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Post Date
Sep. 12, 2019

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Human Resources - Safety Coordinator (Construction)
Permanent Full-Time

St. Catharines

Position Description
The HR-Safety Coordinator will facilitate the administration of human resources, environmental, health, safety, and security programs. 

The ideal candidate will have:
  • 2+ years of Human Resources experience in Construction or Industrial settings;
  • 2+ years of Occupational Health and Safety experience in Constructions or Industrial settings;
  • The confidence and comfort to regularly work outdoors, in confined spaces, in hot/humid environments, at heights, and through inclement weather;
  • Proof of a Diploma or Degree in HR, Business or a related discipline from an accredited post-secondary institution combined with a desire to grow their career in Human Resources;
  • Knowledge of relevant legislation (e.g., O. Reg. 213/91: CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS);
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office (Excel, Outlook, Word);
  • Strong ability to handle highly sensitive and confidential information on a daily basis;
  • Advanced communication skills (both verbal and written).

Specific accountabilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Acting as the first point-of-contact for customer service, human resources, environmental, health, safety and security inquiries and incidents;
  • Providing suitable guidance and escalating inquiries and issues when appropriate;
  • Performing full-cycle recruitment and attendance management;
  • Ensuring appropriate functioning of health and safety policies/programs such as the confined space entry program;
  • Offering first aid, documenting incidents, tracking issues, and supporting the Joint Health and Safety Committee;
  • Assisting with inspections and reporting to the Ministry of Labour and Workplace Safety Insurance Board;
  • Auditing, correcting, and copying relevant information from time cards;
  • Maintaining effective employee records.