The Greater Victoria School District provides public educational services to over 20,000 students in the Greater Victoria Area, encompassing six municipalities. To provide this service, the District has a current operating budget of $184 million and employs approximately 3,000 staff; which includes, teachers, principals and vice-principals, support staff, psychologists, speech and language pathologists and exempt managerial staff.
Under the direction of the Manager of Occupational Health and Safety, the Occupational Health and & Safety Advisor will:
assist with the implementation and on-going administration of the District’s occupational health and safety program;
promote health and safety awareness among all employees with a focus on injury prevention;
support workplace Joint Occupational Health and Safety Committees as required;
aid in investigating and reporting workplace injuries and incidents, including recommendation to prevent reoccurrence;
develop safe work procedures, safety reports, and maintain appropriate records;
compile and analyse safety statistics for hazard identification and monitoring;
interpret the Workers’ Compensation Act and Occupational Health and Safety Regulation and make recommendations to achieve and maintain compliance;
assist with WorkSafeBC claims management and GRTW planning.
This exempt position offers:
Starting salary of $67,000 per year with an extensive benefits package
Six weeks’ vacation
Municipal pension plan
Mostly local travel with the occasional overnight stay.
The ideal candidate will have:
High school graduation or equivalent
Successful completion of a one year Occupational Health and Safety Certificate from an accredited institute
Extensive knowledge of the Workers’ Compensation Act, Occupational Health and Safety Regulation and any other applicable legislation
A minimum of five years related experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience
Experience planning and delivering safety training programs
Knowledge of office procedures and composing business correspondence at a publishing level
To apply, please send your cover letter, resume, proof of qualifications and references to:
Human Resource Services
Greater Victoria School District No. 61
556 Boleskine Road, Victoria, BC V8Z 1E8
or by fax: 250-475-4113 or email: email@example.com
Deadline for submission: 4:00 PM, Wednesday, September 12, 2017.
School District 61 thanks all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.