Safety Consultant Job at Saskatchewan Government Insurance – Saskatoon, SK

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Multiple Positions – Regina & Saskatoon

Work Location: This role is eligible for hybrid – this means you’ll have the flexibility of working from home and in the office (in Regina or Saskatoon), on a scheduled rotation once probation requirements have been met. Until then, the successful incumbent will be expected to work on-site, full-time.

This position is responsible for the development and delivery of the Health, Safety and Emergency Management Program for SGI and its regional operations. You will provide advice, guidance and support on the interpretation and application of all corporate safety programs, policies and procedures and applicable legislation; you will also manage workplace audits and incident investigations and resulting corrective actions and ensure regulatory compliance while fostering a culture of safety excellence.

Key Accountabilities

Safety Management Programs

Develops, implements and maintains the Health, Safety and Emergency Management Program pursuant to all legislative requirements.

Provides direction and support to management for OH&S regulatory compliance.

Builds and fosters collaborative relationships with internal and external partners to promote a positive safety culture.

Participates on corporate committees to provide perspective on health, safety and emergency management issues (e.g. threat assessment and incident management teams).

Coordinates the Occupational Health Committees at all locations to ensure effectiveness in their roles and responsibilities and regulatory compliance.

Arranges for and coordinates contracts with vendors and/or suppliers for equipment or services required for corporate safety programming.

Monitors all safety initiatives to ensure consistent application and compliance with acts, regulations and corporate standards across all SGI offices and jurisdictions.

Participates in the corporation’s business continuity management program by providing support, training, and review of plans.

Policy Development

Researches, develops and updates corporate policies and procedures related to health, safety and emergency management.

Participates in the development, review and measurement of work plans and procedures to ensure compliance with applicable regulatory bodies.

Researches and reviews OH&S standards and best practices, keeps abreast of changes to acts and regulations and recommends new and innovative safety initiatives.

Compliance Audits, Investigations and Reporting

Conducts on-site audit inspections of work locations throughout the province to ensure compliance to federal legislation, provincial legislation and corporate standards

Works with OH&S committees to ensure annual follow-up and compliance audits are completed.

Prepares the corporation for the audit process every three years.

Ensures proper tracking of data and documentation of all aspects of the Health, Safety and Emergency Management Program.

Investigates all incidents, near misses, dangerous occurrences and injuries and coordinates corrective actions with internal and external partners.

Manages the inspection and investigation processes for determining root causes and corrective actions required to support prevention practices.

Develops and maintains a job safety analysis process and risk assessments procedures for all corporate work activities.

Compiles, analyzes and prepares data for monthly, quarterly and annual reports and statistics.

Safety Education and Training

Develops and facilitates training and employee orientation sessions, workshops, and information sessions to provide management and employees with the information necessary to prevent occupational incidents and/or injuries and implement corporate safety programs

Ensures managers, employees and contractors are aware of and are in compliance with their responsibilities under all existing legislation and corporate standards.

Develops and implements table-top training exercises that focus on emergency response and safety practices.


Actively contributes to and supports a culture of a high performing workforce.

Participates in divisional succession plans, ensuring ongoing professional and career development and supports development in others.

Supports a culture of leadership and accountability to effectively deliver on strategic and corporate strategies.

Is actively committed to leadership development across the company, supporting team and workforce readiness through mentoring, training and developmental opportunities.

Corporate Management

Enables the success of programs and policies that are in alignment with corporate, strategic and divisional strategies.

Manages risk in area of authority.

Ensures that the Health, Safety and Emergency Management Policy is applied in area of responsibility.

Education and Experience

A four-year degree from an accredited post-secondary education institution in a relevant field of study such as Health or Business.

A Certificate or Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety.

A Canadian Registered Safety Professional (CRSP) designation would be an asset.

A Designation in Business Continuity would be an asset.

Five years experience with increasing responsibility in health, safety and emergency management.

A valid driver’s licence.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of The Saskatchewan Employment Act, The Workers’ Compensation Act, The Saskatchewan Human Rights Code (and equivalent legislation in AB, MB and ON) and other related legislation as they relate to OH&S.

Knowledge of the prevention and cause(s) of incidents and injuries.

Knowledge of the principles and practices of a safe workplace, including shared responsibility, accountability and due diligence.

Knowledge of the safety audit tools standards and best practices and the ability to prepare the corporation for the regular audit process.

Skill in developing proposals and presenting recommendations in order to obtain co-operation and approval for proposed courses of action, programs, and procedures.

Skill in dealing with confrontational, confidential, and difficult situations in a diplomatic and effective manner.

Ability to conduct workplace safety inspections and incident investigations including corrective recommendations.

Ability to provide innovative safety solutions that meet business area needs.

Ability to provide leadership and direction for corporate-wide change initiatives to build and sustain a positive safety culture.

Ability to oversee the planning, implementation and monitoring of a health, safety and emergency management program to reduce operational risk.

Behavioural Competencies

Leader Level 3 – Applies (Team/Dept)

Accountability – Provides Direction and Sets Expectations

Business Acumen – Applies Broader Business Metrics and Understands the Internal and External Environment

Change Agility – Makes Change Real for Others

Leadership – Leads the Team

Pay Range:$75,552.00 – $100,728.00

Posting Close Date:
February 5, 2023

As you prepare to submit your application, and cover letter if applicable, please highlight the achievements that demonstrate why you’re a great candidate for this role.

About the Company

Company: Saskatchewan Government Insurance –

Company Location:  Saskatoon, SK

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