Human Resources and Safety Coordinator

Regional District of Kootenay Boundary
Posted a month ago
$76,000 - $84,000 per year
Full Time

Job Description

The RDKB is seeking applications to fill a permanent, full-time Human Resources and Safety Coordinator position. This is a new permanent position, designed to assist in the delivery of full-spectrum HR and OHS systems and programs across the organization. Reporting to the Manager of Human Resources, this position is based at the Trail Administration Office. Travel to other work sites is a requirement of the role.

The Human Resources and Safety Coordinator will provide operational and administrative human resources and occupational health and safety support services to all departments throughout the region. The incumbent will support effective labour relations through recruitment, collective agreement interpretation and HR systems administration. On the safety side, the Coordinator will play a key role in the implementation, administration and continued improvement of OHS programs, as well as conduct investigations and risk assessments, and coordinate corporate safety training opportunities. The role will suit developing HR and Safety professionals with strong administrative skills who enjoy diversity in their work, building collaborative working relationships and finding effective HR, LR and OHS solutions.

The RDKB offers a competitive compensation package that includes enrolment in the Municipal Pension Plan, wellness allowance, extended health benefits and disability insurance as well as generous vacation and sick leave benefits. We value work/life balance, typically working 7 – 7.5 hours per day (summer/winter hours). We pride ourselves on being a great place to work, working collaboratively to deliver smart and sustainable service to our constituents. The RDKB and its teams have been recognized with accolades in finance, safety, leadership, environmental initiatives and more. If you’re looking for a meaningful job and a great place to live, please submit your application.

To be considered for this opportunity, candidates must possess:

  • Post-secondary degree in a related field such as Business, Psychology or similar
  • Recognized OHS qualifications such as a diploma, CRSP certification or similar
  • 3 years’ experience providing labour relations, OHS and administrative work (all 3 preferred)
  • Previous experience working in a complex, multi-unionized environment
  • An equivalent combination of education, training and experience will be considered
  • Knowledge of and ability to apply the Workers Compensation Act, Labour Relations Code, Human Rights Code and the Employment Standards Act.
  • Sound knowledge of human resources, labour relations and occupational health and safety best practices.
  • Level 1 Occupational First Aid or willingness to attain
  • Valid Class 5 BC Driver’s License

For more information about this opportunity, please review the job description. Applications will be accepted until 4pm Wednesday July 10, 2024.

Position Information

Status: Full Time – Exempt

Hours of work: Monday to Friday, 35-37.5 hours per week (winter/summer schedule)

Salary: $76,000 – $84,000 annually (2023 rates)

To be successful, candidates must possess the right to work in Canada. The RDKB is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from all qualified candidates. Only those applicants shortlisted for this opportunity will be contacted. The RDKB thanks all candidates for their interest.

About Us

The Regional District of Kootenay Boundary (RDKB) is located in the southern interior of British Columbia and prides itself on providing smart, sustainable governance and services to its constituents throughout our 8,200 km2 region. Join us here where you’ll find mountains, lakes and rivers, abundant breathtaking vistas and endless adventures, not to mention a burgeoning arts and culture scene. Our head office is located in the City of Trail, which combined with the nearby communities of Warfield, Montrose, Fruitvale and Rossland, is home to a population of approximately 20,000.

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