Manager, Employee Health, Safety and Wellness

Located on Vancouver Island’s beautiful central east coast, the Regional District of Nanaimo (RDN) is one of the most attractive areas in British Columbia to live and work.  The RDN provides a variety of local and regional services to four municipalities (Nanaimo, Parksville, Qualicum and Lantzville) and seven rural communities on Central Vancouver Island.  Established in 1967, the RDN is British Columbia's fifth most populous Regional District, of 28 throughout the province, and home to more than 155,000 people.
The Regional District of Nanaimo is seeking a Manager of Employee Health, Safety and Wellness to join our team. Reporting to the General Manager of Corporate Services, the successful candidate will be responsible for leading Occupational Health & Safety (OHS) for the Regional District through the strategic and innovative advancement of OHS principles and policies to ensure a safety first work environment for all employees, building strong relationships with key stakeholders and supporting the RDN operational departments to ensure all worksites are in compliance with WorkSafeBC (WCB) legislation, regulations and guidelines. In addition, the RDN and the Town of Qualicum Beach have an agreement to share resources regarding OHS initiatives, as such; the Manager will provide support to the Town of Qualicum Beach one day a week, in this same capacity.
Education and experience requirements include an undergraduate degree in Occupational Health and Safety, Human Resources or a related field, plus five years of related experience in a local or regional government setting; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.  Canadian Registered Safety Professional designation or eligibility for immediate designation is also required.
This permanent full time excluded position offers a competitive compensation and benefits package.  Visit ‘Employment’ on the Regional District of Nanaimo website at for a complete job description and more information on the Regional District.
A complete application, which includes a cover letter, resume of experience, qualifications and references will be accepted until 4:00 pm, April 10, 2018 quoting Competition No. 2018-18 to the Main Reception, Administration Building, Regional District of Nanaimo, 6300 Hammond Bay Road, Nanaimo, BC, V9T 6N2; Fax: 250-390-4163, or email
Thank you for your interest in this position.  Only those under consideration will be contacted.

Location: Nanaimo, BC
Region: North and Central Vancouver Island / Sunshine Coast
Professional Categories: Occupational Health & Safety
Posted: March 13, 2018, 2:35 pm
Expires: April 10, 2018, 4:00 pm