Partner, Health, Safety & Prevention (Permanent, Full-Time) Job at Union Gospel Mission – Vancouver, BC

The Opportunity

Are you passionate about employee health and safety, and possess a strong desire to lead a safety strategy within a not-for-profit context? Are you detailed-oriented, with high self-motivation and effective communication skills? Do you enjoy working within a team, building collaborative relationships with all levels of management and workers? If this describes you, we want to hear from you. You would be working with the Director of People & Culture, leading UGM’s OHS strategy by developing a system framework and providing leadership, support, and technical guidance to directors, managers, supervisors, and workers. With your excellent knowledge of WSBC and the WCA, you would develop and improve OHS policies and procedures, and develop tools and training resources to support all UGM branches. Your previous OHS experience will help you in your consistent evaluation, measuring, and monitoring of UGM’s OHS practices, and also in building a culture of physical and psychological safety that extends to prevention of workplace violence and also ergonomics. If you have your CRSP and OFA3 certifications, a class 5 Driver’s License (with a clean driver’s abstract), and three or more years of recent and related OHS experience, this may be the perfect fit!

You may come into contact with clients in crisis situations, brought about by diverse problems. There will be other staff nearby to assist as required.

This is a permanent, full-time position. For a copy of the full job description, click on the “Download Job Description” button on the left panel of this page.

Who We Are

Demonstrating the love of Christ, UGM feeds hope and changes lives through a faith-based continuum of care. We are a proud member of the Canadian Council of Christian Charities and have earned the Best Christian Workplace award again in 2021. We provide competitive salaries, generous vacation and sick leave, an RRSP matching program, as well as the potential for educational assistance and flexible work arrangements. In addition, our extensive benefits plan is fully employer-paid and includes extended dental and medical, as well as $4,500 per year in pooled paramedical expenses. A focus on employee resilience, support for professional development, engagement in meaningful work, and a fun and caring environment are all part of being a member of the UGM team. If you are someone who desires to learn and grow, has a passion to serve and make a difference, and connects with others with both humility and humour, then you will be a great fit at UGM.

What You’ll Need

If you are considering applying for this position, you must:
be legally entitled to work in Canada

be able to demonstrate compatibility with our Core Values

support our Statement of Faith

be willing to provide, as a condition of employment, a current criminal record check, with vulnerable sector search, if you are the successful candidate.

possess a valid, unrestricted driver’s license and submit a current driver’s abstract.

How to Apply

To submit your cover letter and résumé by February 12, 2023, click on the “Apply for this position” button on the left panel of this page or below. If you have questions about this posting, please contact Corrina Darko, Manager, People & Culture, at 604 215 5430. We welcome applications from all qualified individuals, and are especially-but not only- interested in applications from Indigenous, First Nations & Métis individuals.

About the Company

Company: Union Gospel Mission –

Company Location:  Vancouver, BC

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