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Memorial University of Newfoundland - 23 Jobs
St. John's, NL
$59,460 - $81,079 / year
Posted 14 days ago

Office of the Chief Risk Officer

Environmental Health and Safety (EHS)

(1-Year Contractual Position)


Reporting to the Supervisor, Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) Field Services, the successful candidate will deliver EHS services for Memorial University. Duties include providing oversight and guidance on occupational health and safety compliance; investigating EHS concerns and incidents and recommending corrective action; acting as an EHS Advisor to faculty, staff, students, and workplace health and safety committees; delivering education and training as required; performing technical workplace inspections and assessments to ensure legislative compliance; preparing follow-up reports; completing risk assessments where needed and assisting in the development of required safe work procedures; conducting required safety reporting, including health and safety statistics and trending; conducting analysis of statistical data; maintaining information systems, identifying trends, performance indicators, and strategies for improvement; developing strategies to resolve EHS issues; participating in field-level investigations of incidents; completing incident investigation reports; ensuring appropriate contractor safety management and laboratory safety guidelines are in place; and performing other related duties as required. This position will require occasional use of personal vehicle.


Experience (3-5 years) in occupational health and safety; completion of a 3-year diploma of Technology or degree with concentration in occupational health and safety or a related discipline, supplemented by 1-year Advanced Safety Diploma; or any equivalent combination of experience and training. Canadian Registered Safety Professional (CRSP) Designation (or eligible to apply) and proficiency in contractor safety management and laboratory safety are assets. The ideal candidate will have a proven ability to make decisions, interact at all levels of the organization and across businesses, and effectively and efficiently coordinate action as part of an EHS team. Effective communication and excellent writing and public speaking skills are required.

SALARY $59,460 - $81,079 per annum (Management and Professional)

CLOSING DATE September 26, 2023 by 5:00 p.m. NST


Please note that we will ONLY accept applications for this position through our website

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, preference will be given to applicants who are legally entitled to work in Canada. Memorial University is committed to employment equity and diversity and encourages applications from all qualified candidates, including women, people of any sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression; Indigenous peoples; visible minorities and racialized people; and people with disabilities.

The personal information requested in your application is collected under the authority of the Memorial University Act (RSNL 1990 c M-7) for the purpose of identifying and recruiting candidates; assessing applicant qualifications; and maintaining records pertaining to the administration of employment with Memorial University of Newfoundland.

If you are a successful candidate, this information will form part of your permanent employment record and will be used for other activities related to the employment process. This information may be disclosed to government departments and agencies as legally required; and to third party service providers, as necessary to administer programs and activities.

If you have any questions about the collection, use and disclosure of the information on this form, please contact MyHR, Department of Human Resources, at [email protected].

Please be advised that we are unable to provide updates on current competitions.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Competition Number: MUN02408
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About Memorial University of Newfoundland

About Memorial University of Newfoundland

Memorial University is one of the largest universities in Atlantic Canada. It was established as a memorial to Newfoundlanders who lost their lives on active service during the First World War and subsequent conflicts. As the province’s only university, Memorial has a special obligation to the people of the province and plays an integral role in education and continuing development in the region.

Memorial is an inclusive community dedicated to innovation and excellence in teaching and learning, research, scholarship, creative activity, service and public engagement. Memorial has more than 19,000 students from over 115 countries spread across five campuses and a global network of almost 100,000 alumni. From the classics to advanced technology, Memorial offers certificate, diploma, undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate programs. A respected employer with more than 3,600 employees, Memorial provides an environment that fosters innovation, creativity, equity, diversity and inclusion.

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