Occupational Hygiene Officer – WorkSafeBC

Posted 2 years ago

Do you share our passion for workplace health and safety? Want to be part of a team of professionals helping employers prevent occupational illness, disease and disability? If so, we want to hear from you.

We’re looking for enthusiastic, knowledgeable, and dedicated occupational hygiene officers to help us build safer and healthier workplaces in British Columbia. We have positions available in our Lower Mainland, Abbotsford, Prince George, and Terrace offices.

We’ll be reviewing applications weekly — don’t wait, apply today for roles scheduled to start in June 2019. Please specify in your cover letter which location(s) you prefer.

Is this a good fit for you?

We’re looking for people who can:

Use their interpersonal and communication skills to convey knowledge and gain compliance on complex health and safety issues and concerns within various work environments
Use their critical thinking skills to analyze and evaluate unique workplace health and safety issues and identify effective mitigations and controls
Make and enforce timely decisions independently and objectively, using sound judgment and technical knowledge
Professionally deal with emergencies and sensitive situations
Work variable hours, including Saturdays, be available for emergency call out after hours or weekends, and be willing to travel throughout the province

Your background and experience:

A bachelor’s degree with a major in sciences or engineering and either three years of experience in occupational hygiene, or four years of industry experience directly related to your field of scientific study or
A master’s degree in occupational health or hygiene with either two years of direct experience in occupational hygiene, or three years of industry experience directly related to your undergraduate field of scientific study
Working knowledge of industrial hygiene principles and practices, health sciences, and technical sciences
General knowledge of occupational health and safety
Note: To see if your resume meets the requirements for this position, please review this resume screening document.

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 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 2.3 million workers and 235,000 registered 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 of $75,401 - $95,164, your total compensation package includes vacation, optional leave arrangements, health care and dental benefits, and contributions toward a defined benefit pension plan. 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.

Job Features

Job CategoryEmployment Opportunities
Closing DateMar-14-2019
LocationVarious Locations, BC

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