Reporting to the Senior VP, People, Culture and Belonging, the Health and Safety Officer manages the occupational health and Safety (H&S) programs including the Workplace H&S Commitee, the Workplace inspections program and the Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) as well as manages service contracts and projects for gallery operations in areas of assigned responsibilities, which include hazardous waste, environmental stewardship and recycling programs.
• Post-secondary degree related to Occupational Health and Safety or an equivalent combination of education and experience;
• 5 years’ experience in an Occupational Health and Safety role;
• In depth knowledge of Canada Labour Code Part II and it’s regulations;
• In depth knowledge of WHMIS regulations;
• Understanding of OSH policies, procedures and guidelines applicable to the Gallery;
• Knowledge of Ontario Waste Management Regulations;
• Knowledge of provincial and federal Building Codes;
• Experience leading cross functional teams, chair meetings, and capture summary of discussion through meeting minutes;
• Experience managing service contracts and capital project implementations an asset.
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• Must meet the bilingual requirement to be invited to the interview process.
• Reliability Status - this factor is not used at the pre-selection stage.
• A variety of assessment tools may be used to assess candidates.
• The National Gallery of Canada is committed to having a skilled, diversified workforce reflective or Canadian Society. As a result, it promotes employment equity and encourages candidates to indicate voluntarily their application if they are a woman, an Indigenous person, a person with a disability or a member of a visible minority group.
• The Gallery is committed to developing inclusive, barrier-free selection processes and work environment. Alternative selection tool methods and/or reasonable accommodation are available upon request.
• Candidates are entitled to participate in the selection process in the official language of their choice.