Apply By: Friday, November 4, 2022 11:59 pm EDT
Competition Status: Application Screening

Fewer than thirty individuals applied for this opportunity.

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Health, Safety and Wellness Advisor

Ontario Science Centre
Corporate Services - Human Resources
Language of Position(s):
Job Term:
1 Temporary (12 months, with possible extension)
Job Code:
I0802B - Human Resources49
$70,820.00 - $102,046.00 Per Year
Posting Status:
Open Targeted
Job ID:
Are you looking for a rewarding opportunity where you will design and implement strategic health and safety programs and initiatives that help keep our employees safe? Consider this challenging role within the Corporate Services Branch, Human Resources where you will work closely with the OSC and OPS partners to protect and promote employee health and safety, and help create a workplace that is safe, healthy, and free from harassment and violence.

OPS Commitment to Diversity, Inclusion, Accessibility, and Anti-Racism:

We are committed to build a workforce that reflects the communities we serve and to promote a diverse, anti-racist, inclusive, accessible, merit-based, respectful and equitable workplace.

We invite all interested individuals to apply and encourage applications from people with disabilities, Indigenous, Black, and racialized individuals, as well as people from a diversity of ethnic and cultural origins, sexual orientations, gender identities and expressions.

Visit the OPS Anti-Racism Policy and the OPS Diversity and Inclusion Blueprint pages to learn more about the OPS commitment to advance racial equity, accessibility, diversity, and inclusion in the public service.

We offer employment accommodation across the recruitment process and all aspects of employment consistent with the requirements of Ontario's Human Rights Code. Refer to the "How to apply" section if you require a disability-related accommodation.

What can I expect to do in this role?

You will:
• Lead the implementation of the OSC Occupational Health and Safety Management System
• Lead OSC-specific and/or corporate health, safety and wellness initiatives with a broad organizational focus and impact
• provide strategic advice to senior management about health, safety and wellness trends and programs
• Develop and promote communications and events related to health safety and wellness, including newsletters, website materials, webinars, and wellness initiatives
• Lead and conduct research and analysis to identify, evaluate and provide recommendations on emerging health and safety issues and trends

How do I qualify?

Technical Knowledge

• You have demonstrated ability to interpret and apply Health and Safety legislation, policies, programs, and procedures, as well as an understanding of strategic human resources initiatives and programs relating to organizational health, safety and wellness

Consultation and Communication Skills

• You have the demonstrated ability to employ consultative skills, good judgment, tact and political acuity to provide sound advice and collaborate effectively with leaders, stakeholders, and enterprise partners
• You have the proven ability to develop and implement health and safety policies, programs, Standard Operating Procedures, briefing notes, presentations and research reports
• You have well developed oral and written communication skills to effectively prepare reports and make presentations to employees, stakeholders, colleagues and senior management

Research and Analytical Skills

• You can apply your research and analytical skills to review and analyze business goals, health and safety issues and prepare appropriate recommendations to senior management

Project Management Skills

• You have experience using project management techniques to effectively lead planning and development of various initiatives and programs and to establish priorities and meet deadlines

Additional Information:

  • 1 English Temporary, duration up to 12 months, 770 Don Mills Rd, Toronto, Toronto Region
Compensation Group:
Management Compensation Plan
Human Resources
Posted on:
Friday, October 21, 2022
  • T-SC-189434/22
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, November 4, 2022 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.

All Ontario Public Service external job advertisements are posted in English and French. To confirm the language requirements of a job, check the "language of position" information at the top of each job ad. For all positions, candidates will be assessed in English, the business language of the Ontario Public Service. For English/French designated bilingual positions, candidates will also be assessed through French-language proficiency testing.

Toutes les offres d'emploi externes de la fonction publique de l'Ontario sont affichées en anglais et en français. Pour connaître les exigences linguistiques, vérifiez les renseignements sur la « langue du poste » figurant dans le haut de chaque offre d'emploi. Pour tous les postes, l'évaluation des candidates et candidats se fera en anglais, la langue usuelle de la fonction publique de l'Ontario. En ce qui concerne les postes désignés bilingues, la maîtrise du français des candidates et candidats sera également évaluée.

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