Occupational Health & Safety Specialist

March 22 2024
Expected expiry date: April 20 2024
Industries Airspace, Aviation, National Defence
Categories Health, Safety, Environment,
Anywhere - Canada • Full time


Occupational Health & Safety Specialist

CA--Ottawa

Job ID: 2024-0018
Type: 4 (Exempt, Bargaining Unit 1 (EB)
# of Openings: 1
Category: Engineering & Air Safety - Occupational Health & Safety Specialist
Air Line Pilots Association, Int'l.

Responsibilities
 

Occupational Health & Safety Specialist

 

The Air Line Pilots Association, International (ALPA), the largest airline pilot union and the largest non-governmental aviation safety organization in the world, seeks an Occupational Health and Safety Specialist for our office in Ottawa, Ontario. ALPA represents more than 77,000 pilots at 42 airlines in Canada and the United States. The Occupational Health & Safety Specialist is responsible for coordinating the delivery of services provided by the following ALPA Canada Pilot Groups and their Committees including, but not limited to, Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) and ALPA’s Air Safety Organization (ASO), including Pilot Assistance. They work directly with staff and appointed Committee Chairs to ensure that regular communications with the Directors, ALPA Canada and Engineering and Air Safety, and Committee Chairs are maintained and that the services of the Committees are aligned with the overall strategic aims and objectives of ALPA and its MECs.

 

They prepare comments on legislative and proposed amendment initiatives pertaining to Aviation Occupational Health and Safety Regulations and may prepare testimony for presentation in Ottawa. Similarly, they represent member interests in industry participation groups such as the Canadian Aviation Regulation Advisory Council (CARAC).

 

Working with their department management and colleagues, along with members of the ASO, they work to advance ALPA’s policies, initiatives, and goals in the areas of OHS and Pilot Assistance. They also support ALPA ASO pilot representatives on relevant internal and external committees and may assist in conducting meetings between ALPA and industry/government stakeholders on areas of assigned work.

 

Travel: 5 – 20%.

ALPA is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in a safe workplace. We prohibit discrimination, harassment and harmful behaviour of any kind based on race, colour, sex, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, gender identity, caste, disability, neurodiversity, genetic information, pregnancy, or other protected characteristics, including Aboriginal peoples and visible minorities, as outlined in federal or provincial laws. We highly value everyone and all are encouraged to apply, including minorities, veterans, and people with disabilities.

 

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in relevant area, e.g., Occupational Health and Safety or other related discipline, from an accredited college or university required; or, the equivalent combination of education and practical aeronautical experience; advanced degree preferred.
  • Board of Canadian Registered Safety Professionals (BCRSP) recognized certification in Occupational Health and Safety Training with extensive knowledge and experience in Occupational Health & Safety issues required.
  • Thorough understanding of OH&S laws, practices, and relevant regulations for Canada and its provinces and territories strongly preferred.
  • Five (5) years of progressive experience in similar roles required, ten (10) or more strongly preferred.
  • Knowledge of the aviation industry, the commercial piloting profession, or equivalent required.
  • Knowledge/understanding of various legislative processes, Canada Labour Code-Part II, Occupational Health and Safety, Aviation Occupational Safety and Health, Canadian Aviation Regulations (CARs), and the like, required.
  • Knowledge of government and regulatory affairs is beneficial.
  • Ability to conduct Occupational Health & Safety research, communicate complex technical issues in a simple and understandable way, and make presentations to staff and committee representatives.
  • Strong collaboration and teamwork skills.
  • Strong time management skills; able to work in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented environment; and, transition easily between projects.
  • Solid conflict resolution, problem solving, negotiation, and mediation skills.
  • Solid technical writing and public speaking skills required.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, oral and written, for effective interaction with internal staff, pilots, and external contacts.
  • Software: Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook.

 

 

Physical Demands:

 

Note: The physical demands described herein are characteristic of those that must be met to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential physical activities of this position described below.

 

Constantly operates a computer/smartphone/tablet. Regularly required to maintain a stationary position, move about the office and the local metropolitan area, determine what others have said or written, and converse with others and exchange accurate information.

Regularly required to sit, stand, bend, reach, and move about the office and travel (locally, nationally, and internationally). May also include occasional bending, stooping, squatting, and/or pushing and pulling or moving, e.g., to pack, unpack, and/or move cases.

Occasionally required to move, raise, reach, and/or retrieve binders, books, boxes, and files up to ten (10) pounds (lbs.). While on travel, could be responsible to move, raise, reach, and/or retrieve luggage weighing as much as 50 lbs. (Assistance may not always be available.)

 

ALPA offers competitive salaries with enhanced benefits, including:

 

  • 27 days paid vacation and holidays per year plus 2 volunteer days per year;
  • generous sick and bereavement leave;
  • company-paid premiums for family supplemental health care (supplemental medical, dental, prescription, and vision for employee, spouse, and dependent children), life insurance, and long-term disability insurance;
  • Education Assistance Program; and,
  • Non-elective employer contributions of 13% made to individual RRSP account after 180 days of employment.

