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Organization:    Ministry of Labour
Division:    Operations Division
City:    Hamilton, Kingston, North Bay, Ottawa, South Porcupine, Windsor
Job Term:    6 Permanent
Job Code:    5468 - Occup Health & Sfty Inspector
Salary:    $1,321.19 - $1,624.55 Per Week*
Posting Status:    Open
Job ID:    59147
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Bring your health and safety experience and knowledge gained in industrial sectors and/or health care processes to this position with the Ministry of Labour.

What can I expect to do in this role?

You will:
• enforce the Occupational Health and Safety Act and its regulations including the health care regulations
• work with health and safety partners, workers, union/management to promote safe work practices and working conditions with workers, unions and management through the Internal Responsibility System (IRS)
• conduct comprehensive inspections and investigations, write orders and reports
• engage in enforcement activities including prosecutions

How do I qualify?

• you have a class “G” driver's license or equivalent as recognized by the Province of Ontario
• you have the ability to travel extensively, respond to after-hour calls, and the ability to work evenings and weekends as part of regular scheduled work
• you have advanced oral French language skills

Technical Knowledge:
• you have working knowledge and practical experience in a broad range of industrial/health care and related workplaces/processes and of the health and safety hazards and controls associated with the chemical, biological and physical agents
• you have working knowledge of the Occupational Health and Safety Act and its Regulations, standards and other legislation relevant to industrial/health care facilities and workplaces

Analytical Skills:
• you have the ability to enforce, interpret, apply and explain legislation
• you have experience conducting inspections and investigations including interviewing experience and experience handling evidence
• you have reasoning, evaluative and analytical skills to interpret information assess compliance with legislation, regulations, policies and standards, and determine strategies/action(s) to be taken
• you have the ability to learn court procedures

Communication and Interpersonal Skills:
• you have well developed communication skills to promote compliance, provide advice and consultation
• you have the ability to accurately document and convey information with demonstrated experience in report writing
• you have conflict resolution and interpersonal skills that effectively impact and influence others to a logical or appropriate course of action
• you can respect differing interests and conflicting priorities
• you have sound planning and organizational skills to co-ordinate own workload

Other important skills:
• you have knowledge of computer information technology, computer databases and software packages

Please follow these instructions and disregard the instructions in the “How to Apply” section below:

• Step 1: You must apply online and submit a 1 page covering letter
• Step 2: In addition to the cover letter you are required to complete an application form. Please visit Ministry of Labour Website in order to download the application and obtain instructions on completing and submitting the application form.
• Read the job description to make sure you understand this job.
• OPS employees are required to quote their WIN EMPLOYEE ID number when applying.
• If you require a disability related accommodation in order to participate in the recruitment process, please Contact Us to provide your contact information. Recruitment Services staff will contact you within 48 hours.

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Compensation Group:   Ontario Public Service Employees Union
Schedule:   3.7
Category:   Inspections and Investigations
Posted on:   Monday, March 24, 2014
  • This ad is also available in French.
  • The successful candidate will be required to undergo a satisfactory criminal reference check prior to the commencement of employment.
  • W-LB-59147/13
All external applicants (including former employees of the Ontario Public Service) applying to a competition in a ministry or Commission public body must disclose (either in the cover letter or resume) previous employment with the Ontario Public Service. Disclosure must include positions held, dates of employment and any active restrictions as applicable from being rehired by the Ontario Public Service. Active restrictions can include time and/or ministry-specific restrictions currently in force, and may preclude a former employee from being offered a position with the Ontario Public Service for a specific time period (e.g. one year), or from being offered a position with a specific ministry (either for a pre-determined time period or indefinitely). The circumstances around an employee's exit will be considered prior to an offer of employment.
Remember: The deadline to apply is Friday, April 11, 2014 11:59 pm EDT. Late applications will not be accepted.

We thank you for your interest. Only those selected for further screening or an interview will be contacted.

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*Indicates the salary listed as per the OPSEU Collective Agreement.
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