Return to Work and Occupational Health & Safety Coordinator – District of Saanich (Saanich, BC)

Saanich

DISTRICT OF SAANICH
CORPORATE SERVICES DEPARTMENT
SAFETY DIVISION

RETURN TO WORK AND
OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH & SAFETY COORDINATOR

Permanent Full Time Position

The District of Saanich, one of the most desirable places to live in Canada, is looking for a proven professional with a passion for supporting injured and ill workers and preventing incident recurrence.
The Return to Work and Occupational Health & Safety Coordinator facilitates the timely reporting and effective responses to workplace injuries and other incidents, including a safe and early return to work. The Coordinator further contributes to worker health and safety, holding a portfolio in support of the District’s Occupational Health and Safety Program, including our Certificate of Recognition.

An in-depth knowledge of Disability Claims Management principles and practices is essential as this position coordinates all aspects of claims management, providing and soliciting expert input and advice, navigating labour relations issues in a unionized environment, and collecting, reviewing and appropriately sharing personal and confidential medical information. The Coordinator will rely on a sound knowledge of occupational health and safety principles, practices and requirements as they provide OHS subject and regulatory knowledge, and well-researched interpretations, recommendations and services to workers, supervisors and managers, to assist them with their compliance with the Workers Compensation Act and the Occupational Health and Safety Regulation. Strong verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills are needed to influence and reach joint understanding and consensus among workers, supervisors, managers, WorkSafeBC representatives and other stakeholders.

Come join our team in support of Saanich employees who in turn serve the people of Saanich, making a difference every day.

A competitive compensation package is offered for this exempt position.  Job description and competition information can be found at www.saanich.ca. Please apply by 11:45 p.m. on FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 12, 2021 quoting competition 21009: Human Resources, District of Saanich, 770 Vernon Avenue, Victoria, BC, V8X 2W7 (Fax 250-475-5550) or Email careers@saanich.ca.  We thank all applicants for applying. Only those under consideration will be contacted.

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