Health & Safety Specialist (Training Development))

Published on: Jun 27, 2022

Your Responsibilities

As the Health & Safety Specialist for the KSPC team, you will provide expertise and support to operations by facilitating the identification of health, safety and environmental risks and controls to eliminate or mitigate these risks. You will also perform the following tasks:

  • Act as a proactive change agent to create an ownership based HSSEQ culture

  • Provide subject matter expertise into the development, implementation, improvement and facilitation of health, safety, security, environmental and quality (HSSEQ) training programs and materials, including site orientation and related training. Will provide input into training content and support the development of computer based or e-learning HSSEQ training programs in coordination with the Training Department (50%)

  • Perform orientations on site (both in person and virtually), regularly update all orientation material  and participate in developing  and maintaining all  orientation related materials and delivery methods

  • Manage and maintain the incident management system, including tracking incidents, generating and distributing reports and assigning investigations

  • Interface with operations, project, supervisory, corporate, contractor, consultants and visitors to ensure that HSSEQ standards are adhered to in the Bethune operation

  • Conducts HSSE audits and inspects the application and effectiveness of policies, standards, procedures and  training programs in the field and coordinates recommendations, and assists in the development of corrective action plans in area owners

  • Participate and review investigations of incidents, ensuring effective investigations are conducted and preventive and corrective actions are developed

  • Assist/coach Contract Owners with requirements for contractor mobilization and management, including pre-mobilization requirements and execution plan review

  • Partner, coach, mentor, train and monitor health, safety and environment related performance employees and contractors

  • Be a technical resource in the event of emergencies or equipment failures

  • Maintain knowledge of current and leading practice workplace HSSEQ strategies, trends and technologies by developing industry working relationships, and participating in exchange groups, associations and committees to enable a culture of continual improvement

  • Participate in continuous educational and professional development, both internal and external as required by the position

  • Compile and maintain records associated with the responsibilities of the position

Your Profile

Our company values and recognizes the diversity of the workforce and encourages individuals with the equivalent combination of education and work experience. The ideal candidate will have:

  • 5+ years of applied work experience focusing in HSSEQ training, preferably in a mining or industrial operations

  • Experience in project management including developing training programs

  • Demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively with all stakeholder groups

  • Understanding of the Mines regulations, Employment Act, OHS Regulations, environmental regulations and other applicable codes and standards

  • Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety or Construction Safety Officer or environmental related certificate or diploma is preferred

  • Must be authorized to legally work in Canada

  • Successful candidates must be eligible to travel outside of Canada as travel may be required

  • May be required to work staggered shifts, including weekend on-call

Employment is subject to successfully completing KSPC’s pre-employment checks which may include criminal record check, education verification, functional fitness evaluation and drug & alcohol testing.

To ensure consideration for this role, please apply by July 17, 2022.

We are committed to building an inclusive and representative workforce, including Indigenous people, visible minorities, women, and persons with disabilities.

Your Benefits

By living our common K+S values across all our locations in the world: We are optimistic about our future, collaborative in building it, and with our entrepreneurial spirit, we aim to dig deeper and reach higher. We remain agile in an ever-changing world. We are innovative, turning obstacles into opportunities – and we do it all in ways that are safe and sustainable, protecting future generations.

We are committed to being a company where every employee can contribute, grow and thrive, and where we reflect the diverse communities in which we live and work. We are working toward a truly inclusive environment, because we know that the amazing array of differences in our backgrounds, competencies, experiences, race, gender, age, beliefs, sexual orientation, identity and their intersections is key to the longevity, sustainability and growth of our organization.

In a career with K+S Potash Canada (KSPC), you can look forward to:

Good People and Great Culture

Be part of a team committed to building an innovative and diverse culture. KSPC is growing our business, delivering exciting new opportunities, and giving back to the communities where we live and work.

Challenge and Growth

We support your growth and potential through professional development, training, and a robust performance recognition program.

Valuable Compensation

Our total target compensation is competitive and benchmarked to the market. We have a Pay-for-Performance philosophy that includes two components: fixed (base) pay, and a short-term incentive (bonus) that rewards employees for their contributions towards corporate, team and individual successes.

Supporting Benefits

Our comprehensive, employer-paid benefits program includes Life, Disability, Health and Dental, as well as competitive Retirement benefits, Employee and Family Assistance Program, paid work time to help out in your community (volunteer with a sports team or a charitable organization of your choice) and more! We offer a Health Spending Account for extras, like more expensive glasses, or a Wellness Account that covers recreational items, like your park camping fees, hunting or fishing license, and your gym membership.

This is Us

We enrich life through the sustainable extraction and refinement of minerals to indispensable products and through our working environment, which is unique. Because it stands for everything that really matters in life: Trust, team spirit and meaningfulness for 11,000 employees at 50 locations on five continents. Welcome to K + S.

Be part of our team