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Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) Advisor

No. 1945
July 5, 2024
$70,000 per year, depending on experience
Job category
Human Resources - Recruitment
Type of job
Day shift, Monday to Friday
From the icy expanses of the Arctic to the stunning landscapes of Southern Quebec, you will have the opportunity to travel up to six times a year as an Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) Advisor with our client. Since our client operates in the maritime industry, you can expect stays of 1 to 2 weeks on board their ships and at their ports, where you will handle OHS matters, bringing along your at least 2 years of OHS experience to assist you wherever you go. For those with an adventurous spirit, this is an unforgettable experience! When you are not traveling, enjoy a flexible hybrid schedule and benefits such as comprehensive insurance, a retirement savings plan, an employee assistance program, and more. Join our client for an unparalleled adventure!


  • Ensure the update and compliance of operational documents related to OHS, including standards, laws, regulations, and client requirements.
  • Conduct inspections, propose recommendations, implement preventive or corrective measures, and monitor their implementation.
  • Participate in incident investigations, lead investigation teams, and oversee the process.
  • Communicate improvement ideas and OHS-related issues to the management team.
  • Contribute to the annual evaluation of OHS management systems.
  • Monitor activities on sites and ships of the operational unit.
  • Identify hazards and assess risks related to activities.
  • Participate in various committees and working groups.
  • Attend OHS training sessions for employees and managers.
  • Coordinate OHS training sessions for employees with team leaders.
  • Prepare necessary documentation to ensure active compliance with regulations.
  • Analyze OHS incident trends by identifying causes and implementing preventive measures.
  • Be a driver of change within the operational unit.
  • Perform all other related tasks


  • Comprehensive group insurance program (including dental insurance).
  • Registered retirement savings plan (with employer contribution).
  • Covered travel expenses.
  • Telework policy (50%) for a flexible schedule.
  • Possibility of bonuses.
  • Employee assistance program.
  • Continuing education program offered to employees.
  • Annual vacations.
  • Free parking and coffee.

Job requirements

  • DEC in Occupational Health and Safety Management, or equivalent.
  • Two years or more of experience required as a generalist in OHS prevention.
  • Excellent proficiency in Microsoft Office suite.
  • Perfectly bilingual, both oral and written.
  • Excellent knowledge of occupational health and safety laws and regulations (RCSST, Canadian Labour Code, and other federal laws).
  • Experience in the maritime or cargo transport sector is a significant asset.
  • Availability for trips of 1 to 2 weeks during the busy period from June to November (approximately 5-6 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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