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Occupational Health and Safety Advisor

Reference number: RSN22J-030182-000428
Selection process number: 2022-RSN-EA-CMSS-214179
Natural Resources Canada - Corporate Management and Services Sector - Real Property and Workplace Services Branch
Fredericton (New Brunswick), Ottawa (Ontario), Québec (Québec)
$71,599 to $77,368

For further information on the organization, please visit Natural Resources Canada

Closing date: 14 October 2022 - 23:59, Pacific Time

Who can apply: Persons residing in Canada, and Canadian citizens and Permanent residents abroad.

Important messages

We are committed to providing an inclusive and barrier-free work environment, starting with the hiring process. If you need to be accommodated during any phase of the evaluation process, please use the Contact information below to request specialized accommodation. All information received in relation to accommodation will be kept confidential.

Assessment accommodation

The Government of Canada is committed to building a skilled workforce that is representative of Canada's diversity, which includes the recruitment of Canadian Veterans and releasing Canadian Armed Forces personnel:

We encourage applicants to identify any abilities, competencies, and/or experiences acquired through employment with the Canadian Armed Forces where applicable.

**Positions to be filled: NRCan: 4 / ESDC: 2**

Intent of the process

A pool of fully or partially qualified candidates may be established through this process to staff identical or similar positions within Natural Resources Canada and Employment and Social Development Canada, with various tenures, various language requirements, linguistic requirements and profile(s), various security requirements, various conditions of employment and for various locations.

Positions to be filled: 6

Information you must provide

Your résumé.

In order to be considered, your application must clearly explain how you meet the following (essential qualifications)

A secondary school diploma or employer-approved alternatives (see Note 1).
1. The employer-approved alternatives to a secondary school diploma are:
- A satisfactory score on the Public Service Commission test approved as an alternative to a secondary school diploma; or
- An acceptable combination of education, training and/or experience.

Degree equivalency

• Significant* experience in administering occupational health and safety programs such action plans and audits – in a multi-disciplinary organization by adhering to policies and procedures.
• Significant* experience in providing advice and guidance to various stakeholders with respect to the occupational health and safety legislation, regulations, or standards.

*Significant experience is defined as approx. two (2) years in the last five (5) years

The following will be applied / assessed at a later date (essential for the job)

Various language requirements
Bilingual imperative BBB/BBB
Bilingual imperative CBC/CBC
English essential

Information on language requirements

• Knowledge of the Canada Labour Code Part II and Part IV Health and Safety Legislation Governing Federal Jurisdiction Workplaces and the Relevant Codes, Regulations and Standards.
• Knowledge of the principles of prevention in occupational health and safety, including Accident Investigation Practices.
• Knowledge of Hazard Prevention Program and Task Hazard Analysis (THA’s).
• Knowledge of industrial hygiene with regards to standards and legislations.

Abilities & Competencies
• Ability to analyze, interpret and make recommendations to senior management.
• Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.

Personal Suitability
• Judgment
• Initiative
• Team Player

Conditions of employment

Reliability Status security clearance

• Willing and able to work overtime occasionally
• Willing to travel occasionally

Other information

The Public Service of Canada is committed to building a skilled and diverse workforce that reflects the Canadians we serve. We promote employment equity and encourage you to indicate if you belong to one of the designated groups when you apply.

Information on employment equity

Natural Resources Canada is committed to establishing and maintaining a representative workforce. This organizational need may be identified as part of the appointment decision. In such cases, qualified candidates who self-declare as members of a visible minority group, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities or women (in non-traditional occupations) could be considered in priority.

Random selection and/or top-down selection may be used at any time during the process to identify which applicants will be further assessed.

Candidates from outside the public service may be required to pay for travel and relocation costs associated with this selection process.

Applicants are asked to indicate their preferred official language in their application.


Preference will be given to veterans first and then to Canadian citizens and permanent residents, with the exception of a job located in Nunavut, where Nunavut Inuit will be appointed first.

Information on the preference to veterans

We thank all those who apply. Only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

Contact information

Audrey Gingras, Human Resources Specialist Advisor
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