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Safety Specialist - Regular Full-time
Municipality: Township of Langley This posting closed on

January 30, 2018
at 4:30 PM
Job ID: 18-E003 (Please quote job ID on resume when applying)
Department: Human Resources
Job Description:
Join a “Community of Communities” – the Township of Langley, home to approximately 123,000 residents, is committed to providing progressive business, housing, and recreational opportunities, while balancing its unique mix of urban growth and rural beauty. A truly fun and beautiful place to work, the Township of Langley offers competitive salaries; excellent benefit packages; municipal pension plan; employee wellness programs; and, opportunities for professional development and career growth.

The Township of Langley is currently recruiting for a regular full-time Safety Specialist to join our team of professionals in the Human Resources Division, Human Resources Department.

Reporting to the Health and Safety Advisor, you will be involved in this exempt position for the ongoing coordination, implementation and administration of the Township’s Health and Safety Programs. Areas of focus include conducting risk assessments, conducting ergonomic assessments, developing safe work procedures, leading incident investigations, determining and ensuring implementation of corrective actions, conducting safety inspections, designing/implementing safety initiatives, and enabling workplace safety compliance. The work is conducted in field and office settings.

This position will appeal to a fast paced, detail-oriented, independent and well-organized individual who has a minimum of 5 – 7 years of progressive experience in the safety field, specifically holding a degree in Occupational Health and Safety, a CRSP designation, or an equivalent combination of related experience and specialized education. A demonstrated track record in working with a diverse group of employees concerning occupational health and safety; working knowledge of the Workers’ Compensation Act, WorkSafeBC OHS Regulations, workplace inspection methods, accident investigation techniques, and hazard risk assessment processes is necessary. The successful candidate will be a perceptive, high energy individual with the ability to establish sensitive and productive relationships with managers, union officials, employees, contractors and WorkSafeBC representatives. Computer literacy and exceptional interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills are necessary.

In order to be considered for this position, candidates must have the following valid and current certifications / licenses (must be valid at the time the posting closes) and these must be attached with your application. Applications without the attached required documents below will be deemed incomplete and will not be considered. Please title your attachments with the number of this competition and have these documents ready to upload when you apply:

• BC Class 5 (full-privilege) driver’s license or equivalent driver’s license for where you reside. You must upload a current Driver’s Abstract (select the 5 years’ option if obtaining online) that has been obtained within 6 months of the closing date below with your application. To obtain a copy of your Driver’s Abstract, please contact ICBC directly or the driving authority where you reside. Copies or pictures of your driver’s license will not be accepted.

A competitive salary commensurate with experience is available with this Exempt position.

If you wish to pursue this exciting career in a growing community, please visit to apply.

The closing date for this competition is by 4:30pm Tuesday, January 30, 2018.

We appreciate all applications; however, only short-listed candidates will be contacted for an interview.
Web Address:
Address: Township of Langley
4th Floor Civic Facility
20338 65 Avenue
Langley, BC, V2Y 3J1
Opening Date: January 15, 2018 08:30 AM
Closing Date: January 30, 2018 04:30 PM