Health & Safety Administrative Associate
- Company Name Giant Tiger
- Job Start Date Wed, 17 Aug 2022 04:45:58 GMT
- Job Type Full Time - Permanent
- Job Source Careerjet
Job title: Health & Safety Administrative Associate
Job description: Job Description:
Recognized as an Employer of Choice in the National Capital Region, Giant Tiger’s Home Office provides a dynamic work environment with many opportunities for a fulfilling career. We are a Canadian owned and operated retailer (and proud of it!), with a strong commitment to the community, and over 60 years of success. If you are looking for a challenging and stimulating career, Giant Tiger may be right for you. We believe in opportunities for growth & development, teamwork, and engagement.
The Health and Safety team is looking for an Administrative Associate to provide on-site and remote support to retail, office and distribution centres. Do you have an interest in health and safety and risk reduction? The Health and Safety Administrative Associate is responsible for reviewing and a responding to day-to-day health and safety requests and inquiries. This role requires strong communication skills that will enable you to interact productively with all levels of the organization. We are looking for flexible team players, that can monitor and execute without constant supervision.
This role allows for 10-20% telework, and will be based out of Giant Tiger’s corporate office at 2480 Walkley Road, Ottawa, Ontario.
Giant Tiger Offers:
Giant Tiger Store Discount
24/7 access to onsite gym;
Full Service Cafeteria
Weekly summer barbeques and staff events all year;
Bonus / Incentive plans for all employees;
Health and Safety Administrative Associate, Job Highlights:
Investigate and address general health & safety issues
Assist managers with accident reporting and return to work programs
Assist with health and safety program updates and special projects
Maintain health and safety program elements at Home Office (postings, first aid kits, communication boards)
Co-Chair Health and Safety Committee meetings and follow up on action items.
Perform monthly workplace inspections including hazard analysis, written reports, and follow up actions
Create content for internal newsletter
Conduct office ergonomic assessments
Coordinate employee health, safety and wellness events (training, wellness days, flu shot clinic, lunch & learn).
Research and recommend cost-effective health and safety controls
Operate machinery and equipment safely
Health and Safety Administrative Associate, Key Qualifications:
Bilingual (English, French)
Post-secondary education in Health and Safety, Human Resources Business Administration (or related program)
Knowledge of health and safety legislation
1-2 years of relevant experience
Strong computer skills (Microsoft Office)
Strong analytical skills and attention to detail
Ability to work with reports and make suggestions/recommendations based on available data
Enjoy working in a fast-paced environment
Ability to work independently and as part of a team
Strong communication skills to be able to interact with all levels of the organization
Ability to prioritize and multi-task within time constraints
Giant Tiger is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to fair and accessible employment procedures. Accommodation is available upon request for applicants and employees with disabilities.