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Instructional Designer

Richmond, BC
Full Time
2 days ago

We have opportunities for instructional designers to join our Learning and Development Services team. You'll assess training needs, develop program and curricula, and design and develop instructional material. You'll be part of a team that creates instructor-led training, e-learning, self-study, and on-the-job courses, workshops and job aids for WorkSafeBC employees. In this role, you'll assist with improving our employees' ability to serve the workers and employers of British Columbia by aligning learning objectives, methodologies, and best practices with business goals.

At this time, this is a hybrid position where you will work primarily at home and be on-site at our Richmond office occasionally.

What you'll do

As an instructional designer you will:
  • Assess training needs by consulting with internal and external stakeholders, subject matter experts, and instructional staff to ensure accuracy and relevance of content to training
  • Develop training materials using adult education theory and best practice related to instructor-led training, including course outlines and descriptions, student modules and e-learning lessons, instructor guides, learning activities, PowerPoint presentations, and other instructional and performance support materials
  • Design and develop formative and summative evaluation processes, including tests, for new and existing training programs
  • Develop and conduct internal train-the-trainer programs to assist trainers/instructors in the deliverance of training programs

Is this a good fit for you?

We're looking for people who can:
  • Individually, and as a team member, develop, maintain, and expand working partnerships with various internal clients, staff, and external consultants
  • Apply principles of andragogy, instructional design, development, and evaluation processes
  • Maintain an understanding of current developments and issues in adult education and instructional technology and incorporate new methods, techniques and information education, training, consultation and communication

Your experience and educational background:
  • A diploma or a university degree in instructional design or adult education
  • A minimum of three years of development and design experience in a workplace training environment
  • Experience developing course material in both e-learning and instructor-led environments is required
  • Working knowledge of various instructional technologies (including e-learning)
  • Working knowledge of project management models

Application requirements:

You must submit your application by 4:30 pm on the closing date of the competition.

If you require an accommodation in the assessment process, please email HR Testing Accommodation (SM) at the time you submit your application.

Who are we?

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 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 for today and future generations. We're honoured to serve the 2.4 million workers and 245,000 registered employers in our province.

As part of our mandate, we have introduced an interim mandatory employee policy intended to prevent the transmission of COVID-19 and protect the health and safety of our employees, clients, and the public.

WorkSafeBC requires all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. In implementing the policy, WorkSafeBC will consider its obligations to accommodate those staff who are unable to be vaccinated.

We recognize that our ability to make a difference relies on building a team with a rich variety of skills, knowledge, backgrounds, abilities, and experiences, and which reflects 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. We encourage all qualified applicants to apply.

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 starting annual salary range of $63,441 to $68,214, 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. Learn more about what we offer .

WorkSafeBC is an inclusive and accessible employer committed to employment equity objectives and invites applications from all qualified individuals. Only those under consideration will be contacted. If you're unsuccessful, please accept our appreciation for your interest.

This position is restricted to those legally entitled to work in Canada.

Thank you, in advance, for applying.
Education and Training