Tlicho Investment Corporation
Published
July 3, 2018
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Health, Safety & Environment
Territory
Northwest Territories

Description

Are you looking for an exciting and rewarding career with one of the top Aboriginal employers in the North? If you are driven by results and love to contribute to organizational success, the Tlicho Investment Corporation would like to hear from you!

 

We are currently recruiting for the following position to join our diverse and talented team:

 

Safety Officer

Duties

Reporting directly to the Health, Safety and Environmental (HSE) Manager, as part of the HSE team, you will be responsible for:

  • Reviewing, communicating, implementing and enforcing the company Health and Safety Manual/Program;
  • Maintaining safety administration and operational safety controls;
  • Assisting in the development and maintenance of current safety policies and programs;
  • Being the primary contact for our business clients when it relates to HSE communication, concerns, etc.;
  • Ensuring compliance to all safety policies and programs;
  • Conducting workplace inspections and developing action items associated with identified safety hazards;
  • Auditing worksite equipment, procedures and practices with the intention of identifying and correcting hazards;
  • Leading incident investigations in coordination with the HSE Manager, and non-compliance issues as required;
  • Identifying and providing equipment, machinery, tool, and general safety training as required;
  • Communicating and providing information to the NT/NU Workers’ Safety & Compensation Commission as required;
  • Assist in gathering and communicating safety statistics as requested;
  • Assist in developing and communicating safety reports and updates as requested.

Qualifications

To be successful in this role you should have:

  • A minimum of 2 years’ experience working as a Safety Officer (or in a lead hand or supervisory role requiring oversight, adherence and enforcement of safety policies and procedures – specifically in the mining and/or construction industries)
  • A Certified Safety Professional (CSP) or Canadian Registered Safety Professional (CRSP) designation; or be willing and able to obtain
  • Current First Aid/CPR certificate (or be willing to obtain)
  • A Class 5 Driver’s license
  • The ability to work in a cross cultural, diverse environment demonstrating cultural awareness and sensitivity
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Excellent computer skills and written communication skills
  • The ability to speak and understand the Tłı̨chǫ language is considered an asset

This is a full-time permanent position primarily based in Yellowknife with frequent travel to worksites, mine sites, and the Tłı̨chǫ communities as required.

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