Safety Officer

Competition Number
23/44 NT
Here are a few ways you will make a difference:
  • Conduct worksite inspections, make assessments, review, and evaluate Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) Programs.
  • Promote the internal responsibility system through education and awareness using communication, diplomacy skills, and knowledge.
  • Identify emerging trends in workplace health and safety issues and use this information to recommend WSCC awareness programs.
  • Travel to communities in the Northwest Territories and Nunavut to conduct inspections and ensure compliance with legislation.
  • Assist other WSCC divisions to proactively promote cooperation in matters of occupational health and safety. 
What you bring to the role:
  • A certificate, or degree, in Occupational Health and Safety from an accredited educational institution.
  • A minimum of three (3) years' experience working in the health and safety field. 
  • A valid class 5 driver’s license.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Safety Acts and Regulations, industry standards, and other related acts, codes, and regulations.
  • Experience with conducting investigations.
  • Ability to effectively organize and prioritize workload and adapt to changing priorities. 
What We Offer:
  • A Northern Living Allowance of $3,700.
  • Relocation assistance is provided to Yellowknife, NT.
  • A generous benefits package and enrollment in the Public Service Pension Plan.
  • Learning and development programs and funding dedicated to your career growth.
  • A workplace culture and leave entitlements that promote and support a healthy work-life balance.
  • A culturally diverse workforce that embraces change and welcomes your lived experience.
  • Being part of a team that positively impacts the quality of life for workers across the NWT and Nunavut.
  • Federal and territorial tax incentives such as the NWT or Nunavut personal tax credits and the Northern Residents Tax Deductions.

A satisfactory criminal records check is required for this position.

Closing Date:

If this sounds like a good fit for you, please forward your resume quoting competition number to:

The Workers’ Safety and Compensation Commission’s (WSCC) vision is to eliminate workplace diseases and injuries. Our mission is to promote workplace health and safety while providing no fault insurance to employers and care for injured workers. Our values are respect, engagement, integrity, openness, cultural safety, excellence and stewardship in the workplace.