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The position reports to the Manager, Public Health Partnership and is one of several employees within the Public Health Partnership Unit. This position will receive and respond to health and safety inquiries and prepare and develop technical content for health and safety products and services.
The incumbent has a sound knowledge of a range of occupational health and safety topics. The incumbent can research, analyze and assess technical materials in an in-depth manner in order to provide answers to occupational health and safety-related inquiries and prepare and develop health and safety content for products and services. The position requires excellent searching skills, as well as the knowledge of and the ability to choose the best starting points for searches on external and internal databases and/or Internet sources. Knowledge of the CCOHS mandate and role of CCOHS is important to ensure inquiry responses and content development is appropriate to the audience and in-line with the values and strategic vision of the Centre.
This position requires good interviewing skills, both verbal and written, to work with other staff members and negotiate health and safety related questions from incoming calls and or email (where necessary). There is contact with colleagues to exchange information, resolve problems, and clarify issues and contact with members of the public when receiving and responding to inquiries.
This position requires excellent time management skills and organizational skills to handle at times multiple competing priorities within established deadlines, as well as to deal with the volume and variety of inquiries received and content development work for products and services.
The incumbent must use professional judgment, knowledge and experience when developing content and responses to inquiries. In some cases, knowledge on a particular subject is incomplete, inconclusive or contradictory. They must determine the most appropriate information to be included, the level of detail and the best approach to explain the concepts to the selected audience. There may be occasions when specialist knowledge is required to provide authoritative advice and information when literature references and precedents do not exist; as well the ability to synthesize and communicate complex information for appropriate audiences. At times, the incumbent will make these decisions in consultation with others, but often the final decision of content rests with the incumbent.
The incumbent is responsible for preparing and providing responses to inquiries in a manner that is clear, concise, factual, and confidential. The incumbent is responsible for content development including writing and editing e-courses, publications, OSH Answers, presentations and other materials as assigned. All materials must be presented in an unbiased manner appropriate to a tripartite organization and at a level appropriate to the designated audience.
Within the range of
$74,399 to $95,790 (CCOHS-09) per annum.
Temporary, full time
Thursday, June 25, 2020
Quote File Reference Number: PH-105
Please send cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Attach resume as an MS Word or PDF document.
Note: All resumes are maintained confidential and are kept on file for a period of six months.
Attaining reliability security status is a condition of employment for all CCOHS positions.
We thank all candidates for their interest; however, only those under consideration will be contacted.