COORDINATOR OF ORGANIZATIONAL HEALTH, SAFETY & WELLBEING

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  • Post Date: September 16, 2021
Job Description

COMPETITION NUMBER

MIS-4000

LOCATION OF WORK

Mistissini – Administrative Centre

NATURE OF WORK

The Coordinator of Organizational Health, Safety and Well-being is responsible for implementing and developing an organization-wide cohesive approach to safety, health and well-being. The Coordinator will promote, educate, and provide guidance on matters of health, sanitation practices, emergency services with the aim of minimizing threats, accidents or incidents, all while advocating for a safer and healthier environment for all employees and students. The person will be responsible for ensuring all initiatives are developed and implemented in consideration of all other departments/sectors and that they are applied in a consistent manner and effectively using the internal available resources throughout the Board.

CHARACTERISTIC FUNCTIONS

The Coordinator will not assume supervisory duties but rather work with all interested stakeholders and partners to grow a stronger and more cohesive approach to health, safety and well-being within the organization and towards its partners. The Coordinator will support relevant efforts, policies, programs and projects on a board wide level, while providing expertise and resources in the field of health and safety. A primary focus will be encouraging and promoting stakeholder engagement and the development and implementation of a positive, effective, inclusive and holistic health and safety culture.

Key responsibilities

Departmental Responsibilities

  • Compile all existing health and safety protocols / policies / regulations / programs within the Board and ensure these are readily available to all services and identify required cooperation and collaboration between services.
  • Develop Board-wide protocols where required to ensure the adequate participation of affected partners as well as those whose responsibilities and roles may affect health, safety and well-being.
  • Identify and compile prevention programs/ measures and ensure these are widely circulated, accessible to and involve key partners. • Ensure measures are put into place, or slated to be put into effect, have been reviewed to consider all relevant stakeholders and factors. • Sit on the Health and Safety Committee.
  • Upon request, act as member and/or a resource for other committees (such as Wellness Committee) or projects. • Provide specialized and expert knowledge on the area of safety and health.
  • Produce a final status report at the end of the term, along with recommendations on remaining areas for improvement.

 

Role-specific responsibilities

  • Provide monthly reports to include activities, statistics and events related to her/his field of work. Ensure tracking systems are put into place to measure initiatives and that training/support is provided to partners to properly implement tracking systems.
  • Ensure proper communication, transparency and reporting is maintained throughout the elaboration of her/his work, including consultation and participation of key partners.
  • Support the partner coordination and implementation of CSB policies related to health, safety and well-being, including local adaptations and with the support and guidance of the responsible departments.
  • Ensure and support compliance initiatives with existing legislation and regulations.
  • Identify and compile training and material needs with local services and operations, including replacement schedules for health and safety equipment and provisions. Identify implicated and affected stakeholders/partners and ensure proper implementation.
  • Identify and compile prevention programs/measures and ensure these are widely circulated and involve key partners.
  • Support the establishment of measures/programs including the preparation and submission of reports and applications.
  • Support initiatives to increase employee engagement in initiatives and programs.
  • Based on the compilation of applicable health and safety protocols / policies / regulations / programs, the person will share the adapted information with the concerned services.
  • With each facility, ensure the establishment of standards related to inspections and corrective works and assist in the implementation of the compliance plans as they are applicable to each facility.
  • Ensure all facilities and offices are properly identified and that identification protocols are readily accessible, especially in the cases of different identification protocols.
  • Facilitate the involvement of other partners in the measures, including ensuring available external resources are properly identified and informed by all internal partners.
  • Ensuring communication plans are in place for stakeholder communication and from schools to Communications Department in case of emergencies.
  • Within six (6) months of entering his functions, submit and monitor an implementation schedule of measures, trainings and other initiatives to properly carry out her/his mandate.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • A professional diploma in an area such as Building Inspection, Project Management or Health and Safety Management is generally required.
  • Five (5) to ten (10) years of demonstrated experience in health and safety management, employee well-being management or another relevant field is required.
  • Formal certification in First Aid, AED and other first responder training is generally required.
  • Emergency management experience and certification is a definite asset.
  • Background in training and developing training programs is required. Experience in policy development is required.
  • Training/experience in mental/social well-being is a definite asset.
  • Experience in building/project management is required.
  • Experience/background in an educational/government setting is a definite asset.
  • Strong experience in communications / community relations is generally required.
  • Experience in First Nations emergency management and planning is an asset.
  • Solid planning and organizational skills are required.
  • A demonstrated ability to manage and adapt to organizational change is an asset.
  • Ability to build personal and organizational capacity through continuous improvement is a definite asset.
  • Fluency in English and French is required.
  • Fluency in Cree or ability to communicate in Cree is a definite asset.
  • Ability to work in an Office-based environment, including data management is a definite asset.
  • A valid driver’s permit, minimally a Class 5, is required.
  • Availability to travel frequently.

BEGINNING OF EMPLOYMENT

As soon as possible.

EMPLOYMENT CONDITIONS*

  • Two-year
  • Temporary Full-time position. 35hrs/week
  • Salary: 84,166.00 to 112,219.00$
  • Northern Allowance: $8,484 to $13,573
  • *Given the current salary regulations and guidelines at the Cree School Board, candidates from another Quebec School Board will be able to obtain a salary as per the scale above-mentioned. However, candidates that are not from the education sector are not eligible to a salary above the midpoint of the position’s salary scale.

Please send your CV by completing the Application Form found HERE Please indicate the competition #: MIS-4000 Note that all documents submitted must be in PDF format. In you have any questions, contact hragent@cscree.qc.ca

DATE OF POSTING September 15, 2021

END OF POSTING October 15, 2021 3:00 PM