Schedule Monday-Friday 8:30AM-4:30PM
Education Level 3 Year Community College Diploma in Science / Health Sciences or a related field.
Career Level Requires 3 Years of Relevant Experience
Should the successful applicant be a Unifor Unit 1 bargaining unit member, who meets the eligibility conditions of Article 19.02 of the Unifor Unit 1 Collective Agreement, then the Limited Term Assignment will be defined as a Career Growth Opportunity in accordance with Article 19 of the Unifor Local 5555 Unit 1 Collective Agreement.
Safety Technician (II)
Responsible for improving and creating new processes which facilitate the implementation of established environmental and occupational health and safety programs to support faculty, staff and students and other stakeholders within the Faculty of Health Sciences (FHS).
Purpose and Key Functions:
Improve and create new processes which facilitate the implementation of the environmental and occupational health and safety programs within the Faculty of Health Sciences
Document stakeholder feedback and collate audit data for periodic review.
Analyze audit data for recurrent noncompliance and engage stakeholders in in-depth discussions to discover root causes which may include personal, social or structural barriers to compliance.
Recommend local solutions or motivators designed to overcome compliance barriers which are appropriate for the specific work environment.
Collect information on key performance indicators and design and implement continuous improvement plans.
Make recommendations to improve business workflows and document control processes.
Develop and deliver safety education, testing and training programs both online and in person sessions.
Coordinate safety training courses through the learning management system.
Disseminate the impact of regulatory and policy requirements to stakeholders.
Troubleshoot and resolve complex issues including project-specific hazard recognition, evaluation, control and management
Perform specialized services such as respirator fit testing and preliminary ergonomic assessments of computer workstations.
Review faculty-specific clinical, academic and research applications and environments and recommend appropriate policies and procedures for the control of hazards.
Monitor budgets and reconciles accounts.
Completes various financial and administrative forms.
Schedule, plan and coordinate a variety of activities, events and meetings.
Provide estimates of time and resources required for various events.
Write a variety of documents such as minutes, correspondence, reports, standard operating procedures and presentation slides.
Provide detailed compliance information to stakeholders
Update and maintain files and records.
Update website and social media platforms.
Remain current with frequent legislation and policy changes.
Ensures adherence to quality standards and procedures for short-term staff and volunteers.
3-year Community College Diploma in Science/Health Sciences or a related field.
Requires 3 years of relevant experience.
How To Apply
To apply for this job, please submit your application online.
Employment Equity Statement
McMaster University is located on the traditional territories of the Haudenosaunee and Mississauga Nations and within the lands protected by the “Dish With One Spoon” wampum agreement.
The diversity of our workforce is at the core of our innovation and creativity and strengthens our research and teaching excellence. In keeping with its Statement on Building an Inclusive Community with a Shared Purpose, McMaster University strives to embody the values of respect, collaboration and diversity, and has a strong commitment to employment equity.
The University seeks qualified candidates who share our commitment to equity and inclusion, who will contribute to the diversification of ideas and perspectives, and especially welcomes applications from indigenous (First Nations, Métis or Inuit) peoples, members of racialized communities, persons with disabilities, women, and persons who identify as 2SLGBTQ+.
As part of McMaster’s commitment, all applicants are invited to complete a confidential Applicant Diversity Survey through the online application submission process. The Survey questionnaire requests voluntary self-identification in relation to equity-seeking groups that have historically faced and continue to face barriers in employment. Please refer to the Applicant Diversity Survey - Statement of Collection for additional information.
Job applicants requiring accommodation to participate in the hiring process should contact:
Human Resources Service Centre at 905-525-9140 ext. 222-HR (22247), or
Faculty of Health Sciences HR Office at ext. 22207, or
School of Graduate Studies at ext. 23679
to communicate accommodation needs.