Human Resources & Safety Coordinator (1 Year Replacement)

St. John’s Sports & Entertainment Ltd. is currently seeking an energetic and focused individual, capable of succeeding in the dual role of Human Resources and Safety Coordinator for a one year replacement position.  The incumbent will work closely with the Human Resources & Office Manager and employees across all departments to ensure compliance with safe work practices and policies.  We are looking for a leader who aspires to have the best safety record and safety culture in the industry.

 The Human Resources & Safety Coordinator will be required to perform the following duties:

  • Assist with recruiting, staffing and training logistics
  • Schedule and conduct employee interviews
  • Facilitate and assist in orientation and training for employees
  • Oversee uniform issue and inventory
  • Maintain employee files and prepare accumulated time sheets
  • Work with the OHS Committee to further develop safety program initiatives
  • Conduct risk assessments to investigate incidents and near misses and propose recommendations
  • Develop, implement and audit safety policies and procedures ensuring compliance with applicable legislation
  • Provide training and mentorship to staff on best safety practices
  • File all appropriate documents to regulatory bodies (ie. Workplace NL, Service NL OHS Division, etc.)
  • Complete and maintain all paperwork with regards to work-related incidents
  • Liaise with regulatory bodies (ie. Service NL, St. John’s Regional Fire Department, etc.)
  • Maintain membership in applicable safety or environmental associations in order to remain informed of new developments and trends
  • Provide support to the Human Resources & Office Manager and Manager of Building Operations, as required
  • Other duties as periodically assigned

The ideal candidate would have:

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree or Diploma in Human Resources Management, Occupational Health and Safety, or related field
  • Minimum of 2-5 years prior related OHS and/or HR experience
  • A very strong safety culture and working knowledge of all applicable acts, codes, standards, and regulations
  • The desired candidate will be a positive leader with the ability to effectively manage a diverse work group and be able to communicate effectively with various stakeholders
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered
  • Canadian Registered Safety Professional (CRSP) designation or equivalent would be an asset
  • Proficient in the entire MS Office Suite
  • Excellent presentation and leadership skills

Please send a complete resume including cover letter and references to:

Attn: Human Resources

St. John’s Sports & Entertainment Ltd.

50 New Gower Street St. John’s, NL A1C 1J3

RE:  Human Resources & Safety Coordinator

All applications must be received by Wednesday, November 15th, 2017.