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Health, Safety, Security & Environment Administrator

Oceanex Inc. - 5 Jobs
St. John's, NL
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Health Insurance
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Life Insurance
Disability Insurance
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Health, Safety, Security & Environment Administrator

We are currently searching for a dynamic Health, Safety, Security & Environment Administrator for our Terminal located in St. John's. Reporting to the Safety, Security & Compliance Manager, the incumbent will promote and enhance the overall safety culture of the St. John's Operations by working with unionized and non-unionized staff to foster an enhanced relationship and safety education. He / she will assist the Manager of Safety, Security and Compliance in all activities associated with the companies Health, Safety, Security and Environment Programs.

Tasks and responsibilities

  • Coordinate the planning and execution of internal and external training programs for unionized and non-unionized personnel
  • Maintain and manage training database for unionized and non-unionized staff
  • Facilitate and conduct safety and competency training for office, terminal and supervisory staff. Work with third party training providers to coordinate and schedule required training
  • Assist departmental managers and supervisors in the completion of initial incident/accident reports as required
  • Assist with the coordination of Safety and Security drills and exercises
  • Respond to off-site safety, environmental and compliance incidents when required
  • Support the management of Oceanex's Hazard and Safety Recognition Programs
  • Conduct workplace inspections and internal audits of the HSSE program, as assigned
  • Prepare monthly HSSE statistical data reports for company-wide performance. Identify trending information and assist with the implementation of various safety campaigns.
  • Assist in managing workplace injuries, WorkplaceNL and disability case management (reporting, ESRTW planning, monitoring). Work with third party claims management company to effectively manage all workplace injury claims
  • Provide advice and counsel to supervisory personnel on OHS procedures, standards and guidelines
  • Support and promote the JOHS Committee activities as needed
  • Research, recommend and complete revisions and enhancements to safety and security procedures and policies
  • Assist in the management and execution of the Oceanex Emergency Response Program
  • Compile and track Inland Compliance documentation for NL trucking operations
  • Support and assist with the management of the HSSE department budget and procurement process through processing invoices and managing purchase orders
  • Perform other duties within the safety, operations and compliance departments as required or assigned.


  • Post-secondary education from a recognized institution in Occupational Health & Safety or equivalent combination of experience and education
  • Formalized training in auditing of accredited management systems (an asset);
  • Knowledge of provincial and Federal safety regulations
  • 2-3 years experience in an OHS position in an industry setting
  • Experience working in the transportation and cargo shipping industry (an asset)
  • Experience working in a union setting
  • Experience working with claims management
  • Computer literate.


  • Strong work ethic
  • Ability to work independently with little supervision
  • Excel in high work pace environment
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • Public speaking capabilities.

You are interested and believe you have the skills we are looking for? Please forward your resume and cover letter as soon as possible to:

Oceanex Inc. is committed to equity in employment and encourages all qualified individuals to apply. We thank all candidates for their interest but wish to advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted. No telephone inquiries please.

Competition Number: 28-02-2024
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About Oceanex Inc.

About Oceanex Inc.

OCEANEX INC. is Atlantic Canada's leader in intermodal transportation and has serviced the Newfoundland market for more than 100 years. We provide door-to-door transportation service from anywhere in North America to destinations in Newfoundland and Labrador.

We offer our employees a positive work environment, competitive salaries, and excellent benefits as well as an entrepreneurial environment with solid career progression based on a result driven culture. When you are a member of the Oceanex team, you enjoy a stable career where your ideas are encouraged, and skills valued.

We are very proud of our strong team of 400 employees and their exceptional commitment to safety, the environment, and our customers.