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Advisor, Corporate Health & Safety (3 Year Term)

  • Corporate Health & Safety
  • Ottawa
  • (3 Year Term)

To apply, please forward your resume and cover letter by Feb 24, 2023

The Royal Canadian Mint is hiring a Advisor, Corporate Health & Safety who can thrive in a dynamic and inclusive environment.

Reporting to the Manager, Corporate Health & Safety, the Advisor, Corporate Health & Safety is responsible for for providing technical expertise, analysis, recommendations and support in the management and resolution of health and safety related issues at the Ottawa facility and on occasion, at the Winnipeg Plant.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Identify and assess hazards and risks by conducting ergonomic assessments, exposure assessments, chemical reviews, risk assessments, equipment reviews, job hazard analyses, and using other similar analytical tools.
  • Participate in the evaluation of new equipment, materials and processes to ensure that standards, codes and legal requirements are addressed.
  • Assist with the implementation of controls to mitigate hazards identified.
  • Perform accident and incident investigations, submit reports to regulatory authorities within required timelines including Labour Canada, WSIB (Ontario) and WCB (Manitoba), support Workplace Accommodation and Return to Work planning with Supervisors and Employees, evaluate accident and incident trends, and implement strategic action plans designed to target problem areas, operations, etc.
  • Act as an advisor to management on specific actions for mitigating health and safety risks, addressing employee complaints, and dealing with day-to-day health and safety concerns.
  • Support psychological safety and protection at the Mint by acting as a Mental Health Ambassador and engaging in corporate strategies.
  • Participate in the Workplace Health and Safety Committee as an advisor.
  • Develop, coordinate and deliver health and safety training and assist with the promotion of health and safety related initiatives.
  • Develop and lead the implementation, roll out and continual improvement of health and safety programs and procedures as well as safety culture enhancements at the Mint.
  • Provide health and safety related feedback on work instructions and other documentation.
  • Conduct workplace safety inspections, job hazard analyses, monitor indoor air quality and assess exposure to chemical/physical agents.
  • Conduct performance and compliance audits of Health, Safety and Environmental Program elements to determine effectiveness and opportunities for improvement.


  • University degree or certificate in related area or a combination of education and relevant work experience will be considered.
  • Minimum of 5 years of related business experience preferred.
  • ROHT, ROH, CIH or CRSP (with industrial hygiene experience) certified candidates or those working toward one of these designations are preferred.
  • Strong knowledge of the Canada Labour Code Part II, the Canada Occupational Health & Safety Regulations and the regulatory framework in Canada as it pertains to workplace health and safety.
  • Working knowledge of occupational health & safety programs and WHMIS.
  • Ability to deliver projects within identified timeframes while effectively managing dynamic and competing priorities.
  • Proficient in using Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint).
  • High level of integrity and confidentiality.
  • Autonomous, but also able to collaborate within various teams and act as technical lead to junior colleagues.
  • Pro-active and open to receiving feedback and making suggestions.
  • Significant attention to detail and data accuracy.
  • Demonstrates strong analytical and problem solving skills by providing confident recommendations and insight to develop wider solutions to business issues and opportunities.
  • Able to follow policies, procedures, and precedents to provide consistent specialist support.
  • Bilingual (English and French) is mandatory.