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Job Number:  36672
Project Coordinator - Health and Safety Program
Job Posted: Thursday, 20 July 2017
Closing Date: Wednesday, 13 September 2017
(41 days ago)
The Mustard Seed
Region: Calgary area Type: Contract - Full time
Location: Calgary Salary: (not entered)

The Mustard Seed is a Christian humanitarian organization whose vision is to build community, grow hope and support change. Intentionally following Jesus Christ and partnering with the community, The Mustard Seed combats the root causes of poverty in Alberta and works to create positive, lasting change in the lives of those we serve. The Mustard Seed provides basic services - food, clothing and housing, and support services – education and employment, to those living in poverty within Alberta.



Reporting to the Director of Human Resources, the Project Coordinator - Health and Safety Program will be responsible for the build and implementation of the Health & Safety program in preparation for the Partners in Injury Reduction’s COR certification audit. This project will involve developing, implementing, and promoting safety programs throughout the organization.


Prepare The Mustard Seed for the Certificate of Recognition (COR) audit, which includes revisions to health and safety manuals, program and procedure details and policies as required.


Work collaboratively with all stakeholders to ensure health and safety concerns are addressed and resolved in a timely manner.



  • Manage the project plan for the Health and Safety program implementation plan.
  • Work closely with leaders throughout the organization to educate, collaborate, encourage and influence in order for the leadership throughout the Mustard Seed to accept and support a robust H&S program.
  • Work with the Joint Health & Safety Committee to guide them in delivering on all legislative requirements.
  • Participate with the JHSC, lead by example, and use every opportunity to educate other committee members on investigations, incident reporting, tracking statistics and trend analysis.
  • Review and approve JHSC meeting minutes and agendas.
  • Travel to other locations throughout Alberta conducting training for staff and leaders, conducting inspections and investigations or consulting with leaders to prepare them for performing their respective Health & Safety responsibilities.
  • 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.
  • Conduct work site incident investigations and workplace hazard assessments and provide recommendations to reduce / eliminate hazards.
  • Set up the process and system for incident 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 would be an asset.
  • A professional designation such as: PMP, Prosci, CRSP, CSHO or CHSC) would be an asset.
  • Minimum of three years of progressive professional experience is required.
  • Prior experience driving change management and managing projects is highly desired. Previous experience with developing a Health & Safety Management System would be an asset.
  • Experience developing training materials, tools and templates for organizational use is required.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop relationships throughout the organization, gain trust, have influence on organizational behaviours and culture are essential to the success of this project.
  • Familiarity and knowledge of the Alberta OH&S Act and Regulations.
  • Self-motivated team player, enthusiastic about health and safety.
  • Excellent communication skills in English, including public speaking and technical writing is essential.
  • Proficient computer skills and thorough understanding of Microsoft office suite.



  • This is a temporary 5-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
  • Occasional travel throughout Calgary and to our Red Deer and Edmonton locations will be required.
  • 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
  • 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.


Apply online using our Position Application Form on our Careers page. (https://themustardseedhr.wufoo.eu/forms/position-application-form/)


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. The Mustard Seed embraces the concept of employment equity, which includes fair representation, anti-discrimination and reasonable accommodation.


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.

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Apply online using our Position Application Form on our Careers page. (https://themustardseedhr.wufoo.eu/forms/position-application-form/)
Contact Details:
Human Resources
The Mustard Seed
102 11 Ave SE
Calgary, AB, T2G 0X5
www:   theseed.ca

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