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Health and Safety Manager

No. 917
November 17, 2023
$60,000 to $75,000 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 (OHS)? Do you want to use your skills to serve an innovative company that values prevention and compliance with legal standards? If so, this job offer is perfect for you! Our client is a Quebec-based company operating in major Canadian ports and renowned for its excellence in the maritime field. Your role will be to ensure compliance with applicable laws and regulations to provide a safe and healthy work environment. Apply now and become part of a team where your exceptional skills will be fully recognized and valued! The workplace is in Salaberry-de-Valleyfield.


  • Ensuring the updating and compliance of operational documents related to OHS, including standards, laws, regulations, and customer requirements.
  • Conducting audits, proposing recommendations, implementing preventive or corrective measures, then 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 manager OHS training.
  • Coordinating employee OHS training with team leaders.
  • Preparing necessary documentation to ensure active compliance with rules.
  • Analyzing OHS-related incident trends by identifying causes and implementing preventive measures.
  • Being a driver of change in the operational unit.
  • Performing any other related tasks.


  • Comprehensive group insurance program (including dental insurance).
  • Registered Retirement Savings Plan (with employer contributions).
  • Remote work policy (50%).
  • Employee assistance program.
  • Ongoing training program for employees.
  • Permanent position, daytime.
  • Flexible scheduling options.
  • Bonus potential.
  • Annual vacation.
  • Parking available.
  • Free coffee.

Job requirements

  • DCS in Occupational Health and Safety Management or equivalent.
  • Minimum of two years of experience as an OHS generalist.
  • Experience in both federal and provincial jurisdictions, and in a unionized environment.
  • 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, Canada Labour Code, and other federal laws).
  • Experience in the maritime transportation field is an asset.

Desired profile

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

Advisor for this position

Cristina Andreea Cismasiu
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