Job Posting 84739

Occupational Health & Safety Coordinator
Progressive Housing Society
Vancouver & Lower Mainland
closed 2 days ago (Fri, 24 Jun)
full time

Job Title: Occupational Health & Safety Coordinator

Description: This is an exciting opportunity to be a part of developing Occupational Health & Safety Management program in an organization dedicated to making a difference in the community. As part of our rapid growth, we are looking for a highly motivated and pioneering individual to help us build & maintain our structures in OH&S.  

Employee Category: full time – exempt position

Salary Range: Based on education and experience

Comprehensive benefit package

Job Duties:

  • Lead/Co-Lead Joint Health & Safety Committee
  • Responsible for assisting and supporting management in resolving day-to-day occupational health and safety issues
  • Work with HR/Managers to create a system for organizing/managing safety inspections for all worksites
  • Implement and oversee safety programs
  • Identification of hazardous conditions and practices
  • Ensuring quality of accident investigations and the completion of documentation.
  • Work closely with management to ensure all Health and Safety policies and procedures are adhered to as required by legislation
  • Coordinate health & safety celebrations and events
  • Coordinate required OH&S training for both current employees and new recruits, both on & off site
  • Organize, develop, or source OH&S training programs to meet specific training needs (as required)
  • Organize OH&S training supplies/acquire as needed


  • Completion of a recognized two-year diploma program in Occupational Health and Safety or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Working towards Canadian Registered Safety Professional (CRSP) Designation (or eligible to apply) an asset.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of BC’s Occupational Health and Safety legislation combined with training in hazard recognition, assessment, and control
  • Occupational First Aid Level II or III
  • Mental Health First Aid Training (asset)
  • Naloxone Training (asset)
  • Proficient with various information technology systems
  • Current Class 5 Driver’s License


  • Well-demonstrated written, oral and high-level communication skills
  • Proficient in computer skills, including ability to use MS Office
  • Good problem-solving skills and ability to manage multiple projects
  • Highly organized, and able to manage multiple schedules & events
  • Excellent trouble shooting & problem solving skills
  • Able to build & maintain relationships with both internal & external Manager’s and Contractors


Hours of Work: Hours may vary depending on Program needs but typically Monday to Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Closing Date: June 24th, 2022 PST

Only those shortlisted will be notified


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