New Job Health And Safety Consultant In New Brunswick

Health and Safety Consultant
Health and Safety Consultant

Health and Safety Consultant

Company : Jobssummary / Indeed
Salary : $3,782–$5,286 a month
Location : New Brunswick

Full Description

Health and Safety Consultant

Department of Tourism, Heritage and Culture




Who we are

We invite you to join the New Brunswick Tourism, Heritage and Culture team! The Health and Safety Consultant supports the various Divisions within the Department which includes Tourism, Heritage, Sport and Recreation, Parks, Arts and Culture and Corporate Services. We have the opportunity to support the work happening in some of the most beautiful places that New Brunswick has to offer!

What you will do

Reporting to the Director of Human Resources, you will work to ensure the Department of Tourism, Heritage and Culture is a Healthy and Safe work environment and assist in meeting their legislative requirements, by providing expert leadership, best practices, research and tools. This is an exciting opportunity to help build a high-functioning safety program in a challenging and rewarding field.

As a member of this team, you will provide client-focused and integrated advice and services across the Department, including Provincial Parks, Museums and Attractions, in the areas of Health and Safety. The duties and responsibilities will include:

  • Providing guidance as a subject matter expert on occupational health and safety standards, risk assessment methodologies and safety management systems
  • Assisting with the design and implementation of a Health and Safety management system
  • Developing, implementing and maintaining a fundamental health and safety program and initiatives on behalf of the Department with an emphasis on compliance, critical hazard identification and risk reduction designed to promote a culture of safe workplaces, where employees are qualified
  • Evaluating current processes and practices across the Department to ensure standardization in processes and application
  • Developing, coordinating and/or delivering required regulatory health and safety educational sessions to the Department
  • Being a liaison between WorkSafeNB and the Department and advising the Department as it relates to any form of regulatory requirement or order
  • Developing, implementing and maintaining health and safety program tools to assist the Department in ensuring they meet their regulatory compliance requirements and ensuring tools are kept up-to-date, easily available and clearly communicated
  • Providing advice, tools and technical support related to conducting investigations related to serious accidents, incidents, hazardous materials, near misses, issues and complaints
  • Partnering with and coaching supervisors and managers on their duties as it relates to health and safety
  • Any other duties as required

Work Environment

  • Office location: Marysville Place, 20 McGloin Street, Fredericton
  • Open office layout
  • Standard hours of work: Monday - Friday, 8:15-4:30
  • No seafood or shellfish allowed in the office
  • Periodic travel throughout the province to Provincial Parks, Museums and Attractions
  • We promote a scent-reduced environment

Who you are

You are someone who has a passion for the health and safety of all employees. You must be a team player with strong interpersonal, communication skills and be self-motivated.

Your attitude, skills and interests are just as important as your area of study. We are looking for diverse backgrounds that bring a combination of the following:

Need to have

  • Pay Band 3: University degree in a related field with a minimum of two (2) years of safety-related work experience OR a two (2) year post secondary diploma in a related field with a minimum of four (4) years of safety-related work experience OR a one (1) year post-secondary certificate in a related field with a minimum of five (5) years of safety-related work experience.
  • Pay Band 4: University degree in a related field with a minimum of three (3) years of safety-related work experience OR a two (2) year post-secondary diploma in a related field with a minimum of five (5) years of safety-related work experience OR a one (1) year post secondary certificate in a related field with a minimum of six (6) years of safety-related work experience.
  • Considerable experience in using Microsoft Office 365 software and applications.
  • Valid class 5 driver's license as issued by the Province of New Brunswick
  • An equivalent combination of education, training and experience may be considered.
  • Written and spoken competence in English is required.

Nice to have

  • Possession of a certificate in a recognized Health and Safety program
  • Possession or eligibility to obtain the Canadian Registered Safety Professional (CRSP) designation as per the Eligibility Guidelines for the CRSP/PSAC Certification
  • Valid Emergency First Aid/CPR certification


Pay Band 3: $1,891.00 to $2,643.00 bi-weekly
Pay Band 4: $2,077.00 to $2,905.00 bi-weekly

What can GNB offer you?

  • Comprehensive benefits package and the Public Service Shared Risk Pension Plan.
  • Opportunities for career growth, professional development and training.
  • Free access to Employee and Family Assistance Program (EFAP) and services.

Providing a safe workplace for all. Your health and safety are important to us. GNB has implemented preventative measures across the organization to ensure your health and safety.

How to apply

We encourage applicants to apply on-line, by e-mail to [email protected] or by mail at the following address by May 22, 2023, indicating competition number R18-2023/2024-19. This competition may be used to fill future vacancies at the same level.

Department of Tourism, Heritage and Culture
Human Resource Branch
Marysville Place, 4th floor
P.O. Box 6000, Fredericton, NB E3B 5H1
(506) 453-3115

We thank all those who apply however only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.
Candidates registered with the Equal Employment Opportunity Program and veterans, who demonstrate they are among the most qualified, shall be given preference at the time of appointment.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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