Occupational Health and Safety Lead
CASA Downtown

Position Details: 1.0 FTE, Out of Scope, Permanent

Competition Number: 21-029 (please quote when applying)                 

Closing Date: June 25, 2021  

 

Description                        

Are you an Occupational Health and Safety leader looking for a challenging position in a fast-paced, healthcare environment? CASA Child, Adolescent and Family Mental Health is searching for a highly motivated, collaborative, and organized systems thinker to join our team as the Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) Lead!

 

The OHS Lead is responsible for leading CASA’s Health, Safety, and Wellness program, centered on our core organizational values of Family, Respect, Accountability, Collaboration, and Innovation. Reporting to the Director, People and Culture, the successful candidate will be detail orientated, have excellent verbal and written communication skills, and be eager to learn. The OHS Lead will be committed to building strong, trusting relationships with CASA staff, as well as external stakeholders.

 

Key responsibilities:

  • Leads and ensures organizational compliance with Alberta’s OHS legislation.

  • Establishes and maintains CASA’s Occupational Health and Safety Management System.

  • Leads OHS incident investigations, maintains proper records, and reports according to provincial legislation.

  • Responds to and manages employee concerns and/or questions regarding workplace safety.

  • Collaborates with the leadership team to complete workplace, job hazard assessments on a regular basis and ensures identified hazards are addressed in a timely manner.

  • Provides leadership to the organization’s Joint Occupational Health, Safety, and Wellness Committee as the employer co-chair.

  • Creates new and reviews/revises existing corporate OHS policies and procedures.

  • Identifies opportunities for continuous improvement in health, safety, and wellness throughout all levels of the organization.

  • Delivers OHS training to new hires in addition to identifying and delivering OHS training opportunities for existing staff.

  • Organizes and maintains CASA’s first aid and fire safety responses at all locations.

  • Performs occupational health and safety analyses and prepares reports regularly.

  • Contributes to organizational and program-specific development of health and safety performance metrics.

 

Please note, that while the OHS Lead will be located at our Downtown location, weekly travel to our three other sites is required.

 

Requirements

  • Minimum post-secondary diploma or Bachelor’s degree in Occupational Health and Safety or Health Sciences is required. MSc or MPH in Environmental and/or Occupational Health is an asset.

  • Canadian Registered Safety Professional (CRSP) or Canadian Registered Safety Technician (CRST) designation is an asset.

  • Extensive knowledge of the OHS Act, Regulations, and Code.

  • Experience in a healthcare environment (Hospital, community-based, or equivalent).

  • Competency in Microsoft Office Suite.

  • Valid Alberta Class 5 Driver’s License.

  • Knowledge of the mental healthcare system is an asset. 

  • Valid First Aid and CPR Certification is an asset.

 

Salary

$85,000-$105,000 depending on experience and education

 

Benefits                              

We are a learning organization that promotes and provides educational opportunities for staff.

Our employee benefit package consists of excellent extended health and dental benefits – including acupuncture and massage - life insurance, short term and long term disability.  We also have a registered pension plan in which CASA contributes to almost 4.5% along with your contributions!  These benefits and more are available to you after your first 90 days with CASA.

 

Disclaimer

We appreciate your interest in CASA Child, Adolescent and Family Mental Health. However, only those applicants selected for interviews will be contacted. CASA is an Equal Opportunity Employer that is committed to providing employment opportunities to all individuals. CASA is not currently accepting unsolicited resumes from search firms. Only those candidates permissible to work in Canada are applicable to this position.

Submit your cover letter and resume: employment@casaservices.org