Occupational Health and Safety Associate
Human Resources

MacEwan University inspires students with a powerful combination of academic excellence and personal learning experiences – ours is a connected culture that focuses on learner-centred teaching, and on providing opportunities for students to grow and achieve.

The university provides a transformative education in a creative, collaborative and supportive learning environment. 19,000 full- and part-time students are enrolled in more than 65 programs: four-year undergraduate degrees, applied degrees, university transfer programs and one- and two-year diploma and certificates. Additional offerings include preparation for university and college, English as a Second Language, professional and personal development courses and workshops, corporate training and the Alberta College Conservatory of Music.

The Occupational Health and Safety team has an opportunity for an occupational health and safety associate to assist in the development, implementation, and evaluation of the MacEwan University Occupational Health and Safety Program. The incumbent will provide a best-practices approach to client groups on an extensive range of health and safety topics. This position will assist in developing a culture of health, safety and wellness with employees within the university.

In this technical role, the incumbent will be responsible for consulting on hazard assessment and control; developing safe work procedures and codes of practice; conducting inspections and audits; and facilitating health and safety related training.

The ideal candidate must demonstrate knowledge of a wide variety of health and safety hazards; have excellent communication skills with a strong client service focus; and have excellent problem solving skill.

The candidate will have a minimum of a diploma in Occupational Health and Safety and a minimum of three (3) to five (5) years’ experience implementing Occupational Health and Safety Programs, investigating incidents, conducting inspections, and audits. Equivalencies will be considered. The successful candidate should have attended an auditor training course and is familiar with the function of auditing OHS programs.

Position Requirements
The successful candidate will be eligible for or working towards a CRSP designation and a valid class 5 driver’s license.

When you become part of the MacEwan team, you will enjoy a competitive salary, and:

• Generous vacation time
• Secure pension plan
• Excellent benefits package
• Effective recognition and retention programs
• Continuous learning culture
• Opportunities for career growth

You can view the benefits using this link:

This position is included under the Administrative Support and Supervisory Personnel employment policy.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

Category Full-Time Continuing
Salary $54,386 to $79,767 per annum
Closing Date Sunday, December 21, 2014
Competition No. 14.12.177
Apply In Person/By Mail MacEwan University
Human Resources Department
University Services Centre
Rm. 10-600, 10700 - 104 Avenue
Edmonton AB T5J 4S2

Fax: (780) 497-5430
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