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Director, Workplace Health and Safety Operations (5303)

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Director, Workplace Health and Safety Operations
Organization:  BC Public Service Agency
Province:  British Columbia
Location:  Victoria or Vancouver
Job Start Date: 

BC Public Service Agency
Victoria or Vancouver


Director, Workplace Health and Safety Operations
$92,700.24 to $123,200.20 annually


The Workplace Health and Safety (WHS) division within the BC Public Service Agency (PSA) plays a lead role in advancing health and safety practices and delivering workforce health and safety services across the BC Public Service. 

The Director, Workplace Health and Safety Operations provides leadership in workforce health and safety planning and shaping the operational support the division provides to ministries facing growing complexity and increasing demand to build safety and health into workforce operations. 

By supporting successful Ministry operations throughout the pandemic PSA has demonstrated the business value in proactive safety and health management, including proactive approaches to mental health.  A key deliverable in this role is to develop strategies that embed and expand these practices and the health and safety engagement by leaders to achieve sustained results creating a more resilient, healthy and engaged workforce. 

The Indigenous Applicant Advisory Service is available to applicants that self-identify as Indigenous (First Nations, status or non-status, Métis, or Inuit) seeking work or already employed in the BC Public Service. For advice and guidance on applying and/or preparing for an interview for this opportunity, we invite applicants to connect with the Indigenous Applicant Advisor Amanda by email: [email protected] or by phone: 778-698-1336.



Qualifications for this role include:

  • A degree in Public Health or Health Promotion or a diploma in Occupational Safety or holds a Canadian Registered Safety Professionals (CRSP) Certification; and a minimum of five years’ progressive relevant experience in safety or workplace health programming; OR
  • A degree in Public Administration and 7 years’ progressive relevant experience in safety or workplace health programming.
  • Minimum of five years’ experience in operations including leading and organizing complex projects with a demonstrated ability to effectively manage and meet timelines for concurrent projects.
  • Experience using population and program performance data to plan strategies create program goals, objectives, and performance measures.
  • Experience leading teams and resolving complex staff and/or client issues in person and working virtually.
  • Experience managing a portfolio of clients in a customer service environment. 

For more information, and to apply online by November 10, 2021, please go to: 

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