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Investigations Officer

Full Time
16 hours ago

Are you an investigator with several years of experience responding to scenes of fatal or serious injuries to conduct statutory enforcement investigations? Are you interested in being part of a team that identifies the causes of workplace accidents to help prevent them in the future? Bring your investigative and major case management experience with you and consider joining our multi-disciplinary OHS Investigations team as an investigations officer.

We currently have one vacancy in Fort St. John.

What you'll do

As an investigations officer you will:
  • Use your extensive experience in investigating fatal and serious injuries to identify causes, make recommendations, and pursue enforcement actions, up to and including prosecution, if appropriate
  • Collect, analyze, and organize large amounts of complex and technical information and physical evidence, and prepare comprehensive written reports
  • Apply relevant sections of the Workers Compensation Act and the Occupational Health and Safety Regulation in a highly visible forum
  • Participate in administrative proceedings, coroners inquests, and prosecutorial cases by providing written briefs and testimony as to facts obtained through personal observation, witness statements, and examination of documentary and physical evidence
  • Make recommendations to promote health and safety awareness and prevent injuries and diseases
  • Present to both internal and external stakeholders on investigations and occupational health and safety issues

Is this a good fit for you?

We're looking for someone who can:
  • Effectively conduct investigations using sound judgment and established investigative processes and techniques
  • Remain calm and professional when dealing with individuals in traumatic situations
  • Communicate in judicial and/or quasi-judicial proceedings in a professional manner
  • Build positive and effective working relationships
  • Travel on occasion

Your experience and educational background:
  • A post-secondary degree or a post-secondary 2-year diploma in criminology, forensic science, or administrative or criminal law
  • Or, completion of grade 12 and a minimum of 20 post-secondary credits and a minimum of 10 courses related to conducting statutory enforcement investigations
  • A minimum of three years of experience (within the last five years) as an investigator who is part of a major investigation team responsible for conducting serious or complex investigations leading to judicial or quasi-judicial sanctions
  • Experience managing multiple case files concurrently and in a timely manner
  • Experience in major case management is an asset, including experience as a file coordinator
  • Experience in health and safety, construction, forestry, manufacturing, commercial fishing, health care, or oil and gas is an asset
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered

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 Recruitment 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 British Columbia. We partner with workers and employers to save lives and prevent injury, disease, and disability. When work-related injuries and 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.

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 competitive salary:$42.45 -$45.87/hour, your total compensation package includes vacation, optional leave arrangements, health care and dental benefits and contributions toward your retirement pension. We also offer continuous learning opportunities, leadership development programs, and tuition reimbursement to make your career at WorkSafeBC rewarding . 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.

WorkSafeBC has adopted a hybrid model offering opportunities to work remotely within BC and onsite based on the operational needs of the position.

Learn more about what we offer .

If you're the successful applicant, we'll be making a conditional offer contingent upon your clearing a criminal record check under the Criminal Records Review Act . At the time of offer, you'll need to provide consent for a criminal record check. Once we receive clearance, we'll confirm your offer of employment.

WorkSafeBC is an inclusive and accessible employer committed to employment equity. We invite applications from all qualified individuals, however, only those under consideration will be contacted. If you're unsuccessful, please accept our appreciation of your interest.

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

Thank you, in advance, for applying.
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