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Job Number:  34728
Health and Safety Specialist
Job Posted: Wednesday, 3 May 2017
Closing Date: Monday, 19 June 2017
(33 days ago)
The Mustard Seed
Region: Calgary area Type: Contract - Full time
Location: Calgary Salary: (not entered)

The Mustard Seed’s Mission is to build hope and wellbeing for our most vulnerable citizens through Jesus’ love.



Reporting to the Director of Human Resources, the Health and Safety Specialist will be responsible for developing, implementing, and promoting safety programs throughout the organization in preparation for a COR audit.



  • Work with the Joint Health & Safety Committee to ensure legislative requirements are met or exceeded.
  • Participate with the JHSC and prepare meeting minutes and agendas.
  • In collaboration with the Director of Human Resources:
    • Develop, manage and deliver safety training programs with up-to-date legislations.
    • Develop and implement the Health and Safety Management System.
    • Develop an overarching Emergency Response Plan.
  • Prepare The Mustard Seed for the Certificate of Recognition (COR) audit, which includes revisions to health and safety manuals and policies as required.
  • Work collaboratively with all stakeholders to ensure health and safety concerns are addressed and resolved in a timely manner.
  • Conduct work site incident investigations and workplace hazard assessments and provide recommendations to reduce / eliminate hazards.
  • Assists in the processing, tracking, recording and reporting of accident and incident data (e.g. total reportable injury rate, lost time injury rate, etc.).
  • Other duties as assigned.



  • Degree, diploma or certificate program from a post-secondary and accredited institution in Occupational Health and Safety.
  • A professional designation such as (CRSP, CHSO or CHSC) would be an asset.
  • Minimum of three years of progressive health and safety experience.
  • Knowledge of the Alberta OH&S Act and Regulations.
  • Previous experience with developing a Health & Safety Management System.
  • Excellent presentation skills with the ability to deliver health and safety related training.
  • Ability to develop relationships throughout the organization and interact with the Executive Leadership Team.
  • Self-motivated team player, enthusiastic about health and safety.
  • Excellent communication skills in English (written and verbal).
  • Proficient computer skills and thorough understanding of Microsoft office suite.
  • Some travel will be required (Edmonton, Red Deer and throughout Calgary)



  • This is a temporary 6 month position
  • Office Setting, extended computer use, sitting, reaching, standing, minimal lifting, walking,
  • Mental effort: moderate, periods of high volume workload
  • Fast paced and demanding work environment
  • Employment Security Check is required
  • As The Mustard Seed is a Christian ministry, we require our employees to be in agreement and to sign our statement of faith
  • The Mustard Seed embraces the concept of employment equity, which includes fair representation, anti-discrimination and reasonable accommodation.
  • Must have legal authorization to work in Canada on a full-time basis for anyone other than current employer

Start date: Immediate


This position will remain open until a suitable candidate is found.


Please email cover letter and resume to specifying Position Title and Location in the subject line.


The Mustard Seed offers a competitive compensation package including 100% employer paid extended health and dental benefits for staff and dependents, matching RRSP after one year of service, and flex days for permanent full time employment.


Privacy Policy: The Mustard Seed follows the principles of privacy therefore the privacy policy will be adhered to. We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. The Mustard Seed reserves the right to amend job advertisements. No phone calls please.

How to Apply:
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Please email cover letter and resume to specifying Position Title and Location in the subject line.
Contact Details:
Human Resources
The Mustard Seed
102 11 Ave SE
Calgary, AB, T2G 0X5

Tel: 403-269-1319
www:   theseed.ca

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