CANManage Legislation Technician

We Have a Big Name – and a Big Mission

We’re the Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety. But you can call us CCOHS.

We’re a federal government corporation focused on a single mission: upholding the right of everyone in Canada to a healthy and safe workplace where they can thrive. Our tools and resources are designed to give employers and workers across the country the information they need to stay healthy and safe, both physically and mentally, on the job.

Our health and safety databases, legislation services, and other tools for workplace safety are making a big impact across Canada. And we’ve got designs on doing even more. As an integral part of our Chemical Services team, you’ll help make these plans a reality.

So if the idea of making a difference and being part of a culture that values innovation, professional growth, and your overall well-being excites you, we encourage you to read on.

About the Role

  • As a CANManage Legislation Technician, you’ll build, maintain, and update the Safety Datasheet (SDS) database, CANManage SDS Management Service, and manage assigned client collections which includes data acquisition and conversion, customer support, generating customized reports, and quality assurance of client collections.
  • You understand the importance of high service quality and will be the direct point of contact for CANManage clients, answering questions, troubleshooting issues, and maintaining up-to-date information for billing and the preparation of SDS binders.
  • You know how to work collaboratively and will work with a team to ensure that the service is comprehensive, accurate and timely to serve the needs of Canadians and reflects the high quality of products delivered by CCOHS.

What You Have

  • A minimum of post-secondary education or the equivalent. Specialization in Occupational Health and Safety is desirable.
  • A sound knowledge of Service Unit products/services and database management software such as FileMaker, Dreamweaver, Arbortext, Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint).
  • HTML software to perform text conversion and knowledge of the Adobe Professional PDF creation software is essential.
  • Strong organizational skills with excellent attention to detail.
  • Working knowledge of French is desirable.

Who You Are

  • A supportive, respectful team member who provides guidance, treats others equitably, and thrives in an environment where new ideas and collaboration are encouraged.
  • A problem-solver with the ability to search for information through a number of sources including the internet and databases.
  • An excellent written and oral communicator with strong listening skills who connects well with clients.
  • An enthusiastic believer of providing exceptional, efficient service.

Job Description


Within the range of

$58,236 to $72,795 (CCOHS-06) per annum.

Full-time, permanent, unionized position

Application Deadline

Friday, December 1, 2023

Quote File Reference Number: GE-036

Vacancies: 1

To Apply

If you are excited by this opportunity, we want to hear from you. Send us your application in confidence to ​ quoting File Reference Number GE-036.

Attach resume as an MS Word or PDF document.

This competition is open to residents of Ontario only.


Here at CCOHS, we promote work-life balance, encourage personal development, and foster respect, civility, and inclusion. For more reasons why this is a great place to work and information on our comprehensive benefits and federal public service pension plan, visit our Careers page.

We are committed to providing an inclusive and barrier-free work environment, starting with the hiring process. If you need to be accommodated during any phase of the evaluation process, please contact Human Resources at All information received in relation to accommodation will be kept confidential.

Note: Attaining Reliability Status Security Clearance is a condition of employment for all CCOHS positions. This position is temporarily remote – future travel to facilities may be required. All resumes are maintained confidential and are kept on file for a period of six months.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.