Manager of Occupational Health & Safety

Department: Human Resources

Closing Date: Jun 18, 2018 12:00 PM

Competition Number: 18-70

Job Summary

The City of Nanaimo is seeking a permanent full-time Manager of Occupational Health & Safety. Reporting to the Director of Human Resources and participating as a member of the HR Management team, the Manager of Occupational Health & Safety oversees the effective and efficient operation of the City’s health and safety programs in accordance with recognized best practices and established legislation and contracts.

The Manager is responsible for providing direction in the delivery of occupational health & safety and disability management programs and to work constructively with unions and managers to facilitate complex return to work situations and employee accommodations.

Duties and Responsibilities

Please see the attached job description below.


Applicants must have a diploma in Occupational Health and Safety or a related field and a minimum of 5 years’ related experience in occupational health and safety in a unionized environment, including 3 years’ in a management or supervisory role. An acceptable equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered. A satisfactory Criminal Record Check is required. CHSC, CRSP and Disability Management and/or Return to Work designations are considered an asset.

Compensation and Benefits

This is an Excluded position and a competitive salary and comprehensive benefit package is included.


Resumes with cover letters referencing the specific competition 18-70 will be received until 12:00 pm on Monday, June 18, 2018.

Human Resources

City of Nanaimo

455 Wallace Street, Nanaimo BC  V9R 5J6

Fax: (250) 755-4449

Drop off in person: 2nd Floor, City Hall (455 Wallace Street)



We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those candidates selected for further consideration will be contacted.

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