e-Learning Design Lead (Bilingual)

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.

And that’s where you come in. We need your instructional design and leadership expertise to help get this important information into the hands of our key stakeholders. Our online health and safety courses are making a big impact across Canada. As an important part of our Education Services team, you’ll help us have an even greater one.

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 an e-Learning Design Lead, you’ll lead the design and development of e-Learning courses in the Articulate 360 software programs. You will also be responsible for providing training, instruction, technical feedback, leadership, and problem solving for your team members.
  • Leveraging your technical experience, you’ll ensure that the design and development of courses are aligned with sound educational and psychometric principles. You will coach team members regarding the practical application of instructional design principles and practices.
  • You will be expected to participate in the planning of the Service Unit or Team activities, to ensure that they play an active part in achieving the goals without causing work overload or imposing conflicting demands, including deadlines. Working with the e-Learning Production Coordinator, you will be responsible for the administration and coordination of the process of all production steps, design, development, and quality assurance of English and French e-Learning courses.

What You Have

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent with a post-secondary diploma with a focus on adult learning principles, online course design (instructional design), learning psychology, and/or evaluation (psychometrics).
  • At least eight (8) years of recent related experience as an Instructional Designer, Developer, designing and developing learning content, technical writing, quality assurance and/or production role, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Advanced specialist knowledge and experience with applications including Articulate Storyline and Articulate Rise, or other online-learning production tools, course coding (HTML, CSS, JavaScript, SCORM), audio recording/editing tools (Adobe Audition and/or Audacity), graphic and video design/editing tools (Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Premiere Pro, After Effects), accessibility tools, as well as tools such as Blender, Adobe Animate, Smartsheet, word processing and spreadsheet software are required. Must be comfortable learning new software.
  • Expert knowledge of the field of Instructional Design.
  • Expert knowledge of adult learning principles, pedagogical learning, and the ability to practically apply those principles in the design and development of learning content, and the delivery of in-house training and on-the-job instruction to team members.
  • Excellent accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Ability to communicate in both official languages is required.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills to work in a team atmosphere.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills.
  • Project management skills with proven ability to plan and execute project plans.

Who You Are

  • A supportive, respectful team member who treats others equitably and thrives in an environment where new ideas and collaboration are encouraged.
  • An instructional design expert skilled at analyzing, interpreting, and summarizing the assigned course content developed by subject matter experts.
  • An excellent communicator, able to display proficiency in grammar, vocabulary and spelling with both official languages (English and French).


Within the range of

$102,709 to $124,459 (CCOHS-11) per annum.

Full-time, permanent, unionized position

Application Deadline

Wednesday, April 3rd, 2024

Quote File Reference Number: TR-051

Vacancies: 1

To Apply

If you are excited by this opportunity, we want to hear from you. Send us your application in confidence to ​jobs@ccohs.ca.

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 jobs@ccohs.ca. 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.