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Coordinator, Health and Safety

by Thames Valley District School Board

Date Posted: Apr 10, 2024

Job Description

The Thames Valley District School Board (TVDSB) is the fourth largest school board in Ontario and a major employer in one of Canada’s fastest growing regions. Our inclusive and diverse board serves 83,000 students and employs nearly 12,000 staff across the City of London, Elgin, Middlesex and Oxford Counties, Chippewas of the Thames First Nation, Munsee-Delaware Nation and Oneida Nation of the Thames. We offer competitive benefits including a pension program and comprehensive mental health and well-being support. Best of all, every role at TVDSB directly supports the success of children and families in YOUR community. Join TVDSB to build each student's tomorrow, every day! 

Coordinator, Health and Safety

JOB TITLE: Coordinator, Health and Safety
SALARY RANGE: $56,568 - $74,809
HIRING RANGE: $56,568 - $72,199
DATE OF VACANCY: As soon as possible
The Coordinator, Health and Safety develops, organizes and delivers health and safety related training to TVDSB staff. The incumbent ensures compliance and due diligence under legislation by maintaining accurate training records, and creates and assists with related projects and safety initiatives. The incumbent supports TVDSB’s health and safety program by completing administrative tasks (e.g. taking minutes, updating SharePoint), participating with the development of policies, procedures, and guidelines while supporting their implementation, as required, and providing supports to many elements of the health and safety program.

  •  Research and develop content related to health and safety training, policies, procedures and programs
  • Deliver health and safety presentations and training
  • Liaise with Graphic Services and Information Technology Services to develop health and safety program materials and to obtain required technology and software application development
  • Research and provide information, data and recommendations regarding health and safety related issues
  • Attend and support Joint Health and Safety Committees
  • Liaise with internal and external stakeholders for the development of policies, procedures, training programs, and initiatives
  • Support the technology infrastructure that is utilized by Health and Safety for program implementation 
  • Liaise with external partners for the development and implementation of health and safety training programs 
  • Correspond with internal partners to ensure compliance with training requirements 
  • Research, develop content and deliver health and safety training online and in class. For example: First Aid training, Working at Heights training and monthly Health and Safety Spotlights
  • Develop web-based presentations and training,
  • Liaise with Learning Support Services staff to develop and facilitate subject-specific safety-training programs
  • Liaise with Graphic Services and Information Technology Services to develop health and safety program materials and obtain required technology and software application development
  • Develop and maintain training documentation and record reporting structures to ensure compliance with Ministry of Labour and other regulatory bodies
  • Research and provide information, data and recommendations regarding health and safety related issues
  • Develop, coordinate, monitor and evaluate the feasibility and impact of programs, procedures and new initiatives
  • Assist safety team with the completion, development and implementation of projects and initiatives
  • Collaborate with and provide information to stakeholders, including Joint Health and Safety committees, regarding training programs, policies and procedures
  • Manage Health and Safety training calendar for TVDSB ensuring training and operational needs are met
  • Demonstrate current knowledge and a comprehensive understanding of health and safety legislation, approaches and trends
  • Sound Knowledge of the Occupational health and Safety Act
  • Familiarity with Ministry of Education Policy/Program Memorandums (PPMs) is preferred
  • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills with the ability to research and identify reliable sources of information
  • Well-organized with the ability to effectively prioritize and manage multiple competing priorities
  • Proficient in computer applications such as Outlook 365, MS Office Suite, etc. Learning Management System maintenance experience is preferred
  • Learning Management System maintenance experience is preferred 
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with effective communication skills, both orally and in writing
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
  • Familiarity with eBase is preferred 
  • The successful candidates must have a valid driver’s license and access reliable transportation as travel to schools in TVDSB is a requirement for this role
  • Completion of a three (3) year post-secondary program in Human Resources, Occupational Health and Safety or equivalent
  • One (1) year related work experience is required
  • Joint Health and Safety Committee Certification Training Part 1 and Part 2 is preferred
  • Train-the Trainer certification is preferred
  • Working at Heights Train-the-Trainer certification is preferred
  • Standard First Aid & CPR Train-the-Trainer certification is preferred
This position requires frequent use of the employee’s personal vehicle for travel to Board sites. All applicable travel is reimbursed according to Board policy and procedures using the Board’s posted mileage rate.
First consideration will be given to permanent members of The Association of Administrative, Professional and Support Personnel (AAPSP).
The recruitment process requires a criminal background check for work with vulnerable persons.

Please note it is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure that the application is received by Human Resources on or before the deadline date.

If you were educated outside of Canada, you must have your certificates and/or diplomas or degrees assessed against Canadian education standards. This will enable you to provide proof of Canadian equivalency when applying for a job. The Alliance of Credential Evaluation Services of Canada is a membership organization that offers fair and credible academic credential assessment services in Canada. (NOTE: This is different from translating credentials into English).

The Thames Valley District School Board is committed to equity and inclusion in the recruitment of qualified staff who reflect and support the diverse perspectives, experiences and needs of our students and school communities. The Thames Valley District School Board seeks to ensure that all recruiting processes are non-discriminatory and barrier-free and will provide accommodations to applicants in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). Please inform the Human Resources team member indicated below of the nature of any accommodation(s) that you require.

Please use the "APPLY FOR THIS POSITION" link below to submit your electronic application.  Only applications submitted using this link will be considered.

S. Perreault, Acting Staffing Specialist, Human Resources
We thank all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.   

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