Occupational Health and Safety Coordinator – Full Time – Remote/Hybrid
Wage Range: $42,000-$45,000/yr
Job Competition #: YMCA-OHS-FT

The YMCA has been part of life in Newfoundland and Labrador since 1854. Our charity’s core programs of Health, Fitness, and Aquatics; Child Care and Day Camp; and Employment, Enterprise, and Newcomer Services are offered at more than 20 locations in our communities with an additional 170 points of delivery throughout the province. Our focus on inclusiveness and accessibility means we serve people of all ages, backgrounds and abilities through all stages of life.

Join Our Team

We are seeking a full-time Occupational Health and Safety Coordinator to provide the coordination of health and safety procedures and practices including but not limited to workplace inspections and audits, ensuring equipment and materials are operating properly according to their regulations, comply with safety standards and promote safety in the workplace. This position has a remote/hybrid model where travel to and from locations in which we operate will be required as needed.

Job Requirements

  • Degree or diploma in Occupational Health and Safety or related field of study
  • Minimum 3 years experience in all or most areas of Occupational Health and Safety
  • Knowledgeable in the OHS Act of Newfoundland and Labrador
  • Ability to travel when/if needed
  • Canadian Registered and Safety Professional (CRSP) is considered an asset
  • Valid Standard First Aid certificate
  • Acceptable Criminal Records Check and Vulnerable Sectors Check

Benefits of Working with the YMCA

  • Competitive compensation; paid general and annual leave for full time employees, medical and dental insurance, matched pension contributions.
  • Maintain a work-life balance with our 35-hour work week
  • Free uniforms. No more deciding what to wear to work
  • Enhance your health with a free YMCA health, fitness and aquatics membership (immediate family included)
  • Opportunities for professional development and career advancement
  • Work in an inclusive environment where caring, honesty, diversity, respect and responsibility are lived values
  • Employee Referral Program – Receive monetary incentives for contributing to our hiring practices
  • Employee Recognition Programs

Key Competencies

  • Creates a respectful and inclusive environment
  • Takes personal responsibility for following through, responding and resolving issues
  • Demonstrates personal discipline to produce high quality work and meet expectations and goals
  • Self-manages behaviours, learns from mistakes, and seeks out feedback and coaching
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Ability to work a flexible work schedule if needed

The YMCA of Newfoundland and Labrador is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity. We are committed to an environment that is barrier-free. If you require accommodation during the hiring process, please inform us in advance to arrange reasonable and appropriate accommodation. We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.