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Organization:    Ministry of Labour
Division:    Operations Division
City:    Hamilton, Mississauga, North Bay, Sault Ste Marie, South Porcupine, Sudbury, Thunder Bay
Job Term:    3 Permanent
Job Code:    12108 - Community Planner 5
Salary:    $1,373.77 - $1,787.86 Per Week*
Posting Status:    Open
Job ID:    64280
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The Ministry of Labour contributes to the prosperity of Ontario by advancing health, safety, fairness and productive relationships in the workplace and the broader community.

In this role, you will be part of a regional and corporate team of professionals consisting of: occupational hygiene consultants, ergonomic consultants, engineers, radiation specialists and medical consultants.

What can I expect to do in this role?

You will:
• provide professional advice and consultation on occupational health and safety hazards
• anticipate, recognize and evaluate physical, chemical and biological agents
• perform occupational hygiene inspections in health care, institutional, industrial, construction, mining workplaces
• enforce occupational health and safety legislation
• provide consultation, advice, recommendations to Ministry inspectors and workplace representatives

How do I qualify?

Mandatory requirements:
• you are eligible for certification in occupational hygiene by the American Board of Industrial Hygiene or Canadian Registration Board of Occupational Hygienists
• you have a minimum valid driver's licence class of “G2” 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

Industry knowledge:
• you have knowledge of occupational hygiene principles and methods
• you have knowledge of physiology, toxicology, epidemiology and industrial ventilation as they relate to occupational hygiene
• you have knowledge of federal and provincial occupational health and safety legislation

Inspection skills:
• you have experience performing occupational hygiene inspections and health hazard and exposure control assessments related to various occupational sectors (health care, institutional, industrial, construction, mining, etc.)
• you have the ability to anticipate, identify and evaluate physical, biological and chemical occupational health hazards and recommend control measures

Enforcement skills:
• you have the ability to interpret, apply and enforce occupational health and safety legislation

Other important skills:
• you have proven consultation skills to provide professional advice and recommendations to internal and external clients
• you have strong oral communication, interpersonal and negotiation skills to establish and maintain productive working relationships with labour and management groups
• you are proficient with computers and a variety of computer software and information technology systems to track and analyze data and prepare reports

Additional information:

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Compensation Group:   Ontario Public Service Employees Union
Schedule:   3-A
Category:   Inspections and Investigations
Posted on:   Monday, March 24, 2014
  • W-LB-64280/14(3)
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.

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