Manager of Occupational Health & Safety

Corporate Office
St. John's
Permanent Position - Competition No. C104120 OHSM (E)

As the Manager of Occupational Health & Safety, key responsibilities include:
  • Maintains and builds upon NLC’s established OH&S Program, furthering NLC’s safety oriented culture in alignment with NLC’s vision, mission and values;
  • Develops, executes, monitors and evaluates relevant strategy, initiatives, policies and procedures to promote the OH&S mandate and ensure compliance with applicable legislation and regulations;
  • Provides sound advice and information to the NLC management and staff to promote OH&S objectives;
  • Produces relevant indicators and metrics that reflect NLC’s OH&S performance;
  • Implements and monitors a system of hazard recognition, evaluation and control aimed at preventing incidents;
  • Oversees incident investigation, including the creation/maintenance of a database, in order to analyze causes of incidents and to generate corrective action;
  • Provides oversight and guidance to the Corporation’s 23 OHS committees and 6 Worker Health and Safety Representatives in the performance of their duties;
  • Ensures that a health and safety training database is kept up to date and that all work locations have sufficient numbers of employees with current certifications in mandatory training programs;
  • Coordinates and oversees NLC’s participation in Workplace NL’s PRIME program;
  • Promotes a safety culture through a well-articulated communication, awareness, and education program;
  • Oversees NLC’s Critical Incident Safety Management program and its Psychological Health and Safety program;
  • Monitors operations, metrics, policies and procedures to understand risk level and implement controls to mitigate or reduce risk to an acceptable level;
  • Ensures NLC’s Emergency Preparedness Plan reflects NLC’s operational environment and lines of business, and ensure regular maintenance, review, and testing of the Plan.
To be considered a potential candidate, the individual should possess the following qualifications:
  • At least ten (10) years of experience and success leading an organization’s OH&S function and creating a safety culture;
  • Successful completion of a Safety Engineering Technology Program or completion of a university degree in a related field, supplemented by diploma level coursework in Safety Engineering;
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and implement progressive initiatives and policies, and engage employees at all levels of the organization;
  • Strong knowledge of applicable OH&S and workers’ compensation legislation and regulations;
  • Broad knowledge of wellness program including mental and physical health;
  • Ability to develop education/awareness material and to facilitate groups;
  • Certified Registered Safety Professional (CSRP) Designation is preferred;
  • Ability to travel across the province to visit NLC locations.

Newfoundland Labrador Liquor Corporation is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity in our workforce. Accommodations for job applicants with disabilities (differing abilities) are available on request.

Work With NLC
  • Salary:
    In accordance with management salary scales
  • Closing Date:
    Wednesday, May 27th, 2020
  • Please send a resume to:
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Under the current circumstances resulting from our response to the coronavirus pandemic, the following options for submitting applications are NOT available at this time:
  • Mail via Canada Post
  • Drop off to Corporate Office
  • Fax
Please state Competition Number on resume. Proof of education/courses must be provided prior to employment with NLC. Please note that, while we appreciate the interest of all candidates, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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