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BC Public Service

BAND 2 - Safety Advisor

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Salary

dollar sign74,300 to 105,000 per year

Job Description

Posting Title
BAND 2 - Safety Advisor

Position Classification
Band 2

Union
N/A

Work Options

Location
Delta, BC V4L 2M1 CA (Primary)

Salary Range
$74,300.00 - $105,000.04 annually

Close Date
5/28/2024

Job Type
Regular Full Time

Temporary End Date

Ministry/Organization
BC Public Service -> Public Safety & Sol General

Ministry Branch / Division
BC Liquor Distribution Branch

Job Summary

Safety Advisor
Band 2


About the BCLDB:

The BC Liquor Distribution Branch (LDB) is one of two branches of government that provide oversight for the beverage alcohol and non-medical cannabis industries in the province. The LDB is responsible for the wholesale distribution of liquor and cannabis and operates the retail brands BCLIQUOR and BC Cannabis Stores.

The LDB is committed to government's goals of making life better for people in B.C., improving services, and ensuring a sustainable province for future generations. The revenue generated by the LDB helps fund essential public services like health care, education, and community programming. Learn more on the LDB careers page.

In Human Resources (HR), we support a large, distributed organization with a range of services from our Talent & Compensation, Organizational Development & Change, Employee Relations and Investigations, and Organizational Health and Safety teams. You'll get the opportunity to flex your skills in supporting retail, warehouse, and corporate office environments with a unionized employee base. In HR, we know that ensuring employees feel valued and respected and providing opportunities for learning and development is how our business is able to drive efficiencies and profitability.

About this role:

Reporting to the Senior Manager, Safety Programs and Services, the Safety Advisor is responsible for providing knowledgeable expertise to the organization and for facilitating the development and implementation of effective safety and injury prevention programs. The Safety Advisor ensures that the LDB is compliant with the Workers Compensation Act, the Occupational Health and Safety Regulations, and all other relevant legislation and organizational policies and procedures including the Collective Agreement.

This role functions in a fast paced, challenging environment that typically involves multiple competing priorities that require attention and resolution. The Safety Advisor is an integral leadership role in the organization that requires strong consulting skills including the ability to transfer knowledge and to develop and maintain ongoing, collaborative relationships with key stakeholders.

Special requirements and working conditions include the ability to travel overnight within the Province of British Columbia, to possess a valid British Columbia driver's license, and be reasonably available after hours to respond to emergency health and safety matters, as required. A successful completion of a criminal record check is required.

For complete details about this opportunity, including accountabilities, please refer to the attached job description, also located in the Additional Information section at the bottom of the posting.

An eligibility list for permanent or temporary future opportunities may be established.

Position requirements:

Education and Experience:
  • Degree, diploma or certificate in occupational health, occupational hygiene, or a related discipline with a minimum of two (2) years recent, related experience*.

OR
  • Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalent certificate and a minimum of four (4) years of recent, related experience*.

*Recent, related experience must have occurred in the last 6 years and must include the following:
  • Experience with safety program and policy development.
  • Experience interpreting, applying WSBC regulations and/or legislation.

Preference may be given to those candidates with the following:
  • Experience working in or with a unionized organization.
  • Experience in delivering trainings, including presentations to large groups and facilitation of small classes.

Application instructions:

To be considered for this position, your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the education and experience as outlined in the position requirements section above. Applicants selected to move forward in the hiring process may be assessed on the knowledge, skills, abilities and competencies as outlined in the attached Job Description. Applicants must meet the requirements as described below to be considered:
  • A cover letter is required as part of your application. The content and/or format of your cover letter may be evaluated as part of the assessment process.
  • Ensure your resume includes your educational accomplishments, employment history including start and end dates (month and year) of your employment, and any relevant information that relates to the job to which you are applying.

For specific position-related enquiries, please contact Elaine Morrow, A/HR Advisor, Talent & Compensation at elaine.morrow@bcldb.com .

Only applications submitted using the BC Public Service Recruitment System on this website will be accepted. For more information about how to create or update your profile, please refer to the attached Application Instructions or refer to the Job Application page on the MyHR website. If you are experiencing technical difficulty applying for a competition, please send an e-mail to BCPSA.Hiring.Centre@gov.bc.ca before the stated closing time, and they will respond as soon as possible to assist you.

Note: Applications will be accepted until 11:00pm Pacific Time on the closing date of the competition.

Working for the BC Public Service:

The BC Public Service is committed to creating a diverse workplace to represent the population we serve and to better meet the needs of our citizens. Consider joining our team and being part of an innovative, inclusive and rewarding workplace.

This position is eligible for flexible work arrangements, such as a hybrid work combination of in-office and work-from-home, following the guidelines established for flexible workplaces .

The Indigenous Applicant Advisory Service is available to applicants that self-identify as Indigenous (First Nations, status or non-status, Métis, or Inuit) seeking work or already employed in the BC Public Service. For guidance on applying and interviewing, please contact IndigenousApplicants@gov.bc.ca or 778-405-3452.

The BC Public Service is an award-winning employer and offers employees competitive benefits, great learning opportunities and a chance to engage in rewarding work with exciting career development options. For more information, visit What the BC Public Service Offers .

Job Category
Leadership and Management

About BC Public Service

Industry

Government

Company Size

10,000+ employees

Application closing date is 2024-07-14

Current Openings

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