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Health and Safety Officer - Meaford

Department Corporate Assurance Date Posted5/15/2019

Position Type Full-Time Reference No. 2019-3621

LocationTBD, ON, Canada


Serco is a global service delivery company that specializes in delivering essential services on behalf of local and national governments and companies around the world. Our unique service ethos enables us to add real value to the organizations we work for and transform the services they need to deliver. In Canada, Serco has more than 1,100 employees working in four Provinces, with a Canadian presence since the late 1990s. Federal and provincial governments turn to Serco to help them deliver consistently, anticipate and adapt to change, as well as achieve long-term transformational goals and meet commitments to the public.  Serco makes a difference to the lives of millions of people in Canada and around the world by managing and delivering high-quality public services that improve efficiency and the lives of others.

 

The Health and Safety Officer is responsible for developing, implementing, and maintaining OHS policies, procedures, programs and guidelines, in accordance with legislative and company requirements.The successful candidate will work to enhance, reinforce and continually improve Serco’s safety culture and will work with management to ensure all safety requirements are met or exceeded.

 

Duties & Responsibilities:

 

Serco Canada Inc. an equal opportunity employer that is committed to inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes. Consistent with our Values, Serco Canada is committed to providing equitable treatment to all with respect to barrier-free employment and accommodation without discrimination. Serco Canada will provide accommodation for applicants in all aspects of the hiring process.  If you have an accommodation need, please contact Human Resources as soon as possible to make appropriate arrangements.

  • Assists all site personnel, including management, supervisors and other employees to exercise due diligence in implementing the Serco Occupational Health and Safety Program.

  • Advise management of legislative or other changes in OH&S.

  • Assess all workplace OHS compliance with applicable regulations, policies and procedures, and provide assistance to ensure requirements are met, including but not limited to: assist various departments in safety procedures development; conduct safety audits and workplace inspections; review Workplace Risk Assessments conducted by management, supervisors, and employees and provide assistance in workplace hazard assessments; co-ordinate OHS evaluations and audits and equipment safety specifications; advise on OHS regulations and non-conformances.

  • Develop and facilitate a training program for OHS compliance, provide briefings and training as required to ensure compliance.

  • Maintain all health and safety records in accordance with the applicable health and safety regulations and ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management Standard record control.

  • Liaise with Work Place Health and Safety Committees.

  • Conduct reviews of all new projects for occupational health and safety compliance.

  • Conduct accident/incident notifications and investigations within time requirements.

  • Ensure compliance with legislative and company policies and processes.

  • Prepare OHS regulatory reports and other reports as required.

  • Liaise with DND General Safety Officer on various issues of Health and Safety.

  • Ensure all assigned deliverables and other reports are completed accurately and on time.

  • Visibly demonstrate Serco Values and work practices while completing duties.

  • Other related duties relevant to this position as may be required.

     

    Qualifications:

  • Must have a modern Safety Management Course from a recognized institution or the DND General Safety Management Course.

  • Minimum of 3 years related experience in a safety management position.

  • Working knowledge of federal and provincial OHS legislation is required.

  • Working knowledge, training and experience in fall protection, confined space, first aid, ergonomics, hazard assessments, safety audits, accident investigations, respiratory protection, hearing protection, electrical safety, power line hazards, trenching and excavation, risk management, asbestos and mold management.

  • Possession of a valid Class 5 ON driver’s license is required.

  • Possession of or the ability to obtain a DND 404 for operation of vehicles is required.

  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a minimum Secret Government of Canada security clearance.

  • Knowledge of MS Office 2013 (Office 365) suite of programs.

  • Experience working in an engineering environment would be an asset.

     

    Competencies:

  • Effective communication skills and ability to work cross functionally within the organization.

  • Excellent collaborative and organizational skills.

  • Strong degree of integrity and judgment.

  • Willing to take ownership for the outcomes of tasks within scope of responsibility.

  • Strong internal and external relationship building skills.

  • Strong planning, coordination, execution and analytical skills.

  • Proven ability to meet deadlines and changing priorities.

  • Innovative, creative and agile.

  • Strong work ethic.

If you are looking for an exciting opportunity and to build a career in an innovative and dynamic organization, submit your resume by clicking on Apply Now below.

We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Serco Canada Inc. an equal opportunity employer that is committed to inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes. Consistent with our Values, Serco Canada is committed to providing equitable treatment to all with respect to barrier-free employment and accommodation without discrimination. Serco Canada will provide accommodation for applicants in all aspects of the hiring process. If you have an accommodation need, please contact Human Resources as soon as possible to make appropriate arrangements.

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