Bilingual Environmental Health and Safety Manager

BGIS - Ottawa, ON (30+ days ago)

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Job Field:
Health & Safety / Environment

Job Type:
Full time

Building Location:
BGIS - Ottawa


The Bilingual Manager, Health, Safety & Environment assists in addressing occupational health, safety and environmental issues concerning
BGIS or its clients in order to minimize liability, ensure due diligence, ensures compliance with government legislation and fulfillment of contractual environmental health & safety requirements. The focus of this position is environmental however knowledge and management of health and safety is an asset and will serve the candidate well as the job involves work in those aspects as well.


Works to ensure compliance with all applicable legislation and fulfillment of contractual environmental, health and safety requirements.
Monitors and enforces adherence to all applicable legislation and internal policies.
Supports and provides recommendations on HSE matters at all levels of the organization.
Manages related internal and external safety & environmental systems for the company and its clients.
Maintains ongoing communication with internal and external clients on all environment, health and safety matters.
Provides council on environmental, health and safety matters for all Team Members.
Develops, manages and improves related internal audit program for all contracts including the reporting of results to senior management.
Develops, manages and improves related corporate training programs.
Develops, manages and improves related corporate early and safe return to work programs.
Development and reporting of key safety metrics and related reports.
Other duties as assigned.


MINIMUM EDUCATION: University graduation or professional certification (e.g. P. Eng, CMA, CGA or equivalent courses)

JOB-RELATED EXPERIENCE: More than five years, up to ten years

Knowledge & Skills

Bilingual (EN/FR)
Strong knowledge of environmental, health and safety
University degree
5 to 10 years’ experience
Computer proficiency
Effective interpersonal skills
Good written and verbal communication skills
Effective training and presentation skills
Strong analytical skills
Ability to understand complex processes
Project management skills

Licenses and/or Professional Accreditation

One of these below as an asset:
Canadian registered safety professional from board of Canadian registered safety
Registered Occupational Hygienist
Certified Safety Professional
Certified Industrial Hygienist
Certified Health & Safety Consultant from Canadian Society Engineering