Salary $69,900.80 - $79,791.25 annually This position can be performed in any of the following communities, subject to operational availability: Cranbrook, Kamloops, Prince George, Smithers or Victoria.
The Mining Health, Safety and Enforcement Division (MHSE) is responsible for the health and safety, compliance management, audits and enforcement for the mining industry in BC. The primary focus for the Health and Safety Group is to ensure the health and safety of workers during the exploration, development, operation and closure of BC’s mining operations.
The Occupational Health Inspector is responsible for the review and development, enforcement, promotion and education of occupational health regulations as established by the Mines Act and Health, Safety and Reclamation Code for Mines in BC (HSR Code). The position involves travel to conduct mine inspections and works closely with Ministry and Industry personnel and other stakeholders throughout the province to provide technical support and guidance regarding occupational health.
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Qualifications for this role include:
Master’s Degree in occupational health or a related area, or a professional designation in occupational health (e.g. Certified Industrial Hygienist or Registered Occupational Hygienist) and a minimum of one year experience in the application of occupational health principles in a heavy industry (including but not limited to Mining, Oil and Gas, construction, manufacturing, etc.); OR
an equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered (such as a Bachelor of Science Degree and three years of application of occupational health principles in a heavy industry.)
Preference may be given to candidates with one or more of the following:
Master’s degree or professional designation (e.g. CIH, ROH).
Experience in the application of occupational health principles in the mining industry.
Experience working within a regulatory agency, preferably in mining.
For more information and to apply by August 25, 2019, please go to:
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