 

PROJECTED ANNUAL SALARY RANGE: CAD $126,207.00 – CAD $180,293.00

 

Relocation Not Provided.

 

PM19

 



Qualifications
 

Memorandum

 

To:

All ALPA Employees

From:

Human Resources Department

RE:

JOB OPPORTUNITY

Date:

March 20, 2024

 

 

The following Unit 1 position is available for bid in our Ottawa, ON office:

POSITION:

Occupational Health & Safety Specialist, Gr. VII

CLOSING DATE:

April 4, 2024

REPORTS TO:

Director, Engineering & Air Safety

REFERRAL BONUS*:

$2,744.00 (US)

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Occupational Health and Safety Specialist is responsible for coordinating the delivery of services provided by the following ALPA Canada Pilot Groups and their Committees including, but not limited to, Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) and ALPA’s Air Safety Organization (ASO), including Pilot Assistance. They work directly with staff and appointed Committee Chairs to ensure that regular communications with the Directors, ALPA Canada and Engineering and Air Safety, and Committee Chairs are maintained and that the services of the Committees are aligned with the overall strategic aims and objectives of ALPA and its MECs.

 

They prepare comments on legislative and proposed amendment initiatives pertaining to Aviation Occupational Health and Safety Regulations and may prepare testimony for presentation in Ottawa. Similarly, they represent member interests in industry participation groups such as the Canadian Aviation Regulation Advisory Council (CARAC).

 

Working with their department management and colleagues, along with members of the ASO, they work to advance ALPA’s policies, initiatives, and goals in the areas of OHS and Pilot Assistance. They also support ALPA ASO pilot representatives on relevant internal and external committees and may assist in conducting meetings between ALPA and industry/government stakeholders on areas of assigned work.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

 

 

  • Bachelor's degree in relevant area, e.g., Occupational Health and Safety or other related discipline, from an accredited college or university required; or, the equivalent combination of education and practical aeronautical experience; advanced degree preferred.
  • Board of Canadian Registered Safety Professionals (BCRSP) recognized certification in Occupational Health and Safety Training with extensive knowledge and experience in Occupational Health & Safety issues required.
  • Thorough understanding of OH&S laws, practices, and relevant regulations for Canada and its provinces and territories strongly preferred.
  • Five (5) years of progressive experience in similar roles required, ten (10) or more strongly preferred.
  • Knowledge of the aviation industry, the commercial piloting profession, or equivalent required.
  • Knowledge/understanding of various legislative processes, Canada Labour Code-Part II, Occupational Health and Safety, Aviation Occupational Safety and Health, Canadian Aviation Regulations (CARs), and the like, required.
  • Knowledge of government and regulatory affairs is beneficial.
  • Ability to conduct Occupational Health & Safety research, communicate complex technical issues in a simple and understandable way, and make presentations to staff and committee representatives.
  • Strong collaboration and teamwork skills.
  • Strong time management skills; able to work in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented environment; and, transition easily between projects.
  • Solid conflict resolution, problem solving, negotiation, and mediation skills.
  • Solid technical writing and public speaking skills required.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, oral and written, for effective interaction with internal staff, pilots, and external contacts.
  • Software: Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook.
  • Travel: 5 - 20%.

 

 

Physical Demands:

 

Note: The physical demands described herein are characteristic of those that must be met to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential physical activities of this position described below.

 

Constantly operates a computer/smartphone/tablet. Regularly required to maintain a stationary position, move about the office and the local metropolitan area, determine what others have said or written, and converse with others and exchange accurate information.

 

Regularly required to sit, stand, bend, reach, and move about the office and travel (locally, nationally, and internationally). May also include occasional bending, stooping, squatting, and/or pushing and pulling or moving, e.g., to pack, unpack, and/or move cases.

 

Occasionally required to move, raise, reach, and/or retrieve binders, books, boxes, and files up to ten (10) pounds (lbs.). While on travel, could be responsible to move, raise, reach, and/or retrieve luggage weighing as much as 50 lbs. (Assistance may not always be available.)

 

 

 

Please apply online at www.alpa.org
and click on About ALPA/Careers;
click on view all open positions and

Occupational Health & Safety Specialist, CA-ON-Ottawa;
Apply for this job online;
Fill out an online form; and
create your login and enter your information as directed.
For the “How Did You Hear About Us?” drop down menu,
select the “Internal Applicant (current employee)” option.

 

ALPA employees who are interested in applying must also

complete an in-house bid form.

 

 

 

PLEASE NOTE:

The offer of employment for this position will be made only through the Human Resources Department.

 

*REMEMBER

You may be eligible to receive a referral bonus up to the amount shown, if ALPA hires an applicant referred by you.

 

 

 

Make your referral online at www.alpa.org; click on About ALPA/Careers;
click on view all open positions and

Occupational Health & Safety Specialist, CA-ON-Ottawa.
Click Refer a friend for this job.

 

 

         
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