MacEwan University hires on the basis of merit and is strongly committed to equity and diversity within its community. We especially welcome applications from visible minority group members, women, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, persons of all sexual orientations and gender identities, and others with the skills and knowledge to productively engage with diverse communities. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.


Health, Safety and Environment (HSE) Associate (Term Position up to 1 Year)
Health, Safety and Environment

MacEwan University inspires students with a powerful combination of academic excellence and personal learning experiences – ours is a connected culture that focuses on learner-centered 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.


Reporting to the Director, of Health, Safety and Environment, the Health, Safety and Environment (HSE) Associate assists in the development, implementation, and evaluation of the MacEwan University Health, Safety and Environment Program. The HSE Associate provides a best-practices approach to client groups on an extensive range of health, safety and environment topics.
The position assists in developing a culture of health and safety with employees within Faculties and Departments. The HSE Associate is 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 HSE Associate can demonstrate knowledge of a wide variety of health and safety hazards. Has excellent communication skills and problem-solving skills with a customer service focus. Experience in Google Applications would be an asset.

The candidate will have a minimum of 3-5 years of experience implementing Health, Safety and Environment Programs, working in a laboratory environment, investigating incidents and conducting inspections and audits.

Position Requirements

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


The candidate will have a Bachelors degree, diploma or certificate in Occupational Health and Safety or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Also, have attended an auditor training course and familiar with the function of auditing OHS programs


When you become part of the MacEwan team, you will enjoy a competitive salary. Our total compensation package includes:

• Competitive base pay
• Excellent benefits package

For general inquiries, please contact us at careers@macewan.ca. Please be advised that only applicants who apply directly to a posting through www.macewan.ca/careers will be considered

How to Apply:

Only applications received electronically will be considered. To apply, go to http://www.macewan.ca/careers and select the job posting.

Thank you for your interest in employment with MacEwan University. We will be reviewing all applications to select the candidates whose qualifications and experience most closely meet our needs. Only applicants selected for interviews will be contacted.

This position is included under the Out of Scope employee policy (D1015).

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

Category Full Time Term (Up to 12 Months)
Salary Commensurate with Education and Experience
Closing Date February 16, 2018
Competition No. 18.01.025

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