Summer Student Employment / Southwest Compensation & Prevention

, NB | Saint John, NB

WorkSafeNB, New Brunswick's Crown corporation charged with implementing and overseeing provincial occupational health and safety and workers' compensation legislation, is accepting applications from students looking for summer employment in our Place 400 office, Saint John, New Brunswick.

Successful applicants will have a great opportunity to assist in covering for vacation and performing such duties as answering phones, reception coverage, paying bills, doing special assignments and issuing meal payments.

Please submit your resume and cover letter following the process below:

  • Apply online to the "careers" section of our website - worksafenb.ca
  • Indicate in your cover letter that you are applying for summer student employment within the Southwest Compensation & Prevention office.
  • Indicate your field of study and what area of experience you are trying to gain
  • Indicate your availability (if you are a returning student, please indicate in your cover letter)
  • If you are a relative or a friend of a current WorkSafeNB employee, please outline your affiliation to the employee (i.e.: family member, friend, etc.)

Hiring criteria:

  • You must be enrolled in a post-secondary education program for the fall of 2019.
  • The field of study should be business administration.
  • Written and spoken competencies in English are required.

If you are interested in being part of a highly motivated and collaborative team, please apply online at worksafenb.ca by March 31, 2019.

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About WorkSafeNB

Organization

WorkSafeNB administers no-fault workplace accident and disability insurance for employers and their workers, funded solely through assessments on employers. All employers having three or more workers are obligated to obtain compensation coverage.

WorkSafeNB is committed to preventing workplace injuries and illness through education and enforcement of the Occupational Health and Safety Act.

WorkSafeNB is administered by a board of directors consisting of the chairperson, a vice-chairperson, the president and CEO (non-voting member), the chairperson of the Appeals Tribunal (non-voting member), five members representing workers, and five members representing employers. Other than the president & CEO and the chairperson of the Appeals Tribunal, members of the board of directors serve part-time.

WorkSafeNB's mandate is to:

  • Promote the creation of a workplace safety culture in which all employees and employers view all occupational diseases and accidents as being preventable.
  • Promote an understanding, acceptance, and compliance with all legislation for which WorkSafeNB is responsible, including the enforcement of the OHS Act and regulations.
  • Provide timely compensation benefits, medical aid, rehabilitation, and safe return-to-work services to injured workers.
  • Provide sustainable insurance and insurance-related services to the employer community.
  • Represent stakeholders and provide recommendations and advice to government with respect to legislation, and publish such reports, studies, and recommendations WorkSafeNB considers advisable.

Assessments are affected by the level of activities in the province's workplaces, as are the resulting claims. There are also substantial assets that ensure WorkSafeNB will be able to provide the ongoing benefits promised to injured workers through a wage loss recovery insurance system. These funds are invested in the financial markets and investment returns are subject to the ups and downs of the marketplace.

Regional Services

WorkSafeNB's head office is located in Saint John. The WorkSafeNB Rehabilitation Centre is located in Grand Bay-Westfield. We also have offices in Bathurst, Grand Falls and Dieppe.

More Info

For more information, please visit www.worksafenb.ca

 

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