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HEALTH & SAFETY COORDINATOR
Competition Number: J0624-0713
Department: Human Resources
Status: Full-Time continuing
Hours: Monday to Friday (35 hours per week)
Annual/hourly salary: $71,700 – $89,600 (position with benefits and pension plan)
Closing date: July 21, 2024
Anticipated start date: ASAP

Introducing the National Arts Centre

The National Arts Centre (NAC) is Canada’s bilingual, multi-disciplinary home for the performing arts. The
NAC presents, creates, produces, and co-produces performing arts programming in various streams – the
NAC Orchestra, Dance, English Theatre, French Theatre, Indigenous Theatre, and Popular Music and
Variety – and nurtures the next generation of audiences and artists from across Canada. The NAC is located
in the National Capital Region on the unceded territory of the Anishinabe Algonquin Nation.

At the National Arts Centre, we believe the performing arts are vital to the human experience. A house of
dreams for the Canadian performing arts, we work with artists and arts organizations from across this land
to revitalize our sector.

Curious to learn more? Read our 2023-2026 Strategic Plan, The Journey Ahead.
Equity, Diversity, Inclusion, Anti-Racism and Accessibility
We are on a journey, committed to ensuring that equity, diversity, inclusion, accessibility, anti-racism and
reconciliation with Indigenous peoples will guide our actions.

The NAC welcomes applications from candidates who can help us meet our vision, and contribute to the
diversity of lived experiences, perspectives, and approaches. When you join the NAC, you will be part of
an inclusive community working hard to dismantle barriers to employees’ well-being, access, potential,
and success. The NAC actively seeks candidates who identify as women, Indigenous, Black, Persons of
Colour (IBPoC), members of 2SLGBTQIA+ communities, and people with disabilities. We encourage you
to self-identify in the recruitment process.

Key activities:
The Health and Safety Coordinator (HSC) acts as a leader in the organisation on all aspects of Health and
Safety by providing subject matter expertise, advice and guidance to management and various committees
on Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) best practices and requirements.
Well versed with the OHS legislative requirements, the incumbent is responsible for the development,
maintenance and on-going management of all safety programs and policies at the National Arts Centre
(NAC). In working with various internal and external stakeholders, the incumbent ensures the compliance
of all safety programs, i.e., H&S Workplace Inspections, Emergency Manual, including related evacuation
plans, Lockdown, etc.

The Health and Safety Coordinator must effectively communicate, engage, and build relationships with
employees, unions, and management to support the NAC employee safety program initiatives, safety
training activities and accommodation practices for return to work of employees after an injury or illness.
The incumbent is responsible for all aspects of workplace incidents and investigations, from the
investigation and reporting to the management of the return-to-work process.

The incumbent is also responsible for the management, tracking and compliance of all safety training
programs (WHMIS, Working at Heights, Fork-Lift training, Electrical safety, etc.) as well as sourcing and
on-going contract management with suppliers.

Required qualifications:
 Certificate or Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety or other related fields of study;
 Minimum of five years experience in a related Occupational Health and Safety field;
 Extensive knowledge of federal and provincial OHS legislation, regulations, and injury
compensation;
 Knowledge and experience working with various OHS risk assessment methods such as Job
Hazard Analysis, Job Safety Analysis, Ergonomic Assessments, Job Demand Analysis, Hazard
Risk Assessment, etc.,
 Extensive experience in developing, administrating, and communicating OHS program policies
and procedures,
 Experience in developing, delivering, or sourcing OHS training and awareness sessions,
 Ability to identify risks, assess the risks to develop a safe and healthy workplace and provide
recommended solutions to operational situations,
 Ability to provide OHS advice and guidance to directors, managers, and union representatives,
 Fluently bilingual in both official languages both verbal and written with strong communication and
interpersonal skills,
 Valid First Aid / CPR certification.

Who can apply:
Persons residing in Canada and Canadian citizens residing abroad. Preference will be given to Canadian
citizens.
As part of NAC’s interview process, in-person interviews may be required. Please ensure to have the most
up-to-date information on your résumé including your current email address.

The National Arts Centre (NAC) is committed to inclusive employee recruitment and selection. The NAC
welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. If you require accommodation during
the selection process, please inform us as soon as possible and we will make every effort to fulfill your
accommodation request.

The successful candidate will be required to provide the original or a certified true copy of their education
credentials as appropriate, along with proof of a valid Background Check as a condition of employment.
While we appreciate all applications, only those selected for an interview will be contacted by us.

How to apply:
1. Apply as instructed by the employer below.*
2. Please send a copy of your application to ee_application@ottawa-worldskills.org so we can inform the employer directly about your application.
3. Please format the file name of your application like this: First Name_Last Name_Position_ Competition Number or Reference Number.
*Please submit your cover letter and résumé online through the “Career Opportunities” https://nac-cna.ca/en/careers.

Please submit your cover letter and résumé online through the “Career Opportunities” section of our
website at https://nac-cna.ca/en/careers.
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