Health and Safety Coordinator
CHRYSALIS ALBERTA SOCIETY FOR CITIZENS WITH DISABILITIES
Edmonton, AB

Role Objective

To lead and direct the daily health and safety operations within Chrysalis. To have a thorough understanding of legislation relating to safety standards and the ability to advise corrective action and facilitate change to improve the health and safety culture of Chrysalis.

Key Responsibilities (include but are not limited to):

  • The Health and Safety Coordinator promotes the vision and mission of Chrysalis. The position assists all departments in ensuring that operations are in compliance with legislation and program requirements.
  • Conducting new hire Health and Safety Orientation
  • Lead the development and implementation of program guidelines, program monitoring and evaluation.
  • Ensure all health; safety and training activities are in accordance with legislation, PIR and accreditation standards, service delivery guidelines and organizational policies and procedures.
  • Inspect workplaces to ensure equipment, materials, and production processes do not present a safety and health hazard
  • Develop, implement and evaluate health and safety programs and strategies
  • Investigate incidents and concerns related to health and safety
  • Promote a Health and Safety culture that follows OHS laws and regulations
  • Active participation in an engagement with the Quality and Safety Improvement Committee (JHSC)
  • Regularly engage with employees, supervisors and managers and clients to deliver training and advise on workplace safety issues
  • Coaching managers, supervisors and employees in occupational health and safety programs

investigate workplace fatalities, serious injuries and near misses.

Experience

  • Generating strategies and ideas to improve safety outcomes for staff
  • Providing leadership and contributing to a highly collaborative and complex team to accomplish collective goals
  • Building trust and maintain a high level of confidentiality and discretion at all time
  • Engaging diverse groups or individuals ideas, accurately assessing and leveraging needs, talents and strengths
  • Inspiring and contributing to an inclusive culture of continuous and collaborative learning
  • Corporate program development
  • WCB Claims management
  • Leading COR auditsSkills & Qualifications
  • A diploma in Occupational Health and Safety with a minimum of 6 years relevant work experience.
  • Proficient word processor, specifically Google Doc, Sheets, Slides, Calendar and Email
  • Excellent communicator, both in writing and verbal
  • Strong mediation and conflict resolution skills
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and influence positive outcomes
  • Able to remain open-minded and objective
  • A flexible, proactive approach to work including the ability to prioritize and re-prioritize tasks
  • Able to act as an advocate for workers.
  • Inclusive interpersonal skills and relationship managementCompetencies
  • Collaboration,
  • Self-motivation and initiative
  • Confidentiality and integrity
  • Interpersonal Relations and Respect
  • Leadership Creative Problem-Solving
  • Project/Program Development, Implementation, Coordination and Evaluation

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Experience:

  • Occupational Health and Safety relevant work: 6 years (Required)

Education:

  • AEC / DEP or Skilled Trade Certificate (Preferred)

Location:

  • Edmonton, AB (Preferred)

Licence:

  • Certificate or diploma from an accredited health and safety (Preferred)
  • Certified COR Auditor Status (Preferred)
  • Standard First Aid trainer (Preferred)
  • Criminal Record Check and Vulnerable Sector Search (Required)

Language:

  • English (Required)