaches to mountain forests, the North Vancouver School District – “the natural place to learn,” provides world class instruction and a rich diversity of engaging programs to inspire success for every student. Our 25 elementary and 7 secondary schools, 2650 staff and 16,000 students offer a safe and nurturing environment based on trust, respect, responsibility and collaboration. Are you passionate about Occupational Health and Safety and looking for a great working environment? Then come “learn, share and grow” with us in the natural place to work!
Occupational Health and Safety Manager
As an experienced management professional, the OHS Manager provides leadership in overseeing the vision, planning and maintenance of the Occupational Health and Safety Program for our diverse School District. The job duties of the position are broad and include strategic and operational responsibilities for both prevention and compliance within the OHS portfolio.
A key component of this role is to ensure that senior staff are engaged in their OHS statutory obligations and that creative measures that support success and compliance at all levels of the District are established, implemented and maintained. In addition, the OHS Manager is involved in risk analysis and management, emergency preparedness efforts and will also be a critical resource for every school’s OHS committee.
Operational responsibilities include, conducting assessments, making recommendations, communicating with stakeholder groups, and developing or updating programs, creation and delivery of safety training to staff, maintaining the hazardous materials inventory, and ensuring that new staff are properly onboarded. With the support of an external organization, duties will also include WorkSafeBC claims management. In addition, the OHS Manager is involved in establishing and controlling operating and capital budgets as well as, preparing and overseeing the OHS annual budget.
Your professional experience includes working with OHS program requirements, claims management, ergonomics, industrial hygiene, emergency preparedness and waste management. Your aptitude for harnessing the power of technology to support your work is complimented by a related post-secondary diploma/degree and your Canadian Registered Safety Professional (CRSP) or equivalent designation.
Experience within a multi stakeholder environment is critical to success in this role. This position works closely with Human Resource staff on OHS issues within the context of labour relations including, participation in the grievance process and Collective Bargaining.
candidates are required to submit to a BC Ministry Criminal Record
Check and a local Police Criminal Record Check as condition of
To apply by June 8th, 2020, please click 'Apply Online'. Applying is a two-step process: First create your profile on Make a Future and then apply directly to the North Vancouver Schools District’s Occupational Health and Safety Manager posting.
North Vancouver School District values the time you have taken to submit your application; however, only those applicants selected to move forward will be contacted.
For more information about Careers at the North Vancouver School District, please visit www.sd44.ca