Safety & Well-being Advisor


At Rogers, we connect Canadians to a world of possibilities and the memorable moments that matter most in their lives. Every day we wake up with one purpose in mind. To bring loved ones together from across the globe. To connect people to each other and the world around them. To help an entrepreneur realize her dream. A sports fan celebrate a special moment.
Because we believe connections unite us, possibilities fuels us, and moments define us.
The Safety & Well-being Advisor's primary responsibility is to identify operational, physical and environmental factors that may cause or contribute to accidents or injury to staff, tenants, and visitors, to guide the Rogers Groups of Companies toward achieving and, where appropriate, exceeding compliance with applicable legislation. Additionally, the Advisor will act as a source of guidance and information for Safety Committees, Human Resources, and Operations.
This role will also support the Rogers integrated well-being program. This includes executing and managing a range of activities to minimize employee absenteeism, support timely return to work and influence the well-being of employees at work. Understanding of disability management programs such as Short-Term Disability (STD), Long-Term Disability (LTD) and Workers' Compensation (WC), and experience working with third party adjudicators/ insurers will support success in this role. Excellent internal customer service and communication skills are required.
The Safety & Well-being Advisor will be based in Burnaby, British Columbia, supporting Western Canada, and report to the Manager, Safety - Regional Support.
Safety Responsibilities:
  • Support Safety committees in meeting legislative requirements and effectively representing their employee groups.
  • Provide expertise to managers and employees on the identification and control of workplace hazards
  • Support Operations and Safety managers in planning, implementing, monitoring and reporting on strategic Safety & Well-being projects
  • Support the reporting, investigation, closure and tracking of workplace incidents in the region
  • Maintain expertise in safety legislation and best practices, and understand their impact on operations
    Well-being Responsibilities:
  • Support and contribute to the integrated program by providing subject matter expertise and driving the effective implementation of the corporate well-being strategy with internal client groups and third party vendors
  • Implement targeted well-being plans in client groups to influence employee physical and mental well-being and support material reduction in disability rates, duration, and costs
  • Consult and act as a subject matter expert to the Human Resources, managers and employees regarding management and administration of disability claims, STD/LTD/WC, and on all matters relating to disability, absenteeism, accommodation and return to work planning
  • Advise and assist employees and managers with workplace accommodations to support attendance or gradual/modified return to work following absences due to illness or injury
  • Consult on well-being initiatives to influence the physical and mental well-being of employees
  • Prepare correspondence and other claims related documentation
  • Maintain confidential employee health records
  • Maintain expertise in Human Resources and well-being legislation and best practices, and understand their impact on operations
    Qualifications:
  • University degree, preferably in Occupational Health and Safety
  • Minimum 5 years Safety experience
  • Possession of, or working towards, Canadian Registered Safety Professional (CRSP) designation is an asset
  • Experience in conducting safety audits and providing safety support to technical operations is an asset
  • Experience in the telecommunications industry is an asset
  • Knowledge of Human Resources legislation related to management of employee absences and accommodations is an asset
  • Experience with complex return-to-work facilitation is an asset
  • Demonstrated dispute resolution skills and solution-oriented case management is an asset
  • Experience in workplace health promotion and wellness is asset
  • Strong written, presentation and verbal communication skills
  • Proven ability to work independently, use critical thinking, take initiative and be resourceful
  • Strong ability to self-motivate and to motivate others to implement policies and programs as needed
  • Demonstrated interpersonal and communication skills and ability to effectively deal with all levels in an organization
  • Strong computer skills with knowledge of Windows applications, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, SharePoint
  • Ability to travel within the region
  • Possession of a valid driver's license, and reliable access to a personal vehicle
  • Bilingual in English and French is an asset
    Candidates with a passion for supporting and protecting people are encouraged to apply.
    Schedule: Full time
    Shift: Day
    Length of Contract: Not Applicable (Regular Position)
    Work Location: 1600 - 4710 Kingsway (016), Burnaby, BC
    Travel Requirements: Up to 25%
    Posting Category/Function: Human Resources & Health and Safety
    Requisition ID: 164984
    Together, we'll make more possible, and these six shared values guide and define our work:
  • Our people are at the heart of our success
  • Our customers come first. They inspire everything we do
  • We do what's right, each and every day
  • We believe in the power of new ideas
  • We work as one team, with one vision
  • We give back to our communities and protect our environment

  • What makes us different makes us stronger. Rogers has a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion. Everyone who applies for a job will be considered. We recognize the business value in creating a workplace where each team member has the tools to reach their full potential. At Rogers, we value the insights and innovation that diverse teams bring to work. We work with our candidates with disabilities throughout the recruitment process to ensure that they have what they need to be at their best. Please reach out to our recruiters and hiring managers to begin a conversation about how we can ensure that you deliver your best work. You matter to us! For any questions, please visit the Rogers FAQ .
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