Bilingual Occupational Health & Safety Administrator

Job ID
Human Resources

We are currently recruiting for a Bilingual Health & Safety Administrator to work in person at our headquarters in Ottawa, ON.

What you will be doing…

Under the direction of the Occupational Health and Safety Manager, the Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) Administrator is responsible for supporting the health and safety programs assisting with accident forms, compiling documents for case files, answering general inquiries, tracking, following up on and updating compliance and certification requirements and supporting the Health and Safety committee.

Some of your responsibilities include…

  • Act as the first point of contact for all Health and Safety queries, directing calls and taking messages
  • Compile, track, and file various forms,  documents, and reports of various health and safety programs and services
  • Generate and prepare reports for the OHS Manager
  • Maintain the Health and Safety Program in collaboration with Health and Safety Committees
  • Stay abreast of H&S legislation and actively support a culture of excellence
  • Track and maintain the database related to site inspections
  • Stay abreast of legislation and collective agreements to ensure we are adhering to committee requirements
  • Work with management to ensure effective processes are in place to minimise the impact of injuries on both employees and the organisation in terms of absenteeism and WSIB costs
  • Assist with the accident and injury reporting system and management system for workers compensation as required by law
  • Maintain claims management records and reports
  • Track and maintain database of required training for both unionized and non-unionized employees
  • Be part of both of the Ontario and Quebec Health and Safety Committees
  • Take part in accident investigation

What’s in it for you?

  • Work for a reputable and nationally known company
  • Work in a challenging and rewarding work environment
  • Employer paid professional development
  • A comprehensive benefits package
  • Generous paid time off, holidays and sick days
  • Retirement plans with company matching of employee contributions
  • Employee discount programs, social outings and holiday gatherings

You’re a good fit if…

  • You have excellent communication skills
  • You have outstanding organizational skills and meticulous attention to detail
  • You have strong time-management skills and are able to multitask and prioritize your workload and deadlines
  • You are customer-service orientated
  • You possess a positive and professional attitude
  • You are able to deal positively with change and are willing to embrace new opportunities and working practices within health & safety
  • You have a working knowledge of HRIS or EMS systems an asset
  • You have advanced knowledge of both Ontario (WSIB) and Quebec (CNESST) considered an asset

Your must-haves:

  • Bilingualism (French/English) is a must
  • Must have a valid driver’s license
  • Successful completion of a diploma in Occupational Health and Safety, or related program. An equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Knowledge of Health and Safety Management Systems
  • Demonstrated understanding of Health & Safety legislation
  • Strong proficiency with computer systems including Microsoft Office 
  • Must be able to obtain a Secret Level Security Clearance

Application Process

If we’re the right fit for you, we want to hear from you! Send us your resume and cover letter today to [email protected].

NOTE: Only those candidates that meet the specified requirements will be considered for this position. Candidates that do not meet the requirements may be considered for similar opportunities.

Commissionaires values the diversity of our workforce and respects its employees as individuals, regardless of race, nationality, religion, sexual orientation, gender and age.

In accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code, Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and Commissionaires’ Policies on Accommodation, a request for accommodation will be accepted as part of Commissionaires’ hiring process.

We appreciate all who apply, however we will only be contacting candidates of interest.