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WorkSafeBC

EDI Specialist

Posted 9 days ago

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Overview

Are you a values-driven professional who is passionate about creating equitable, diverse, and inclusive work environments? Are you looking to make a positive difference in public service in one of BC's Top Employers? If yes, we have an exciting opportunity for you!

WorkSafeBC is looking for an Equity Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) Specialist. The EDI Specialist supports the development of safe and inclusive work environments by providing consulting, coordination and support for medium- to high-complexity projects in EDI, Talent and Organizational Development.

In this role, you'll influence and lead positive organizational change towards embedding EDI principles throughout the employment lifecycle. You'll also apply your EDI expertise to the design, delivery and evaluation of programs and initiatives aimed at improving accessibility, equity, and inclusion on organization-wide EDI, Talent and OD, and P&C projects and programs.

Your inclusive, compassionate, and collaborative approach will be essential to the success of this new role and function. Your work will include a strong focus on building collaborative relationships with our leaders and our People & Culture team members.

How you'll make a difference: You'll build and empower teams that serve workers and employers across B.C.

Where you'll work

At WorkSafeBC, we offer a model that combines the convenience of working remotely with the dynamism of working in one of our offices, based on the operational needs of the position.

In this role, you'll work primarily from our Richmond office, with some flexibility to work from your home in B.C.

What you'll do
  • Lead the planning, execution, and delivery of medium to high complexity EDI, Talent and OD projects.
  • Act as EDI subject-matter expert, providing an equity lens to the organization's people & culture initiatives, practices and policies.
  • Apply a proactive, creative, collaborative approach to finding business and people solutions.
  • Build and maintain excellent relationships at all levels of the organization, partnering closely with the People and Culture teams, Communication and Marketing, Business Advisory Services, and other key partners.
  • Deliver and coordinate change management and communication plans and report on our outcomes and measures.
  • Create and deliver reports on relevant metrics in partnership with the Analytics team.

Is this a good fit for you?

We're looking for someone who can:
  • Think strategically to further advance EDI principles within an organization
  • Develop, implement and evaluate impactful EDI initiatives and programs
  • Communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing, to a wide variety of audiences
  • Present in an engaging way to educate various audiences on EDI principles

Your background and experience
  • A bachelor's degree in humanities, sociology, Human Resources, Social Justice or related discipline preferred.
  • Preferably five years of recent related experience in EDI, with three years in human resources, Organizational Development and/or coaching and/or micro-credentials in areas of expertise.
  • Knowledge of EDI approaches, principles, frameworks, and plans that achieved successful outcomes
  • Experience working in unionized/non-unionized environments.

We'll consider equivalent combinations of education and lived experience.

Important to know

Before we can finalize any offer of employment, you must:
  • Confirm you're legally entitled to work in Canada

WorkSafeBC's COVID-19 Employee Mandatory Vaccine Policy is suspended effective January 9, 2023; however, we reserve the right to re-implement it in response to changes in the public health landscape, including public health orders. We are committed to the protection, health, and safety of our employees and our Communicable Disease Prevention Program and related protocols remain in effect.

Who we are

At WorkSafeBC, we promote safe and healthy workplaces across British Columbia. We partner with workers and employers to save lives and prevent injury, disease, and disability. When work-related injuries or diseases occur, we provide compensation and support injured workers in their recovery, rehabilitation, and safe return to work. We're honoured to serve the 2.49 million workers and 263,000 registered employers in our province.

What's it like to work at WorkSafeBC?

It's challenging, stimulating, and rewarding. Our positions offer diversity and opportunities for professional growth. Every day, the work we do impacts people and changes lives. What we do is important, and so are the people we do it for.

Our ability to make a difference relies on building a team with a rich variety of skills, knowledge, backgrounds, abilities, and experiences that reflect the diversity of the people we serve. We are committed to fostering a welcoming, inclusive, and supportive work culture where everyone can contribute as their best, authentic self.

Learn more: Discover who we are .

Our benefits

As a member of our team, you'll have access to services and benefits that help you get the most out of work - and life. Along with a competitive salary, your total compensation package includes:
  • Defined benefit pension plan that provides you with a lifetime monthly pension when you retire
  • 4 weeks of vacation in your first year, with regular increases based on years of service
  • Benefits package that includes customizable options for health care and dental benefits, additional days off, and a health care spending account
  • Optional leave arrangements
  • Development opportunities (tuition reimbursement, leadership development, and more)

Learn more: Find out what we offer .

Salary: $92,918-$112,895 annually

Want to apply?
  • Applications are welcomed immediately; however, must be received no later than 4:30 p.m. PST on the closing date.
  • Please note that we will be starting assessments prior to the closing date.

We encourage all qualified applicants to apply . If you require an accommodation in the assessment process, please email Recruitment Testing Accommodation (SM) when you submit your application.

About WorkSafeBC

Who are we? We’re a team of more than 3,000 people, working together across 15 offices in the Lower Mainland, Vancouver Island, and B.C.’s interior. Our vision is to keep British Columbians free from workplace injury, disease, and death. And our work reflects our values: service, integrity, accountability, partnership, and innovation. At WorkSafeBC, we’re dedicated to promoting safe and healthy workplaces across B.C. We partner with workers and employers to save lives and prevent injury, disease, and disability. When work-related injuries or diseases do occur, we provide compensation, and support injured workers in their recovery, rehabilitation, and safe return to work. We also work diligently to sustain our workers’ compensation system today and for future generations. We’re honoured to serve the almost 2.3 million workers and 235,000 employers in our province. What’s it like to work at WorkSafeBC? It’s challenging, stimulating, and hugely rewarding. Our positions offer tremendous diversity and excellent opportunities for professional growth. Every day, the work we do impacts people and changes lives. What we do is important and so are the people we do it for. Our benefits Being part of WorkSafeBC means being part of a strong, committed team. Along with a competitive salary, your total compensation package may include vacation, optional leave arrangements, health care and dental benefits, and contributions toward your retirement pension. As a member of our team, you'll have access to services and benefits that can help you get the most out of work — and life.

Industry

Government

Company Size

1001-5000 employees

Application closing date is 2024-09-13

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