OH&S Inspector - Construction

Occupational Health and Safety Inspector - Construction

Employer: Ontario Ministry of Labour

Locations: London, North York, Scarborough, Thunder Bay, Waterloo

Expires: January 4, 2016


Bring your construction knowledge and experience to the Ministry of Labour!

 

What can I expect to do in this role?

You will:

• enforce the Occupational Health and Safety Act and its regulations

• conduct comprehensive inspections and investigations, write orders and reports

• engage in enforcement activities including prosecutions

• work with health and safety partners, workers, union/management to promote safe work practices and working conditions with workers, unions and management through the Internal Responsibility System (IRS)

Locations: London, North York, Scarborough, Thunder Bay, Waterloo

 

How do I qualify?

Mandatory requirements:

• you hold a valid class “G” driver's licence or equivalent as recognized by the Province of Ontario to travel throughout the designated service area
• you have the ability to travel extensively, respond to after-hour calls, and the ability to work evenings and weekends as part of regular scheduled work

 

Technical knowledge:

• You have working knowledge and practical experience in a broad range of construction settings
• You have experience with various construction techniques, construction equipment, and in health and safety hazards and controls
• You have the ability to enforce, interpret and apply legislation
• You have the ability to conduct inspections and investigations including interviewing experience and experience handling evidence
• You have the ability to administer the Provincial Offences Act and evidence in court
• You have working knowledge of the Occupational Health and Safety Act and relevant regulations, standards and legislation relevant to the appropriate construction sector including but not limited to WHMIS, Designated Substances, Trades Qualifications and Apprenticeship Act, window cleaning, asbestos, etc. relevant to the program

 

Analytical, evaluative and reasoning skills:

• You have the ability to interpret information collected that may be technical in nature and assess whether employer's operation is in compliance with legislation, regulations, policies and standards, and determine strategies/action(s) to be taken

 

Communication and interpersonal skills:

• You have conflict resolution and interpersonal skills that effectively impact and influence others to a logical or appropriate course of action respecting differing interests and conflicting priorities
• You have excellent oral and written communication skills including report writing
• You have sound planning and organizational skills to co-ordinate own workload

 

Other important skills:

• You have knowledge of computer information technology, computer databases and related software packages

Salary Range: $1,321.19 - $1,624.55 per week

 

Additional information:

  • 1 Permanent, 435 South James Street, Suite 222 , Thunder Bay, North Region, General Screening Requirement
  • 5 Permanent, 5001 Yonge St, North York, Toronto Region, General Screening Requirement
  • 3 Permanent, 2275 Midland Ave, Scarborough, Toronto Region, General Screening Requirement
  • 1 Permanent, 217 York St, London, West Region, General Screening Requirement
  • 2 Permanent, 155 Frobisher Dr, Waterloo, West Region, General Screening Requirement

 

Note:

In accordance with the Ontario Public Service Employment Screening Checks Policy, the top candidate(s) may be required to provide a general or enhanced screening check. Please refer to the Additional Information / Address section above on this job advertisement to determine the screening check that is required for each position.

A general screening check includes a criminal record check and if applicable, fingerprint verification at your own expense. An enhanced screening check includes a criminal record check and if applicable, fingerprint verification at your own expense and permission for the Negotiations & Security Branch , Employee Relations Division to conduct any specific screening as indicated in the Additional Information / Address section above.

A record of a Criminal Code and/or other federal offence record(s) does not automatically mean you will be ineligible for the position. The screening check results will only be reviewed and evaluated by the Negotiations & Security Branch for the purpose of making a clearance decision. The details of an individual's screening check will be considered in specific relation to the duties and responsibilities of the position being filled. Screening check records will be maintained by the Negotiations & Security Branch and kept strictly confidential.

 

How to Apply:

You are required to complete an application form. Please visit the Ministry of Labour Website in order to download the application and obtain instructions on completing and submitting the application form. Read the job description to make sure you understand this job. Please quote Job ID 83414 in the subject line of your e-mail, and submit your application by Monday, January 4, 2016. Faxes are not being accepted at this time.

If you require a disability-related accommodation in order to participate in the recruitment process, please contact us at www.gojobs.gov.on.ca/ContactUs.aspx to provide your contact information. Recruitment Services staff will contact you within 48 hours. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

The Ontario Public Service is an inclusive employer. Accommodation will be provided in accordance with Ontario’s Human Rights Code.

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