Safety and Wellness Advisor (Temporary)

School District #73 (Kamloops-Thompson) - Kamloops, BC (30+ days ago)

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Applications are invited for the position of Safety and Wellness Advisor for School District No. 73 (Kamloops-Thompson). This is a temporary position, effective until January 31, 2020 or return of incumbent.

Located in British Columbia’s Southern Interior and operating in a region of about 103,000 people, School District No 73 is a diverse and inclusive organization providing public education programs in the City of Kamloops and the municipalities of Chase, Barriere, Logan Lake and Clearwater as well as many smaller communities west to Savona, south to Westwold and north to Blue River. The District’s student population is approximately 15,100 including 427 continuing education and adult learners and over 1,200 students in French Immersion. The district employs more than 1,800 full and part-time educators and support staff working collaboratively with external education partners.

The Safety and Wellness Advisor is responsible for the first level of support to the Safety and Wellness team – Human Resources. This position provides effective case management and administrative support by assisting with return to work coordination and claims management for occupational and non occupational injuries/illness.

This position requires an energetic, self-motivated individual, able to take initiative and provide leadership on all aspects of health, safety and wellness. You will be highly organized and able to manage multiple ongoing tasks, set priorities and organize your work load to meet deadlines. Your passion for workplace safety and wellness will be key in successfully promoting a positive safety culture.

Degree/Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety or Human Resources or equivalent;
Minimum of two (2) year’s experience in the field of Safety, HR or Claims Management;
Demonstrated experience working in a large public sector unionized environment preferred;

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