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Health and Safety Consultant

No. 1945
May 21, 2024
$70,000 per year, depending on experience
Job category
Human Resources - Recruitment
Type of job
Day shift, Monday to Friday
Are you passionate about occupational health and safety and you don’t like routine work? Tremendous ! Our client is a Quebec-based company specializing in maritime transport operating in major Canadian ports! Your role? Ensuring compliance with applicable laws and regulations to provide a safe and healthy work environment on the ship and at the pier. Apply now and come be part of a team where your exceptional skills will be fully recognized and valued! The workplace will be in Sainte-Catherine. ***IMPORTANT: The position requires travel during the busy period (June-November) – approximately 3-4 trips which may last 1 – 2 weeks. The quiet period (November to June) is dedicated to preparation / training (hybrid work).


  • Ensuring the update and compliance of operational documents related to Occupational Health and Safety (OHS), including standards, laws, regulations, and client requirements.
  • Conducting audits, making recommendations, implementing preventive or corrective measures, and monitoring their application.
  • Participating in incident investigations, leading investigation teams, and overseeing the process.
  • Communicating improvement ideas and OHS-related issues to the management team.
  • Contributing to the annual evaluation of OHS management systems.
  • Monitoring operations on operational unit sites and vessels.
  • Identifying hazards and assess risks related to activities.
  • Participating in various committees and task forces.
  • Monitoring employee and supervisor OHS training.
  • Coordinating employee OHS training with team leaders.
  • Preparing necessary documentation to ensure active compliance with rules.
  • Analyzing trends in OHS-related incidents by identifying causes and implementing preventive measures.
  • Acting as a driver for change within the operational unit.
  • Performing any other related tasks.


  • Comprehensive group insurance program (including dental insurance).
  • Registered Retirement Savings Plan (with employer contributions).
  • Possibility for flexible hours.
  • Travel expenses covered.
  • Remote work policy (50%).
  • Bonus potential.
  • Employee assistance program.
  • Ongoing training program for employees.
  • Annual vacation.
  • Parking available.
  • Free coffee.
  • Permanent position, day shift.

Job requirements

  • DCS in Occupational Health and Safety Management, or equivalent.
  • Minimum of two years’ experience as an OHS generalist.
  • Excellent proficiency in Microsoft Office suite.
  • Fully bilingual, both orally and in writing.
  • Excellent knowledge of laws and regulations related to occupational health and safety (COHSR, Canadian Labour Code, and other federal laws).
  • Experience in the maritime or cargo transport industry is a great asset.
  • Availability to travel for 1 to 2 weeks during busy periods (approximately 3-4 trips per year).

Desired profile

  • Strong analytical, synthesis, and writing skills.
  • Effective communicator and team player.
  • Exceptional professionalism and precision.
  • Innate sense of responsibility as a passionate and committed individual.
  • Desire to contribute to the development of a team culture based on respect, transparency, and pride in a job well done.

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