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Occupational Therapist (OT)

Halifax Water - 4 Jobs
Halifax, NS
Hybrid remote
$64,907 - $81,133 / year
Posted 18 days ago

We are currently hiring for an Occupational Therapist. This regular opportunity in the People & Culture Department, has full time hours.

As a, Occupational Therapist, you will:

  • Be directly responsible for improving workplace occupational health.
  • Assist the Occupational Health and Hygiene Practitioner in the management of leaves, return-to-work, accommodations, wellness and other general health related programs and benefits provided by Halifax Water.
  • Collaborate with employees to understand their health goals and assess their abilities in relation to job demands.
  • Provide education on health-related topics.Work with employees who have experienced illness or injury to develop return-to-work schedules.
  • Take a holistic approach considering the interplay between the person, environment, and occupation, aiming to foster a safe and health-conscious work environment.

To do this job, you need to have:

  • A university degree in occupational therapy
  • Experience practicing in occupational health and/or industrial workplace setting or any related experience an asset.
  • Experience working with WCB, LTD and/or disability management an asset.
  • Experience with work site visits and analysis an asset.
  • New graduates are encouraged to apply.
  • Completion of a national or provincial certification examination is required.
  • Licensing and membership with the College of Occupational Therapists of Nova Scotia.

This job is a non-unionized job. The job description and benefits to working at Halifax Water can be viewed on the Halifax Water website (Work for Halifax Water | Halifax Water). The salary range for this job is $64,907 - $81,133 annually.

Halifax Water Is An Equal Opportunity Employer. This means:

  • Our goal is to be a diverse workplace, that is representative of the community we serve, at all job levels. We believe a diverse workforce positively contributes to our success, and the success of our community.
  • We encourage applications from qualified African Nova Scotians, LGBTQ+ community, racially visible persons, women in non-traditional positions, persons with disabilities and Indigenous persons. You are encouraged to self-identify in the cover letter.

Thank you for applying for a job with us. We will contact you only if we choose you for an interview.

If offered the job:

  • You will need to successfully pass a background check.
  • You may need to successfully pass other pre-employment testing, which could include a satisfactory drivers abstract and a satisfactory drug and alcohol test.
Competition Number: HW24-50ER
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About Halifax Water

About Halifax Water

As Atlantic Canada's Largest Water Utility, our purpose is to supply and safeguard sustainable, high-quality water services.

Everything we do at Halifax Water is tied to our purpose. With employees who are dedicated to supplying high-quality services for water, wastewater, and stormwater, through a 'One Team One Water' attitude, we can meet the challenges of a growing population, aging infrastructure, and increasing regulatory compliance.

Halifax Water employees strive to be stewards of our environment and are fueled by a passion to serve our communities. Employee commitment and dedication of service mean a great deal to our customers, stakeholders, and to Halifax Water.

As an employee, Halifax Water is proud to offer you:

  • Pension & Benefits: We invest in our employees. As a member of our team, you will have access to a competitive benefits package, including health insurance, retirement plans, long-term disability, paid holidays, vacation, sick leave, fitness incentives and much more. Learn more about the benefits of working at Halifax Water on our website;
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion: We continually foster a more diverse workforce representative of our communities at all job levels. We know that a diverse workforce positively contributes to our success and the success of our community.
  • Career & Professional Development: We encourage job development opportunities for all employees, including on-the-job training, tuition assistance, eLearning courses, classroom-based training, and more.

We are committed to providing a safe and hazard-free work environment. Our employees' health and well-being are a top priority, and we promote a safety-first culture to provide daily healthy, safe, sustainable, and reliable services. We take this responsibility seriously and feel immense pride in reaching beyond industry service standards.

As a public service utility operating critical infrastructure on behalf of our customers, our employees are trained in Emergency Measures Operations (EMO) and Incident Command System (ICS). This type of training allows Halifax Water to respond to all emergencies, from simple water main breaks to keeping customer water flowing (water, wastewater, and stormwater) through Hurricanes and other major natural events.

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