Safety Advisor

Safety Advisor

AO2 Administrative Officer 2

Regular/full-time

Department of Transportation and Infrastructure

Health and Safety, Corporate Services

Winnipeg MB

Advertisement Number: 40366

Salary(s):   AO2 $57,401.00 – $68,787.00 per year

Closing Date:   January 20, 2023

The Manitoba government recognizes the importance of building an exemplary public service reflective of the citizens it serves, where diverse abilities, backgrounds, cultures, identities, languages and perspectives drives a high standard of service and innovation. The Manitoba government supports equitable employment practices and promotes representation of designated groups (women, Indigenous people, persons with disabilities, visible minorities).

Employment Equity is a factor in selection for this competition. Consideration will be given to women, Indigenous people, visible minorities and persons with disabilities.

Candidates who do not meet all essential criteria may be considered on an underfill basis at a commensurate rate of pay.

An eligibility list may be created to staff future regular and term vacancies subject to staffing approval, and will remain in effect for 12 months.

The Health & Safety Branch is mandated to manage risks to the safety, health and well being of employees, visitors and the public arising out of the work activities performed by or on behalf of the Department. The Director is tasked with managing risks related to the Department’s transportation, infrastructure and physical assets.

Conditions of Employment:

  • Must be legally entitled to work in Canada
  • Valid Class 5 Driver’s Licence.
  • Must be available to work outside regular working hours and/or travel to remote locations by car, plane and boat with possibility of consecutive overnight stays.
  • Must be able to lift/carry up to 48lbs.
  • Must be able to sit, stand, climb, and walk for prolonged periods.
  • Must hold Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System Certificate or willing to obtain the certification within the first 12 months of employment in the position.

Qualifications:
Essential:

  • Completion of a degree, diploma or a recognized designation in Occupational Health and Safety (i.e. Construction Safety Officer Program – NCSO designation) and experience in safety and health related work. A suitable combination of education and experience may be considered.
  • Experience conducting risk assessments, Job Hazard analysis, inspections, implementing a safety management system and implementing emergency response plans.
  • Experience conducting and documenting thorough incident investigations.  
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office tools including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, SharePoint, and Outlook.
  • Experience participating in Workplace Health and Safety Committees.
  • Excellent decision making skills with the ability to work independently.
  • Excellent verbal communication skills.
  • Strong written communication skills with the ability to write reports, prepare presentations, training materials etc. 
  • Knowledge of current federal and provincial Occupational Safety and Health legislations, safe work practices, workplace serious accidents/incidents investigations and risk management principles and applicable building and fire codes.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Effective interpersonal skills to deal with various stakeholders in a professional, and respectful manner.

Duties:
The Safety Advisor reports to the Manager of Health and Safety & Risk Control, the incumbent is responsible for the sustainable delivery, coordination and evaluation of the Health and Safety Program, providing consultative, technical, advisory support and mitigation on risks and hazards to managers in assigned Manitoba Transportation and Infrastructure (MTI) workplaces for both safety resourced and non-resourced work areas. The Safety Advisor provides managers with technical assistance in the implementation of Health and Safety programming.
The Safety Advisor conducts inspections, investigations, gap analysis and assessments of MTI workplaces, operations and activities, and assists in appropriate action planning to identify and implement control measures to eliminate MTI workplace hazards and to prevent injury and property damage in workplaces.

Apply to:

Advertisement # 40366

Service Centre 3

Human Resource Services

600-155 Carlton Street

Winnipeg, MB , R3C 3H8

Phone:  204-945-8819

Fax: 204-948-3382

WHEN APPLYING TO THIS POSITION, PLEASE INDICATE THE ADVERTISEMENT NUMBER AND POSITION TITLE IN THE SUBJECT LINE AND/OR BODY OF YOUR EMAIL.

Applicants may request reasonable accommodation related to the materials or activities used throughout the selection process. When applying to this position, please indicate the advertisement number and position title in the subject line and/or body of your email. Your cover letter, resumé and/or application must clearly indicate how you meet the qualifications.

Please be advised that job competitions for represented positions may be grieved by internal represented applicants. Should a selection grievance be filed, information from the competition file will be provided to the grievor’s representative. Personal information irrelevant to the grievance and other information protected under legislation will be redacted.

We thank all who apply and advise that only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

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