Employer Injury Prevention Specialist

Company Name: 
British Columbia
Resume closing date: 
Thursday, October 5, 2017

Do you have experience in occupational health and safety with a large organization where you created and implemented best practice programs to prevent injury in the workplace? Our Strategic Engagements department has two opportunities for employer injury prevention specialists who will help develop innovative occupational health and safety programs directly with employers.


Strategic Engagements is a consultative-based department of the Worker and Employer Services division at WorkSafeBC. Working directly with external client organizations, its primary responsibility is to help employers take an active role in occupational health and safety (and injury management), reducing and preventing injuries and ultimately helping to reduce the industry injury rate and claims costs.


What you’ll do

Industry specialists take a proactive approach in understanding and analyzing specific employer occupational health and safety needs and assist employers with the development of short and long term occupation health and safety strategies. You will undertake strategic injury prevention interventions and provide leadership in identifying and implementing innovative occupational health and safety initiatives that support specific large employers improve their occupational health and safety performance and processes.


Is this a good fit for you?

We’re looking for someone who can:

  • Research, recommend, evaluate, implement, and monitor employer related occupational health and safety improvement projects
  • Leverage employer projects to assist in developing innovative industry-wide occupational health and safety strategies
  • Provide specific industry and occupational health and safety knowledge, expertise, and guidance to employees and stakeholders
  • Network and build partnerships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Exhibit superior verbal and written communication skills, and exceptional organizational skills


Your experience and educational background:

  • A university degree, diploma, certificate of Qualification (formerly known as a trade qualification or a TQ), or a post-secondary training in a discipline related to health and safety
  • A minimum of nine years of health and safety experience with a large employer, demonstrating a broad knowledge of employer, labour, and workplace health and safety issues
  • A recognized occupational health and safety certification is an asset (e.g., CRSP, CSP, ROH, CIH, COHN)
  • Working knowledge of occupational health and safety principles and practices and general prevention strategies
  • Working knowledge of project management practices and applications
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered


To see if your resume meets the requirements of this position, please review our resume screening guidelines.


Who are we?

At WorkSafeBC, we’re dedicated to promoting safe and healthy workplaces across B.C. We partner with workers and employers to save lives and prevent injury, disease, and disability. When work-related injuries or diseases occur, we provide compensation, and support injured workers in their recovery, rehabilitation, and safe return to work. We also work diligently to sustain our workers compensation system for today and future generations. We’re honoured to serve the almost 2.3 million workers and 210,000 employers in our province.


What’s it like to work at WorkSafeBC?

It’s challenging, stimulating, and hugely rewarding. Our positions offer tremendous diversity and excellent opportunities for professional growth. Every day, the work we do impacts people and changes lives. What we do is important and so are the people we do it for.


Our benefits

Being part of WorkSafeBC means being part of a strong, committed team. Along with a competitive annual salary of $72,717 - $91,777, your total compensation package may include vacation, optional leave arrangements, health care and dental benefits, and contributions toward your retirement pension. As a member of our team, you'll have access to services and benefits that can help you get the most out of work — and life. Learn more about what we offer.

We’re an inclusive and accessible employer, committed to employment equity objectives, and we invite applications from all qualified individuals. Please note that this position is restricted to those legally entitled to work in Canada.

To apply

Visit www.worksafebc.com and select Careers to submit a resume and cover letter that details your characteristics, accomplishments, and prior work experience related to the requirements for the position. We can only accept applications submitted through our website.

Thank you, in advance, for applying. Unfortunately, we’re only able to contact those whose applications we will be pursuing further.