Co-ordinator - Occupational Health & Safety - Peel Regional Police

Co-ordinator – Occupational Health & Safety

One (1) permanent, full-time position

This is an exciting opportunity for a subject matter expert in Occupational Health and Safety to play a high-impact role at Peel Regional Police – one of Canada’s most progressive police services.

As a Co-ordinator – Occupational Health and Safety within our HR Health and Safety Department, you’ll assist with the development, implementation and enhancement of organizational occupational health and safety (OHS) programs, the analysis of health and safety reports to determine trends, and use your experience in the field to make savvy recommendations on preventive or corrective measures.

RESPONSIBILITIES

More specifically, as a Co-ordinator – Occupational Health and Safety, you will:

  • Maintain and analyze data relating to Joint Occupational Health and Safety Workplace Inspections using the Parklane Disability Management System. Input, update and review data to identify workplace hazards and follow up with assigned areas to ensure that they are addressed in a timely manner.
  • Co-ordinate the collection and analysis of health and safety information, produce reports and statistical information on relevant OHS data, and provide recommendations for improvement.
  • Disseminate Occupational Health and Safety information, including Meeting Minutes and Workplace Inspection reports, to Joint Occupational Health and Safety Committee members, post information on the Intranet site, and develop and maintain the OH&S Intranet site.
  • Support the Joint Occupational Health and Safety Committee and act as a resource for health and safety issues. Attend health and safety meetings and participate in workplace inspections, accident investigations and safety training courses.
  • As subject matter expert, perform hazard identification, job safety analysis, risk assessments, workplace audits and inspections, and advise on preventive and/or corrective measures required.
  • Assist in the development of OHS Safe Work Practices and Directives.
  • Perform accident investigations to identify basic cause and provide recommendations for the prevention of similar incidents.
  • Provide advice, guidance and support to members on issues pertaining to Occupational Health and Safety matters.
  • Identify members requiring Workplace Inspection training, co-ordinate and schedule training, assist in the preparation of training materials and assist in the facilitation of the training.
  • Maintain Fire Warden listing; schedule Fire Warden training; maintain drill reports.
  • Assist in the preparation of health and safety presentations and training, safety advisories, brochures and other material to raise hazard awareness.

QUALIFICATIONS

In the role of Co-ordinator – Occupational Health and Safety, you’ll leverage the following education, experience and skills:

  • Post-secondary diploma/degree in Occupational Health and Safety, or equivalent. 
  • Canadian Registered Safety Professional (CRSP) designation and/or Certified Health and Safety Consultant (CHSC) designation preferred, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • A minimum of two (2) years’ experience in the Occupational Health and Safety field
  • MS Word-Intermediate skills
  • MS Excel-Intermediate skills
  • MS PowerPoint-Intermediate skills
  • MS Outlook skills
  • Demonstrated knowledge in developing health and safety programs and systems
  • Demonstrated knowledge in essential elements of the health and safety function, such as legislation, accident prevention, and industrial hygiene standards
  • Effective oral communication and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated training and presentation skills
  • Demonstrated organizational skills
  • Ability to work effectively in a highly confidential and sensitive environment
  • Working knowledge of related legislation pertinent to the function, including Occupational Health & Safety Act and Workplace Safety and Insurance Act
  • Ability to successfully complete the following tests: MS Excel; Filing; Grammar; MS Outlook; MS PowerPoint; Spelling; Vocabulary; MS Word; Speed & Accuracy Typing

The salary range for this permanent, full-time position is $53,662 to $84,168 per annum and is complemented by a comprehensive benefit program, including employer-paid Health/Dental and Life Insurance after six (6) months; and the OMERS Pension Plan.

Peel Regional Police is committed to ensuring the health and wellness of its employees and offers many programs and services in support of work-life balance and both personal and professional wellness. From wellness protection for you and your family, to state-of-the-art fitness facilities available to you free of charge, to structured programs to nurture your intellectual, physical and emotional wellness, we’ve got you covered.

Our Vision: A Safer Community Together

Peel Regional Police, the second largest municipal police service in Ontario, polices the cities of Mississauga and Brampton, with a population of almost 1.4 million residents, and Pearson International Airport, which saw an estimated 13.3 million people pass through in 2020.

Peel Regional Police is acknowledged as one of Canada’s most progressive police services. A proactive approach to problem-solving, a dedication to professional excellence and a reputation for making the community a better place in which to live and work – these are the hallmarks of Peel Regional Police.

Qualified persons should apply online at www.peelpolice.ca, referencing Job ID #303265, by Wednesday, June 23, 2021. No agency contact and/or referrals, please.

Applicants in consideration for hire shall be subject to a thorough background investigation that includes, but is not limited to, police checks with local, provincial and out-of-country law enforcement agencies, if required, education credentials, credit and financial inquiries, and personal and work references.