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Faculty/Department: Human Resources
Employee Group: Administrative
Campus: HMC (May be assigned activity at any Sheridan Campus)
Reference Number: 17/A/62
Hiring Range: $65,392.51 - $69,479.58
Salary Range: $65,392.51 - $81,740.64
Application Deadline: December 15, 2017
Application Details: This is a temporary position that may continue up until March 15, 2019.
Reporting to the Manager, Occupational Health & Safety Services, the Occupational Health & Safety (OHS) Coordinator supports the OHS team by responding to inquiries from the Sheridan community, investigating and finding solutions to reduce hazards at the workplace, overseeing and delivering the ergonomics program, and acting as a resource to the Joint Health and Safety Committee. The incumbent provides direct client support on health and safety matters and builds relationships with the Sheridan community as a subject matter expert on resolving OHS issues.
The successful candidate will possess a 3 year diploma/degree in Occupational Health and Safety or a related field, along with at least 3 years of directly related experience in the field of OHS, including administering safety programs and policies and conducting simple accident/incident investigations (or an equivalent combination of relevant education and experience). Knowledge of the OHS principles and familiarity with the Occupational Health and Safety Act, Environmental Protection Act, Transportation of Dangerous Goods Act, Workplace Safety and Insurance Act, and the Fire and Building code is required. Experience coordinating and delivering training programs and workshops would be considered an asset.
The successful candidate must have excellent interpersonal and communication skills with a focus on customer service as well as possess demonstrated experience working collaboratively with others. In addition, excellent research and analytical skills are required in order to compile and analyze data. The candidate will be a self-starter with strong organization skills. The ability to maintain employee and organizational confidentiality is required. Strong Microsoft office skills and experience with operating OHS sampling and measurement tools is required.
Sheridan welcomes diversity in the workplace and encourages applications from all qualified individuals, including visible minorities, Indigenous People, and persons with disabilities. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA), Sheridan is committed to accommodating applicants with disabilities throughout the hiring process. At any stage of the hiring process, Human Resources will work with applicants requesting accommodation.
Note: Copies of educational credentials are requested at the time of an interview. As a condition of employment, Sheridan requires confirmation of educational credentials in the form of an official Canadian transcript or an official evaluation of international credentials which determines Canadian equivalency.